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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
 1541  3.69 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
 87  3.6 Find
4Town Hall Wee Jack 
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 46  3.57 Find
5Schlafly 21st Anniversary Single Malt Scottish Ale 
Saint Louis Brewery
St. Louis, Missouri
 58  3.57 Find
6Toccalmatto The Last Witch 
Birrificio Toccalmatto
Fidenza (PR), Italy
 71  3.56 Find
7Shipyard Bourbon Barrel Aged Double Scottish Ale 
Shipyard Brewing Company
Portland, Maine
 43  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
11Luckie Ales Resurrection 56/- 
Luckie Ales
Glenrothes, Scotland
 18  3.49 Find
12Peticolas Great Scot! 
Peticolas Brewing Company
Dallas, Texas
 27  3.45 Find
13Front Street Dram Tree Scottish Ale 
Front Street Brewery (NC)
Wilmington, North Carolina
 45  3.45 Find
14Sun King Java Mac 
Sun King Brewing Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
 20  3.44 Find
15Yeastie Boys Hud-a-wa’ Strong 
Yeastie Boys
Wellington, New Zealand
 74  3.44 Find
16Oceanside Ale Works Big Ru Scottish Wee Heavy 
Oceanside Ale Works
Oceanside, California
 10  3.43 Find
17Nils Oscar Winter Edition 2013- 
Nils Oscar
Nyköping, Sweden
 61  3.43 Find
18Shipyard Longfellow Winter Ale 
Shipyard Brewing Company
Portland, Maine
 246  3.42 Find
19Bear Republic Heritage Ale 
Bear Republic Brewing Company
Healdsburg, California
 142  3.41 Find
20Short’s Happy Jack 
Short’s Brewing Company
Bellaire, Michigan
 27  3.41 Find
21Invercargill Men’n Skurrts 
Invercargill Brewery
Invercargill, New Zealand
 16  3.4 Find
22Sun King Wee Muckle 
Sun King Brewing Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
 54  3.4 Find
23Southampton Scottish Special Export Ale 
Southampton Publick House
Southampton, New York
 16  3.39 Find
24Lake Louie Warped Speed  
Lake Louie Brewing
Arena, Wisconsin
 164  3.39 Find
25Ballast Point Piper Down Scottish Ale 
Ballast Point Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 173  3.39 Find


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