Scottish and Irish Ale
About Scottish and Irish Ale
Scotch and Irish Ales are deep amber to dark copper in color. Ales of this kind are low in hop content, lending them a sweet malty flavor and light aroma. They often have a rich, well-rounded character and leave the mouth with a crisp snap. Scotch Ales are deep copper to brown in color. Ales of this kind are sweet and full-bodied with rich and malty flavors. The aroma and snap of Scottish Ales tends to be light due to low hop content. Alternatively, Red Irish Ales as the name suggests, are reddish in color, a result of the small amount of roasted barley used in the brewing process. Red Irish Ales tend to be sweet and well-roundeds, often with flavors and aromas of toasted malt.