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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 1072) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Wee Heavy Scotch AleRooster Fish Brewing Co.6.503.635-
Raiding Reiver's ReserveArmstrong Ales6.704.015-
Highland AleBull & Bush Brewery ? 3.635-
Anni, Are You Oak-Aged?Fort George Brewery + Public House9.70-5-
Wee HeavyMcKenzie Brew House10.304.224-
Highland HeathSanta Fe Brewing Company9.004.34-
Canaster Zymatore - ChardonnayKleinBrouwerij De Glazen Toren9.504.114-
Great Scot!Copper Kettle Brewing Company7.503.954-
Churchyard AleWynkoop Brewing Company ? 3.874-
Wee Heavy Scotch AleBrouwerij Kees9.503.574-
Brewers' Intent Batch #6 (Barrel-Aged Wee Heavy Ale)FiftyFifty Brewing Co. ? 3.634-
Cameron's Wee HeavyFarmington Brewing Company7.103.534-
KillshotFlix Brewhouse8.503.934-
Beam Me Up - Pilot BatchCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.6.603.944-
Sleuth HoundParrotDog6.603.394-
SascotchIthaca Beer Company8.303.24-
Highland Heather Scotch AleRivertowne Pourhouse9.703.754-
Black Lagoon - Scotch Oak AgedRip Current Brewing10.004.34-
Oaked Peeping PeaterPort Townsend Brewing Company ? 3.914-
Diving BellGalway Bay Brewery9.004.344-
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-
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-
Wee HeavyPersephone Brewing7.503.024-
Highlands Wee Heavy Scottish AleSockeye Grill & Brewery6.753.354-
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-
Barrel Aged Outta Kilter - American Brandy BarrelHoppin' Frog Brewery8.20-4-
Gull Dam Scotch AleGull Dam Brewing7.303.784-
Fat Scotch AleSilver City Brewery & Taproom9.203.634-
Great Scots Scotch AleFat Head's Brewery & Saloon7.203.814-
Barrel Aged Scotch AleBellevue Brewing Company8.503.834-
Marble EyeFox River Brewing Co. ? 3.644-
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-
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-
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