Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Description:
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 - 501 to 550 (out of 1336) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Great ScotchCenter of the Universe Brewing Company10.003.834-
Great Scot!Copper Kettle Brewing Company7.503.954-
Genesee Brew House Scotch AleGenesee Brew House7.003.824-
19thRurban Brewing8.003.714-
Churchyard AleWynkoop Brewing Company ? 3.874-
Winter WeeKimo's Sports Bar8.303.614-
Argyle SweaterCollusion Tap Works7.803.944-
Infinite ShillingRivertown Brewing Co.11.803.574-
BoondockBunker Brewing Co.7.203.934-
Wee BeastieBlue Owl Brewing8.003.714-
Celtic Carnage Scotch AleNoble Brewer Beer Company9.403.854-
Sleuth HoundParrotDog6.603.394-
Highland Heather Scotch AleRivertowne Pourhouse9.703.754-
Imperial Scotch AleRohrbach Brewing Company (Brewpub)10.003.814-
Scotch AleMicrobrasserie Coaticook4.603.564-
Oaked Peeping PeaterPort Townsend Brewing Company ? 3.914-
Aiken Strong Scotch AleAiken Brewing Company8.904.094-
Scotch AleAdventure Brewing Company10.203.734-
Bourbonifide Depth Charge (2015)Wisconsin Brewing Co.8.203.934-
Atom Smasher Wee HeavyEquinox Brewing Company8.603.954-
Forge Batch 10.1/Wee HeavyCzig Meister Brewing Company10.503.854-
HedleyvilleBrasserie Artisanale La Souche8.203.74-
Big RuOceanside Ale Works11.104.194-
Social LubricantBrewery Rickoli8.003.784-
Wee Y'atGeaux Brewing7.803.694-
Hillegomse HangkousBrouwerij Klein Duimpje8.503.524-
Highlands Wee Heavy Scottish AleSockeye Grill & Brewery6.753.324-
Great Scott!!!J. Wakefield Brewing10.003.884-
Sick & TiredBirrificio Indipendente Elav7.003.044-
AggresorGreat Leap Brewery7.003.634-
Wee Bit FunkayDenizens Brewing Co.8.903.774-
WEEliam WallaceSisyphus Brewing9.004.154-
Plaid PantherHop Haus Brewing Company8.003.914-
The BruiserDave's BrewFarm10.104.094-
Scotch AleTwisted Rail Brewing Company8.004.064-
Katabatic Scotch AleKatabatic Brewing Company7.903.94-
Barrel Aged Outta Kilter - American Brandy BarrelHoppin' Frog Brewery8.2044-
Ginger GirlThe North Brewery8.003.874-
Wee Heavy RyeMicrobrasserie Le Castor11.004.254-
Strong Scottish AleSmugglers Brewpub & Grille6.803.834-
Gull Dam Scotch AleGull Dam Brewing7.303.764-
Great Scots Scotch AleFat Head's Brewery & Saloon7.203.814-
Barrel Aged Scotch AleBellevue Brewing Company8.503.834-
EnlightenmentMantra Artisan Ales10.203.984-
#018 Depth ChargeWisconsin Brewing Co.8.203.614-
HammerheadGalveston Bay Beer Company6.503.754-
Rum-Soaked Oak Coconut Scotch AleCigar City Brewing ? 4.434-
Scotch AleDust Bowl Brewing Company8.503.584-
Cold Shillin'Eagle Rock Brewery3.703.924-
BraufactuM ClanBraufactuM - Die Internationale Brau-Manufacturen GmbH6.404.234-
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