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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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Ratings: 384
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.68%
Wants: 12
Gots: 36 | 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:
Beer added by: yamar68 on 02-09-2012

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Date smeared bottle of 2012 vintage at 40 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of malt and caramel
Head small (<2 cm), off white, fizzy, quickly diminishing to partial 2 mm ring and layer
Lacing none
Body dark brown, muddy
Flavor begins sweet and malty, ends sweet; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate full, syrupy, soft carbonation

Appearance 3, Aroma 3, Flavor3.5, Palate 3, Overall 3.125. Final weighted score: 3.25

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2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

2012 version – aged just about two years when I sampled it.

Pours brown in color with copper edges and a finger of beige head that dissipates rather quickly. The nose is an exceptional blend of maltiness and breadiness. The flavor follows the nose. The mouthfeel is sticky and hearty. Sweet notes come on in the finish along with a mild but clearly out-of-place tartiness.

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Excellent Wee Heavy from Leinenkugel. Pours dark brown to ruby red with light head and light lacing on the glass. Smell of peat, caramel, moderately roasted grains, and a hint of dark plums. Thick mouthfeel with syrupy sweet roasted malts up front, heavy caramel malts, sweet plums, and a light tinged hop bitterness that gives into a nice contrast to the booziness of this Wee Heavy on the back. Complex and earthy. Almost a scotch ale. I hate to say it, but I would think that this beer suffers with the identity of the brewer. It is a solid offering and a great addition to the Leinie's family.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 384 ratings.