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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1261   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Bottle: Pasteurised, export only.
Belhaven Wee Heavy has a rich deep flavor. A beer to be sipped, savoured and fully respected.

kevinator's rating

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (1476) - The Colony, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2013
This brewery does itself a real disservice by putting the beer in clear bottles as this one skunked out. From what I could tell there was a sweet malty aroma laying beneath. The color was amber with a white foamy head. The taste was more sweet caramelized malts with a burnt sugar tinge on the back end. I can always detect the alcohol with this style even when it’s as low as this one. I’m sure this would have been better had it not skunked; however, it still seemed average for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Giochaurand (209) - FINLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle. Pours chestnut in colour with medium tan head. Aroma is earth, malts and sugarcane. Taste is caramel, tobacco and dark fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Toomio (354) - Joensuu, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2015
Maukas ja varsinkin vahva. Vähempikin viina olisi riittänyt, mutta kaunis kalija kaikki tyynni.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (3128) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2015
0,33l bottle from Alko, Jumbo. Pours deep amber with a medium quick head. Aroma is malts, dark fruits and alcohol. Flavor is sweet malts, dark fruits, alcohol and hops. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fantti (806) - FINLAND - SEP 23, 2015
Pullo @ Alko. Kaatuu snifteriin punaisen ruskeana ja kirkkaana, noin 1,5 sormen paksuisella vaahdolla. Tuoksussa vahvimpana on kuivattujen hedelmien aromit. Sen lisäksi löytyy sokerisuutta tai hedelmäkakkuisuutta ja pähkinää sekä paahdettuna että paahtamattomana. Marjaakin on hieman. Kaiken kaikkiaan hyvin maltainen aromi. Maku alkaa hyvin makean hedelmäisenä, sen lisäksi on toffeeta, paahdettua pähkinää ja jopa hiven paahdetta sekä marjaisuutta. Suutuntuma on keskitäyteläinen ja melko makea, mutta jälkimaku hivenen ontto. Vanha rakkaus uudelleen maistossa ja toimii edelleen, vaikkei yhtä hyvin kuin aiemmin. Makea ja monipuolinen maltaisuus hallitsee tätä scotch alea.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hikeg (96) - - SEP 23, 2015
Pours clear deep red with minimal head. Aroma is sweet, cookie, honey, raisin, skunky, cooked vegetables. Taste is heavy sweetness, almost no bitter, lightly sour, umami. Body is medium, palate is oily, carbonation is almost soft. Malty but that’s about it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dermi (826) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2015
33 cl, bottled. Pours dark mahogany with a small white head. Aroma: Malt, wood. Berries, resin. Mild alcohol. Taste: Medium+ sweet, liqueurish. Some very modest acidity. Toffee, nutty essences. Palate: Medium body, syrupy, noticeable carbonation. Caramel. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (5457) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 18, 2015
(Bottle, 0.33 l - BBE Oct 2016, from Alko, 20150917) The beer poured darling brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had malts, caramel and earth. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, caramel, earth, toasted malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter. A tasty and balanced malty brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shag (2714) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Brown color with a reddish hue. Aroma contains very little but some nuttiness and dark fruit.. Flavor is rather sweet with a ton of caramel along with dark fruit, nutmeg, and chocolate. I really like this one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EvgeniyKurilov (50) - - AUG 8, 2015
Приятны& солодов& аромат. Очень сладкий, немного водянис& вкус. Много жженки во вкусе. Послевк& горькое, немного странно&

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tekstr1der (168) - New Hampshire, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Not as good as Skull Splitter, but a nice offering. Pours deep brown, with thin tan head. Aroma of malt and peat smoke. Some smokiness comes through in the flavor as well, combined with a toastiness to the malt. Pretty decent stuff.

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