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The Best Scottish Beers 

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Updated September 25, 2018 261 votes 90 voters 7.6k views 30 items

List Rules Beers from the country of Scotland.

Scots love to drink, so it's no surprise they make great beers. In addition to their awesome accents, pub-lined streets, haggis, kilts, and bagpipes, Scotland is home to delicious beers. This list has the best Scottish beers, as ranked by beer drinkers.

Beer has been produced in Scotland for over 5,000 years, longer than anywhere else in Europe. These people know their stuff, so it’s no wonder that some of the world’s best beers hail from Scotland. The most popular styles of beer produced in Scotland are the famous Scotch Ale and India Pale Ale.

This list contains the most popular types of Scottish beer, including: Harviestoun Ola Dubh, BrewDog Dog A, BrewDog Paradox Isle of Arran, BrewDog / Mikkeller I Hardcore You, BrewDog Paradox Jura, Harviestoun Ola Dubh 1991, Traquair Jacobite Ale, BrewDog Cocoa Psycho, and Orkney Dark Island Reserve.

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Harviestoun Ola Dubh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh 8% alcohol
2
BrewDog Punk IPA is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Punk IPA 5.6% alcohol
3
Traquair Jacobite Ale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Traquair Jacobite Ale 8% alcohol
4
BrewDog Paradox Jura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Paradox Jura 15%
5
Orkney Dark Island Reser... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Orkney Dark Island Reserve 10% alcohol
6
BrewDog / Nøgne &... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog / Nøgne Ø Mikkeller Black Tokyo* Horizon 17.2% alcohol
7
BrewDog Paradox Isle of ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Paradox Isle of Arran 10% alcohol
8
BrewDog Dog A is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Dog A 15.1% alcohol
9
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year Old) 8% alcohol
10
BrewDog Hardcore IPA is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Hardcore IPA 9.2% alcohol
11
BrewDog Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Tokyo 16.5% alcohol
12
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:13 ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:13 11.3% alcohol
13
Tempest Red Eye Flight ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Tempest Red Eye Flight 7.4% alcohol
14
Harviestoun Ola Dubh 199... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh 1991 10.5% alcohol
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Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old) 8% alcohol
16
Harviestoun Old Engine O... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Engineer’s Reserve 9% alcohol
17
BrewDog Hello, My Name I... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Ingrid 8.2% alcohol
18
BrewDog Coffee & Cho... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Coffee & Chocolate 9.5% alcohol
19
BrewDog Libertine Black ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Libertine Black Ale 7.2% alcohol
20
BrewDog Paradox Grain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Paradox Grain 15% alcohol
21
BrewDog / Ballast Point ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog / Ballast Point San Diego Scotch Ale 11.9% alcohol
22
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:12 ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:12 11.2% alcohol
23
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (30... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (30 Year Old) 8% alcohol
24
BrewDog Christmas Parado... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Christmas Paradox 2012 15% alcohol
25
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16 Year Old) 8% alcohol