Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 484   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
previously 5.3%

A stunning India Pale Ale (IPA), don’t think that Belhaven’s Twisted Thistle has anything jaggy, spikey, prickly or otherwise pain-inflicting in its nature. Quite the opposite. Your taste buds will tingle with pleasure after a sip or two of this golden nectar. A real treat from our master brewers in Dunbar.
Ingredients: Pale malt, Cascade and Challenger hops.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strap (591) - Seoul, - AUG 10, 2013
Golden pour. Aroma bit that great. Can't place it, but of cheap beer. Hops are subtle, definitely a British IPA. Slight citrus flavor. Goes down smooth. A session able brew ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopmaestro (653) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2015
Re-tried this sucker the other day and I’ve forgotten that it tasted like this! Aroma of malty straw & grass soup. Some spice. Dry and bitter finish with some forest notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (394) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Honey sweet in the mouth hints of strawberry sweet plum in taste decent lasting ok if a little sweet needs a good dose of hops and less carbonation to make it really interesting

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pijepiwo (209) - - AUG 14, 2015
Barwa złota, piwo klarowne. Piana srednio oczkowa szybko znika. Waromacie slodow,ziołowe. Smak słodowy goryczka ziołowa dosc niska jak na ipa. Wysycenie ciut zawysokie

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marek13 (194) - Brzesko, POLAND - AUG 12, 2015
----- I’ve tried it before joining to the RateBeer. -----

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBulldog (1) - OSLO, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015 does not count
I open a bottle of this when it´s raining outside, and I´m back in Scotland,, despite not having visited it since the late 80´s!! Perfect for a windy, Norwegian autumn day, when all you want to do is snuggle up in a corner of the couch with the fiancée to get warmed up..

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
michalmachpl (226) - Rudnik nad Sanem / Rzeszów, POLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle: 330ml, The term of validity to/Termin ważności: ??? Kolor/Color: złoty, przejrzysty, klarowny, jak lager, Piana/Foam: biała, drobno i średnio pęcherzykowa, pozostawia bardzo delikatny ślad na szkle, opada do bardzo małego kożuszka, Zapach/Aroma: słodki, słodowy, może trochę kwiatów, ogólnie bardzo mało intensywny, Smak/Taste: głównie słód i może trochę ale jednak nie wiele chmielu i w sumie tyle, bardzo mało treści, goryczka niska lekko żywiczna, pijalne ale bardzo słabe, Wysycenie/Carbonation: średnie, Opakowanie/Package: może być, dupy nie urywa,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7905) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2015
Bottle at home. Low and quickly disappearing white head. Clear and good looking golding amber body. Malt straw grass aroma with a mild spicy note. Pretty bitter and spicy dry flavor with a high carbonation and a long dry finish. Refreshing and good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (4070) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle at Fiddlers in Brodick. Appearance - golden with a proportionate head. Nose - grapefruit and orange notes. Light bread backdrop. Taste - oranges and toast. Palate - Light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - marmalade on toast? A breakfast beer?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
romolime (114) - - AUG 1, 2015
Birra ipa in stile americano, non ha un sapore amaro e di luppolo prevalente, leggero il retrogusto di agrumi

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryon (1930) - SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2015
Pours clear amber low to no white head Aromas of sweet and buttery maltyness, sweet fruits Taste has sweet tropical fruits, caramel, sweet bread Medium carbonation, medium bitter finish, sweet

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