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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 Bruce3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.503.872,82480
Belhaven Scottish AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.5.203.811,69490
Bell's Christmas AleBell's Brewery, Inc.5.403.581,478-
Odell 90 Shilling AleOdell Brewing Company5.303.871,37697
Tater Ridge: Scottish Ale (Beer Camp Across America)Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.7.003.61,140-
Brooklyn Winter AleBrooklyn Brewery6.103.591,07875
Innis And Gunn Oak Aged BeerInnis & Gunn6.603.76948-
HibernatorLong Trail Brewing Co.6.003.6571990
Railbender AleErie Brewing Co.6.803.6467994
Innis And Gunn OriginalInnis & Gunn6.603.7362083
Kilt Lifter Scottish Style AleFour Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery6.003.7450391
Wee MacSun King Brewing Company5.303.6413-
Dark IslandOrkney Brewery4.603.9837595
St. Andrew's AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.4.603.8431492
Jolly Scot Scottish AleAppalachian Brewing Company5.203.56282-
Ten Penny AleThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company5.603.64225-
Sláinte Scottish Style AleCentral Waters Brewing Co.7.503.83218-
The Red MacGregorOrkney Brewery4.003.78202-
Laughing Lab Scottish-Style AleBristol Brewing Company5.303.7419993
Piper Down Scottish AleBallast Point Brewing Company5.803.63193-
471 ESBBreckenridge Brewery7.803.69187-
Drafty Kilt Scotch AleMonday Night Brewing7.203.83181-
Twisted Kilt Scotch AleThirsty Dog Brewing Company5.203.7117194
BlackfriarInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The7.003.8915684
Burning Skye Scottish Style AleEmpyrean Brewing Company5.303.4914777
Innis & Gunn Scottish PorterInnis & Gunn7.403.58136-
Caledonian 80/-The Caledonian Brewing Company4.103.76132100
Lia FailInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The4.703.7612285
Scottish AleAtlantic Brewing Company7.103.9712193
Dark Island ReserveOrkney Brewery10.004.12114-
Black Douglas AleBroughton Ales Ltd5.203.9411491
Gritty McDuff's Scottish AleGritty McDuff's Brewing Company6.303.6111292
MacPelican's Scottish Style AlePelican Pub & Brewery5.003.55100-
Floyd's Folly Scottish AleCutters Brewing Company8.003.8680-
Stone's Throw Scottish AleFargo Brewing Company4.503.476-
Tartan AlePort City Brewing5.503.5668-
Bourbon Barrel Drafty KiltMonday Night Brewing8.503.9863-
80/- (Eighty Shilling)Williams Brothers Brewing Company4.203.686371
Hullabaloo Winter BeerHangar 24 Brewery6.503.4463-
McEwan's ExportThe Caledonian Brewing Company4.503.4163-
McEwan's No.1 ChampionThe Caledonian Brewing Company7.303.7161-
Bold Coast Pemaquid AleSheepscot Valley Brewing Company ? 3.6860-
Olde Ore Dock Scottish AleKeweenaw Brewing Company ? 3.3958-
Squatters Wee PeatUtah Brewers Cooperative5.603.6156-
Bourbon Barrel-Aged Robert The Bruce With Raspberries3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.1756-
Scottish AleFearless Brewing Company5.303.6154-
Wooden Nickel Scottish Peated LagerBackpocket Brewing5.703.752-
McGarvey's Scottish AleOggi's Pizza & Brewing Co.5.003.2952-
Black CuillinIsle Of Skye Brewery4.503.849-
Neustadt Scottish Pale AleNeustadt Springs Brewery4.503.6148-
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