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Iron Thistle

Strong Scotch Ale

February Release
Break out the bagpipes with your lederhosen! We’re proud to present our Iron Thistle Scotch Ale – Rahr’s first National Grand Champion winner and 2012 GABF Silver Medal winner. This dark, Scottish ale has a bold taste dominated by a smooth, sweet maltiness balanced with a low, hoppy bitterness. So don your kilts and enjoy. Here’s to your health – Slàinte! Prosit!

  • ABV

    8%

  • IBUS

    35

  • Color/SRM

    Dark Brown

  • Hop Varieties

    Warrior

  • Malts

    Pale Ale, Vienna, Light Crystal, Wheat, Chocolate, Carafa Special II

Tasting Notes

Deeply Malty, Caramel, Light Hops

Preferred Glass

Pint

Preferred Serving Temperature

52°

Cheese Pairings

Brie, Aged Gouda

Food Pairings

According to a well-respected expert, Iron Thistle pairs really well with grilled or steamed vegetables because “they won’t have to scream to be heard.” Since we find screaming vegetables unappetizing, we think this is a perfect pairing.

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