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The Best Scottish Beers

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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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  • BrewDog Paradox Jura
    1

    BrewDog Paradox Jura

  • Orkney Dark Island Reserve
    2

    Orkney Dark Island Reserve

  • Harviestoun Ola Dubh
    3

    Harviestoun Ola Dubh

  • Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Engineer’s Reserve
    4

    Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Engineer’s Reserve

  • Tempest Red Eye Flight
    5

    Tempest Red Eye Flight

  • BrewDog Tokyo
    6

    BrewDog Tokyo

  • BrewDog Dog A
    8

    BrewDog Dog A

  • BrewDog Paradox Isle of Arran
    9

    BrewDog Paradox Isle of Arran

  • BrewDog Abstrakt AB:13
    10

    BrewDog Abstrakt AB:13

  • Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year Old)
    11

    Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year Old)

  • Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old)
    12

    Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old)

  • BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Ingrid
    13

    BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Ingrid

  • BrewDog / Nøgne Ø Mikkeller Black Tokyo* Horizon
    14

    BrewDog / Nøgne Ø Mikkeller Black Tokyo* Horizon

  • BrewDog Punk IPA
    15

    BrewDog Punk IPA

  • BrewDog Coffee & Chocolate
    16

    BrewDog Coffee & Chocolate

  • Traquair 900
    17

    Traquair 900

  • BrewDog Hardcore IPA
    18

    BrewDog Hardcore IPA

  • BrewDog Libertine Black Ale
    19

    BrewDog Libertine Black Ale

  • Harviestoun Ola Dubh 1991
    20

    Harviestoun Ola Dubh 1991

  • BrewDog Paradox Grain
    21

    BrewDog Paradox Grain

  • BrewDog / Ballast Point San Diego Scotch Ale
    22

    BrewDog / Ballast Point San Diego Scotch Ale

  • Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16 Year Old)
    23

    Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16 Year Old)

  • Harviestoun Ola Dubh (30 Year Old)
    24

    Harviestoun Ola Dubh (30 Year Old)

  • BrewDog Old World Russian Imperial Stout
    25

    BrewDog Old World Russian Imperial Stout