Scottish Ale

The Scottish style of ales break down into Light, Heavy and Export. In the 19th century Scotland, a nomenclature, based on the now obsolete shilling currency, was devised in order to distinguish each. 60/- (light), 70/- (heavy), 80/- (export), 90/- to 160/- for Scotch Ales.

Scottish 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 and a higher level of unfermentable sugars which create a rich mouthfeel and malty flavors and aromas. Overall hop character is low, light floral or herbal, allowing its signature malt profile to be the highlight. Smoky characters are also common.

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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Robert The Bruce3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.503.873,14980
Belhaven Scottish AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.5.203.792,09590
Innis And Gunn Original Oak Aged BeerInnis & Gunn6.603.751,77681
Odell 90 Shilling AleOdell Brewing Company5.303.831,77397
Bell's Christmas AleBell's Brewery, Inc.5.403.581,714-
Brooklyn Winter AleBrooklyn Brewery6.103.631,12275
Railbender AleErie Brewing Co.6.803.6179494
Kilt Lifter Scottish Style AleFour Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery6.003.6572191
Wee MacSun King Brewing Company5.303.47527-
Dark IslandOrkney Brewery4.603.9443195
Piper Down Scottish AleBallast Point Brewing Company5.803.63399-
St. Andrew's AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.4.603.8533292
Jolly Scot Scottish AleAppalachian Brewing Company5.203.57315-
Drafty Kilt Scotch AleMonday Night Brewing7.203.81291-
Sláinte Scottish Style AleCentral Waters Brewing Co.7.503.91281-
Ten Penny AleThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company5.603.67247-
Laughing Lab Scottish-Style AleBristol Brewing Company5.303.6723893
The Red MacGregorOrkney Brewery4.003.79233-
471 ESBBreckenridge Brewery7.803.71210-
Twisted Kilt Scotch AleThirsty Dog Brewing Company5.203.6819794
Innis & Gunn Scottish PorterInnis & Gunn7.403.6181-
Burning Skye Scottish Style AleEmpyrean Brewing Company5.303.4718077
BlackfriarInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The7.003.916684
Scottish AleAtlantic Brewing Company / Mainely Meat BBQ7.103.9413893
Caledonian 80/-The Caledonian Brewing Company4.103.76136100
Dark Island ReserveOrkney Brewery10.004.12135-
MacPelican's Scottish Style AlePelican Pub & Brewery5.003.54135-
Lia FailInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The4.703.7512685
Stone's Throw Scottish AleFargo Brewing Company4.503.58124-
Gritty McDuff's Scottish AleGritty McDuff's Brewing Company6.303.6112292
Bourbon Barrel Drafty KiltMonday Night Brewing8.503.85120-
Black Douglas AleBroughton Ales Ltd5.203.9311891
Maxwell's Scottish AleRivertowne Brewing5.103.73115-
Tartan AlePort City Brewing5.503.6893-
Innis & Gunn Rum AgedInnis & Gunn6.803.7490-
Squatters Wee PeatUtah Brewers Cooperative5.603.738082
Olde Ore Dock Scottish AleKeweenaw Brewing Company5.003.3578-
Innis & Gunn Bourbon Cask Dark AleInnis & Gunn7.403.9778-
McEwan's No.1 ChampionThe Caledonian Brewing Company7.303.7776-
Tale Of The ShonyChurch Street Brewing Company5.103.5874-
Wooden Nickel Scottish Peated LagerBackpocket Brewing5.703.8174-
80/- (Eighty Shilling)Williams Brothers Brewing Company4.203.77471
McEwan's ExportThe Caledonian Brewing Company4.503.4374-
Piper Down Scottish Ale (Bourbon Barrel Aged)Ballast Point Brewing Company5.903.9370-
Scottish AleFearless Brewing Company5.303.5968-
Bold Coast Pemaquid AleSheepscot Valley Brewing Company ? 3.6665-
Short's Happy JackShort's Brewing Company5.503.7365-
Java MacSun King Brewing Company5.403.6565-
Hog's Head Brew (Harry Potter)Florida Beer Company ? 3.564-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Robert The Bruce With Raspberries3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.0360-
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