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

bottled
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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Helibrewer (21) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Strange grainy aftertaste, Slight hop aroma with malt forward taste. Would not drink this again.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciocanelu (886) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - MAY 25, 2016
Medium amber color with off-white head. Aroma is really malt forward with nice caramel and dark sugar. Taste follows malt forward, definitely on the sweet side with a dark sugar note but also slightly hoppy and bitter on the finish, just to balance everything out. Body is quite light with the right amount of carbonation. Overall it’s an easy drinking, malt forward beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Krigla (173) - SLOVENIA - MAY 20, 2016
Bottle, 0.33l. Clear copper colour with creamy, beige head. Average carbonation. Aroma of sweet malts, fruit and caramel. Taste follows the aroma. Pleasant bitter sweet aftertaste. Overall decent beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Echon (280) - Århus, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2016
Brown and medium-bodied. Fruity and malty aroma, with a light flavour of malt, spice and fruit. Moderate sweetness and light bitterness. Overall, the best part of this beer is the aroma. The taste is simply too light and a bit anonymous.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
roldano (75) - - APR 28, 2016
espuma que se disipa rápidamente, color cobre rojizo, aroma dulce en nariz, sabor suave con notas dulces y regusto seco

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bosta (203) - SLOVENIA - APR 26, 2016
0,33l bottle. Pours bronz color with small head. Sweet aroma of malt, dried fruits. Taste is similar, malty, a bit sweet. Low carbonation, medium body, short aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ngejo (735) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - APR 19, 2016
Bottle. Amber, clear, minimal head, tan foam, lightly bitter, light sweetness, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, & astringent finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RasmusOtt (2074) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear golden amber with a beige head. Aroma of sweet malts, caramel, nuts, biscuit and weak grassy hops. Taste is slight bitter with hints of sweet malts, nuts, grains, biscuit and grassy hops. You know. Just okay :)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBeerFanatic (964) - Friona, Texas, USA - APR 9, 2016
Light copper color creamy head. Aromas toffee, caramel, biscuit, toast. Flavors toast biscuit, caramel. Medium sweet. Decent.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joergen_wulff (8) - Taastrup, DENMARK - APR 9, 2016 does not count
This beer is nice, but not great. It is a good beer for eating, as it is mild. It has a nutty taste, but I would rather enjoy a brown ale, than the scottish ale. On the other hand it is to be preferred compared to most pils beers

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ryecatcher (1262) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2016
On draught at The Pub (a British looking bar inside Cleveland Hopkins Airport) while waiting for my flight back to Chicago. Coppery pour, creamy off-white head. Nose is malt, piss, wet cardboard and a seawater aroma. Mouth is medium bodied, lightly creamy mouth feel (this was on nitro), mildly bitter, some caramel, grass, nutty notes, toast. Not a great beer by any measure, but easy to drink.


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