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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 - 501 to 550 (out of 1263) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
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-
Bourbonifide Depth Charge (2015)Wisconsin Brewing Co.8.203.934-
Atom Smasher Wee HeavyEquinox Brewing Company8.603.954-
Alexander The Great BeerUnibräu Hellas6.003.34-
HedleyvilleBrasserie Artisanale La Souche8.20-4-
Big RuOceanside Ale Works11.104.194-
Wee Y'atGeaux Brewing7.803.694-
Hillegomse HangkousBrouwerij Klein Duimpje8.503.524-
Highlands Wee Heavy Scottish AleSockeye Grill & Brewery6.753.324-
Sick & TiredBirrificio Indipendente Elav7.003.044-
AggresorGreat Leap Brewery7.003.634-
Wee Bit FunkayDenizens Brewing Co.8.903.774-
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 Brewery8.20-4-
Ginger GirlThe North Brewery8.00-4-
Strong Scottish AleSmugglers Brewpub & Grille6.803.834-
Gull Dam Scotch AleGull Dam Brewing7.303.764-
Fat Scotch AleSilver City Brewery & Taproom9.203.634-
Great Scots Scotch AleFat Head's Brewery & Saloon7.203.814-
Barrel Aged Scotch AleBellevue Brewing Company8.503.834-
McTavish Scotch AleBridger Brewing8.0044-
#018 Depth ChargeWisconsin Brewing Co.8.20-4-
Rum-Soaked Oak Coconut Scotch AleCigar City Brewing ? -4-
The BruceValiant Brewing Co.9.503.674-
LapwingSketchbook Brewing Company7.804.27491
Scotch AleDust Bowl Brewing Company8.50-4-
Cold Shillin'Eagle Rock Brewery3.703.924-
BraufactuM ClanBraufactuM - Die Internationale Brau-Manufacturen GmbH6.404.234-
Death Is LifeWhite Pony Microbrewery11.003.244-
Death Don't Have No Mercy (Imperial Scotch Ale)Port Townsend Brewing Company9.0044-
Scotch AleNorth Fork Brewing ? 3.224-
La Scotch AleBrasserie Générale8.003.634-
Regimental ReserveTri-City Brewing Company10.503.694-
Highland Welcome Scotch AleBoston Beer Works - Canal Street ? 3.624-
Twenty Eleven Scotch AleMudshark Brewing Co.7.503.434-
Scotch AleMaclay Inns Ltd.5.003.274-
Redneck ReindeerFive Seasons Prado ? 4.284-
Whip FlightSun King Brewing Company9.004.524-
Bourbon Barrel Aged MunroBarreled Souls Brewing Company10.00-4-
Cap'n Kidd Scotch AleIron Goat Brewing Co.7.504.043-
Wee Willie's HeavyImperial Oak Brewing8.50-3-
Wee HeavyLong Brewing7.204.243-
Songo Loch Scotch AleBray's Brewing Company9.403.073-
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