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

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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rozsoma (511) - HUNGARY - AUG 16, 2009
Yes, a fantastic beer. Something is known very much in Belhaven. They have so many brilliant beer. This one with a light-brown head a good choice for lying back and relax. The first thing that you can realize: the caramellic aroma with some plum(yes, really plum). Initial taste is heavy sweet. Then develop the harsh alcoholic, full body, which is a bit sirupy-a bit oily, and very thick. In the finish there is some stewed prunes. I have to find on the map, very is Belhaven just now!!!

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nisse666 (4501) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2009
One of the saved beers from the brewery visit summer 2008! 2009-01-01, bottle 8 C, Scotland AR: Hops, organge peel AP: Cristal clear amber, holy foam. F: Sweet hunny, fresh hops, fruity (undefined)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mads Langtved (2245) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2003 A really special and unique beer. A little roasted and smoked. Still not heavy or dark. The great advantage of this brew is that it is still fruity, light and refreshing, but still smoked and roasted. Looks like whiskey, but tastes like a blend between the "Blandford Fly" and "Slenkerla Rauchbier". Thoose different styles are blended together with perfection. This is a fusion beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2010
Pours clear dark red amber with fluffy tanned head. Roasted malts, fidges, toffey and dry hay aroma. Sweet caramel and malty flavor with notes of crispy floral and fruity. Sweet and crispy acidy on palate. Finishes with pear sweet to begin with turning into bitter hoppy. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoestring (285) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2013
lively looker in glass - fizzy looking. tan with a reddish hue. head look small and worried at first that it would disapper altogether - but it didn’t thankfully. smell toffe/caramel. (molasses?). Got better as heated up - may have overchilled. Eventually becamn lovely.nice pint indeed.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29849) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2002
An amber beer with great head. The aroma is very complex with hints of fruit, malt and banana. The flavor is fruity and prickling with spices. It’s a great flavor yet a little special

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reid (1945) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAR 5, 2005
Brought from Scotland, 500ml,typical brown Belhaven bottle.Painting of the poet on the label. Quite a nice looking ale poured into the imperial pint mug.It isdark amber with a luscious bubbly/frothy light tan head.Great lacing down the glass as I drink. Aroma is of malts,quite nutty. Nice tasting ale,its quite "clean" compared to most Scottish ales,meaning the malts arent quite so upfront sweet this seems a more balanced Scottish ale..the malts being somewhat driven back by some hops. Long lasting tobacco like after taste ( nice pipe tobacco). This is quite highlycarbonated compared to your typical Scot ale..thoughit works rather well on the palate. I found this to be an excellent drinking beer, not overlly complex but supremely enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tsp (113) - DENMARK - NOV 14, 2005
(Bottle) Pours dark/golden amber, with tall pretty stable head. Sweet vinous malty taste, with notes of smoke and whisky. A fairly good beer imo..

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2007
(Draught at Gaestgivaregaarden, Helsingør, Denmark) Clear brown color, thick creamy tan head. Fruity and wet pipe tobacco scent. Very fruity and sweet, also tobacco, taste. Smooth velvet like mouthfeel. Low bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leems (406) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 2, 2010
Hungary 2010, bottle. Clear red with a large cream head, plenty of lacing. Sweet apple aroma, flavor is toffee and apple, pretty sweet.


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