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Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch AleBig Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale

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349 Ratings
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Ratings: 349
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 16.17%
Wants: 10
Gots: 28 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: yamar68 on 02-09-2012)
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mtalley999

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

12-09-2012 03:08:30 | More by mtalley999
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krl2112

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -39.4%

12-07-2012 20:12:01 | More by krl2112
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BYOFB

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

12-02-2012 07:21:28 | More by BYOFB
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -39.4%

12-01-2012 01:33:12 | More by IPAchris
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sendbeer

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

11-18-2012 20:16:02 | More by sendbeer
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BEERWOLF1951

Wisconsin

2.15/5  rDev -42%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Appearance- Deep ruby with thin to no head.

Smell - Sweet with smokey peat.

Taste - Raisens, slight malt, toffee and then the unmistakable peat-smoke flavor, which I am not a fan of. Somewhat clean finish.

Mouthfeel - Thin for the style.

Overall - I would really enjoy this beer if the peat flavor (correct for the style) was less apparent.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 13:47:28 | More by BEERWOLF1951
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gshak

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-15-2012 16:03:41 | More by gshak
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vobr0002

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-14-2012 22:46:10 | More by vobr0002
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sethmcconkey

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-14-2012 03:13:49 | More by sethmcconkey
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SadMachine

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

11-10-2012 18:53:58 | More by SadMachine
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kckme


4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

11-07-2012 14:52:22 | More by kckme
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olliegaff

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-06-2012 23:32:46 | More by olliegaff
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Bob402

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.1%

11-05-2012 01:37:52 | More by Bob402
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Joeyuwp

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

11-04-2012 03:52:08 | More by Joeyuwp
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woodsman196


3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

11-03-2012 21:18:07 | More by woodsman196
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steveimthatguy


4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

11-03-2012 05:00:54 | More by steveimthatguy
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Stoutlad

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-29-2012 19:58:43 | More by Stoutlad
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david131

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-29-2012 03:52:42 | More by david131
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Woodysbeard

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

10-28-2012 19:28:17 | More by Woodysbeard
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Duvel tulip glass.

He's big, but only a wee bit heavy... ...sorry... Anyway, this stuff pours a deep ruby-brown topped by over a finger of khaki foam. The nose comprises light roasted malts, clove, brown sugar, light molasses, a pinch of black pepper, and a smidge of fig. The taste brings in more of the same at the start, but as things progress a definite sense of strong banana weaves its way betwixt all the other flavors. It gets pretty damn strong at times, competing directly with the spicy roast for my tastebuds' attentions and detracting from the overall wee heavy experience. Near the finish, this banana bit starts to appear a bit toasted. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a smooth feel. Overall, a decently solid Scotch ale, but one whose banana character holds it down.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2012 15:09:20 | More by TMoney2591
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - A full finger's worth of active fizzy khaki colored head that quickly fades away leaving a mere splotch of lacing in the center of the glass and the slightest of collars... The color is a completely translucent sleek and glossy medium brown... A slight bit of carbonation can be seen moving at varying paces within...

S - A definite malt bomb... Caramel... Loads of toasted malts... A hint of vanilla... Some woody character... A bit of peat... Just the slightest touch of smoke... A bit of brown sugar as well...

T - Caramel... Toffee... Brown sugar... Some light wood and smoke notes... Toasted malts... Bread crust... Some light chocolate notes as well... The finish has notes of dark fruit and cherries... The after taste has a very slight, but not unpleasant medicinal character... Well rounded with nice depth and complexity...

M - Medium to full bodied, but closer to full... A bit sticky... A bit chewy... Even and consistent... Limited carbonation... Sleek...

D - A very nice Wee Heavy here from Leinenkugels... There Big Eddy line of brews has some very nice offerings... This one is a sipper... A nice brew to sit back and unwind with... I would gladly drink again and recommend to fans of the Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy style...

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2012 02:29:39 | More by philbe311
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.8%

10-22-2012 17:30:46 | More by FreshmanPour77
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +7.8%

10-19-2012 01:38:17 | More by bozodogbreath
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mscott1975

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-14-2012 03:09:41 | More by mscott1975
Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
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