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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Scotch Ale
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in Thistle

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RATINGS: 1319   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised, export only.
previously 6.5% Belhaven Wee Heavy has a rich deep flavor. A beer to be sipped, savoured and fully respected.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (3183) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 27, 2004
Clear dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma of sweet brown sugar with a slight smokiness. Big sweet caramel flavour with some fruit and smoke in the middle, and a nice dry finish. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2004
bottle. thick sugary caramel aroma. deep mahogany. flavour is heavy on the malt, oh so very sweet. a touch of smokiness towards the end. dry finish. one of the better beers in the LCBO fall release.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
iam (369) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2004
Pours a dark brown colour with a medium head. Hed quickly thins out ut lasts to the end. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Taste of burnt caramel malt with good hop bitterness to finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cartoonkhaki (1252) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 20, 2004
Dark amber light beige head malt aroma sugary smooth flavours that roll off the tounge like a scotish R light roastedness and subtle bitter woody flavours... good stuff

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjg74 (3015) - La Mesa, California, USA - OCT 20, 2004
Pours a nice deep deep red. Aroma is of malts and a little fruity. Also a little brandy-like scent. Flavor is malty and a little smokey. Some bitterness as well. Pretty good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
frink (467) - coquitlam, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 20, 2004
Pours a reddish brown colour with a thick tan head. Aromas of toffee, malts, rasins, and other dark fruits. The taste is of toffee rasins and a rich maltiness with a nice dry finish and a slight alcohol kick. A nice brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 17, 2004
Aroma of smoked caramel malts and some dark fruits maybe too, come from this dark burgundy brown beer. Woody and sweet caramel flavours and very smokey too, right through into the dry finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stephen louis (165) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 15, 2004
for a while this was my favorite beer. A classic beer. Pours a dark burnt Carmel,with a big tan head,major lacing and the head just sits there.noticed a malty sweet nose on the pour. on taste:everything about this is right.malt Carmel,plums, and a touch of hops.A good solid tasting beer,absolutely refreshing and relaxing. the mouth feel is full,like red meat,with the slightest alcohol burn in the finish.great stuff.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 15, 2004
Alcoholic dry nose, with fruity background. Medium creamy crown . Medium to full body . Some woody bitter mouthfeel with hints of roasted barley . Smoky aftertaste . Decent ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sixpackcharley (19) - barclay, Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2004
A thin head covers this suprisingly carbonated Scottish Ale. Caramel, smokey, and sweet in palate. Overall a nice, refreshing ale made with care and served below 50 degrees.


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