What beer do they drink in Scotland?
The most popular beer brewed in Scotland has to be Tennent’s in Glasgow. The brewery is in the city center and has been since 1885.
What is the Scottish drink heavy?
And, confusingly, “heavy” in Scottish ale terms can refer to any beer between 3.5% and 4.0% ABV, which equates roughly with the relatively light “ordinary bitter,” that of most English ales. As a general rule, a wee heavy is strong, dark, and malty with little hop character and moderate carbonation.
Why is Scottish beer called heavy?
The “wee heavy” (named because it was typically sold in bottles in “nips” of 6 fluid ounces) has become the standard Scottish-style brew in the United States, and many brewers are now using non-traditional peated malts in the recipes.