Scottish Ale

Scottish-Style Ales vary depending on strength and flavor, but in general retain a malt-forward character with some degree of caramel-like malt flavors and a soft and chewy mouthfeel. Some examples feature a light smoked peat flavor. Hops do not play a huge role in this style. The numbers commonly associated with brands of this style (60/70/80 and others) reflect the Scottish tradition of listing the cost, in shillings, of a hogshead (large cask) of beer. Overly smoked versions would be considered specialty examples. Smoke or peat should be restrained.

ABV: 2.8-5.3% | IBU: 9-25 | Glassware: Tulip

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Name Brewery < ABV Ratings Avg
Tuffy10 Barrel Brewing Co.5.0013.41
Scottish Ale105 West Brewing Company5.2043.9
Scotch Ale10th District Brewing Co.7.2023.96
Tearin’ The Tartan1188 Brewing Company ? 00
War Must Be13 Stripes Brewery4.5023.26
Belter2 Basset Brewery ? 00
Woodlot Scot2 Feet Brewing5.8000
Highland Games2 Feet Brewing5.6013.98
Barrel Aged Torrish Scotch Ale20 Corners Brewing6.5014.1
Kilt By Fire21st Amendment Brewery8.5014
Grounds Keeper Willie3 Daughters Brewing5.5043.15
Robert The Bruce3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.503,2883.89
Aggromaster3 Floyds Brewing Co.7.5034.3
Scotch Ale3 Monkeys Brewpub6.0000
Admiral32 Via dei birrai6.3042.88
Beam Me Up Scotty450 North Brewing Company5.8000
Big Tam's Scoundrel4th Tap Brewing Co-op10.1043.44
Sunspot Scottish Ale575 Brewing Company7.6023.6
Scottish Ale6 Bears & A Goat Brewing3.8000
Commando Kilt6 Bears & A Goat Brewing3.8000
Scottish 807 Dogs Brew Pub5.5014.03
Nessie7th Wave Brewing6.0014.91
Sheep Shearer Scottish Ale8th Street Ale Haus6.3000
The Pen Is MightierAardwolf Brewing Company4.2000
Headless MaryAdams Street Brewery4.2000
The Robster CrawAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse6.5043.95
SiminosusAigean Ales6.9024.05
60' Scottish AleAirline Brewing Company3.3013.08
Scottish ExportAirline Brewing Company5.3033.68
FIYAHAirline Brewing Company5.8000
Ken's ScotchAirways Brewing Company6.6014
The WinchesterAl's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing6.2013.48
Scottish Pub Ale (Nitro)Alibi Ale Works4.5033.6
Tartan PartyAlley Kat Brewing Company4.8073.83
SlossAlluvial Brewing Company5.4014
Scottish AleAlpine Beer Company6.0000
Scottish AleAmos Howard's Brew Pub4.6033.2
IonaAmsterdam Brewing Company5.8033.79
Beinn Dearg AleAn Teallach Ale Co.4.8043.56
Dark Scotch AleAnaheim Brewery6.1013.41
Andy's Scotish AleAndrew's Brewing Co.5.8023.5
Scotch TwopennyAnglo-Japanese Brewing5.0000
Frost KillerAngry Hank's Microbrewery5.5022.9
Rusty KiltpinAngry Scotsman Brewing4.7093.65
Jolly Scot Scottish AleAppalachian Brewing Company5.203273.56
Bourbon Jolly ScotAppalachian Brewing Company7.3013.75
'Jolly Scot'Appalachian Brewing Company5.9013.45
Scottish AleAppanoose Rapids Brewing Company5.0000
Tally WackerArbor Brewing - Plymouth Taproom5.0063.54
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