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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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372 Ratings
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Ratings: 372
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.95%
Wants: 11
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: yamar68 on 02-09-2012)
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Photo of jwc215
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours dark ruby-brown with a thin, wispy head. Dotted lacing sticks.

The smell is of toffee, dark fruits, especially black cherries and raisins. Slight peat smoke is in the back.

The taste is of sweetened black cherries and raisins mixed with toffee. It has warming booze and a touch of peat smoke in the finish.

It hits full-bodied, or close enough to work. It leaves a sweet, minty aftertaste.

On the sweet, fruity side of the style-spectrum. Just enough peat to balance it. This is an enjoyable sipper!

jwc215, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of richaa01
2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

richaa01, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

GRG1313, Mar 05, 2014
Photo of touchmeimsac
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

touchmeimsac, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of Tone
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dark brown color. No head, lacing, or retention. Smells of alcohol, sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, and slight syrup. Fits the style of a Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of alcohol, sweet malt, roasted malt, hint of oatmeal, and slight syrup. Overall, very weak appearance, good body, and decent aroma.

Tone, Feb 17, 2014
Photo of biokid23
3/5  rDev -18.9%

biokid23, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of JohnW58
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

JohnW58, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of Rod_J
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Rod_J, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

zsalk, Jan 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

FFATS, Jan 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

njnj2000, Jan 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

georgiaboy8686, Jan 10, 2014
Photo of thecheapies
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Mud cola brown with a tiny ring of cream foam. Not attractive.

Strong concentrated grain stew, dark caramel maltiness, oak, burnt sugars, some roast bitterness, vinous notes, and a faint whiff of sweet mossy smoke. Phenolic and a little fruity. Notes of rum raisin, black strap, and date.

Sweet malt, dark sugar, peat, treacle, wet smoke, date sugar, light maple, medicinal notes, and faint crabapple tartness. The latter note plays into that oaky vinous note. Tinge of tartness is, actually, relieving. Tasty thick malty middle with a semi-tarnished unripe cherry finish.

A little stinging, but it's the tartness, not the booze. Alcohol level is right, wee heavy. I like this warmth. The carbonation is slighted, however. The body is okay, but some more effervescence would really elevate the overall mouthfeel.

Best Leinenkugels beer I've had, to-date.

thecheapies, Jan 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

rwilde, Dec 30, 2013
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2/5  rDev -45.9%

DerrickW, Dec 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

spikechiquet, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Mugenlude, Dec 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

p-wagz, Dec 05, 2013
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2/5  rDev -45.9%

addiwilliams, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of bigaddy
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

bigaddy, Nov 28, 2013
Photo of Westuh
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Westuh, Nov 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Mattsk1, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of Allurex
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Allurex, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Nov 01, 2013
Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 372 ratings.