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


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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
bottle, US export version
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
geologyguy (1249) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Very light malty smell, taste is watery and poor...bleh..nothing good on this one...one dimensional malty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
indrekr (340) - ESTONIA - JUN 26, 2015
Aroma: bread, roasty, raisin, dry plum. Appearance: amber, clear, white foam, minimal head. Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour. Palate: medium body, thin creamy feel, finish missing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (1200) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Clear bronze pour, quick white head. Nose is deep malt, a little smoke. More sweet than bitter. Middle is dark fruit, medium kilned malt, touch of peat. Finish comes back dry and lingering. That’ll do pig.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dbhenry (139) - El Paso, Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2015
This beer is distinguished by a pleasant malt taste. It is a little under-hopped, but its nice malt taste is worth the price. It is a nice amber color with a good head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (5846) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2015
330ml bottle from a local B&M bargains: nice to see the 5.2% version here in the UK especially at such a low price. Anyway this live rate is taking place on 16th June 2015: I poured the bottle into a Westmalle Chalice at home with the dog at my feet. Autumnal ruddy brown with a red hue to the body, the off white head had disappeared by the time I finished writing about it: only a wisp and collar left already. Malty nose and a malty sweet flavour. The malty molasses rule the whole show although this is not sickly or over sweet, just that they dominate the hop content throughout. Smooth body feel and a delight for my sweet tooth, just wish the head could have stayed around. I do like to sit and stare at my beer before attacking it and a lack of head retention always lets a beer down in my opinion.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rotaman14 (533) - Germany, lives in Vilnius, LT, - JUN 9, 2015
5.2% version from a supermarket. Clear brown body, off-white head. Weak bready aroma. Taste is medium bitter, malty. Medium body, lively carbonation. Decent, but nothing mind-blowing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EvanFriend (471) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Taste is caramel, pure and simple. Not much else there. Tastes like one of those caramel hard candies, but not as strong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (359) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2015
pours a clear copper with a creamy off white head. Aroma is malt, bread. The taste is quite pleasant. malty and semi-sweet. Just a hint of bitter kicks in and fades through the finish. Very drinkable. Good beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hens (736) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - MAY 29, 2015
0.33L bottle. Lemonade and caramel aroma. Clear brown color with tiny white top. Apple juice, caramel, pine, soy flavours. Sticky cereal mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
two7offsuit (444) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Pours an amber/copper color with a thick white head. Aroma is caramel. Flavor is malt and caramel.

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