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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 265   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
vinivini (643) - BELARUS - SEP 7, 2013
Deep brown, beige bubbly head. Medium body. Nose of roasted barley & coffee, maybe leather. Sweet taste with some bitterness at finish. Decent beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rburrell89 (10) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - SEP 2, 2013
14.9 oz can. Pours a deep amber color that is almost black. Decent head with grainy aromas. Beer has smooth finish with lots of malt backbone. Soft carbonation with a light presence on the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Westchesterco (1313) - mclean, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2013
On draft at trip kitty hawk it pours a dark Amber with a creamy head the aroma is coffee and it tastes of light roasted coffee which lingers on the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4305) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2013 On draft at Trio in Kitty Hawk. Pours a deep cola brown with a thick fine tan head. Coffee nose. Flavors of cocoa and coffee with notes of roasted nuts. Short moderately bitter finish.

2.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
nilsas (2263) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2013
Mørk nesten sort av farge, tynt skum langs kant. God duft av kaffe, malt og sjokolade. Noe tynt på smak. Smaker som utvannet øl.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3563) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 18, 2013
500ml bottle courtesy of JohnRMurdoch - clear dark brown, thin rapidly disappearing head, burnt chocolate aroma, sweet, roasted malty, coffee flavour, moderate carbonation, nice

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3747) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 18, 2013
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Almost black, decent head. Toasted chocolate malt aroma. Toasted milky coffee flavour. Sweet aftertaste. Decent stout.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BOSSbrewer (2685) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Disappointing. Rated this beer using a different program and unfortunately I'm not able to transfer my comments here.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jetulio (107) - Tarragona.SPAIN, SPAIN - AUG 10, 2013
440 ml nitro-can poured into a Pint glass Appearance....... black beer with head colour beige/white of almost 2 fingers that stays until glass is empty Aroma............... roasted malt. Fresh and not too strong smell with a little touch of coffee aroma Taste........ touches of coffee grain and chocolate with malt but in a light style, bitterness appears too ,lasting all the time, Mouthfeel........... medium body and medium/soft carbonation Overall............ a very nice stout, bitterness is present in a light style, refreshing beer too because is not full bodied as other stouts and taste is rich but moderate, perfect for summertime

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5716) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle from Tesco’s. Poured a deep mahogany colour with a round glass hugging head. The aroma is weak malt with a little citrus fruit. The flavour is medium to weak bitter, with roasted malt and a little refreshing light resin on the slightly light palate.


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