Brew Moon Wee Heavy Scottish Ale (500ml Can)
Scottish brewer, Ross Begbie, spent some time with us in late 2014 and before he left he helped us with a recipe for a strong Scottish ale. Rich and strong with a smooth malty sweetness this is a beer for late nights or the cold winter months.
Scottish ales are generally dark, malty, full-bodied brews. Many examples have a hint of smokiness derived from the use of peated malt. 60, 70, and 80 shilling examples are all session ales under 5% abv, but the stronger "wee heavies" can range closer to 8%, with the accompanying increase in alcohol flavour and esters. Works well as an accompaniment to hearty meat and game dishes, sharp cheddar, atholl brose and shortbread.