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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 Bruce Scottish AleThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub6.503.872,61380
Belhaven Scottish AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.5.203.821,58891
Odell 90 Shilling AleOdell Brewing Company5.303.871,23697
Bell's Christmas AleBell's Brewery, Inc.5.403.571,222-
Brooklyn Winter AleBrooklyn Brewery6.103.696775
Tater Ridge - Collaboration With Asheville Brewers AllianceSierra Nevada Brewing Co.7.003.61911-
Innis And Gunn Oak Aged BeerInnis & Gunn6.603.77897-
HibernatorLong Trail Brewing Co.6.003.6668891
Railbender AleErie Brewing Co.6.803.6465794
Innis And Gunn OriginalInnis & Gunn6.603.7355583
Kilt Lifter Scottish Style AleFour Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery6.003.7444091
Wee MacSun King Brewing Company5.303.58365-
Dark IslandOrkney Brewery4.603.9735295
St. Andrew's AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.4.603.8430792
Jolly Scot Scottish AleAppalachian Brewing Company5.203.55271-
Ten Penny AleThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company5.603.65211-
The Red MacGregorOrkney Brewery4.003.78191-
Sláinte Scottish Style AleCentral Waters Brewing Co.7.503.83188-
Laughing Lab Scottish-Style AleBristol Brewing Company5.303.7318593
471 ESBBreckenridge Brewery7.803.69184-
Twisted Kilt Scotch AleThirsty Dog Brewing Company5.203.7116194
Drafty Kilt Scotch AleMonday Night Brewing7.203.82144-
BlackfriarInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The7.003.9114185
Piper Down Scottish AleBallast Point Brewing Company5.803.62136-
Burning Skye Scottish Style AleEmpyrean Brewing Company5.303.49131-
Caledonian 80/-The Caledonian Brewing Company4.103.76131100
Lia FailInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The4.703.7611985
Scottish AleAtlantic Brewing Company7.103.9911794
Black Douglas AleBroughton Ales Ltd5.203.9411491
Gritty McDuff's Scottish AleGritty McDuff's Brewing Company6.303.6211192
Dark Island ReserveOrkney Brewery10.004.11104-
Beer Camp Across America Tater RidgeSierra Nevada Brewing Co.7.003.67102-
Innis & Gunn Scottish PorterInnis & Gunn7.403.53100-
MacPelican's Scottish Style AlePelican Pub & Brewery5.003.5497-
Floyd's Folly Scottish AleCutters Brewing Company8.003.8574-
Tartan AlePort City Brewing5.503.5664-
McEwan's ExportThe Caledonian Brewery Company Limited4.503.462-
Stone's Throw Scottish AleFargo Brewing Company4.503.3961-
80/- (Eighty Shilling)Williams Brothers Brewing Company4.203.666171
Bold Coast Pemaquid AleSheepscot Valley Brewing Company ? 3.6959-
McEwan's No.1 ChampionThe Caledonian Brewery Company Limited7.303.756-
Olde Ore Dock Scottish AleKeweenaw Brewing Company ? 3.3955-
Barrel Aged Robert The Bruce With RaspberriesThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub9.504.1155-
Scottish AleFearless Brewing Company5.303.6452-
CaledoniaAleWerks Brewing Company4.503.4451-
McGarvey's Scottish AleOggi's Pizza & Brewing Co.5.003.2950-
Hullabaloo Winter BeerHangar 24 Brewery6.503.4549-
Black CuillinIsle Of Skye Brewery4.503.7947-
Neustadt Scottish Pale AleNeustadt Springs Brewery4.503.646-
Piper Down Scottish Ale (Bourbon Barrel Aged)Ballast Point Brewing Company5.903.8145-
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