Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Scottish Ale
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland


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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Malty and hoppy, we at Belhaven love the classic Scottish Ale and we’ve been brewing it longer than any of the other beers we produce. Delivering a sweet, smooth and creamy finish, Scottish Ale has a stunning ruby colour in the glass. Magic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CanCrusher (732) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle 0,33L. Clear, dark copper colour with average, light brown, frothy head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramwl and nuts. Taste starts light acidic and finish light sweet. Inbetween I found some nutty taste and fruitiness. Medium body, watery texture and soft carbonation. OK beer, but nothing more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hayduke (3675) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Poured a dark amber with a small off-white foamy head. Light lacing. Nose of of caramel malts and nutss Medium in body. Flavor shows grassy hops. Bitter finish. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lawman834 (255) - Texas, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Nitro Can, poured with a thick foamy head, tons of lacing. Copper colored with a flowing carbonation from the nitro. Caramel Malt. Smooth, creamy, a little sweet and slight hop bite to the finish. It is a very drinkable and balanced brew as a Scottish Ale should be.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
bnwokedi89 (97) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Very strong aroma, nutty, toasty, and roasted malt smell. Pours into a pint glass with a thick head at the top of the beer. Dark brown nutty color. Taste is very heavy with a nut based after taste. Creamy and thick finish. Not a favorite of mine.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Hops (116) - Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Malts and hops have never tasted so well together. I love the "draught flow" quality to it as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (1609) - ALSACE, FRANCE - SEP 25, 2014
Couleur ambrée caramel sans mousse. Nez caramel, leger boisé. Gout caramel, leger boisé chêne, tourbe, note douces et vanillées. Super bière pour une ale légère. Fin légère amère tourbée.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (4571) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle 33cl kindly shared by Calisky. A clear amber beer with low head. Nose is on caramel and brown caramel, aroma is on caramel too, peated touch, sweet malt, brown cereals, brown bred, light vanilla, good body. Pleasant peated finish, quite complex for this low alcohol, nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tillmac62 (401) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Widget can. Pours a clear amber with a heavy dark ruby cast. After the initial gas rush, the head is normal. Lacing and retention are above normal. Light nose of caramel. No effervescence on the finish. Light medium body, yet slick. Laid back balanced flavor profile. It begins with a light caramel sweetness that flows into a mild bitterness with a touch of smoke. As it warms, dark fruit notes are there, but subtle. Smooth finish with a touch of hop flavor. A mineral like taste lingers. A solid offering, but not in the class of Founder’s Dirty Bastard.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpreo (2014) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Malts and hops have never tasted so well together. I love the "draught flow" quality to it as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westkyoto77 (558) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Poured a rich amber with generous if fine head. Malt and caramel up front on the nose. Medium, balanced body. Not exactly crisp or creamy, but a decent halfway point.

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