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


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RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   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.

Modularman's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Modularman (132) - - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle, aroma is skunky, appearance is dark brown, taste is malt and cream with a sweet finish, really like this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blueshawk (392) - Bad Bellingen, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2016
- kastanienbraune Frabe mit geringer Schaumbildung - Aromen nach Trockenpflaumen, Brot, Nuss und etwas Honig - passende Carbonisierung - im Antrunk tritt die nussige Malzigkeit sofort bestimmend auf - Ale-typisch ist der sehr schlanke Körper - im Mittelteil wird es richtig schön erdig, verbunden mit einer leichten Hopfen- bitternis - gegen Ende finden sich alle oben beschriebenen Aromen in einem angenehmen Einklang wieder Fazit: Rundes und ausgewogenes Ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cajun (414) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - OCT 12, 2016
Bottle - Pours a medium to deep amber, fizzy white head. Malty, notes of caramel, toffee, biscuit, maple syrup. Mild hops. Thin bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerLock (107) - POLAND - OCT 1, 2016
Miedziane, żałosna piana. W aromacie orzechy i trochę żelaza. W smaku również orzechowe, gładkie i lekko kwaskawe.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aggiebob (795) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - SEP 28, 2016
Can. Copper color with a creamy head. Malty aroma with notes of caramel and toffee. Light bodied with a thick creamy tongue feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vinivini (1329) - BELARUS - SEP 17, 2016
Deep copper, moderate off-white head. Toffee, caramel, nuts on nose. Similar taste. Light bitterness giving balance. Medium body. A pleasant one

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2924) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - SEP 16, 2016
Clear deep copper with a fair light tan head. Lightly fruity, quite earthy, slightly nutty, very stark and British, a little roasted, some toffee notes; dry with a gentle bitterness and a fruity, British malt finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
husku (3) - POLAND - SEP 6, 2016 does not count
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2016 AROMA: alcohol, nuts; APPEARANCE: brown, sparkling; TASTE: light sweetness, medium bitterness; PALATE: medium body, creamy, lively, bitter, long finish; OVERALL: 13/20

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alebarasi (34) - Dobrova, SLOVENIA - AUG 28, 2016
Light amber-brown, whiskey-colored body. Thin head, high carbonisation. Whiskey-like grainy smell, with a hint of caramel. Easy-to-drink beer with a nice smooth flavor of nuts, caramel, smoke/roast and outmeal with a nice bittersweet butterscotch aftertaste. Great Scottish ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sumo234 (43) - Postojna, SLOVENIA - AUG 28, 2016
Pours an amber brown color with white head. Light nutty aroma. Flavor is sweet with light bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lukaduke (3038) - Gray, Maine, USA - AUG 25, 2016
16oz Can. Explodes and fizzes all over the table upon opening after a couple days of sitting in a walk in cooler. Pours into glass a rich sienna color with a thin veil of eggshell foam. Nose is graham cracker, toasted grain, roasted peanuts and honey. Carbonation is flat and watery... I think something went wrong with their widget. Palate follows the nose with soft sweet toasted grain, nutty malt and a lingering smooth honey flavor. Meh, doesn’t make my Scottish heritage proud.

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