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Filling the senses with a fragrant malt aroma, Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale features a variety of robust malts that create rich flavor and texture. Hand-selected malts include Pale, Honey, Caracrystal® Wheat, Roasted, Victory®, and Cherrywood Smoked. Like its predecessor, Russian Imperial Stout, Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale ages and travels well.

Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale, a dense, mahogany-colored brew, features a creamy tan foam. As it warms, the layers of malt flavors will melt together revealing the subtle undertones of fruit and biscuits. As the brew mellows, it reveals more of its plum, raisin, and dark cherry flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerdawg (13) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Pretty enjoyable Wee Heavy. I loved the color, almost a deep ruby and the aroma was nice. I thought it was a little thin on palate but tasty. Bottle pour seemed to have low/no foam, but draught had a nice creamy foam head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
legion242 (2266) - Richardson, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Poured a deep mahogony with a minimal head. Nose of strong malty goodness that followed in the beer itself. Alcohol to well hidden in this one though ;)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3351) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Pours a cola color with a medium head that fizzles out quickly.

The aroma is pungent and very malty, layers of chocolate, toffee, and roast with a little bit of smoke and plenty of alcohol.

The flavor is smokier than the aroma but the fruit character is pretty central here, red apple & cherry being the key players. The beer is sweet, with a good bit of toffee & the alcohol is very noticeable.

Sweet and boozy isn’t always my thing, maybe the mood just struck me right, but I very much enjoyed this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
uhljoseph (66) - TAMPA, Florida, USA - JUL 15, 2012
I was surprised at how good this beer was. The place we went to did not know their beers. But this had a great malty taste and smooth finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDurden24 (1621) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Dark red and brown pour with an off white head. Malty, berry and smoky profile. Pretty good, but could use a little less smoke.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonhall (58) - - JUL 12, 2012
Reddish brown. Some malt some fruits. Opens up after letting it sit for a bit. First impression is that it isn't quite to the level I expected. Still it is pretty good... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (4053) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Aroma is malts and berries. The flavor is raspberries, medium sweetness and a malty and slightly alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Bergler (1) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 8, 2012 does not count
Poured beer into glass very cold. Crisp bright taste right off the bat. Drank it slowly so it could warm slightly between sips. As the beer warmed new flavors and aromas came out. A shame it is only seasonal.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Draft. Brown color. Minimal head. Not much aroma at all. Doesn't appear to be too cold. I taste some dark chocolate. No lacing. Not bad a bad beer from a BMC company. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1543) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown and hazy. Nose is musty a slight sweet and malty. Taste is sweet, viscous, sugary, very malty. Not a big fan of sweet beers but this one is not bad.

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