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


on tap

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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mfp13jr (152) - Glenville, New York, USA - APR 10, 2014
First impressions are always lasting. Crack goes the can, and since I am in a hotel, no glass....boo....light coffee aroma barely coming out of the can, with a touch of chocolate. Feels quite thin throughout the sip. Initial flavors of chocolate heavy light roasted coffee come through. The chocolate stays behind, with a bitter bakers chocolate tinge. I enjoy Belhaven’s other brews and this falls a bit short for me. Will do a follow up when proper glasses are available.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (1092) - Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 10, 2014
On tap. Black color with a nice thick white head. Coffee aroma. A nice frothy palate. A light coffee taste. Very solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1709) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 9, 2014
Can. Very,very dark. Thick, foamy head. Really nice coffee and chocolate aroma. Flavor is also coffee and chocolate. This is a really great stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
callmemickey (4216) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2014
Deep black-brown body, medium to large creamy tan head that lasts the entire time, spotty lacing. Light roasted malts and gentle milk chocolate. Medium bodied with creamy carbonation, finishes a tad thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Experiment_Ale (1096) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 4, 2014
At Blind Butcher with Tyler Taylor and c. Atom aid him water fluffy roasted malt. Taste is dry fluffy watery roasted stout wih a hint of tang. A better Guinness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tsekouratos (591) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - APR 4, 2014
500 ml bottle at The Local Pub. Black body with a thick light brown head. Aromas of roasted and chocolates. Taste of sharp metallic notes, chocolate and coffee. No aftertaste. Medium body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (5433) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle 50cl kindly shared by Dominique. A dark beer with low white head. Nose is on roasted malt. Aroma is on chocolate, peated touch, nice body, long roasted and smoked notes, quite complex, nice black beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Toomio (485) - Joensuu, FINLAND - MAR 25, 2014
Mustaa ja tunkkaista eli hyvää. Hyvä aromi, pehmeä ja pieni humala. Ihan parhaita luokassaan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle - Black in colour. Malty; roasty malts, roast coffee, chocolate, vanilla, liquorice. Fruity; mild berry fruits. Hoppy; some hop bitterness. Fairly thin. Slight sweetness. A rather mild stout. OK. Drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2014
Svart farve med beige skum som forsvinner raskt. Lukt av malt, sjokolade og kaffe. Smak av malt, sjokolade og kaffe. Vaaland.

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