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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
 1558  3.7 Find
2Three Floyds Cabra 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 30  3.61 Find
3Central Waters Sláinte Scottish Style Ale 
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Amherst, Wisconsin
 99  3.6 Find
4Schlafly 21st Anniversary Single Malt Scottish Ale 
Saint Louis Brewery
St. Louis, Missouri
 60  3.57 Find
5Toccalmatto The Last Witch 
Birrificio Toccalmatto
Fidenza (PR), Italy
 76  3.57 Find
6Shipyard Bourbon Barrel Aged Double Scottish Ale 
Shipyard Brewing Company
Portland, Maine
 51  3.56 Find
7Ballast Point Piper Down Scottish Ale - Barrel Aged 
Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)
San Diego, California
 63  3.54 Find
8Peticolas Great Scot! 
Peticolas Brewing Company
Dallas, Texas
 28  3.52 Find
9Three Floyds Chocolate City 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 23  3.52 Find
10Hair of the Dog Will 
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company
Portland, Oregon
 38  3.52 Find
11Invercargill Men’n Skurrts 
Invercargill Brewery
Invercargill, New Zealand
 18  3.5 Find
12Luckie Ales 56/- 
Luckie Ales
Glenrothes, Scotland
 18  3.49 Find
13Devils Backbone Kilt Flasher Wee Heavy Scottish Ale 
Devils Backbone Brewing Company (AB InBev)
Roseland, Virginia
 67  3.48 Find
14Sun King Wee Muckle 
Sun King Brewing Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
 55  3.45 Find
15Front Street Dram Tree Scottish Ale 
Front Street Brewery (NC)
Wilmington, North Carolina
 47  3.45 Find
16Nils Oscar Winter Edition 2013- 
Nils Oscar
Nyköping, Sweden
 66  3.44 Find
17Bear Republic Heritage Ale 
Bear Republic Brewing Company
Healdsburg, California
 149  3.43 Find
18Yeastie Boys Hud-a-wa’ Strong 
Yeastie Boys
Wellington, New Zealand
 76  3.43 Find
19Sun King Java Mac 
Sun King Brewing Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
 23  3.42 Find
20Shipyard Longfellow Winter Ale 
Shipyard Brewing Company
Portland, Maine
 254  3.41 Find
21Two Brothers Export 91 Shilling Scottish Ale 
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Warrenville, Illinois
 19  3.41 Find
22Short’s Happy Jack 
Short’s Brewing Company
Bellaire, Michigan
 27  3.41 Find
23Hangar 24 Seasonal: Hullabaloo Winter Beer 
Hangar 24 Craft Brewery
Redlands, California
 40  3.41 Find
24Lake Louie Warped Speed  
Lake Louie Brewing
Arena, Wisconsin
 168  3.4 Find
25Rubicon Angry Angus 
Rubicon Brewing Company
Sacramento, California
 24  3.4 Find



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