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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 - 51 to 100 (out of 952) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
McGarvey's Scottish AleOggi's Pizza & Brewing Co.5.003.2656-
Beltaine Scottish AleShoreline Brewery And Restaurant4.703.7255-
Dacker Authentic Adirondack AleDavidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery6.203.7555-
Skye BlackIsle Of Skye Brewery4.503.8154-
Neustadt Scottish Pale AleNeustadt Springs Brewery4.503.6153-
Shipyard Bourbon Barrel Aged Double Scottish AleShipyard Brewing Co.11.603.7953-
Innis & Gunn Bourbon Cask Dark AleInnis & Gunn7.404.0653-
Maxwell's Scottish AleRivertowne Brewing5.103.6951-
White Street Scottish AleWhite Street Brewing Co.5.503.4951-
Mill Street Spring Thaw Maple AleMill Street Brew Pub5.303.6448-
Great Scot!Peticolas Brewing Company6.803.9248-
Belhaven 80 +/-Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.3.903.5746-
Red Kite AleBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd4.503.5444-
Arran DarkIsle of Arran Brewery Company Ltd.4.303.6644-
WillHair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room8.003.9543-
Noble ScotPortland Brewing Company6.503.4843-
L'EcossaiseMicro-Brasserie L'Alchimiste5.003.4342-
Simpson's Scottish AleSurly Brewing Company5.403.8942-
Organic Export Scotch AleBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd6.204.0442-
Springtime AleMt. Carmel Brewing Company4.503.4240-
Plaid Ferret Scottish AleWeasel Boy Brewing Company4.503.9940-
60 Shilling AleNodding Head Brewery4.753.2940-
Scottish Pale AleHighlander Brew Co.5.003.6840-
The Lairds LiquorTraquair House Brewery Lld6.003.8940-
Off KILTerOlde Main Brewing Co. & Restaurant ? 2.7840-
Scottish Style AleSelin's Grove Brewing Company4.503.8739-
Dundee Export Scotch AleUpstream Brewing Company - Old Market6.503.7439-
Barley's Mac Lenny's Scottish AleBarley's Brewing Company ? 3.7637-
Heart Of LothianDrop-In Brewing Company5.603.936-
Belhaven McCallum's StoutBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.4.103.8536-
Rutting Elk RedThe Grizzly Paw Brewing Company5.003.3735-
Skilak ScottishKenai River Brewing Co.5.803.6234-
Cock O' The WalkWilliams Brothers Brewing Company4.303.7433-
Santa's SwallieInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The4.303.3632-
Old Factory Whistle Scottish AlePenobscot Bay Brewery6.203.283274
Back Country Scottish AleLewis & Clark Brewing Company5.703.1732-
Wee Heavy Scotch Style AleFrench Broad Brewing Co.4.803.5431-
Old Port AleUAB Švyturys - Utenos alus5.603.3530-
Jack's 90 Scottish AleRed Lodge Ales6.003.6430-
Innis & Gunn Scottish Pale AleInnis & Gunn7.003.1330-
Bourbon Barrel Wee MacSun King Brewing Company5.303.6729-
Barley's MacLenny's Scottish AleSmokehouse Brewing Co.6.603.8829-
Scottish Style AleStone Arch Brew House4.702.0628-
Long Branch Scottish AleAvondale Brewing Co.5.003.7228-
Naughty ScotRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery7.003.7828-
Farm Table: 80 ShillingBeau's All Natural Brewing Company4.703.7327-
Twin Stag Scottish AleYakima Craft Brewing Co.6.603.62787
Ramsays Fat Lip AleEnglish Ales Brewery5.503.0227-
The King's TaxesMacLeod Ale Brewing Company4.703.8927-
LatigoStone Corral Brewery6.603.7126-
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