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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 1011) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Colorado Barrel Collective #3: Barrel Aged Fyfe's Highland AleBull & Bush Brewery11.004.394-
Highland Heather Scotch AleRivertowne Pourhouse9.703.754-
Black Lagoon - Scotch Oak AgedRip Current Brewing10.004.34-
Tartan TitanAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse7.103.594-
Oaked Peeping PeaterPort Townsend Brewing Company ? 3.914-
Ole GusMeadowlark Brewing Co.7.003.814-
Cambridge House Double D Scotch AleThe Cambridge House Brewpub8.504.174-
Lindisfarne Scotch AleÆgir Bryggeri7.003.634-
Aiken Strong Scotch AleAiken Brewing Company8.904.094-
Atom Smasher Wee HeavyEquinox Brewing Company8.603.954-
Alexander The Great BeerUnibräu Hellas6.003.34-
Wee Willy Scotch AleMcCoy's Public House8.303.414-
Barrel Aged A Sheep In Tall GrassGreenbush Brewing Company11.203.714-
Whiskey Barrel Aged Okauchee ScotchieDelafield Brewhaus10.504.474-
Windsor's Wee HeavyHigh Hops Brewery9.003.364-
Wee Y'atGeaux Brewing7.803.694-
Hillegomse HangkousBrouwerij Klein Duimpje8.503.524-
Highlands Wee Heavy Scottish AleSockeye Grill & Brewery6.753.354-
Scotch RyeLazy Boy Brewing10.203.744-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Heritage AleBear Republic Brewing Co.8.004.254-
Hop Test #1 (Scotch Ale)Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing7.103.824-
The BruiserDave's BrewFarm10.104.094-
Scotch AleTwisted Rail Brewing Company8.004.064-
Katabatic Scotch AleKatabatic Brewing Company7.903.94-
Bodebrown Wee Heavy - Wood Aged Series AmburanaCervejaria Bodebrown Ltda.8.004.194-
McGuire's Scotch AleMcGuire's Irish Pub7.403.644-
Okanagan HighlanderNorthern Ales & Grocery6.003.514-
Gull Dam Scotch AleGull Dam Brewing7.303.784-
Great Scots Scotch AleFat Head's Brewery & Saloon7.203.814-
Barrel Aged Scotch AleBellevue Brewing Company8.503.834-
Whiskey Oak Barrel DerailleurCycler's Brewing8.504.294-
Wet Willy 2012New England Brewing Co.10.504.284-
Cold Shillin'Eagle Rock Brewery3.703.924-
Death Don't Have No Mercy (Imperial Scotch Ale)Port Townsend Brewing Company9.0044-
Strong Arm AleLegend Brewing Co.9.004.074-
Brandyland Old FashionedCentral Waters Brewing Co. ? 3.924-
Scotch AleNorth Fork Brewing ? 3.224-
La Scotch AleBrasserie Générale8.003.634-
Regimental ReserveTri-City Brewing Company10.503.694-
Highland Welcome Scotch AleBoston Beer Works - Canal Street ? 3.624-
Twenty Eleven Scotch AleMudshark Brewing Co.7.503.434-
Scotch AleMaclay Inns Ltd.5.003.274-
Nepenthe Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee HeavyCandia Road Brewing Company10.003.524-
Cap'n Kidd Scotch AleIron Goat Brewing Co.7.504.043-
Fat Woody Scotch AleSilver City Brewery & Taproom9.204.143-
Schlafly Wee HeavyThe Schlafly Tap Room7.603.743-
Wee HeavyLong Brewing7.204.243-
Songo Loch Scotch AleBray's Brewing Company9.403.073-
Trainspotter Scottish AleBoylan Bridge Brewpub7.003.783-
Highlander Scotch AleAnacapa Brewing Company7.804.023-
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