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 1428) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
McTavish Scotch AleBridger Brewing8.0064.09
CernunnosRockford Brewing Company8.5063.73
PiperAmerican Brewing Company ? 63.55
Stony Bar Scotch AleLockdown Brewing Company ? 63.48
Damb Good Wee HeavyJDub's Brewing Company10.0063.97
Bourbon Barrel Aged Scotch AleInland Empire Brewing Company12.0063.87
Loch Wee HeavyBRU Handbuilt Ales8.2063.8
Quaff Bros Wee HoneyMt. Carmel Brewing Company11.1063.92
Reed's Wee Heavy - Brandy Barrel AgedPizza Port Solana Beach9.0064.09
Greg Dennis (Andall)The Answer Brewpub11.0064.17
Wee Heavy Scotch AleRooster Fish Brewing Co.6.5063.61
Batch #008Nowhere In Particular Brewing10.8063.77
Old Bog Breath Scotch AleHarmon Restaurant & Brewery ? 53.54
Alesmith Wee Heavy-Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company ? 54.28
Genesee Brew House Scotch AleGenesee Brew House7.0053.96
Aftermath Pineapple Upside-Down CakeTriple Digit Brewing Co.10.5053.89
Chronology:24 - Wee HeavyThe Bruery13.4054.15
Cameron's Wee HeavyFarmington Brewing Company7.1053.62
Sea HaggisAlameda Island Brewing Company8.0053.86
Mastra Roja Cerveza Strong Scotch AleCervecería Artesanal Mastra6.2052.86
Portsmouth Scotch AlePortsmouth Brewery8.5053.61
KillshotFlix Brewhouse8.5053.72
Wee BeastieBlue Owl Brewing8.0053.72
Celtic Carnage Scotch AleNoble Brewer Beer Company9.4053.84
SascotchIthaca Beer Company8.3053.17
Black Lagoon - Scotch Oak AgedRip Current Brewing10.0054.24
Sleeperwave Wee HeavyThird Street Aleworks7.9054.1
Tartan TitanAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse7.1053.56
The WallaceCervejaria Dogma8.0053.87
Scotch AleAdventure Brewing Company10.2053.74
Scotch AleBeech Mountain Brewing Co.8.1054
Alexander The Great BeerUnibräu Hellas6.0053.31
HedleyvilleBrasserie Artisanale La Souche8.2053.75
Scotch AleBandwagon Brew Pub6.3053.51
Whiskey Barrel Aged Okauchee ScotchieDelafield Brewhaus10.5054.42
Cornel's Pecan PieGulf Coast Brewing Company ? 53.23
Kentucky KissWhite Flame Brewing Co.11.0054.08
Scotch AleFunky Buddha Brewery8.0053.6
McShagger Smoked ScotchCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.3053.87
Bourbon Barrel Aged Heritage AleBear Republic Brewing Co.8.0053.88
Plaid PantherHop Haus Brewing Company8.0053.87
Scotch AleTwisted Rail Brewing Company8.0053.96
WolfWindswept Brewing Co6.0054.01
Cycle / New Belgium Of Sand And Snow (2016)Cycle Brewing10.0054.15
Katabatic Scotch AleKatabatic Brewing Company7.9053.99
Datsmaaktnaar MeerkoetBird Brewery6.8053.85
Chelsea 90 Shilling Scotch AleChelsea Craft Brewing Company7.5053.87
Brandy Barrel Aged Way HeavyPizza Port Solana Beach8.6054.3
Fat Scotch AleSilver City Brewery & Taproom9.2053.72
Moon SquallerFrog Island Brewing Company ? 53.61
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