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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Bitter
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask: Regular.
80 Shilling is Belhaven’s classic, hand-pulled, cask-conditioned ale - just like great great great grandpa would have had. It has a classic red appearance in the glass, rich and smooth. An Austrian Emperor once described 80/- as ’the burgundy of Scotland’. Not sure how many he’d had, but the man clearly had taste.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AleManTom (195) - Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2011
One of the 18 beers I got from Beers of Europe. This was a brewery I’d never heard of but was quite impressed with this. Dark amber in colour, a thick head that disappeared after a bit. Aroma is sweet with large hints of caramel. Begins sharp, rises in bitterness and ends quite nicely. Hints of walrut possibly in there. Easy to drink, one I’d happily have again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (3264) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 15, 2011
Tasted at Southampton Beer Festival 2006 Barley aroma. Mid ruby brown with a sweet and hoppy taste. Malty aftertaste which becomes sweeter down the glass.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mattphilips (802) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 2, 2011
Kaledonia Pub, Budapest. Áttetsző, közepesen sötét árnyalatú vörösesbarnás szín, krémes és kitartó piszkosfehér habbal. Illata malátás és gyümölcsös, azon belül is felismerhetően citromos és almás. Citrusfélék és az alma az ízében is megjelennek, egy enyhe malátás alapíz után, de egy adag komló is van benne, az édeskésebb ízek itt most azért el vannak nyomva. Nem annyira száraz, eléggé vizes, meglepően erősen szénsavas bitter, meccsnézéshez kitűnő.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JohnRMurdoch (3412) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2011
Cask @ Ma Camerons, Aberdeen. Sour Toffee apple aroma. Clear medium brown colour with good head. Sour vegetable grassy flavour. Bitter aftertaste. I wonder if it had gone off.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2010
Dark copper colour with a thick off white head. Very malty aroma. Nice and malty fairly smooth could do with a bit more body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rand (1299) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 21, 2010
Nice coppery ale, smooth and creamy, malted, caramel and buttered toast. There are notes of walnut, apple, citrus fruit and a clear bitter final.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
leems (406) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 2, 2010
Hungary 2010, bottle. Light clear red with a thick cream head that fades quickly. Aroma is spicey hop and light malt, apple again. Flavor is similar.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
inbirraveritas (1258) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 24, 2010
0.5 l bottle („Export”). Poured a clear amber with a small, off-white coloured, creamy and laceing head on its top, which remin filmy. Smell of caramell and yeast. It begins tiny sharp, flavour is of toffee, texture is slick. The malty middle part is of caramell and dried/citrus fruits. The mild finish is citric, fruity and moderate nutty, which remain in a light aftertaste. Easy and good drinkable, overall a good brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ Clockwork Beer Co., 1153-1155 Cathcart Road, Mount Florida, Glasgow, Scotland G42 9BH.

Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, toffee, light butter. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100207]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gethinbeer (2210) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 31, 2010
Caramel malt aroma. Amber colour with a good frothy white head and lace. Medium carbonation. Thin texture with a pleasant sweetness. Nice beer.


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