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Monday, August 18, 2014

Tap Handle #420: Big Rock - Scottish Style Heavy Ale

Tap size:  12"
Rarity:  Rare
Mounting:  standard 3/8" ferrule on 5/16" mounting bolt

Big Rock has a long tradition of producing great taps. This one is up there with their best. The colors and details are stunning, featuring a scarf wrapped around a sword that is thrust point-first into the base. Like many Big Rock taps, this one is rare.

Click through to read more about Big Rock's Scottish Style Heavy Ale and to see more photos of this stunning tap...

Big Rock's Scottish Style Heavy Ale, also known as Wee Heavy Scotch Ale, is produced on Big Rock's Kasper Shultz line of small-batch brewing equipment. It is aged slowly in oak and emboldened with strong flavors and full body fit for hearty drinkers. It has aromas of caramel, toffee, and subtle notes of peat and oak. Recommended food pairings are game, roast beef, ham, smoked poultry, strong cheese, and a stout haggis.

Ratebeer weighted average:  2.94 out of 5
Beer Advocate:  no rating

For more about Big Rock, see this post.

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