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


on tap

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RATINGS: 237   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 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rockana (301) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 6, 2014
0,33 bottle from Pivoljub, Pours clear brown with minimal white head, Aroma is sugary, malty. Sweet taste. Okay,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nejhleader (1392) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle, a nice bit of a caramel toffee taste. Smooth, but of spice aftertaste, nor bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (9517) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle: Clear, light amber coloured, visible carbonation, stable medium-sized creamy off-White head; sweetish caramelly nose, a bit toasty, too, some subdued herbal hops detectable; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, relatively light bodied, but still pretty soft; lingering sweet toasty-nutty finish, balanced - surprise - by some subdued bittering hops. Nice and easy...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (531) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 15, 2014
Pours amber brown with a frothy head aroma of nutty malt taste is similar with fine nutty caramel flavours finishing smooth creamy mildly bitter sweet & tasty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 12, 2014
The head is ok, body brown and clear. It smells interesting malty, hazelnut. The taste is malty interesting, less hoppy, nutty. OK

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kita (1592) - Koper, SLOVENIA - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle, 0.33l. Clear amber brown color with medium creamy off-white head, fair lacing and flat visible carbonation. Aroma of caramel, toffee, biscuit malts, nuts, dried fruits and mild grassy hops. Taste starts with heavy sweet caramel and toffee, following is even sweeter nutty and fruity with almost no acidity, warming mouthfeel and moderate bitter finish. Medium to full body, syrupy texture and average carbonation in palate. Well brewed, but still not my favorite style...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CanCrusher (780) - 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 (4123) - 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 (262) - 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 (101) - 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.

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