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

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RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, - MAY 14, 2013

Can 500ml. (Nitro).

Clear dark brown - orange amber colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, roasted, dark malt, vanilla notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, dark roasted, roasted, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130216]


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RickFifty (576) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2015
Keg. Red-brown color, thick beige head. Roasted malt nose, caramel, hints of coffee and chocolate. Caramel malt taste, sweet, brown sugar, bread. Medium to light body, soft to flat carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strangebrewer (946) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
can. Poured near black with a skim of a tan head. Heavily roasted malt aroma. Medium body, watery carbonation with a dry bitter finish. Flavour of roasted malt, dark fruit and smoke accompany coffee and dark chocolate notes.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMJL (169) - Gliwice, POLAND - MAR 20, 2015
Zapach z butelki to kontynentalne chmiele, dalej lekka paloność i kawa – DUŻO kawy. Piana dosyć wysoka, karmelowa, niestety szybko opada. Piwo jest całkowicie czarne, choć pod światło przebłyskuje ciemna miedź. Aromat ze szkła to i chmiel i słód – kawa nadal jest, chociaż już znacznie delikatniejsza. W smaku kawa jest już bardzo wyraźna. Oprócz niej jest i paloność i przypieczona skórka ciemnego chleba, jest chmiel, ale goryczka od niego jest zdecydowanie za mała. Piwo jest dosyć słodkie, co niestety nie jest w żaden sposób kontrowane. Odczuwalna jest pewna wodnistość. Piwo jest bardzo pijalne, raczej wysoko wysycone. Takie lekkie sesyjne piwo – dobre do obiadu czy na mecz. Jest w porządku, ale nic ponad to.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sucharek147 (71) - Dębica, POLAND - MAR 17, 2015
Barwa ciemnobrunatna. Piana jak na stouta kiepska- drobna, ale niska i szybko opadająca. W aromacie czuć kawę i paloność. W smaku jest lekkie, gładkie, lekko palone, ale dobrą pijalność psuje trochę zbyt wysokie wysycenie.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AtronSeige (801) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAR 15, 2015
Aroma: Medium roasty, dark chocolate, cherries. Light licorice. Appearance: Dark body with red highlights. Very thin, off-white head. Flavour: Medium-high roasty, dark chocolate. Medium-light coffee, light creaminess. Dry finish with lingering roasty, coffee. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium-high carbonation. Overall: Good beer. Should not be consumed too cold! Can do with a head. 500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 13A. Dry Stout

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nihtila (1158) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2015
31.7.2014. Black beer with creamy dense brown head. Taste has slightly roasted malts, coffee, sourness, bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (3966) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 7, 2015
440 ml. can with widget inside. Pour is a clear, deep brown-black with an enduring wafer of nitro cream on top. Muted but pleasant aroma is dark caramel with a touch of coffee. Taste is the same with small touches of earthiness and green herb, then just enough roast in the aftertaste to bring a bit of balance. Near-medium body is of course velvety nitro smoothness. This one is definitely to the sweet side with lots of big Scottish malt flavors, but it’s almost watery enough to keep from getting sticky.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McSherman (224) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2015
Bewertung importiert von von bier index: 8 / 8 / 7 / 8 / 6 / 6 / 6 / 7 / 78

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (275) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle from Beers of Europe. This was a favourite of mine for a bit, but going back to it...it’s a bit thin. Pours Black with single finger off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate. Taste of initial smokiness, peat smoke, roasted malts, some coffee and a touch of chocolate in there. It’s just a bit thin though. Nice carbonation. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rammer (303) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 4, 2015
Black, thick white head. Weak carbonation. Suffice it watery. Some coffee, but not bulges out. Overall nice drink


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