RateBeer
overall
47
48
style
Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Scottish Ale
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   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.


ajmkendrick's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajmkendrick (23) - Oak Harbor, Washington, USA - DEC 14, 2013
This beer has a nice amber hue with an off white head. It has a slightly sweet malty aroma which I enjoyed. It is pretty light and easy to drink. Oddly there’s a bit of a herbal hoppy flavor, not at the front or back, but in the middle of the palate. I loved the taste and aroma of this beer; this is a 4 star beer if it has just a little more body. It is a little lighter than I prefer so I deducted half a star.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beachmaster (251) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle into a pint glass. pours a reddish brown, with a very small khaki head that rapidly fades. Nose is caramel and malt. Taste is malty, slightly sweet, with an odd metallic finish. Average at best.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerViking (3223) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2015
Now available in the UK, bottled as part of GK’s crafty range. Deep reddish brown with a thin head, dark invert sugar on the nose, plus a faint metallic musty note. Sweet and lightly roasty, with burnt sugar.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DraftDodger (506) - - JUL 26, 2015
Copenhagen 26/7 2015. 33 cl bottle from Rema 1000. Lion on a shield to frighten potential invaders away. Pours clear amber with white head. Disappears quickly. Aroma is sweetish with caramel, malts and nuts. Medium carbonation. Taste follows the nose. Light sweetness. Toffee, nuts and biscuits. Almost no bitterness around. If you are into sweet biscuits and Tea this is perfect.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mister_Li (164) - GERMANY - JUL 25, 2015
Klares Rubinrot mit geringer Schaumkrone. Malzig, nussig, etwas Biskuit, süffig.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
alkolas510 (890) - Vänersborg, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2015
Mörkbrun klar med vit skum. Doftar och smakar som de flesta engelska /skotska ale gör. Sött, maltigt med någon orenhet

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
witmac (12) - Rybnik, POLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Piwo o ładnej bursztynowej barwie. Piana opada dość szybko i zostaje z niej niewielki, utrzymujący się pierścień. Bardzo ładny aromat owoców (głównie brzoskwinie i rodzynki). W smaku wyczuwalne delikatne palone nuty, karmel i głównie owoce. Samo piwo wydaje się dość lekkie i przyjemne. Goryczka niska, Wysycenie średnie.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arn8897 (156) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Nitro tap at Trinity Irish Pub West Chester Ohio. Pours a clear copper color. Aromas of, caramel, leather and vanilla. Taste the same with some malty sweetness. Not bad but didn’t wow me. Lots of lacing in the glass. Light medium mouth feel.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (6679) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, some fruitiness, caramel and flour. Flavor is sweet and malty with some caramel,nuts and bread. Medium body, average carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (9728) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, dried fruits, and hint of bread. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long malty, caramel and bready finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15566) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle. An almost clear one, copper colored and with a small, off-white head. The aroma is quite malty, in a nice way, with some toffee and prunes. Not much hoppyness kicking in. It’s smooth, full-bodied and semi-sweet on the palate, wtih roasted notes, toffee, prunes, raisins and some bitterness in the flavor. Long finish on the malty side, with quite a lot of dried fruits. Decent indeed, but a tad boring I think. 150711


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 22


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50