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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 - 451 to 500 (out of 781) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Cambridge House Double D Scotch AleThe Cambridge House Brewpub8.504.13-
Kilt Lifter In Port BarrelsMoylan's Brewery ? 4.143-
Smokin' GrammaBiloba Brewing Company8.004.173-
Wee HeavyBroadway Brewery & Restaurant ? 3.783-
Amager Smoking ScotsmanAmager Bryghus10.203.923-
FreeeedooomFormer Future Brewing Company8.103.67390
Big RuOceanside Ale Works11.104.073-
I Saved The KingDry City Brew Works7.204.153-
Scotch Wee HeavyBlack Tooth Brewing Company8.703.923-
Four Roses Old ChubOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.004.173-
Scotch AleJagged Mountain Craft Brewery ? 3.53-
Grandma Drum's Wee HeavyIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant7.804.273-
Stone Of Arboath Maple Barrel AgedDC Brau Brewing Co.8.004.473-
Breeze Under The KiltBig Storm Brewing Company7.104.223-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Fat Scotch Ale (2013)Silver City Brewing Co.9.504.513-
McGuire's Scotch AleMcGuire's Irish Pub7.403.53-
CarrickMicrobrasserie Le Naufrageur7.403.843-
Strong Scottish AleSmuggler's Brewpub & Grille6.803.833-
Fat Scotch AleSilver City Brewery & Taproom9.203.53-
Smoked Scotch AleJohn Harvard's Brewery & Ale House ? 3.613-
Whiskey Oak Barrel DerailleurCycler's Brewing8.504.333-
CernunnosRockford Brewing Company8.503.753-
The BruceValiant Brewing Co.9.503.923-
Wet Willy 2012New England Brewing Co.10.504.293-
Loch Wee HeavyBRU Handbuilt Ales8.203.733-
BraufactuM ClanBraufactuM - Die Internationale Brau-Manufacturen GmbH6.403.993-
Scotch AleNorth Fork Brewing ? 3.463-
Claymore CeriseLe Trou Du Diable9.003.833-
La Scotch AleBrasserie Générale8.003.673-
Winter SeasonalPale Horse Brewing Company9.003.793-
Christmas AleHolgate Brewhouse / Keatings Hotel8.503.143-
Dirty Bastard With MolassesFounders Brewing Company ? 4.083-
Buffalo Trace Smoke On The BayouBuffalo Bayou Brewing Co9.004.143-
Wee Heavy House AleThe Grumpy Troll Restaurant and Brewery6.503.673-
120 Shilling AleLake Placid Craft Brewing Company9.204.43-
Bourbon Scotch AleCorner Pub ? 3.883-
Dirty Bastard With Maple ExtractFounders Brewing Company ? 4.333-
Wee Heavy Scotch AleRoosterfish Brewing Co.6.503.083-
Raiding Reiver's ReserveArmstrong Ales6.7043-
KnockendochSulwath Brewers Ltd5.003.623-
Redneck ReindeerFive Seasons Prado ? 4.283-
Wee HeavyGood People Brewing Company7.504.493-
Cap'n Kidd Scotch AleIron Goat Brewing Co.7.504.212-
Wee HeavyLiberty Steakhouse Brewery ? 3.942-
Fat Woody Scotch AleSilver City Brewery & Taproom9.204.132-
Bourbon Barrel AftermathTriple Digit Brewing Co.11.004.62-
Imperial Scotch AlePyramid Breweries, Inc.9.804.022-
Wee HeavyBeer Academy7.103.892-
Wee HeavyLong Brewing7.204.122-
Three Scots AleMain St. Grille & Brewing Company8.203.792-
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