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

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 1308   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.


dubs' rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dubs (117) - St Peters, NSW, - JAN 21, 2003
Just perfect dark ale for (this is gonna sound wanky) watchin Beckett on da tele... Went down like a mushroom risotto... Great shit.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cervmagpt (594) - PORTUGAL - MAY 30, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 17C). Bottle 33 cl - Batch unknown. AROMA: predominant malt aroma with medium-high notes of caramel and a slight touch of diacetyl with a butterscotch character. APPEARANCE: dark ambar color with ruby body against light. moderate and moussy tanned head with medium-low retention. TASTE: rich malty flavor with a strong caramel presence and a slight roasted malt note with a smoked character. low bitterness with a sweet palate but with a semi-dry finish. PALATE: medium body with a very faint alcohol presence. OVERALL: a nice and tradicional Wee Heavy with a less body.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
killroy (106) - BULGARIA - MAY 29, 2016
Clear deep copper color with brownish head. Malt and caramel in the aroma. Taste of malt, again, dark fruits, some raisins. Pleasant to drink.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Echon (282) - Ĺrhus, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2016
Dark mahogany and full-bodied. Sweet malty aroma with notes of dried fruit and alcohol. Sweet and lightly bitter taste, with a fruity and spicy flavour. Overall, a very good scotch ale. Good aroma and great taste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mister_Li (688) - GERMANY - MAY 16, 2016
Klares rotbraun mit wenig Schaum. Malzig, Röstaromen, Karamell, leicht fruchtig, Pflaumen, süßlich.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratto (119) - - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle bbe jun2017. Aroma malty sweet, cream. Taste toasty, bready, some sweetness. Finishes with toasty sweetness and herbal (Tettnang?) bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minihame2 (379) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 6, 2016
Dark, burgundy coloured body with some tan lacing. Promising aroma, malts, cherries, grapes with a bit of syrupy sweetness. Intense taste, malty, some yeast, a bit sour. Slick and somewhat tingly mouthfeel, slight carbonation. Big beer with very rich overall feel to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ttheilen (528) - USA - MAY 6, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
roldano (75) - - APR 26, 2016
Espuma beige que se disipa, color oscuro y rojizo al transluz, se aprecia el brotar constante de burbujas, aroma suave pero rico en nariz con matices dulces, sabor suave con matices tostados y notas dulces con regusto agradable

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DeanF (2227) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 7, 2016
Nice big foamy head and dark gold body, swampwater aroma of no attraction to speak of. Flavour is murky malts with hints of old pennies, cabbage, cardboard. A wacky taste that does nothing for me.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kubmal (157) - POLAND - MAR 22, 2016
Dark amber, nice white head. Aroma of caramel, vanilla, fruits, floral. Taste is sweet, with caramel, grain and some spices, low but long lasting bitterness.


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