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Scottish Ale

The Scottish style of ales break down into Light, Heavy and Export. In the 19th century Scotland, a nomenclature, based on the now obsolete shilling currency, was devised in order to distinguish each. 60/- (light), 70/- (heavy), 80/- (export), 90/- to 160/- for Scotch Ales.

Scottish Ales traditionally go through a long boil in the kettle for a caramelization of the wort. This produces a deep copper to brown in colored brew and a higher level of unfermentable sugars which create a rich mouthfeel and malty flavors and aromas. Overall hop character is low, light floral or herbal, allowing its signature malt profile to be the highlight. Smoky characters are also common.

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Robert The BruceThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub6.503.872,74981
Belhaven Scottish AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.5.203.811,65991
Odell 90 Shilling AleOdell Brewing Company5.303.871,32397
Bell's Christmas AleBell's Brewery, Inc.5.403.571,316-
Tater Ridge: Scottish Ale (Beer Camp Across America)Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.7.003.61,098-
Brooklyn Winter AleBrooklyn Brewery6.103.591,00375
Innis And Gunn Oak Aged BeerInnis & Gunn6.603.77929-
HibernatorLong Trail Brewing Co.6.003.6671091
Railbender AleErie Brewing Co.6.803.6467194
Innis And Gunn OriginalInnis & Gunn6.603.7359383
Kilt Lifter Scottish Style AleFour Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery6.003.7447491
Wee MacSun King Brewing Company5.303.59395-
Dark IslandOrkney Brewery4.603.9736796
St. Andrew's AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.4.603.8431393
Jolly Scot Scottish AleAppalachian Brewing Company5.203.56281-
Ten Penny AleThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company5.603.65220-
The Red MacGregorOrkney Brewery4.003.78198-
Sláinte Scottish Style AleCentral Waters Brewing Co.7.503.82197-
Laughing Lab Scottish-Style AleBristol Brewing Company5.303.7319294
471 ESBBreckenridge Brewery7.803.69186-
Drafty Kilt Scotch AleMonday Night Brewing7.203.82171-
Twisted Kilt Scotch AleThirsty Dog Brewing Company5.203.7116994
Piper Down Scottish AleBallast Point Brewing Company5.803.64168-
BlackfriarInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The7.003.914585
Burning Skye Scottish Style AleEmpyrean Brewing Company5.303.4914178
Caledonian 80/-The Caledonian Brewing Company4.103.76132100
Lia FailInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The4.703.7612185
Scottish AleAtlantic Brewing Company7.103.9812094
Innis & Gunn Scottish PorterInnis & Gunn7.403.55119-
Black Douglas AleBroughton Ales Ltd5.203.9411591
Gritty McDuff's Scottish AleGritty McDuff's Brewing Company6.303.6211392
Dark Island ReserveOrkney Brewery10.004.11111-
MacPelican's Scottish Style AlePelican Pub & Brewery5.003.5498-
Floyd's Folly Scottish AleCutters Brewing Company8.003.8679-
Stone's Throw Scottish AleFargo Brewing Company4.503.471-
Tartan AlePort City Brewing5.503.5566-
McEwan's ExportThe Caledonian Brewery Company Limited4.503.464-
80/- (Eighty Shilling)Williams Brothers Brewing Company4.203.686372
Bold Coast Pemaquid AleSheepscot Valley Brewing Company ? 3.6860-
McEwan's No.1 ChampionThe Caledonian Brewery Company Limited7.303.7158-
Olde Ore Dock Scottish AleKeweenaw Brewing Company ? 3.3957-
Bourbon Barrel-Aged Robert The Bruce With RaspberriesThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub9.504.1655-
Hullabaloo Winter BeerHangar 24 Brewery6.503.4654-
Scottish AleFearless Brewing Company5.303.6353-
McGarvey's Scottish AleOggi's Pizza & Brewing Co.5.003.2952-
Black CuillinIsle Of Skye Brewery4.503.7849-
Bourbon Barrel Drafty KiltMonday Night Brewing8.504.0248-
Neustadt Scottish Pale AleNeustadt Springs Brewery4.503.6147-
Piper Down Scottish Ale (Bourbon Barrel Aged)Ballast Point Brewing Company5.903.846-
Wooden Nickel Scottish Peated LagerBackpocket Brewing5.703.6745-
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