Scottish Ale

Description:
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 - 401 to 450 (out of 936) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
99 Schilling Scottish AleRiff Raff Brewing Company ? -3-
Scottish AleFlat Branch Pub & Brewery5.103.343-
Twisted ThistleNorth Peak Brewing Company5.6043-
Scottish Ale 80Queen City Brewing Limited4.903.283-
Nessie's Gnarly NectarUrban Legend Brewing Company5.103.523-
Strudel CakeDeviate Brewing9.004.333-
Beach Fire Smoked Scotch AleSlip Point Brewing ? 3.263-
Grog Of The GroganNorth High Brewing Company10.40-3-
Wee Plaid Scottish AleRare Form Brewing Company7.70-3-
Blazin' Fiddles Scottish AleChilly Water Brewing Company5.003.283-
McGinn's Scottish AleCrossroads Brewing Company4.504.023-
Oak Aged Duke Of WinshipMiddle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.6.504.363-
Grounds Keeper Willie3 Daughters Brewing5.503.143-
Terror Of TobermoryIsle Of Mull Brewing Co. Ltd.4.603.893-
Mighty XPOld Worthy Brewing Company ? 3.283-
Scottish AleSt. Petersburg Brewing Company5.50-3-
Scottish AleBlue Star Brewing Company4.302.983-
The StreetsMain Street Brewing Company4.00-3-
Bonnie KneesWater Street Brewing Co.6.70-3-
80 SchillingFree State Brewing Co. ? 3.413-
Black WatchMain St. Grille & Brewing Company8.403.783-
McNeill's Tartan AleMcNeill's Brewery4.603.093-
The ScottishKannah Creek Brewing Company ? 3.993-
NectarThe Caledonian Brewing Company4.303.873-
It's Not A Skirt Scottish ExportIechyd Da Brewing Company5.004.313-
Fresh Hop Scottish AleDeschutes Brewery4.003.523-
Beera BurroThe Dancing Camel Brewing Co.6.003.593-
Uplifted Scottish Style AleTalisman Brewing Company4.00-3-
TreeBeardKeg & Lantern Brewing Co5.50-3-
The TartanIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant7.603.743-
Taste Of Victory AleThe Liberal Cup Public House & Brewery6.203.853-
Coconut JoeSun King Brewing Company5.303.983-
Scottish AleVillage Vintner Winery & Brewery6.404.013-
Oppigårds Belhaven Skotsk ÖlBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.5.003.33-
Connor's Pundie AlePhantom Canyon Brewing Company ? 3.363-
Malty MaguireBreaker Brewing Company6.503.513-
Timbertown Scottish AleRiepstine's Pub6.903.83-
80 ShillingIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant5.103.623-
Kilt LifterThe Defiant Brewing Company ? 3.833-
Scottish AleAmos Howard's Brew Pub4.603.23-
Neuk AleSt Andrews Brewing Company4.603.673-
La McleodLa Tour A Bières5.002.053-
RowanCornerstone Brewing Company ? 3.373-
Plaid PeatNatty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co. ? 3.653-
Detroit Beer Co. Willie's Kilt Scotch AleDetroit Beer Co.8.003.43-
Scotch AleEarthbound Brewing7.50-3-
Mac Queen's Nessie Original Red AleBrauerei Schloss Eggenberg7.303.753-
Cabin Fever AleSun Valley Brewing Company6.003.163-
Oak-Aged Shockwave Scottish AlePumphouse Brewery7.902.993-
Scottish AleHigh Desert Brewing Company7.003.923-
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