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Our Wee Heavy-er Scotch Ale is based on our Wee Heavy Scotch Ale recipe, but with a little more-er alcohol. This traditional Scotch Lowland ale is one of our most popular brews. Some of you may remember the original Wee-Heavy from the days when North Carolina brewers could not brew beers containing more than 6% ABV. We would like to take a moment and thank the people of Pop-the-Cap for all their hard work. Gold Medal - 2002 World Beer Championships, Chicago


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
edgallow (2499) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 6, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2012 22oz bomber poured Chestnut brown with a small quarter inch head. Small amount of cocoa and malt aroma. Taste of Slightly roasted malt with bitter sweet chocolate. A little alcohol burn at the end.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gregwilsonstl (1189) - Missouri, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Nice scotch ale. Dry malty body. Caramel. No head. Bready at first, the rounds out to nice hoppy after taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11366) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Can. Poured clear brown color with an average to large tan frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate earthy and toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Good brew.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ronaldtheriot (1405) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - FEB 20, 2015
French Broad Wee-Heavy-Er Scotch Style Ale has a thin, beige head, a red-brown, somewhat bubbly appearance, some ascending bubbles, and minor lacing left behind. The aroma is of an odd sweet-sour, some peat, a touch of smoke, caramel candy, and brown bread crust. Taste is of the same strange sweet & sour sauce, moderate bitterness, lemon, lime, and bread. Mouthfeel is on the light side, and French Broad Wee-Heavy-Er finishes mostly dry and not unlike Bud Light Lime, in some respects. RJT

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
djd07 (4587) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Can. Pours a clear brown with no head. The aroma is scotch and peat. Thin mouth with strong scotch, light smoke, a bit watery.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1250) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Can. Just an average Scotch Ale. Amber color with not much head. Aroma is a malty, caramel, dried fruit smell. The taste is where it falls flat. The flavor starts off fine. Caramel and such. The after-taste is terrible. Chemical-bitter taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3534) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 29, 2014
From a 22 oz bottle this poured a rich red-amber color with a beige head. No appreciable lacing. Nose of caramel malts, and ripe dark fruit. Medium body. Flavor oaf rich malts and a little bitterness in the finish. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (4925) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Rich, deep hazy brown coloured body with a very hazy glow of lighter brown at the bottom and a thinnish, single centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of nuts, alcohol, paint, pecans, earth and some milk - quite pungent. Medium-bodied; Assertive flavour of cherries, lemons, turpentine, grass, nuts, alcohol and toasted malt - all over the place, really. Aftertaste shows a complex melange of citrus, malts and caramelised sugars, naturally not making sense together, but working sort-of in a kind of funky mix. Overall, a decent beer with some odd flavours - some work and some don’t, but a decent beer to try if you like the style, since it’s atypical. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Total Wine in Cary, North Carolina on 02-August-2014 for US$2,49 sampled at home in Washington on 22-September-2014.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BucannonXC5 (980) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Type: 12-oz. can Glass: Manzanita pint glass From: Total Wine & More in Ballantyne (Charlotte), N.C. Price: $2.49 Purchased: Sept. 9, 2014 Consumed: Sept. 15, 2014 Misc.: N/A Poured a dark mahogany semi-opaque color with 2-to-3 fingers of khaki-tan frothy lacing. Healthy dose of bubbles coming up from the bottom at lots of different locations. Minimal lacing on the sides of the glass. Average-to-above average retention on the top all the way down. (Sight - 3.80) Smelled dark apple, caramel, toffee, red apple, Scotch whiskey, dark sour fruit and apple juice. Apple I tell you. (Smell - 3.80) Tasted similar to the nose. Got dark apple, red apple, apple juice, caramel, toffee, light butterscotch, Scotch whiskey, honey and more dark sour fruit. (Taste - 3.53) Medium body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Long, smooth finish. Alcohol was well hidden. (Feel - 3.87) This was a better than average scotch beer, although I feel like I slightly overrated it (without looking at the eventual ratings). (Overall - 3.79) 3.68 83 B

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
joeneugs (3686) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 12, 2014
12 oz. can from Lighthouse. Something was off here. It pours a clear brown color with an off white head. The aroma is fruity with green apple, plum and phenols. More high alcohols, chemicals and artificial sweetener as it warms. Ugh. The flavor is bitter and sour with some lactic plum and bitter toast. A little more sour apple. I’m hoping this is a packaging issue and it’s not supposed to taste like this. Pretty undrinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (1195) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Can from a trade with Collin. Thanks! Poured into a snifter at home. Deep amber that was not quite opaque. Aroma is unique with bread dough, pie crust, wood, nuts, varnish, and leather. The taste is wood chips, dough, pie crust, caramel, bark, and booze. The finish is fairly light, but some booze and wood. Medium body. Kind of a weird one.


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