The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Scotland

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Scotland. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying Franz Inselkammer3871100
2Tempest All The Leaves Are Brown Bourbon BarrelTempest Brewing Co.134100
3PINTA Hoppy Crew: Are You Sure?Browar PINTA60100
4Stu Mostów WRCLW Tonka, Vanilla and Chocolate Baltic Porter NitroBrowar Stu Mostów103100
5The Kernel India Double Porter Ekaunot Huell MelonThe Kernel Brewery17100
6Trzech Kumpli RagnarBrowar Trzech Kumpli28599
7Põhjala ÖöPõhjala71499
8BrewDog Paradox Grain 2018 (13.5%)BrewDog2999
9Basqueland Yahtzee JackpotBasqueland Brewing Project1299
10Popihn / Zoobrew The Stick of TruthBrasserie Popihn1899
11Wylam / Finback Paying The Price For My Smooth RideWylam Brewery3899
12Verdant Maybe One More PSI?Verdant Brewing Co9299
13Wylam Tales of Majestic PuckWylam Brewery2899
14Northern Monk HeavenNorthern Monk Brew Co.5199
15De Dolle Stille NachtDe Dolle Brouwers178799
16BrewDog USA / Evil Twin Roaster CoasterBrewDog USA11299
17Swannay Barrel Aged Orkney Porter (Isle of Arran)Swannay Brewery13899
18Verdant / Equilibrium Keep LeftVerdant Brewing Co5999
19De Moersleutel Smeerolie MexicakeBrouwerij De Moersleutel9699
20Tempest Mexicake - Bourbon BarrelTempest Brewing Co.11699
21Põhjala / Tempest Cellar Series - Glen NoblePõhjala6099
22BrewDog Dog IBrewDog2799
23Maltgarden I'm The AmbassadorMaltgarden4499
24Fyne Ales / De Molen Mills and HillsFyne Ales23399
25The Kernel India Pale Ale MosaicThe Kernel Brewery24699


1Fierce Barrel Aged Maple V.B.M. (Very Big Moose)Fierce Beer Co25100
2Tempest All The Leaves Are Brown Bourbon BarrelTempest Brewing Co.134100
3Harviestoun Ola Dubh (40 Year Old)Harviestoun Brewery323100
4Tempest All The Leaves Are BrownTempest Brewing Co.95100
5Fierce / BrewDog Aberdeen Very Big MooseFierce Beer Co163100
6BrewDog BA Radio Zombie Phone InBrewDog1899
7BrewDog Paradox Grain 2018 (13.5%)BrewDog2999
8Fierce Bourbon V.B.M. Very Big MooseFierce Beer Co4399
9Tempest Mexicake - Rum BarrelTempest Brewing Co.3499
10BrewDog Paradox Uncle Duke'sBrewDog7099
11BrewDog Cocoa PsychoBrewDog106899
12Tempest MexicakeTempest Brewing Co.33899
13Swannay Barrel Aged Orkney Porter (Isle of Arran)Swannay Brewery13899
14Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year Old)Harviestoun Brewery72699
15Tempest Mexicake - Bourbon BarrelTempest Brewing Co.11699
16Fallen / BrewDog Glasgow Big Raspberry Dog ChewFallen Brewing6099
17BrewDog Dog IBrewDog2799
18BrewDog Old World Russian Imperial Stout (9.5%) BrewDog37399
19Newbarns Plain Dark BeerNewbarns Brewery1799
20Fyne Ales / De Molen Mills and HillsFyne Ales23399
21BrewDog AlohaBrewDog5299
22BrewDog Dog HBrewDog4299
23Orkney Dark Island ReserveOrkney Brewery (Sinclair Breweries)46899
24Fierce Barrel Aged V.B.M. (Very Big Moose)Fierce Beer Co2999
25BrewDog Paradox Rye (15.0%)BrewDog9499

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Black Isle Bar
Inverness () 01463229920
Hanging Bat Beer Cafe
Edinburgh () 0131 229 0759
Westhill Service Station (Hop Shop Aberdeen)
Westhill () 01224 742336
Fortrose () 01381 620 236
Koelschip Yard
Glasgow () N/A