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 Dubh8% alcohol
BrewDog Punk IPA5.6% alcohol
Traquair Jacobite Ale8
BrewDog Paradox Jura15%
Orkney Dark Island Reserve10% alcohol
BrewDog Paradox Isle of Arran10% alcohol
BrewDog Hardcore IPA9.2% alcohol
BrewDog / Nøgne Ø Mikkeller Black Tokyo* Horizon17.2% alcohol
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:1311.3% alcohol
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Engineer’s Reserve9% alcohol
BrewDog Dog A15.1% alcohol
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year Old)8% alcohol
BrewDog Tokyo16.5% alcohol
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old)8% alcohol
BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Ingrid8.2% alcohol
BrewDog Coffee & Chocolate9.5% alcohol
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (30 Year Old)8% alcohol
BrewDog / Mikkeller I Hardcore You9.5% alcohol
Traquair 9009% alcohol
Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16 Year Old)8% alcohol
Tempest Red Eye Flight7.4% alcohol
Harviestoun Ola Dubh 199110.5% alcohol
BrewDog Libertine Black Ale7.2% alcohol
BrewDog Old World Russian Imperial Stout9.5% alcohol