Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Scotch Ales are strong ales, also known as "Wee Heavy." In the 19th century Scotland, they'd also be known as 160/-, a nomenclature based on the now obsolete shilling currency.

Scotch 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. Compared to Scottish Ales, they'll be sweeter and fuller-bodied, and of course higher in alcohol, with a much more pronounced malty caramel and roasted malt flavor. A low tea-like bitterness can be found in many examples. Best served in a "thistle" glass.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 6.0-10.00%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 451 to 500 (out of 1221) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Scotch AleBandwagon Brew Pub6.303.435-
Old Naps Scotch AleConquest Brewing Company6.603.725-
Whiskey Barrel Aged Okauchee ScotchieDelafield Brewhaus10.504.65-
Cornel's Pecan PieGulf Coast Brewing Company ? 3.675-
Highlander HeavyRed Brick Station9.803.945-
Wee HeavyPersephone Brewing7.503.025-
Scotch AleFunky Buddha Brewery8.003.735-
Bravehop Scotch AleGood Hops Brewing LLC8.00-5-
McShagger Smoked ScotchCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.303.875-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Heritage AleBear Republic Brewing Co.8.004.285-
WEE Wobbly Scottish 100 SchillingKennett Brewing Company5.503.195-
Beam Me Up ScottishNexus Brewery11.20-5-
McGuire's Scotch AleMcGuire's Irish Pub7.403.635-
Chelsea 90 Shilling Scotch AleChelsea Craft Brewing Company7.503.875-
Wee Dame-Wee-Heavy AleAldus Brewing Company8.00-5-
Brandy Barrel Aged Way HeavyPizza Port Solana Beach8.604.35-
Moon SquallerFrog Island Brewing Company ? 3.61581
Burns' NightPizza Port Solana Beach9.303.995-
Colin's Bourbon Barrel Wee Heavy Scotch AleThe Wrecking Bar Brewpub8.504.365-
MacGregor's Wee HeavyBushwakker Brewing Company7.003.785-
Velcro PajamasDeviate Brewing ? -5-
WesthighlandRound Barn Brewery7.503.235-
Barrel Aged LapwingSketchbook Brewing Company8.104.11592
Tranquil EyesHigh Water Brewing7.803.825-
Wee HeavyBlind Squirrel Brewery8.504.575-
Scotch AleGainsbourg Bistro & Brasserie7.003.645-
Scottish PerleZaftig Brewing Co.10.004.565-
Scotch Strong AleShamrock Brewing Co.8.303.685-
Strong Scotch AleFearless Brewing Company8.003.825-
Boston Scotch AleRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery6.804.05592
Wee Heavy Scotch AleRooster Fish Brewing Co.6.503.635-
Raiding Reiver's ReserveArmstrong Ales6.704.015-
Highland AleBull & Bush Brewery ? 3.635-
Barrell TosserSpinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouse8.003.055-
Wee HeavyMcKenzie Brew House10.304.224-
Belter BezAbnormal Beer Company ? -4-
Alesmith Wee Heavy-Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company ? 4.184-
Great ScotchCenter of the Universe Brewing Company10.003.834-
Great Scot!Copper Kettle Brewing Company7.503.954-
19thRurban Brewing8.003.714-
Churchyard AleWynkoop Brewing Company ? 3.874-
Winter WeeKimo's Sports Bar8.303.614-
BoondockBunker Brewing Co.7.203.934-
Sleuth HoundParrotDog6.603.394-
Highland Heather Scotch AleRivertowne Pourhouse9.703.754-
Scotch AleMicrobrasserie Coaticook4.603.564-
Oaked Peeping PeaterPort Townsend Brewing Company ? 3.914-
Diving BellGalway Bay Brewery9.004.264-
Aiken Strong Scotch AleAiken Brewing Company8.904.094-
Scotch AleAdventure Brewing Company10.203.734-
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