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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
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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
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BrewDog Paradox Jura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Paradox Jura 15%
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Orkney Dark Island Reserve is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Orkney Dark Island Reserve 10% alcohol
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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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BrewDog Hardcore IPA is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Hardcore IPA 9.2% alcohol
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BrewDog / Nøgne Ø... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog / Nøgne Ø Mikkeller Black Tokyo* Horizon 17.2% alcohol
9
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:13 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:13 11.3% alcohol
10
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Eng... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Engineer’s Reserve 9% alcohol
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BrewDog Dog A is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Dog A 15.1% alcohol
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Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year Old) 8% alcohol
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BrewDog Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Tokyo 16.5% alcohol
14
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old) 8% alcohol
15
BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Ingr... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Ingrid 8.2% alcohol
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BrewDog Coffee & Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Coffee & Chocolate 9.5% alcohol
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Harviestoun Ola Dubh (30 Year ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (30 Year Old) 8% alcohol
18
BrewDog / Mikkeller I Hardcore... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog / Mikkeller I Hardcore You 9.5% alcohol
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Traquair 900 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Traquair 900 9% alcohol
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Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16 Year ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16 Year Old) 8% alcohol
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Tempest Red Eye Flight is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Tempest Red Eye Flight 7.4% alcohol
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Harviestoun Ola Dubh 1991 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
Harviestoun Ola Dubh 1991 10.5% alcohol
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BrewDog Libertine Black Ale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Libertine Black Ale 7.2% alcohol
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BrewDog Old World Russian Impe... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Old World Russian Imperial Stout 9.5% alcohol
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BrewDog Paradox Grain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Scottish Beers
BrewDog Paradox Grain 15% alcohol