Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Missoula Brewing Company Highlander Beer - Scottish Red Ale brewed by Great Northern Brewing Company
Hello beer lovers and welcome to another edition of the NorCal Beer Blog's brew review.
Tonight’s featured beer is Missoula Brewing Company Highlander Beer - Scottish Red Ale brewed by Great Northern Brewing Company.
From the Missoula Brewing Company website: “The Missoula Brewing Company is working in partnership with the Great Northern Brewing Co. in Whitefish, Montana to brew a fine Scottish Red Ale for the 21st Century. It is designed to be a fine craft beer, using the very best of ingredients. The recipe was crafted with great care and the ale has proved to be remarkably tasty. We find it to be smooth, well balanced and very flavorful and trust that upon your first taste, you will agree.
Lift a glass and enjoy a Highlander Beer at your local restaurant or pub. And, you will find the Highlander 22 ounce bottles very convenient to grab for a beverage back at the house.
The Missoula Brewing Company is all about reviving the history and tradition of a remarkable company that at one time, brewed one of the most prominent beers throughout the Montana region. Although our efforts and marketing are modern, everything is designed to respect the great tradition embodied in the Highlander Beer brand.”
Let’s get started!
Appearance: Pours a dark reddish brown with an off-white head and soapy lacing.
Aroma: Biscuit, toasted and caramel malts with a touch of fruit and earth.
Taste: Sweet malts – caramel, toasted and biscuit, brown sugar and a touch of molasses, nutty, fruity and a slight hop bitterness.
Overall: Malt forward and delicious, Missoula Brewing Company Highlander Beer - Scottish Red Ale brewed by Great Northern Brewing Company is good. At 4.6% ABV it was easy to polish off a 22 ounce bottle and I wish I had another.
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