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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dschlac1980 (1) - - AUG 16, 2013 does not count
Decent but not something I would get overly excited about. In all fairness I’m not sure Scotch ales are my cup of tea

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1315) - Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2013
2012 - about 1 year old.Very dark brown. Small tan head with ring around glass. Aroma is peaty roasty malt; brown sugar, caramel, some dark fruit and alcohol. Flavor much the same with the finish adding some roasted chocolateyness. Medium body. Roasty, moderate sweetness, alcohol warming. smooth. Nice complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarinEvelyn (581) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 15, 2013
smells scotchy, and caramel. A little roast and dark fruit. almost a little banana bread? some sort of baked fruit bread. woah. Fairly scotchy, malty, sweet/dark fuity. Mainy sweet and scotch. A little malt/alcohol burn at the end, but fairly smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Pours dark brown with a bit lacing tan head. Aroma is of toffee, roasted malt, and molasses. Body is full with long lasting sweet taste. A bit of dark fruits and bread round out the palate and overall quite a refreshing beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (2197) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2013
On tap. Pours a dark burgundy color with a finger of foamy white head. Aroma of rich roasted malts, dark fruit, and syrupy molasses. Taste is sweet and malty. Roasted malts, raisins, molasses, and some warming alcohol in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1050) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 11, 2013
An exquisite sweet malty aroma that pours a deep mahogany w/ no head or lacing. The taste is quite smooth but just doesn’t have the flavor explosion I was hoping for. It’s great on the palate at 9+% but just seems to be lacking something. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmykalH04 (35) - - AUG 3, 2013
A- Pours a dark caramel brown and when held up to the light gives off a reddish hue. Head retention didnt hold very well. S- Very sweet almost like dark candied fruits, also gives off a watered down scotch profile. T- Dark fruits with a sweet malt background and a hint of scotch. M- Lightly carbonated, coats the mouth well and is very satisfying. O- very enjoyable. havent had many of this style so cant wait to expand.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Adam77 (457) - Eastampton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Little on the light-bodied side. Not really that much lace. Huge sweet candied malt flavor. Butter scotch. Very enjoyable. Alcohol well hidden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (830) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Deep chestnut brown, ruby when backlit. Yellow-tan head that slowly fades to a ring. Aroma is chewy toffee, dark caramel, dates, light vanilla, light fresh rain on a grass field. Body is medium with moderate fairly soft carbonation. Flavor is a complex old dry woody caramel, grass, light bread crust comes through as it warms, it also gets just a bit hot. A light swell of bitterness passes quickly a few seconds into the aftertaste. Yum!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 26, 2013
12oz served in a Duvel tulip A - Pours a dark mahogany brown with a small off-white head. S - Soured fruit, plums, cherries, red apples, sweet molasses, cola syrup. T - Follows the nose with tart and over ripened fruit, apples, plums, and cherries. Brown sugar and caramel in the background. Earthy barley runs heavy through the center. Alcohol is very prominent adding a sharp dryness. Some nuttiness on the finish. M - Medium body, ample carbonation helps lift the sweet body, thins out as it sits. Very fruit forward here. Big rustic malts as well, there was only a hint of roast and no smokiness but the fruit made up for it. Pretty good for the style. The big eddy series is on a roll. (except for the DIPA) Serving type: bottle 03-17-2013

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