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Best Scotch ale?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Ant7780, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. After trying and loving most all of these listed, (DB being my fave still), i didn't see my new fave.....
    Kuhnhenns A Few Shillings Too Many. Find it and try it, a ridiculous beer.
  2. Reswald

    Reswald Savant (375) Alaska Mar 31, 2007

    Yes, I loved MacAndrews. When I was in Scotland in 2000, I had Edinburgh Strong Ale (the Caledonian beer that MacAndrews was the bottle version of) on cask at the Bridge of Orchy Hotel. Absolutely fantastic. I spent five year tweaking my homebrewed Scotch Ale to replicate it. I think I'm just about there...[​IMG]
  3. ufmj

    ufmj Savant (450) Florida Feb 15, 2013 Beer Trader

  4. njhopspop

    njhopspop Savant (345) New Jersey Oct 17, 2010

    ahh! post #64 and finally someone mentions Skull Splitter! one of the best!
    Mediczod likes this.
  5. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Advocate (635) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    try the Wee Heavy from Steel Toe out of Minnesota...great big juicy rich malts.
  6. TheCondor

    TheCondor Savant (405) Missouri Dec 29, 2011

    I too love the fact that we are talking about something outside the norm. I get so tired of hearing people wet themselves over Pliny. I love a good Scotch Ale/wee heavy. Skull splitter is good, but the Founders beers and Arcadia take it for me.
    Mothergoose03 likes this.
  7. Moose90

    Moose90 Advocate (740) Washington Nov 25, 2012 Beer Trader

    The Old Chubber
  8. thegodfather1076

    thegodfather1076 Savant (395) Ohio Oct 11, 2009

    Old Chub!!! Hell of a beer!!! Really need to start expanding my Scotch Ale horizons though!!!
    RobertColianni likes this.
  9. And months after its special release, you can still pick up a bottle of the BA Wee Heavy from their tasting room. Why this one didn't sell out is one of those mysteries in life I will never understand.