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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Bitter
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.


CalumScotland's rating

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
CalumScotland (174) - Hamilton, - JAN 27, 2013
Meh very average nothing spectacular about it pleasant enough though but wouldn’t buy again


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
TorbenJensen (497) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2015
For a relatively low alcohol ale you get a great experience with this typical Scottish ale. The foam is moderate, the aroma is limited to malt. The taste is very right for a Scottish ale, namely sweet malty, slightly caramel and a sensible richness which change slightly hoppy aftertaste. Easy to drink, but in some ways maybe a little thin.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabuzzer (295) - SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2015
Coppery colour with white head. Dried fruit aroma, caramel flavour with those dried fruits returning and a hint of spice. Bit thin, perhaps, but otherwise decent

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2997) - South Carolina, USA - APR 14, 2015
500 ml clear bottle purchased and consumed in Fife. Label now says "Robert Burns Brown Ale" but still lists 4.2% ABV. Pours with a bright copper body topped by a good head. Medium+ body and carbonation. Aroma: a bit more more English hops than malts. Flavor: Lasting, mildly bitter, malty aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
YantarCoast (485) - Moscow, RUSSIA - APR 5, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours copper with a small off-white head. Aroma is nutty and malty with some fruity notes. Taste is malty and fruity. Medium bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (744) - SCOTLAND - APR 5, 2015
Clear, light brown beer with a thick frothy head. Slightly sweet malt smell. Mostly malt in the flavour too, though there’s a slightly smoky toffee taste as well. Unspectacular but very drinkable. And not as lively on the tongue as it looks from the pour which is a bonus as well.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrJamesMcEwan (147) - SCOTLAND - APR 2, 2015
* Bottle. Pours clear reddish brown, with a white head. * Aroma is malt, toffee, dried fruit & bread. * Palate is medium body, moist, high carbonation, fine bubbles. * Taste is bittersweet malt, dried fruit, copper, & bread. * Finish is slightly bitter & dry, sweet & malty. * Bittersweet malt, dried fruit, copper, bread & fruit.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (1617) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle from Prisma in Kovoula. Short off white head over a clear red-brown beer. Nice piny aroma with balanced roasted malts. The taste is mild and fresh with a medium body. A sweet caramell malti taste lingers in the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
flemmingwillum (1098) - Nysted, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2015
Rating #1051, flaske fra Superbest Nakskov

Teaktræsbrun, klar øl med fint lille skum. God, maltet aroma med en del karamel og humle. Ikke ekstraordinær, men ret fremtrædende. Aromaen afslører også et lille hint af alkohol. Maltet smag med ret tydelig karamel, et snert af bær, bitterhumle og alkohol. Finishen er først sød, sidenhen mere tør og mildt bitter med et strejf af alkohol. En smule for tynd til min smag, men alt i alt en ganske fin bitter.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pyrmir (4228) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2014
500 ml bottle at gästgivaregården, Helsingör. Golden amber with big off white head. Aroma of malt, pale malt, light bread. Taste is bready, sweet, with light grassy hop notes

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
LED40 (80) - SCOTLAND - DEC 24, 2014
Reviewed on Xmas Eve. Not much aroma on the nose apart from hops and sweet malts. Pours nut brown with a thin off white head. The taste is bitter hops, caramel, dark fruits, sweet malt and toast. The body is quite thin with no lacing left on the glass and the carbonation is limited. Overall decent enough but nothing very special.


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