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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: 1282   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.


sjohnny's rating

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
sjohnny (398) - - NOV 7, 2012
Yeast malt and hops aroma. Medium dark amber with minimal white head. Earthy and slightly hoppy. Light bodied.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
barrykent (14) - POLAND - DEC 17, 2014
Barwa idealnie klarowna, miedziana, piana dość skąpa zwiazana pewnie z niewysokim nagazowaniem. W zapachu głównie nuty ziemiste i słodowo karmelowe. W smaku, dobrze pijalne, średnia goryczka, wytrawne, słodowo karmelowe, lekka ziemistość. przyzwoite.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MtnMan3155 (13) - - NOV 26, 2014
One of the more notable things about this beer is how it looks as it's poured. A very photogenic brew! The head is thick and creamy. Tastes as good as it looks. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (3554) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 15, 2014
Nitro-keg. Cremiger, weicher Schaum. Leicht herber Antrunk. Bernstein-rötlich im Glas. Süffig-cremiger Antrunk, etwas flach, leicht säuerlich. Der Hauptteil ist leicht fruchtig-süß-säuerlich, sehr cremig. Süffig, aber malzig-komisch. Im Nachgeschmack zieht sich diese malzig-harmonische Note lange hin, vereint mit einer leichten Herbe bleibt sie lange auf der Zunge. 11/13/10/11

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 19, 2014
"smoother in the can, but it isn’t a big enough beer to avoid being dull when on nitro. a little fuller bodied in the bottle. pleasant sweet malt tones, with slight peet overtones."

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Bedni (176) - POLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Fantastic! Creamy head, stays for all the time I was drinking, with nice lacing. color dark brown / amber / red. smell carmel leather, a bit breat, smoke kinda thick, verrrry nice, for sure good reason to move to Scotland :)

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
LetsGoState (617) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Appearance is amber color with medium head. Aroma is some sweetness. Taste is malts subdued by bitterness. Overall not a huge fan of this style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
agent_persik (440) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 13, 2014
Clean amber color, small creamy white head. Malty aroma with notes of caramel and wood. Taste has malt, caramel, grassy hops, nuts, wood - dry sweet with bitter finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Smooth and quite drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SzopPiwosz (165) - - SEP 10, 2014
Zapach z butelki: Kwiatowo-słodowy. Piana: Jasnobeżowa, drobno- i średniopęcherzykowa, dość trwała, słabo oblepia szkło. Kolor: Klarowne, ciemnobursztynowe. Zapach: Słodowo-kwiatowy, delikatne estry w typie czerwonego jabłka, gruszki. W tle owocowa kwiatowość i bardzo delikatna nuta chlebowa. Smak: Dość wytrawne, lekka karmelowa kwaśność, delikatna nuta ziemista. Sporo owoców i kwiatowości, dość intensywna nuta orzecha laskowego. Tekstura: Gładkie, o średnim ciele, lekko ściagające. Nasycenie: Średnio-wysokie. Goryczka: Trochę ponad średnią. Pijalność: Średnio-wysoka. Piwo mnie szczególnie nie oczarowało. Na pewno jest solidne, jednak w tej cenie przegrywa z wieloma. Smakowo jest to pozycja konkretniejsza, cięższa od większości bitterów bez zbytniego podkręcania ilości alkoholu. Przeszkadza trochę spore wysycenie. Wypiłem z przyjemnością, ale nie ma się w sumie czym podniecać.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
martin00sr (887) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2014
Clear, dark amber. Small, offwhite head. Fruity, malty aroma. Flavour has malt, roasted and nutty. Light bitter finish, something slightly sourish.

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OsuStu (86) - - AUG 16, 2014
Draught. Red. Huge creamy head. Aroma little more than malt, cream, and basement. Huge lacing. Soft.


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