Alcohol The Best Scottish Beers  

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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
13 2
BrewDog Punk IPA is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Punk IPA 5.6% alcohol

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7 1
Traquair Jacobite Ale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Traquair Jacobite Ale 8% alcohol

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7 2
BrewDog Paradox Jura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Paradox Jura 15%

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6 2
BrewDog / Nøgne Ø... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog / Nøgne Ø Mikkeller Black Tokyo* Horizon 17.2% alcohol

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5 1
BrewDog Paradox Isle of Arran is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Paradox Isle of Arran 10% alcohol

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5 2
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year Old) 8% alcohol

8
4 1
BrewDog Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Tokyo 16.5% alcohol

9
4 2
BrewDog Dog A is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Dog A 15.1% alcohol

10
3 1
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:13 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:13 11.3% alcohol

11
4 3
BrewDog / Mikkeller I Hardcore... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog / Mikkeller I Hardcore You 9.5% alcohol

12
3 2
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old) 8% alcohol

13
3 2
Orkney Dark Island Reserve is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Orkney Dark Island Reserve 10% alcohol

14
3 2
BrewDog Coffee & Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Coffee & Chocolate 9.5% alcohol

15
2 1
Tempest Red Eye Flight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Tempest Red Eye Flight 7.4% alcohol

16
2 1
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Eng... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Engineer’s Reserve 9% alcohol

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2 1
Harviestoun Ola Dubh 1991 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh 1991 10.5% alcohol

18
2 1
BrewDog Libertine Black Ale is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Libertine Black Ale 7.2% alcohol

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2 1
BrewDog Hardcore IPA is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Hardcore IPA 9.2% alcohol

20
4 4
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (30 Year ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (30 Year Old) 8% alcohol

21
2 2
BrewDog Old World Russian Impe... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Old World Russian Imperial Stout 9.5% alcohol

22
2 2
BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Ingr... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Ingrid 8.2% alcohol

23
1 1
BrewDog Paradox Grain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Paradox Grain 15% alcohol

24
1 1
BrewDog / Ballast Point San Di... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog / Ballast Point San Diego Scotch Ale 11.9% alcohol

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2 3
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16 Year ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16 Year Old) 8% alcohol

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1 3
BrewDog Cocoa Psycho is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Cocoa Psycho 10% alcohol

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1 3
Traquair 900 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Traquair 900 9% alcohol

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0 2
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:12 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:12 11.2% alcohol

29
0 2
BrewDog Christmas Paradox 2012 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Christmas Paradox 2012 15% alcohol

30
0 3
BrewDog Mix Tape 8 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Mix Tape 8 14.5% alcohol