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Scottish Ale



Scottish ales are generally dark, malty, full-bodied brews. Many examples have a hint of smokiness derived from the use of peated malt. 60, 70, and 80 shilling examples are all session ales under 5% abv, but the stronger "wee heavies" can range closer to 8%, with the accompanying increase in alcohol flavour and esters. Works well as an accompaniment to hearty meat and game dishes, sharp cheddar, atholl brose and shortbread.

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1Three Floyds Robert The Bruce Scottish Ale 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 1500  3.69 Find
2Shipyard Bourbon Barrel Aged Double Scottish Ale 
Shipyard Brewing Company
Portland, Maine
 33  3.63 Find
3Barleys Robert Burns Scottish Export Ale (vintage 2003 & later) 
Barleys Brewing Company
Columbus, Ohio
 29  3.63 Find
4Three Floyds Cabra 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 29  3.59 Find
5Central Waters Sláinte Scottish Style Ale 
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Amherst, Wisconsin
 77  3.58 Find
6Town Hall Wee Jack 
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 46  3.57 Find
7Toccalmatto The Last Witch 
Birrificio Toccalmatto
Fidenza (PR), Italy
 55  3.54 Find
8Three Floyds Chocolate City 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 23  3.52 Find
9Hair of the Dog Will 
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company
Portland, Oregon
 38  3.52 Find
10Ballast Point Piper Down Scottish Ale - Barrel Aged 
Ballast Point Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 61  3.5 Find
11Schlafly 21st Anniversary Single Malt Scottish Ale 
Saint Louis Brewery
St. Louis, Missouri
 55  3.5 Find
12Luckie Ales Resurrection 56/- 
Luckie Ales
Glenrothes, Scotland
 17  3.47 Find
13Peticolas Great Scot! 
Peticolas Brewing Company
Dallas, Texas
 25  3.45 Find
14Oceanside Ale Works Big Ru Scottish Wee Heavy 
Oceanside Ale Works
Oceanside, California
 10  3.43 Find
15Yeastie Boys Hud-a-wa’ Strong 
Yeastie Boys
Wellington, New Zealand
 62  3.41 Find
16Shipyard Longfellow Winter Ale 
Shipyard Brewing Company
Portland, Maine
 243  3.41 Find
17Invercargill Men’n Skurrts 
Invercargill Brewery
Invercargill, New Zealand
 16  3.4 Find
18Nils Oscar Winter Edition 2013 
Nils Oscar
Nyköping, Sweden
 46  3.4 Find
19Sun King Wee Muckle 
Sun King Brewing Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
 51  3.4 Find
20Front Street Dram Tree Scottish Ale 
Front Street Brewery (NC)
Wilmington, North Carolina
 44  3.4 Find
21Bear Republic Heritage Ale 
Bear Republic Brewing Company
Healdsburg, California
 135  3.4 Find
22Southampton Scottish Special Export Ale 
Southampton Publick House
Southampton, New York
 16  3.39 Find
23Innis & Gunn Canadian Cherrywood Finish 
Innis & Gunn
Edinburgh, Scotland
 157  3.39 Find
24Lake Louie Warped Speed  
Lake Louie Brewing
Arena, Wisconsin
 156  3.38 Find
25Kenai River Skilak Scottish 
Kenai River Brewing Co.
Soldotna, Alaska
 18  3.38 Find



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