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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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Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 737) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Robert The Bruce3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.503.872,92280
Belhaven Scottish AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.5.203.811,78090
Bell's Christmas AleBell's Brewery, Inc.5.403.581,502-
Odell 90 Shilling AleOdell Brewing Company5.303.881,46397
Tater Ridge: Scottish Ale (Beer Camp Across America)Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.7.003.61,170-
Brooklyn Winter AleBrooklyn Brewery6.103.581,10275
Innis And Gunn Oak Aged BeerInnis & Gunn6.603.76975-
HibernatorLong Trail Brewing Co.6.003.6572490
Railbender AleErie Brewing Co.6.803.6469694
Innis And Gunn OriginalInnis & Gunn6.603.7366683
Kilt Lifter Scottish Style AleFour Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery6.003.7354391
Wee MacSun King Brewing Company5.303.6436-
Dark IslandOrkney Brewery4.603.9738795
St. Andrew's AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.4.603.8331992
Jolly Scot Scottish AleAppalachian Brewing Company5.203.56291-
Sláinte Scottish Style AleCentral Waters Brewing Co.7.503.83233-
Ten Penny AleThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company5.603.64229-
Piper Down Scottish AleBallast Point Brewing Company5.803.63228-
Drafty Kilt Scotch AleMonday Night Brewing7.203.83212-
The Red MacGregorOrkney Brewery4.003.78211-
Laughing Lab Scottish-Style AleBristol Brewing Company5.303.7520993
471 ESBBreckenridge Brewery7.803.69195-
Twisted Kilt Scotch AleThirsty Dog Brewing Company5.203.7117994
Innis & Gunn Scottish PorterInnis & Gunn7.403.6162-
BlackfriarInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The7.003.8915984
Burning Skye Scottish Style AleEmpyrean Brewing Company5.303.4915377
Caledonian 80/-The Caledonian Brewing Company4.103.76133100
Scottish AleAtlantic Brewing Company7.103.9712493
Dark Island ReserveOrkney Brewery10.004.12123-
Lia FailInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The4.703.7612385
Gritty McDuff's Scottish AleGritty McDuff's Brewing Company6.303.6111692
Black Douglas AleBroughton Ales Ltd5.203.9411591
MacPelican's Scottish Style AlePelican Pub & Brewery5.003.56112-
Stone's Throw Scottish AleFargo Brewing Company4.503.4184-
Floyd's Folly Scottish AleCutters Brewing Company8.003.8684-
Tartan AlePort City Brewing5.503.5580-
Bourbon Barrel Drafty KiltMonday Night Brewing8.503.9580-
Squatters Wee PeatUtah Brewers Cooperative5.603.6372-
80/- (Eighty Shilling)Williams Brothers Brewing Company4.203.676571
Hullabaloo Winter BeerHangar 24 Brewery6.503.4565-
McEwan's No.1 ChampionThe Caledonian Brewing Company7.303.6965-
McEwan's ExportThe Caledonian Brewing Company4.503.4264-
Bold Coast Pemaquid AleSheepscot Valley Brewing Company ? 3.6861-
Olde Ore Dock Scottish AleKeweenaw Brewing Company ? 3.3760-
Scottish AleFearless Brewing Company5.303.659-
Wooden Nickel Scottish Peated LagerBackpocket Brewing5.703.7358-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Robert The Bruce With Raspberries3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.1757-
Short's Happy JackShort's Brewing Company5.503.6256-
Java MacSun King Brewing Company5.403.8355-
Maxwell's Scottish AleRivertowne Pourhouse5.103.8153-
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