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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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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 944) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Great Lakes Highlander Scottish AleGreat Lakes Brewing Co.4.603.6925-
TrinityRinn Duin Brewing4.003.5725-
Traquair Bear AleTraquair House Brewery Lld5.003.6825-
McK's Scottish AleGranite City Food & Brewery5.003.3924-
ScotchtownCenter of the Universe Brewing Company7.003.7224-
Robert Burns Scottish AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.4.203.2824-
Scottish AleHigh Cotton Brewing Co.4.503.6624-
LatigoStone Corral Brewery6.603.7424-
SlideBrothers Craft Brewing5.003.7924-
Scotia Scotch AleBosque Brewing Co.7.803.6823-
Schlafly Eighty ShillingThe Schlafly Tap Room4.153.723-
EdinbrueBrüeprint Brewing Company8.203.7423-
TallanderBauhaus Brew Labs6.003.9821-
La Black WatchBrasseur De Montréal4.703.4621-
BlatherskiteRaleigh Brewing Company5.303.7221-
10 Penny BitOld Nation Brewing Co.5.103.7421-
Tempus Reserva EspecialCerveceria Primus6.103.362177
Bagpiper's BrewFegley's Bethlehem Brew Works6.303.6220-
High Plains DrifterRockaway Brewing Company8.203.8120-
EightyYee-haw Brewing Co.5.003.8720-
Southbound Scottish AleDepot Street Brewing5.503.1420-
Three SistersAtlas Brewery Ltd4.203.6920-
Royal Kilt Inspector Scotch AleWar Horse Brewing Company6.703.6719-
Skye Pilot Scotch AleFlying Bison Brewing Company6.703.8719-
Dragonmead 90 Shilling Scottish AleDragonmead Microbrewery6.003.6519-
Seiche Scottish AleCatawba Island Brewing Co.7.803.7919-
Strawn Scottish AleStrawn Brewing Company5.503.5918-
Jenny's Scottish AleSkagit River Brewery5.503.8418-
Auld Skool Scottish AleGranville Island Brewery6.253.7118-
Organic Scotch AleBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd4.503.618-
Highlander 80/-Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.5.003.8318-
Tennent's Special (70 Shilling)Tennent Caledonian Breweries3.503.1818-
HopscotchGilgamesh Brewing8.203.6917-
Highlander Premium BeerGreat Northern Brewing Co. / Black Star Draught House4.603.5117-
Bourbon Happy JackShort's Brewing Company5.253.7216-
Smokey ScottPig Minds Brewing Co.7.303.9716-
Sleepy Dog Scootcher Scottish Amber AleSleepy Dog Brewery7.203.5716-
Scottish AleDangerous Man Brewing6.103.7716-
Boscos Isle Of Skye Scottish Ale (Memphis)Boscos Restaurant & Brewing Co. ? 3.8416-
Burns' Scottish AleSly Fox Brewing Company5.003.9416-
McEwan's 80/-The Caledonian Brewing Company4.503.5416-
ScottishJackie O's Pub & Brewery6.754.0416-
Tennent's VelvetTennent Caledonian Breweries3.503.2815-
Vital SparkFyne Ales Ltd4.403.8215-
Terrier Scottish AleBoston Beer Works - Canal Street4.003.891589
Tartanic Scottish AleBlackfoot River Brewing Company6.654.0215-
Moffat 80/-Medusa Brewing Company4.503.7615-
McCleod's EweNorth Country Brewing4.903.8515-
80 ShillingMad Fox Brewing Company5.203.6615-
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