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.

1Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1225100
2Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company541100
3Alchemist Heady TopperThe Alchemist1607100
4Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Bourbon Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)531100
5Toppling Goliath King SueToppling Goliath Brewing Company397100
6Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing1103100
7Lawson's Finest Sip of Sunshine IPALawson's Finest Liquids564100
8Lervig / Way 3 Bean StoutLERVIG543100
9Firestone Walker Stickee MonkeeFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)525100
10Oskar Blues / Cigar City Barrel Aged BamburanaOskar Blues Brewery (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)86100
11Fierce Barrel Aged Maple V.B.M. (Very Big Moose)Fierce Beer Co25100
123 Fonteinen Oude Kriek with HoneyBrouwerij 3 Fonteinen51100
13To Øl Black Malts & Body Salts Black Coffee IIPATo Øl769100
14Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying3823100
15Wild Beer B.A.B.SWild Beer42100
16Tempest All The Leaves Are Brown Bourbon BarrelTempest Brewing Co.92100
17Arrogant Double Bastard AleArrogant Consortia2586100
18Schneider Weisse AventinusSchneider Weisse G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH3654100
19Boon Oude Geuze VAT 108Brouwerij F. Boon171100
20The Kernel Imperial Brown Stout London 1856The Kernel Brewery618100
21De Moersleutel 8719992492176 (Barcode Blue)Brouwerij De Moersleutel26100
22Cloudwater DIPA (S•S19)Cloudwater Brew Co86100
23Rodenbach VintageBrouwerij Rodenbach (Swinkels Family Brewers)1105100
24BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien (2017)BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)43100
25Hill Farmstead ArthurHill Farmstead Brewery665100


1Fierce Barrel Aged Maple V.B.M. (Very Big Moose)Fierce Beer Co25100
2Tempest All The Leaves Are Brown Bourbon BarrelTempest Brewing Co.92100
3Harviestoun Ola Dubh (40 Year Old)Harviestoun Brewery322100
4Fierce / BrewDog Aberdeen Very Big MooseFierce Beer Co148100
5Tempest All The Leaves Are BrownTempest Brewing Co.8599
6BrewDog Paradox Grain 2018 (13.5%)BrewDog2799
7BrewDog Cocoa PsychoBrewDog104799
8BrewDog Fanzine #27 AlohaBrewDog3999
9BrewDog Paradox Uncle Duke'sBrewDog6799
10Tempest MexicakeTempest Brewing Co.32399
11Tempest Mexicake - Rum BarrelTempest Brewing Co.3099
12Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year Old)Harviestoun Brewery71999
13Swannay Barrel Aged Orkney Porter (Isle of Arran)Swannay Brewery13499
14Fallen / BrewDog Glasgow Big Raspberry Dog ChewFallen Brewing6099
15Fierce Bourbon V.B.M (Very Big Moose)Fierce Beer Co1499
16BrewDog Old World Russian Imperial Stout (9.5%) BrewDog37099
17Fyne Ales / De Molen Mills and HillsFyne Ales22799
18BrewDog Paradox RyeBrewDog9099
19Orkney Dark Island ReserveOrkney Brewery (Sinclair Breweries)46599
20Fierce Barrel Aged V.B.M. (Very Big Moose)Fierce Beer Co2999
21Tempest Mexicake - Bourbon BarrelTempest Brewing Co.10399
22Harviestoun Ola Dubh (30 Year Old) (Cask)Harviestoun Brewery2899
23Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16 Year Old)Harviestoun Brewery82699
24Tempest In The Dark We LiveTempest Brewing Co.27899
25Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old)Harviestoun Brewery106999

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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)
Aberdeenshire, Westhill () 01224 742336
Highlands, Fortrose () 01381 620 236
Koelschip Yard
Glasgow () N/A