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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Stout
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belhaven Black Scottish Stout really is something completely different. Bursting with roast coffee and chocolate flavours, this is a truly genuine and premium pint. Brewed using pure Scottish water and a unique blend of Scottish triple malts sourced from the finest locally grown barley.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cfrancis (2699) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2013
Pours black with a small white ring. Aroma is light roasted malt and small coffee. Taste is roasted malt with a small bitterness in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OwainTurner (420) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2013
A mild and slightly milky and sweet stout. Nothing amazing. Lacking a lot of substance.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Barreras (1259) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Pours a deep black color with a dark aroma malt flavor. Taste is simple, easy drinking with notes of roasted hops. Clean tasting flavor that is simple. A good dark beer for an everyday drinker.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
heemer77 (5174) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Widget can. Perfectly black with a dense light khaki head. A lightly roasted peanut and caramel nose. There is also a little bit of milk chocolate present. The body is thin and watery. This is like lightly roasted coffee mixed with a little bit of dark chocolate. The light finish has notes of bread crust. A decent thin stout that tried to be like Guinness and succeeded in being equally boring.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shorlin (719) - St. Johnís, Newfoundland, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
Poured from 500ml bottle at home. Aroma is a bit metallic, maybe some malt in there. Appearance is a deep reddish-black with some fizzy head. Taste comes around with some nice malt, roasty with some mild coffee in there. Feel is OK, not creamy but solid. Overall a decent stout.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
matt7215 (2265) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2013
500ml bottle from the LCBO, belhaven mixed pack. deep reddish brown with an off white head. perfect session weight stout. so much flavour for a 4.2% beer. kills guiness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dinkle50 (1134) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Nitro pour. Creamy head. Sweet aroma of roasted grain. Lingering sweetness with a little roast on the tongue. Raisins creep in as it warms up. Dry and very drinkable. Excellent mouth on this nitro pour.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (6301) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 30, 2013
500ml bottle at home. Pours jet black, no head. Roasted malts, burnt sugar aromas. Tastes light sweet, not a lot else. Thin, unchallenging. Ok.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (4297) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2013
440ml can from deli in New York. Everything about this beer is good from the thick black tar colour to the full rich flavour and mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rubbishystuff (2028) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2015 At Red Lion. Reminded me of a dry Irish style stout mixed with Fullerís porter but a little thinner, less roasted. Not bad. Serving: Bottle


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