RateBeer
overall
71
98
style
Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Bitter
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Share this beer with friends!
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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kodos (205) - USA - OCT 30, 2001
Little head, deep amber color. toasty, smoky scent, taste going on with a hint of nuttiness. Smooth as can be. A Good Scottish Ale.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 29, 2001
Nice nutty maltiness with a slight caramel edge to it. I love the light smokiness that rides along the whole way. Lightly hopped and slightly dry make this a great dinner brew. Nicely done.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
K-V-F-L (292) - LaVista, Nebraska, USA - OCT 16, 2001
One overheard opinion had this beer tasting like ’junior high funk’. Sweet, slightly smoky, not balanced. Not sharp; rather heavy and ponderous.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
legion242 (2270) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 13, 2001
Thin and watery. The most decernable flavor to me was the peatiness. A little earthiness. Umm, wet soil.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ericmoss3799 (73) - Warwick, Rhode Island, USA - OCT 11, 2001
A very good tasting Scottish Ale brewed with noticable peat smoked malts with a nice blend of hopps.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
lmahony199 (52) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2001
pretty disappointing, very watery and lacking flavor. No were near McEwan’s.

3.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ekarmst (44) - Ames, Iowa, USA - OCT 4, 2001
Great malty aroma, no hops aroma, no faults. Perfect color and clarity. Malt is lost in the flavor, thinner bodied and drier than expected. No faults, this is good beer, just not as full bodied as I had hoped.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerNazi (169) - winnetka, California, USA - SEP 20, 2001
grab this beer take a few sips for the taste,then start chugging it down.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brent (116) - Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA - SEP 12, 2001
Rootbeer brown in color. Slightly yeasty, to me almost a wheat beer flavor. Mildly malty and slightly tart. Not bad, but not as good as Belhaven’s other products.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jayme9874 (756) - Hamburg, New York, USA - AUG 28, 2001
Clear red/brown, thin white head, slightly maltly, earthy smokey nose. Nice medium body, smoke and malt in the palate, nice little shot of hop bitterness at the end...a nice brew. Real easy drinker!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 123 124 125  126  127 128 129


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50