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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
Twin Stag Scottish AleYakima Craft Brewing Co.6.603.642187
Great Lakes Highlander Scottish AleGreat Lakes Brewing Co.4.603.7921-
Ramsays Fat Lip AleEnglish Ales Brewery5.503.1221-
Organic Export Scotch AleBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd6.203.9921-
Rum AgedInnis & Gunn6.803.9420-
ScotchtownCenter of the Universe Brewing Company7.003.3919-
Barley's MacLenny's Scottish AleSmokehouse Brewing Co.6.604.0819-
Southbound Scottish AleDepot Street Brewing5.503.1919-
Three SistersAtlas Brewery Ltd4.203.7219-
Brewer's Reserve Scotch AleRiver Horse Brewing Co. ? 3.5919-
BlatherskiteRaleigh Brewing Company5.303.7219-
Skilak ScottishKenai River Brewing Co.5.803.5919-
La Black WatchBrasseurs De Montréal4.703.4818-
Schlafly Eighty ShillingThe Schlafly Tap Room4.153.7218-
Jack's 90 Scottish AleRed Lodge Ales6.003.5418-
Bagpiper's BrewBethlehem Brew Works6.303.6317-
Skye Pilot Scotch AleFlying Bison Brewing Company6.703.917-
Dragonmead 90 Shilling Scottish AleDragonmead Microbrewery6.003.7717-
Highlander 80/-Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.5.003.817-
Java MacSun King Brewing Company5.403.7417-
Kilt LifterFour Peaks Brewing Company - Tasting Room on Wilson6.003.2116-
Torcedores Series - Nick Streeter's Scottish 60 SchillingCigar City Brewing4.003.4416-
Burns' Scottish AleSly Fox Brewing Company5.003.9516-
Long Branch Scottish AleAvondale Brewing Co.5.003.7416-
Trinity Smoked ScottishRinn Duin Brewing Company4.003.616-
ScottishJackie O's Pub & Brewery6.753.9116-
Tempus Reserva EspecialCerveceria Primus6.103.531677
Braveheart Scottish AleSnowgoose Restaurant & Pub / Sleeping Lady Brewing Company6.503.7515-
Tennent's VelvetTennent Caledonian Breweries3.503.3715-
Terrier Scottish AleBoston Beer Works - Canal Street4.003.91590
Jenny's Scottish AleSkagit River Brewery5.503.8415-
Highlander Premium BeerGreat Northern Brewing Co. / Black Star Draught House4.603.5515-
McCleod's EweNorth Country Brewing4.903.7315-
70 SchillingBridgeSchillingBridge Winery & Microbrewery4.003.2315-
Red Mountain AleTwisted Pine Brewing Company ? 3.3315-
Tennent's Special (70 Shilling)Tennent Caledonian Breweries3.503.3115-
Bourbon Happy JackShort's Brewing Company5.253.5414-
Sleepy Dog Scootcher Scottish Amber AleSleepy Dog Brewery7.203.814-
Boscos Isle Of Skye Scottish Ale (Little Rock)Boscos Restaurant & Brewing Co. ? 3.5214-
Export Scotch AleCOAST Brewing Company4.503.9414-
Scottish Style AleStone Arch Brew House ? 3.1913-
Tartanic Scottish AleBlackfoot River Brewing Company6.654.0113-
Robert Burns Scottish AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.4.203.2613-
William WallaceBridge Of Allan Brewery Ltd4.503.2713-
Shockwave Scottish AlePumphouse Brewery7.903.313-
Scottish LightC.H. Evans Brewing Company3.002.9413-
McEwan's 80/-The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited4.503.6213-
Heart Of LothianDrop-In Brewing Company5.603.7712-
Scottish AleJohn Harvard's Brewery & Ale House ? 3.3612-
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