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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.


4.8
   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.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
redwewe (1) - Dalzell, South Carolina, USA - MAR 14, 2013 does not count
I was expecting something a bit heavier but this was fairly light and tasted delicious. Also had a slight green tint to it making it pretty sweet right before St. Paddy’s day.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
corpsuckle (101) - Washington, USA - FEB 12, 2014
This is my favorite scotch ale... Brewed in Wisconsin... By Leinenkugel. It's so wrong, but so true. I love Big Eddy :)

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
rdelljh (155) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2012
deep amber color. medium bodied with light carbonation. Notes of molasses, dark fruit, and smokiness. A complex and hearty ale.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Billicus (289) - @RED BHUT JOIKIAS!, Paulsboro, New Jersey, USA - DEC 4, 2012
Bottle from kylehoffman! aroma, deep mals, smokey malts,crisp scotch dark amber brown, thick, small head, maybe too cold taste, wow frontal, malt, then smokey notes combine with malt to create a smooth awesome somokiness overall, great brew

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxcoinage (26) - Wauconda, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Bottled 2012, Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Pour a dark hazy brown. Smells of caramel and roasted malt. Mouthfeel is a bit heavier than your typical ale. The flavor is amazing- Complex malts and a hint if toffee. Clean and strong finish

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mibeersnob (46) - Howell, Michigan, USA - JUL 21, 2013
This bottle has been sitting upright for about a year in my beer fridge. Little foam when opened, larger bubbles formed a scant head. A strong smell of malt with a hint of butter and alcohol mixed in. Dark, ruby, red clean appearance. Absence of head is not distracting from appearance. Sweet, medium easy drinking, but settles rather heavy when finished. A full-body with long aftertaste. Overall, a rather desirable beer holding true to a Scotch Ale. Too bad MillerCoors has a part in this.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ronaldtheriot (1248) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale has a medium, cream-colored head, a red-brown appearance, and no lacing left behind. The aroma is rich- dark cherries, some wood, strong barley malt, sweet, brown bread crust, and raisin. Taste is of all those, with smoked wood, cherry skin, raisin, and brandy wine, with a slight bitter undertaste. Mouthfeel is pretty much heavy and slick, and Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale finishes semi-wet, rich, chewy, and delicious to the hilt. Overall, this is outstanding. RJT

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (3320) - Georgia, USA - MAR 16, 2012
Comes out of the tap a clear, ruddy mahogany, almost a raspberry color, with a thick, fine-bubbled and persistent light tan head. Strong aroma is mainly apple and pear with an undertone of cloves. Flavor fills the mouth with cloves, apple, pear and caramel, along with hints of cinnamon and horehound. Smooth, firm-bodied texture has a good amount of fizz and leaves a lively, spicy, fruity finish. I call this one more than "wee heavy"!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mgrafton (11) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - APR 7, 2012
I have to admit, my first few sips from the bottle out of the 4 pack didn’t impress me. I thought the mouthfeel was a bit off, even for a scotch ale with a higher ABV. However the color in the regular pub glass was beautiful and the head was excellent with good loft (depending on your pour). On about the 5th sip, this great brew really took hold. GIVE THIS BEER A CHANCE. Even if you don’t think you care for it at first, it is one of the best I’ve had for quite some time. I will definitely get this again.


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