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Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Description:
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 - 51 to 100 (out of 803) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Ye Olde Kilt TilterMiddle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.9.003.8412381
Barrel Aged Outta KilterHoppin' Frog Brewery8.203.89118-
St-Ambroise Scotch AleMcAuslan Brewing7.503.75115-
Full Boar Scotch AleDevil's Canyon Brewing Company7.403.55115-
Heavy HorseBig Sky Brewing Company6.703.88109-
Cigar City / Dunedin Auld AllianceCigar City Brewing8.503.73109-
Schlafly Scotch AleThe Schlafly Tap Room6.203.71104-
Bishop's Barrel 5Saint Arnold Brewing Company12.004.35100-
Kuhnhenn A Few Shillings Too ManyKuhnhenn Brewing Company12.504.0699-
Scotch AleRohrbach Brewing Company (Brewpub)7.003.9399-
Scotch AleMeantime Brewing Company Limited8.003.9998-
Hale's Wee Heavy Winter AleHale's Ales Brewery & Pub6.003.719890
Stone Thrower Scotch AleBig Sky Brewing Company6.703.7596-
Harpoon Leviathan - Great ScottHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall10.203.89590
Kilt Flasher Scottish AleDevils Backbone Brewing Company7.803.7195-
Sticky McDoogleAle Asylum7.203.8295-
Bannatyne's Scotch AleCambridge Brewing Company9.204.149497
Heritage AleBear Republic Brewing Co.7.003.7793-
StonecutterRenaissance Brewing7.003.8392-
Dogma (7,4%)BrewDog7.403.9788-
Salty ScotParallel 49 Brewing Company7.503.987-
Green Flash / Pizza Port Carlsbad / Stone Highway 78 Scotch Ale - WhiskyStone Brewing Co.12.503.8583-
Tenacious Wee - Eagle Rare Bourbon Barrel AgedVoodoo Brewing Company11.704.481-
Bordeaux Barrel Aged Scotch De SillyBrasserie de Silly S.A.9.004.18190
Wee Beast (Cuillin Beast)Isle Of Skye Brewery7.003.5880-
Corne De BrumeÀ l’abri de la Tempête9.003.9580-
Saranac Scotch AleMatt Brewing Company5.403.387880
MacKroken FlowerLe Bilboquet, Brasseur Artisan10.803.97694
Church-Key Holy Smoke Scotch AleChurch-Key Brewing Company6.253.5774-
Ride The LionClown Shoes11.004.2473-
Schlafly Single Malt Scottish Style AleThe Schlafly Tap Room10.203.7273-
Perry's Revenge AleCottrell Brewing Co.8.503.776986
Scotch AleFordham Brewing Company8.003.4867-
Winter Palace Wee HeavyPaper City Brewery Co., Inc.8.003.696781
Scotch Style Ale Aged In Oak Bourbon BarrelsSprecher Brewing Company10.203.7666-
Kilty PleasurePhiladelphia Brewing Company10.003.766-
Ten Penny Ale ReserveThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company9.203.7565-
Russell Angry Scotch AleRussell Brewing Company6.503.9364100
Barrel Aged Last KissPipeworks Brewing Company11.004.2262-
Fat WoodySilver City Brewing Co.9.70461-
Stone of Scone Scotch AleGreat Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown) ? 3.7660-
Wee JackMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery ? 3.8360-
Geary's Wee Heavy Scottish AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company8.003.7859-
Bancreagie Sour Peated AleBrau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC11.504.0858-
Pappy Van MuckleSun King Brewing Company8.004.4858-
Scotch Style AleBoundary Bay Brewery & Bistro6.403.775877
McEwan's Scotch AleWells & Young's Ltd8.003.8557-
Winter WarmerRush River Brewing Company8.003.7256-
Plaid BastardGrand Lake Brewing Company8.003.7255-
Copper John Scotch AleMadison River Brewing Company7.003.8253-
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