Maybe, maybe not — but the answer won't.
My prefix is the first half of what was before.
My suffix curses Scotland in red and no more.
My infix is a hotshot when scrambled (what egg?).
I am twice my definition; I begin with a beg.
What am I?
The answer to the riddle can be found in front of you,
Including all the clues except the second one through.
The pun is quite a hint — the answer is in every word!
In the riddle, it is seen; in the beginning, it is heard.