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


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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5474) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle from my local ICA. Pours dark ruby with a tiny off-white head, Aroma of dark fruits, weak coffee. Taste is more defined than suggested by the weak aroma, light roasted malts and coffee, high carbonated, dry lingering end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Papsoe (25084) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Nitro can 50 cl. Courtesy of saxo. Pours an orangey brown with a small beige head. Subtle roasty nose. Thin body, lightly roasty with a touch of vanilla. No real bitterness. Really thin. 160213

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11251) - DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Can. very dark brown with small off-white head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, little coffee and a little liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, medium sweet, little coffee, little bitter and a little thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31495) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
50 cL can. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty and breadish. Light liqourice. Flat malty. Smooth creamy and dark roasted malty. Liqourice and dark malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (11523) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Can @ fonefan tasting. Hazy dark reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee and dark fruit. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish. 160213

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14095) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Can @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, notes of coffee, notes of licorice and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (14046) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ The 4th Annual Fastelavns-Smagning Ulfborg, 2013. Pours dark ruby brown with a creamy head. Very thin body. Vague roast, coffee and caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3459) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2013
0.5l bottle. This is a clear deep ruby-brown one with a medium sized bubbly and lacing ashy-brown top. It’s not to roasty on the aroma, more subtle tracers of blackberries and other dark fruits. Some chocolate paper and traces of cold thin coffee. Not bad, but not fantastic either. It has a nice flavor. Really "English". Noble hoppy with both roasted malts and subtle chocolate. It’s gliding soft oily on the mouthfeel and the carbonation is right below average. It has a nice burned finish that lingers in the aftertaste as well. Really lightdrinkable this, tasty and not bad at all for a lightweighter. 19.01.2013

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1389) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2013
500ml bottle tasted on December 2012. Black ruby in colour with a foam buff head. Roast grain in the short aroma. Thin oily mouthfeel and poor lacing. Dark malts gives a moist maltloaf base with flavours of dark chocolate and black coffee. There is a distinct soy sauce taste lurking in this. Dusty hop resins give a short bitter aftertaste. Finish is malty with a dry nutty almond note left in the mouth. An ok stout but better versions out there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2013
Bottled 01/02/13. A black beer with a white head and lacing. Smoky roasty malts in the nose. Sweetness in the mouth with a weird vomit note. An odd fruitiness but good roasty malts. Passable but cheap and safe.

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