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Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy



The Scotch Ale, or Wee Heavy, is a light copper to dark brown colored, rich, malty, and usually significant caramel-sweet Ale that can give an impression that is suggestive of a dessert. It features complex secondary malt and alcohol flavors as well as low hop bitterness. It is historically, the strongest beer from a Scottish Ale parti-gyle. American versions tend to have higher alcohol content and slightly more hopping than traditional Scottish counterparts. Somewhat similar to an English Barley Wine.

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1AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 538  4.12 Find
2AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 1497  4.04 Find
3Founders Backwoods Bastard 
Founders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)
Grand Rapids, Michigan
 2244  4 Find
4La Pirata / Laugar Heavy Trooper 
Cerveses La Pirata
Súria, Spain
 47  3.98 Find
5Le Bilboquet MacKroken Flower Grande Réserve (Bourbon) 
Le Bilboquet - Microbrasserie / Brasserie Olten
Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
 54  3.95 Find
6Selins Grove Bourbon St. Fillans Wee Heavy 
Selins Grove Brewing Co.
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
 14  3.93 Find
7Central Waters Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale 
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Amherst, Wisconsin
 246  3.92 Find
8Bedondaine et Bedons Ronds Reyne Descosse 
Bedondaine et Bedons Ronds - Brasseur Artisan
Chambly, Quebec
 36  3.92 Find
9Town Hall Wee Heavy 
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 89  3.91 Find
10Põhjala / Tempest Cellar Series - Glen Noble 
Põhjala
Tallinn, Estonia
 73  3.91 Find
11Cigar City Big Sound Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel Aged 
Cigar City Brewing (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)
Tampa, Florida
 313  3.88 Find
12Thirsty Dog Wulver 
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Akron, Ohio
 234  3.88 Find
13Revolution Gravedigger Billy 
Revolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)
Chicago, Illinois
 80  3.87 Find
14Maryensztadt #3 Projekt 30 
Browar Maryensztadt
Zwoleń, Poland
 56  3.87 Find
15AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Port Barrel Aged 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 57  3.86 Find
16Dieu du Ciel! Équinoxe du Printemps (Fût de Chêne) 
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Saint-Jérôme, Quebec
 107  3.86 Find
17Rip Current Black Lagoon - Bourbon Barrel 
Rip Current Brewing
San Marcos, California
 20  3.86 Find
18Pelican Captain of the Coast 
Pelican Brewing Company
Pacific City, Oregon
 21  3.85 Find
19Sierra Nevada Trip in the Woods: Barrel-Aged Maple Scotch Style Ale 
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Chico, California
 57  3.82 Find
20Real Ale The Highlander 
Real Ale Brewing Company
Blanco, Texas
 42  3.81 Find
21Sori Pareto (Port Wine BA) 
Sori Brewing
Tallinn, Estonia
 94  3.8 Find
22Buxton / Cromarty Cranachan 
Buxton Brewery
Buxton, England
 66  3.8 Find
23Le Bilboquet MacKroken Flower Grande Réserve (Fût de Chêne) 
Le Bilboquet - Microbrasserie / Brasserie Olten
Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
 87  3.8 Find
24Cigar City Big Sound Scotch Ale 
Cigar City Brewing (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)
Tampa, Florida
 576  3.79 Find
25Brønhër Hop Clan in the Highmalts - Wee Heavy 
Brønhër Brew
Spain
 70  3.79 Find



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