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Belhaven Best (Bottle and Keg)

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Keg, can and bottle: Pasteurised.
Previously known as 70/-.
Experience the best of everything with """"""""the cream of Scottish beer"""""""". Its light creamy head with lacing to the bottom of the glass gives you a taste that’s refreshing and moreish with a hint of hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
k0mpsa (1117) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Tap at archerfield golf club, scotland. Amber color, smooth white head. Aroma is smooth malty, some bitter notes. Light but balanced smooth malty body, light bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (2086) - New York, USA - AUG 19, 2014
This was all over Scotland and a favorite of our golf group (not counting myself). Light nose of bread and toffee. Tastes of dough, toffee, licorice, andcraisins. Very creamy texture but easy to put down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dorqui (2105) - Brescia, ITALY - JUL 27, 2014
Canned 0,50L. Dark reddish and amber color, no bubbly presence with optimal creamy and long durin head. Smooth and warmy cortex and cereals nose. Bitterish and good alcoholic body, fresh start palate, smooth and warmy final.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5222) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2014
Keg in a fish and chips restaurant, Aberdeen.Pours clear dark amber with a big creamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel, and toffee. Taste is the same, smooth toffeeish malts, light sweet and a creamy mouthfeel. Easy to drink, and forget.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
matstr (7) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 6, 2014 does not count
Thick creamy beer that is typically British. Very earthy flavour. Hoppy aroma. Not to my taste, but neither is Guiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
maekchu (2075) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JUN 30, 2014
440 ml can from Yamaya. Rich, sticky caramel nose, light raisins. Clear coppery color, with avery creamy head. Light roasty initial, caramel, rusted metal. The metallic note is substantial in mid and final. Thin and a bit watery. The nitro thingy really enhances the aromas, but it also diminishes the flavors. Unexciting. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6316) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 25, 2014
Can from Yamaya. Malty nose, some caramel, earth, minerals, bread, grass. Decent nose. Pale orange amber with a fine, thick, nitro head. Rather bland flavor, malty caramel and bread, some earthy hops. Ok balance and drinkability, but a bit boring. Quite bready. Light and creamy. Ok flavor, bad nitro and color. I might try it again. Decent enough when you think about the strength.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlpeeler (85) - Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA - JUN 24, 2014
On tap golden with medium head. Taste is slightly fruit but mostly a light malt. A staple in pubs all over Scotland it is nothing spectacular but it is solid and reliable choice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jamestulloch (1326) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Keg at Holiday Inn, East Kilbride. Clear amber body with a thick white head. Nice lacing. Aroma of sour grain and lemon. Flavour of caramel and sour fruit. Thin body with a watery texture. Faint carbonation prickle. Bland and forgettable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
czlowiekwiadro (207) - POLAND - JUN 11, 2014
karmelowo słodowy zapach z lekkimi nutami palonymi i tytoniowymi, wyczuwalna lekka śmietana. kolor bursztynowy, wpadający w miedziany, przejrzyste, genialna piana. w smaku dość wodniste, czuć karmel, biszkopty, lekką ziołową goryczkę oraz tytoniowe i lekko żelaziste nuty z chmielu. aksamitne i zupełnie odgazowane.

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