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RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Our Wee Heavy-er Scotch Ale is based on our Wee Heavy Scotch Ale recipe, but with a little more-er alcohol. This traditional Scotch Lowland ale is one of our most popular brews. Some of you may remember the original Wee-Heavy from the days when North Carolina brewers could not brew beers containing more than 6% ABV. We would like to take a moment and thank the people of Pop-the-Cap for all their hard work. Gold Medal - 2002 World Beer Championships, Chicago

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wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, - JAN 10, 2011
{thoughts} Rather lacking in maltiness and too fruity for my tastes.

{elements} Lightly hazy, medium brown hue; tall, light tan cream. Forceful raisin aroma; otherwise earthy with a Belgian rusticness; soft alcohol and floral notes. Fruity sweetness, mild cherry/pear acidity, gently prickly bitterness; perhaps a slight acetic quality? Medium body, moderate carbonation, creamy texture. 22 oz bottle.

snoworsummer (5624) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 15, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2017 From a bottle. Pours hazy copper brown with a frothy beige head. Tastes like nutty malt, booze, vanilla, earthy, and woody. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like nutty malt, booze, toast, cinnamon, earthy, and woody.

sonnycheeba (5970) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 15, 2017
Bottle. Pours hazy copper. Aroma is caramel and bready malts, booze, dark fruit, and some woodiness. Flavor is bready and malty with caramel and vanilla sweetness, light toast, and some rum cake. Medium/full body.

HourGlass13 (849) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Pours up a clear dark brown with a quickly dissipating tan head. Aroma is sweet and malty, caramel, and toffee.The flavor is sweet, caramel and toffee, slight burnt toast. Smores camp fire like taste. Mild easy to drink. Some roast malt bitterness. Very nice brew.

Sledutah (7491) - Utah, USA - JUN 22, 2016
12oz can thanks to TAR
Pours clear dark brown with a small beige head, some lacing. Aroma of sweet toasted malts, caramel and dark fruit. Flavor of caramel, toasted malts, chocolate and vanilla

shigadeyo (3730) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2016
1/31/2015: Sugary and caramelized malts in the aroma along with hints of toasted nuts; deep chestnut brown color with an ivory-colored head; caramel-toffee malt, raisin and golden raisin, brown sugar, toasted pecan, bread crust, subtle earthy hops, fleeting hints of soy sauce (something different that I canít quite nail down); medium body, smooth and slick on the palate; damn good beer! Scotch Ale is my favor style and while French Board Wee Heavy-er Scotch Ale doesnít have all the depth and smoke that I love in The Duck Rabbit Scotch Ale (one of my all time favorites), itís still quite complex and a very interesting interpretation of the style. I like the lower alcohol (compared to many typical Scotch Ales) and the all around balance and drinkability of this beer. I really wish that I would have picked up a 6-pack of this since it isnít available in Ohio, but I bet this is best on draught any war. Oh well, Iíll definitely be seeking this one out again the next time Iím in NC... Draught at Standard Pizza Co. in Asheville, NC.

weihenweizen (3751) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can poured into a glass. Clear medium brown with little beige head. Aroma is caramel malt, medium body, low carbonation, and some lacing. Taste is nuts and caramel.

tillmac62 (728) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Pours a beautiful clear garnet. World class head volume, lacing and retention. Light nose of caramel with hints of toffee. Light full bodied with a creamy texture. Normal carbonation with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a nice burst in the finish. The flavor profile is good, but lacks the intensity and complexity to be outstanding. Balance is world class. Basically, you get a blended one dimensional flavor - weak caramel / subtle toffee. The middle brings a subtle bitterness. The finish has a subtle sour undertone. Get Founderís Dirty Bastard instead.

DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Tap, amber pour, tan head, nose and taste are caramel, nutty, sweet, pretty godo

ads135 (4587) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 24, 2015
A pretty okay wee heavy. Malty and rich, but with a thin finish. Raisin, brown sugar, and grass.

Theydon_Bois (19200) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Can during RBWG hotel lobby tasting night 1, 19/02/15 think I brought this one ? Clear amber with a decent beige covering. Nose is apple orchard, musty fruit tones, nutty, toffee. Taste comprises biscuit, apple pie, bitter orange, brown sugar. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, sweet licks in the close. Bit of a mess.

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