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Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Scotch Ales are strong ales, also known as "Wee Heavy." In the 19th century Scotland, they'd also be known as 160/-, a nomenclature based on the now obsolete shilling currency.

Scotch 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. Compared to Scottish Ales, they'll be sweeter and fuller-bodied, and of course higher in alcohol, with a much more pronounced malty caramel and roasted malt flavor. A low tea-like bitterness can be found in many examples. Best served in a "thistle" glass.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 6.0-10.00%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 1014) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Maltopia Double Scotch AleHermitage Brewing9.003.5562-
Wood Aged Kilt FlasherDevils Backbone Brewing Company7.604.0362-
Plaid BastardGrand Lake Brewing Company8.003.7861-
Cognac Barrel Aged Scotch SillyBrasserie de Silly S.A.11.004.161-
Geary's Wee Heavy Scottish AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company8.003.7761-
Wee Heavy BourbonMicrobrasserie Le Castor11.003.8658-
Father Christmas Highland AleThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company9.203.8454-
Wee HeavyIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant8.304.0754-
Gordon Finest ScotchJohn Martin's (John Martin SA)8.003.6353-
Chubourbon (Old Chub - Whiskey Barrel Aged)Oskar Blues Grill & Brew ? 4.1153-
Scotch AleGuadalupe Brewing Co.8.173.9552-
Squire Scotch AleCannery Brewing Company6.503.5652-
Belhaven 90/~ Wee HeavyBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.7.404.0551-
ThorogoodJackie O's Pub & Brewery10.003.8350-
Winter Scotch AleSt. George Brewing Company, The6.003.6150-
Arcadia Bourbon Barrel Aged Loch-Up Scotch AleArcadia Brewing Company12.003.1649-
Kings MountainHeritage Brewing Co.7.403.4649-
CommandoSprecher Brewing Company11.903.5148-
Big Rock Scottish Style HeavyBig Rock Brewery7.003.6247-
Full Malted JacketBeachwood BBQ & Brewing9.503.8347-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy AleBlue Pants Brewery13.003.6446-
Twisted Oak Stillage Barrel Reserve Scotch AlePhillips Brewing Company6.804.0346-
SplintersBlack Raven Brewing Co.10.804.3246-
MacHayden's WeeHeavy Scotch AleBlue Mountain Brewery7.703.5946-
Bagpiper's Scotch AleAllentown Brew Works8.503.74690
AftermathTriple Digit Brewing Co.10.504.1246-
Grand Ridge MoonshineGrand Ridge Brewing Co.8.503.7644-
Iron JoeRahr & Sons Brewing Company8.003.3744-
MacPelican's Wee HeavyPelican Pub & Brewery8.903.7943-
Scotch AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.7.303.9543-
CB's MacBubbaCB Craft Brewers6.503.284288
Winter SeasonalYazoo Brewing Company ? 3.7542-
Saranac Single Malt Scotch AleMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery9.003.764186
ShapeshifterGrimm Artisanal Ales8.303.8941-
Wee HeavyDry Dock Brewing Co.9.503.7540-
Black Scotch AleO'so Brewing Company & Tap House6.303.5739-
RookRogness Brewing Company7.003.539-
Amsterdam Wee Heavy Scotch AleAmsterdam Brewing Company6.203.4139-
Peeping Peater Scotch AlePort Townsend Brewing Company7.003.7638-
Bourbon BabyBrewDog5.803.837-
Cherry Oak ShapeshifterGrimm Artisanal Ales ? 3.8236-
Southampton Scotch AleSouthampton Publick House8.503.8536-
Kiss My Scottish ArseSchmohz Brewing Company9.203.6935-
Front Street Dram Tree Scottish AleFront Street Brewery7.503.7734-
Renaissance CowboyTexas Big Beer8.203.2434-
Fat ScotsmanAdirondack Pub & Brewery10.303.8533-
Gang Aft AgleySly Fox Brewing Company7.503.7533-
Scotch AlePump House Brewery4.803.333-
Double Barrel Scotch AlePhillips Brewing Company7.70432-
Squatch AleChaos Mountain Brewing7.503.6932-
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