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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list ordered by
Harviestoun Ola Dubh 8% alcohol
BrewDog Punk IPA 5.6% alcohol
Traquair Jacobite Ale 8
BrewDog Paradox Jura 15%
Orkney Dark Island Reserve 10% alcohol
BrewDog / Nøgne Ø Mikkeller Black Tokyo* Horizon 17.2% alcohol
BrewDog Paradox Isle of Arran 10% alcohol
BrewDog Dog A 15.1% alcohol
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year Old) 8% alcohol
BrewDog Hardcore IPA 9.2% alcohol
BrewDog Tokyo 16.5% alcohol
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:13 11.3% alcohol
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Engineer’s Reserve 9% alcohol
Tempest Red Eye Flight 7.4% alcohol
Harviestoun Ola Dubh 1991 10.5% alcohol
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old) 8% alcohol
BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Ingrid 8.2% alcohol
BrewDog Coffee & Chocolate 9.5% alcohol
BrewDog Libertine Black Ale 7.2% alcohol
BrewDog Old World Russian Imperial Stout 9.5% alcohol
BrewDog Paradox Grain 15% alcohol
BrewDog / Ballast Point San Diego Scotch Ale 11.9% alcohol