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


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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cuatro22 (1) - Astoria, New York, USA - MAR 6, 2013 does not count
Firstly, for a dry Celtic Stout, this really has to be my favorite. Tasted it back to back first time in NYC on draft and it is absolutely stellar. All of my fellow american stout lovers, please go into this beer realizing that it is, in fact, not an imperial, viscous, mess but a surprisingly light, refreshing, roasty stout with a nice coffee note and an ABV that sets one up to knock them down. I would buy this again and again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (6407) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RuneStumo (2409) - Haugesund, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2013
13.03.2013. 0,5l Bottle. Rimi Karmsundgata, Haugesund. Black colour with off-white head. Aroma of dark malts. Notes of dry bitter chockolate, and maybe some caffee. Very plessant beer with good carbonation and a very soft flavour. Aftertaste is dry bitter and leaves a mouthfeel of dark malts and soft camp fire.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Papsoe (25073) - 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 (12633) - 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 (35030) - 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 (13789) - 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 (14729) - 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 (14641) - 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Holmen1 (3537) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2013
Flaske, delt på brygga med Willy: svart med skjær av mørkerødt - såvidt at sollyset penetrerer. Fint skum. Førsteinnsttrykket er at her har de sneket inn litt røykmalt, dermed rynker jeg litt på nesen. Noe mørk sjokolade og litt syre trer frem etter hvert, men ikke nok til å dekke over førsteinntrykket. For tynn kropp til denne smaken, og kun 4,2% gjør ikke saken bedre. Vandig avslutning. Et engangskjøp.

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