Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy Beer
There are many different types of Scotch Ale (AKA Wee Heavy), but they all share some key characteristics. For one, Scotch Ales are generally dark in colour, often with a ruby or mahogany hue. They also tend to be very malt-forward, with a rich, sweet flavour that is reminiscent of caramel or toffee. Scotch ales also often have a relatively high alcohol content, making them perfect for sipping on a cold winter night.
While scotch ales can vary greatly in terms of flavour and strength, they all share a unique richness and depth of flavour that is sure to satisfy any beer lover.
Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy Details
- Color: 15-30 SRM
- Bitterness: 25-35 IBU
- Alcohol: 6.2-8% ABV
- Glass: Thistle
- Temperature: 10-12°C
- Color: Light Reddish Brown to Very Dark
- Clarity: Clear
- Hop: Not perceived
- Malt: Smooth, balanced sweet maltiness
Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy Pairings
- Food Pairing: Roast Pork
- Cheese Pairing: Smoked Cheeses
- Dessert Pairing: Dark Chocolate
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