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 - 51 to 100 (out of 634) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Maxwell's Scottish AleRivertowne Pourhouse5.103.7944-
WillHair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room8.003.943-
Dacker Authentic Adirondack AleDavidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery6.203.6743-
Tale Of The ShonyChurch Street Brewing Company5.103.3842-
Shipyard Bourbon Barrel Aged Double Scottish AleShipyard Brewing Co.11.603.6842-
Hog's Head Brew (Harry Potter)Florida Beer Company ? 3.6742-
60 Shilling AleNodding Head Brewery and Restaurant4.753.2940-
The Lairds LiquorTraquair House Brewery Lld6.003.8840-
Beltaine Scottish AleShoreline Brewery And Restaurant4.703.6539-
Java MacSun King Brewing Company5.403.8539-
Arran DarkIsle of Arran Brewery Company Ltd.4.303.6339-
Maxwell's Scottish AleRivertowne Brewing5.103.7438-
Off KILTerOlde Main Brewing Co. & Restaurant ? 2.7438-
Belhaven 80 +/-Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.3.903.6237-
Springtime AleMt. Carmel Brewing Company4.503.4236-
Scottish Pale AleHighlander Brew Co.5.003.636-
L'EcossaiseMicro-Brasserie L'Alchimiste5.003.433-
Scottish Style AleSelin's Grove Brewing Company4.503.9133-
Dundee Export Scotch AleUpstream Brewing Company - Old Market6.503.5633-
Great Scot!Peticolas Brewing Company6.803.933-
Barley's Mac Lenny's Scottish AleBarley's Brewing Company ? 3.7833-
Noble ScotPortland Brewing Company6.503.5532-
The Flying Dog Holiday Collection: Oak Aged Hazelnut Scotch AleFlying Dog Brewery7.403.813186
Old Factory Whistle Scottish AlePenobscot Bay Brewery6.203.193073
Red Kite AleBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd4.503.6630-
Santa's SwallieInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The4.303.3529-
Ale Of FergusDevils Backbone Brewing Company4.003.6529-
Belhaven McCallum's StoutBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.4.103.7828-
Innis & Gunn Scottish Pale AleInnis & Gunn7.003.4528-
Wee Heavy Scotch Style AleFrench Broad Brewing Co.4.803.5528-
Innis & Gunn Smokin' GunnInnis & Gunn7.403.5426-
Plaid Ferret Scottish AleWeasel Boy Brewing Company4.503.925-
Rutting Elk RedThe Grizzly Paw Brewing Company5.003.3425-
Cock O' The WalkWilliams Brothers Brewing Company4.303.6925-
White Street Scottish AleWhite Street Brewing Co.5.503.5125-
Rum AgedInnis & Gunn6.803.7525-
Great Lakes Highlander Scottish AleGreat Lakes Brewing Co.4.603.7725-
Naughty ScotRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery7.003.8425-
Loch Leech MonsterLeech Lake Brewing Company6.003.2525-
McK's Scottish AleGranite City Food & Brewery5.003.2924-
Bourbon Barrel Wee MacSun King Brewing Company5.303.8324-
Traquair Bear AleTraquair House Brewery Lld5.003.6424-
Ramsays Fat Lip AleEnglish Ales Brewery5.503.1523-
Organic Export Scotch AleBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd6.204.0123-
ScotchtownCenter of the Universe Brewing Company7.003.422-
WildcatCairngorm Brewery Company, The5.103.6722-
Back Country Scottish AleLewis & Clark Brewing Company5.703.422-
Skilak ScottishKenai River Brewing Co.5.803.6122-
Jack's 90 Scottish AleRed Lodge Ales6.003.6222-
Twin Stag Scottish AleYakima Craft Brewing Co.6.603.642187
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