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 - 51 to 100 (out of 1404) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Dogma (7,4%)BrewDog7.403.94205-
Barrel Aged Outta KilterHoppin' Frog Brewery8.203.94201-
Hope & King Scotch AleMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery6.003.9181-
180 Shilling AleOdell Brewing Company9.604173-
Full Boar Scotch AleDevil's Canyon Brewing Company7.403.63172-
XS McRogue Scotch AleRogue Ales7.003.8117093
Last KissPipeworks Brewing Company9.504.11168-
Scotch AleRohrbach Brewing Company (Brewpub)7.003.92158-
Newcastle Scotch AleHeineken Nederland B.V.6.403.5157-
Wachusett Winter AleWachusett Brewing Company6.103.6415788
Old Jock AleBroughton Ales Ltd6.703.91149100
Ye Olde Kilt TilterMiddle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.9.003.8614581
Wee MuckleSun King Brewing Company8.803.99143-
The Stone Of ArbroathDC Brau Brewing Co.8.003.84141-
St-Ambroise Scotch AleMcAuslan Brewing7.503.71139-
Canaster Winterscotch AleKleinBrouwerij De Glazen Toren8.703.87135-
Belhaven 90/~ Wee HeavyBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.7.404.07133-
Real HeavyReal Ale Brewing Company9.703.93128-
Scotch On ScotchBoulevard Brewing Co.9.603.81125-
StonecutterRenaissance Brewing7.003.87123-
Schlafly Scotch AleThe Schlafly Tap Room6.203.7115-
Kuhnhenn A Few Shillings Too ManyKuhnhenn Brewing Company12.504.07114-
Heritage AleBear Republic Brewing Co.7.003.78111-
Church-Key Holy Smoke Scotch AleChurch-Key Brewing Company6.253.64109-
Rochestafarian Wee Heavy AleThree Heads Brewing7.003.38108-
Perry's Revenge AleCottrell Brewing Co.8.503.7510886
Hale's Wee Heavy Winter AleHale's Ales Brewery & Pub6.003.6710690
McEwan's Scotch AleWells & Young's Ltd8.003.9106-
Scotch AleMeantime Brewing Company Limited8.003.9710587
Gude Greg's Wee Heavy Private ReserveBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.7.253.93105-
MacKroken FlowerLe Bilboquet, Brasseur Artisan10.803.9610394
Sheep Eater Scotch AleGrand Teton Brewing Co.7.504.0610294
Russell Angry Scotch AleRussell Brewing Company6.503.989990
Mayflower Scotch AleMayflower Brewing Company7.803.989882
Bannatyne's Scotch AleCambridge Brewing Company9.204.149796
Cooper Project No. 1 : Barrel Aged Scotch AleGoose Island Beer Co.8.703.8997-
Perpetual PeaceNo Label Brewing Company11.104.1294-
Copper John Scotch AleMadison River Brewing Company7.003.791-
Corne De BrumeÀ l’abri de la Tempête9.003.9391-
Wee HeavySteel Toe Brewing10.903.9990-
Wee Beast (Cuillin Beast)Isle Of Skye Brewery7.003.687-
Stone Of Scone Scotch AleGreat Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown) ? 3.6783-
Second Sight Strong Scotch AleBlack Raven Brewing Co.7.203.7982-
Saranac Scotch AleMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.403.378180
Berkshire Scotch AleBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.7.003.9381-
Gang Aft AgleySly Fox Brewing Company7.503.7380-
Scotch Style AleBoundary Bay Brewery & Bistro6.403.747877
Fat WoodySilver City Brewing Co.9.704.0475-
Smoke On The BayouBuffalo Bayou Brewing Co9.003.2775-
Kilty PleasurePhiladelphia Brewing Company10.003.7375-
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