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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scrapersnbeer (1504) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 14, 2013
Aroma of smokey chocolate and toffee. Clear, very red hued color. Sharply sweet with a peculiar candied fruit finish. Is it strawberry perhaps? Heavy viscous body. It’s trouble

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (500) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 24, 2015
Smell is malt and slight mineral. Taste is malt, scotch ale, and toffee. Low carbonation, medium body, and slight foam.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2571) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Bottled. Notes of caramel malt, toffee, some and dark fruit. Finish was bready. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bobblehead (65) - Kansas, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Poured from a bottle, caramel aroma, roasty, clear, brown, minimal head, tan foam, medium bitterness, average carbonation, long finish, medium body, good beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (7363) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Draft sample at Cincy Beerfest 2014 on Fountain Square. Pours a dark, somewhat cloudy amber, almost brownish, with a big beige head. Notes of toffee, brown sugar, cream, peat, earth, and dark fruits. The mouthfeel is way out of whack- both fairly high in malt/peat intensity and watered down at the same time. Very strange and uneven. Medium-high carbonation. Just clumsily made, from my read. Should be better. I’m surprised at the average score for this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6722) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 16, 2014
"Been lookin for this a long time. Beautiful pour - just like the pic without cool backlighting. a little on the sweet side with dark fruits, toffee...a little sugary sweet but fitting. The peatiness won me over instantly. More smoky in the flavor than the nose. Adds a really nice depth. at $2.50, a steal. A little too high on the residual sweetness with any age on it, still good though."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
raize221 (7) - Washington, USA - SEP 12, 2014 does not count
09/12/2014 - From bottle in tulip glass. Deep brown with liquor-like clarity, tan head. Malty caramel aroma with hints of pitted fruit and quite a bit of esters. Almost peaty, but not smokey. Tastes sweet up front, almost cloying. sharp bitter bite behind earthy malt. Finishes with an astringent, alcohol linger. Has a unique high note I can’t quite place. Nice beer to curl up and sip at near a fireplace with a book, but can’t see myself reaching for one otherwise.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsnicholas (342) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - SEP 4, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2014 Bottle (12oz $3.75): pours a deep brown. Bourbon and cocoa taste. Very drinkable. I like Update 11/13/14. Dropped rating from 3.8 to 3.7. Seem to sweet today.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (981) - - AUG 2, 2014
Pours a dark ruby color. Aroma and taste are sweet bready malts and dark fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bluemooner (657) - East Bethel, Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Pours a dark ruby with a small tan head and some lacing. Aroma is toffee, vanilla bean, and bourbon. Flavor is malt, dark fruits, plums, vanilla, caramel, light smoke, and a bit of sourness. Medium body with soft carbonation. Not bad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Darkmagus82 (1954) - - JUN 14, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 5-8-12 - Poured from bottle into snifter Appearance – Pours a deep brown color with a small off white head. The head fades fast to leave a thin film on the top f the beer. Smell –Big aromas of roasted malt are in this brew. These are mixed with some darker fruit aromas of cherry and figs as well as notes of some whiskey and a warming alcohol smell. Taste – A sweet fruit and malt flavor meet the tongue. They are quite big and bold. The malt has a heavy dark fruit bread flavor. Almost like a fruit cake made of only dark fruits. These flavors are present throughout the taste, but more toward the middle other flavors begin joining them. Flavors of some lighter fruits, whiskey, and a light burning alcohol flavor develop more and more as the taste moves toward its finish. In the end a very satisfying scotch soaked sweet fruit cake taste is left in the mouth. It’s really quite nice. Mouthfeel – The body of this beer is thick and chewy. It is very fitting for the sweet robust flavor. The carbonation while on the lower end is very fitting and allows the thick and chewiness of the beer coat the tongue with all its flavors. Overall – This is a really nice tasting brew. A wonderful brew to sit back and relax with; very quite soothing and warming.

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