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RATINGS: 1424   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This Scottish-inspired deep mahogany-colored ale showcases a rich, malty flavor profile of caramel and toffee offset by hints of roast and subtle smoke. The complex malty sweetness includes notes of dark fruit balanced by a subdued hop bitterness. Wee Heavy is incredibly nuanced and in a class of its own in terms of balance and sophistication. It ages very well and will keep improving for years to come.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MetalNHopHead (1332) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JAN 3, 2016
While the year AleSmithís Wee Heavy helped to bring in was new, the beer itself was pretty old - well over a year of age. The year will inevitably prove to be just another shitty year. The beer was a thing of beauty. Dark brown pour with an impressive head for the booze and age. Aroma of toffee, dark fruit, toasted malt, and chocolate cake. Flavors of smoked malt, charred caramel, roasted grains, and cocoa. Surprisingly, some hop bitterness was preserved. Not surprisingly, the booze note was warm and robust. A hell of a beer to aid the transition into the new year.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
punkska101 (1679) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 1, 2016
750 ml bottle from craft beer cellar shared with dad A: caramel, licorice, red fruits, prunes app: reddish brown with small beige head t/p: full body with sweet and long finish. Soft carbonation. Close to sticky O: a really good scotch ale. Complex it gets even better when it warms. Glad I bought this beer of exception.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonmac (1026) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2015
750ml bottle consumed in NYE. Darker ruby, nearly black. Strong consistent tannish head. Nose has scotch and peat present. Little bit of chocolate in there as well. Taste has similar elements leaning on a heavy dose of chocolate with a good alcohol warmth. Roasted notes and malty forward essence. Dark fruit like prunes chine through. Feels like the type of beer that would knock you out but Iím a more than a wee bit of a fan.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonshawn (1022) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Big bottle with commonmac. Dark brown with medium frothy white head. Malty and alcohol in the nose. Soft, heavy alcohol, malt, boozy. Creamy body. Chocolate, drying, heavy alcohol. Itís more than a wee heavy.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
HuskerTan (1582) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle. A- Raisins, dark cherries, fruit cake, port wine, oak, toffee. A- Dark mahogany color, dark liquid, beige head. T- Oak, dark cherries, cola, medium bitterness, dark fruits, red wine. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, complex finish. O- Vintage 5/2014. Two years of age was beautiful. Very complex body with so much going on. Hard to find anything wrong here. Delicious!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jefcon (1633) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2015
Rich and back-to-dark-purple in the glass. Aromas of raisins, dates, grape musts, syrup, pine. Full and even lush on the palate, with a long finish. Brings the saltiness out of cheese. Currants, raisins, figs, and totally delicious.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tsd08460 (774) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Aroma: caramel, bread, roasty, smoke, Appearance: ruby red, tan head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: full body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Excellent

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeersweden (559) - SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2015
Pours dark mahogny, dark brown with a two finger, beige head that leaves a lot of lacing.

Nose: A sweet nose of caramel malt, brown sugar, toffee and molasses. Dark fruit, raisin, plum, vanilla, oak and honey.
Taste: Soft, smooth taste of caramel malt, vanilla, candied sugar, honey, molasses, prune, raisin, tobacco and wood. So beatiful!
Mouth: Very smooth, full body with a great texture! Soft, creamy and almoust perfect carbonation! The beer fills my mouth with pleasure and pure happiness! The ABV at 10% is very well hidden and is only there to bring all the flavours to the beer.

This i so fantastic! I have found another favorite beer today. Alesmith (almoust) never dissapoints me despite my high expectations. Wee Heavy is another beer to add to this "must have" list!

Ok. I admit it - Iím a sucker for great Scotch Ale and this IS just that!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Good flavor, malty, kinda thick. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
planky84 (2860) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2015
Bottle from Kris Wines, Holloway. Brown pour with a beige head (soon goes). Aromas of sultanas, dates, toffee, sweet spice, raisin and caramel. Rich flavours of raisin, toffee, warm spice, lots of sweet dried fruit action. Rich, warming feel. Long smoky-sweet finish. Lovely stuff.


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