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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1303   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles, nitro-cans (as Draught), and in kegs; usually nitro-kegs.
Also known as Export.
The cask version is known as 80/-.
Note: It appears there are two versions of this beer - 5.2% primarily for the US market and 3.9% mainly for Europe.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMaster (68) - Denville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2002
Looks real tasty and love that widget but this beer’s has a subpar taste of stale cashews. Didnt really enjoy it too much. Halfway through i was praying it would turn into a Guinness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
turtlehead (111) - Nottingham, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 26, 2002
What a beautiful and wonderful Scottish Ale. Cheers!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KenB148899 (10) - Island Heights, New Jersey, USA - FEB 23, 2002
A good ale,smoothe and crisp,a bit of smoke makes it tasty.An easy drinkable brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
muzzlehatch (4420) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - FEB 21, 2002
Color very dark amber, transparent. Good head rentention. Nose smoky/whiskey-maltish, nice. Flavor a bit too bitter and dry for the style, I thought; malty and chewy but not sweet at all. Not bad, but certainly not great.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkover (1527) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 15, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2007 Light amber color with a beige head and lots of lacing. Tootsie roll aroma. Flavor of malt, nuts and a little chocolate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hoss (607) - Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2002
Was not impressed at all, expected much better, thin and really no flavor other than malt and it wasn’t enough

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hairy (25) - liverpool, New York, USA - JAN 29, 2002
the head was thin and faded fast, the nose was very malty,chewy,smells of bread ,carmel, raisens,and toffee,nice flavor leans more toward the sweet side,with enough hops to balance.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dragonblaze99 (354) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2002
Nice malty flavor, but I have had tastier Scottish Ales than this one. About average for its type.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Andrew196 (1095) - Katy, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2002
Great beer. Nice roasted nut flavor from start to finish. Very pleasant mouthfeel. Head was a bit weak though.

2.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thebaron99 (110) - Royston Park SA, AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2002
Very pretty floating widget beer. Gotta love that creamy head. Awful aroma of disinfectant and coal, yet the light peanutty malt and cloying mollasses palate make this more drinkable than the first whiff might suggest. At 3.9%ABV, it could good do with a bit more kick. (Try a depthcharge of Glenfiddoch in it!). Different from other Scotchies I’ve had. Disappointing, but still worth the try. Give this one to the kids. Lolly water.


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