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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised, export only.
Belhaven Wee Heavy has a rich deep flavor. A beer to be sipped, savoured and fully respected.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown color with a beige head. Aroma is roasted, caramel, brown suger and hops. Flavour is sweet, roasted, caramel, hop, floral.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31628) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and amber with a dense off-white head. Light yeasty and caramel malt, yet vague aroma. Flavour is sweet. Breadish and light roasted malt. Mild yeast note. fruity towards light wineous. Ends with a fruity flavour and a mild malt note.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29665) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2002
A dark red beer with a good head. The aroma is fruity and a bit sour. It is very sweet for a Brittish ale. The flavor is typically ale fruity with some unrecognizable spices and hints of the alcohol content and in ends in a slight bitterness. A very nice ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Beautiful, dark reddish brown with a small, creamy head. Very malty and full-bodied with distinct nutty notes and a roasted/burned edge. Lovely quaffable winter warmer. 080303

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21310) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2005
Bottled. Clear brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Malty aroma with notes of fruits and berries. Sweet malty flavour with notes of dried fruits.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20842) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 3, 2006
Bottled. Ruby colour, small beige head. Aroma of alcohol, raisins and fruits. Flavour is leather, malts and hops, along with some roasted and spicy hints. Hides ABV well in the flavour, otherwise quite similar to Skullsplitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19805) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 9, 2003 Bottled. Mahogany coloured with beige head. Rich, smokey aroma with notes of caramel. Sweet and very malty with flavours of licorice and peat. Soft mouthfeel. Notes of crystalized sugar in a finish with medium bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2006
Bottle. Dark amber colour witha longlasting tan head. Sweet malty caramel aroma. Sweet malty caramel flavor with some hints of dark fruits. Sweet malty warming finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 3, 2003
Ruby color, creamy head. Nice malt aroma. Good body structure, pretty good malt, caramalt, very light roasted; not so common for commercial British bottles. Everything sustained by a pretty strong bitterness. Light pleasant fruity notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14973) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2009 Bottle at home ... Deep brown ... sweet fruit malt ... deep sweet cherry fruit quite a lot of caramel nice but not sure bottles at best so leaving at 3.6


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