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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 1272   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.


Murrow's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Murrow (69) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Bottled. Export 5.2% alc. Pours pale amber with white head. Aroma is mild, notes of grape. Flavor is fruity, mix of apple and grape with mild hop bitterness. Finish is on the dry side with lingering tart fruit and bitterness. Thin mouthfeel, light bodied. A pleasant, drinkable, very ale-like ale.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bork (46) - Rockmart, Georgia, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Softly malty beverage that at first appear fuller than it turns out to be. Pleasant mild finishing bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenkiGonzo (220) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 23, 2014
Nitro can from Yamaya. Deep dark amber, nice creamy head. Surprisingly light, but with nice malty notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jvhemert (329) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2014
5.2% version bottle. AROMA: bread, nuts, caramel, APPEARANCE: amber, clear, frothy, white foam, TASTE: light sweetness, very bitter, PALATE: light body, thin feel, lively, astringent, bitter, OVERALL: ok aromas, not spectacular, quite thin, sharp bitter ending lets it down.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rauchbier (3596) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Keg, Best Western Inverness. Red brown, thin but sustained tight creamy head and low condition. Low caramel sweetness and a little fruitiness in the nose, soft in the mouth with a slight berry fruitiness and a little burnt toast, gentle roasted bitterness and a slight spiciness in the finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimsRatings (404) - - JUL 3, 2014
From 12oz bottle. Pours a pretty reddish amber with a finger of whit head. Mild malt aroma, but stronger in the taste. Not a bad Scottish ale - and I'm generally ambivalent about Scottish ales. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zymurgeist2 (961) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Nitro can. Sweet cracker malt with an earthy background. Pours a clear amber with a full, creamy ivory head of small bubbles. Rich and malty. Moderate bitterness. After the mid-palate, there is an off-putting sharp flavor that seems flawed. Thin mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (5338) - Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2014
12 oz. bottle at home from backlog notes. Pours a slightly hazy golden amber color with a thin off white head. The aroma and flavor has caramel, toasted malts, grass, pale malts, nuts with some earthy notes. Light to medium bodied. This is pretty thin and watery. I don’t know that this is a standard Scottish ale.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czlowiekwiadro (198) - POLAND - JUN 1, 2014
palony, karmelowy, lekko słodowy zapach z nutami ziołowymi. brązowy (jak dość mocna herbata), przejrzysty kolor, genialna piana. wygląda znacznie lepiej od guinessa. w smaku pełne, karmelowe, czuć przypieczoną skórkę od chleba. goryczka średnia ale bardzo przyjemna. lekko metaliczny posmak.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Plovmand (6318) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle. The US version of 5.2 % abv. The beer pours clear amber with a medium off white head. The aroma is malty with toasted caramel and nutty notes. The flavor is high malty with some chocolate caramel notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MOLA_DK (286) - DENMARK - MAY 11, 2014
Pours clear dark amber with a nice white head. Subtle spicy aroma, malty. Medium high body, malty low bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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