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 1059) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Avg
Twin Stag Scottish AleYakima Craft Brewing Co.6.60273.65
The King's TaxesMacLeod Ale Brewing Company4.70273.93
10 Penny BitOld Nation Brewing Co.5.10273.68
Robert Burns Scottish AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.4.20263.46
WildcatCairngorm Brewery Company, The5.10263.57
TrinityRinn Duin Brewing4.00263.47
EdinbrueBrüeprint Brewing Company8.20263.76
Royal Kilt Inspector Scotch AleWar Horse Brewing Company6.70253.56
Great Lakes Highlander Scottish AleGreat Lakes Brewing Co.4.60253.77
SlideBrothers Craft Brewing5.00253.41
Traquair Bear AleTraquair House Brewery Lld5.00253.65
McK's Scottish AleGranite City Food & Brewery5.00243.3
ScotchtownCenter of the Universe Brewing Company7.00243.42
La Black WatchBrasseur De Montréal4.70233.46
Schlafly Eighty ShillingThe Schlafly Tap Room4.15233.69
BlatherskiteRaleigh Brewing Company5.30233.73
Emergency Malt KitRhinegeist Brewery7.00223.81
Tempus Reserva EspecialCerveceria Primus6.10223.5
Across The Nation 'New' Scottish AleCentral City Brewers + Distillers5.50213.62
Bagpiper's BrewFegley's Bethlehem Brew Works6.30203.66
Skye Pilot Scotch AleFlying Bison Brewing Company6.70203.87
Dragonmead 90 Shilling Scottish AleDragonmead Microbrewery6.00203.8
Southbound Scottish AleDepot Street Brewing5.50203.18
Burns' Scottish AleSly Fox Brewing Company5.00203.8
Three SistersAtlas Brewery Ltd4.20203.69
Seiche Scottish AleCatawba Island Brewing Co.7.80203.67
Tennent's Special (70 Shilling)Tennent Caledonian Breweries3.50193.19
HighlanderFyne Ales Ltd4.80183.84
Strawn Scottish AleStrawn Brewing Company5.50183.62
Jenny's Scottish AleSkagit River Brewery5.50183.8
Boscos Isle Of Skye Scottish Ale (Memphis)Boscos Restaurant & Brewing Co. ? 183.65
Auld Skool Scottish AleGranville Island Brewery6.25183.7
Organic Scotch AleBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd4.50183.6
Highlander 80/-Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.5.00183.81
Bourbon Happy JackShort's Brewing Company5.25173.58
Tennent's Scotch AleTennent Caledonian Breweries9.00173.62
HopscotchGilgamesh Brewing8.20173.64
Highlander Premium BeerMissoula Brewing Co.4.60173.57
80 ShillingMad Fox Brewing Company5.20173.7
Harvest Home Pumpkin Scotch AleShebeen Brewing Company5.80173.49
Hold SteadyRatio Beerworks7.50163.91
Smokey ScottPig Minds Brewing Co.7.30163.67
Vital SparkFyne Ales Ltd4.40163.8
Sleepy Dog Scootcher Scottish Amber AleSleepy Dog Brewery7.20163.73
Scottish AlePonysaurus Brewing Co.6.30163.68
Scottish AleDangerous Man Brewing6.10163.84
Moffat 80/-Medusa Brewing Company4.50163.69
McEwan's 80/-The Caledonian Brewing Company4.50163.57
ScottishJackie O's Pub & Brewery6.75163.91
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