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

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RATINGS: 1314   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.


AndyW68's rating

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndyW68 (1423) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Reddish brown with off white head. Aroma of sweet malt and dried fruit. Dry feel with a sweet start and mild bitter finish.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mice (171) - FINLAND - JUL 21, 2016
Täysin kirkas, läpinäkyvä olut vaahtoaa melko vähäisesti. Tuoksussa makeaa maltaisuutta, jännää rusinamaista otetta varsin runsaasti ja hedelmää. Maku hedelmäinen, runsaan makean maltainen, marjainen ja hieman pähkinäinen. Makeus menee vähän överiksi.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leini (1775) - SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2016
330ml bottle. Dark brown body, pretty much crownless. Fruit, toffee, hint of smoke and vineous notes in the aroma. Flavor follows the same path, but with a bit more fruityness and some bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Malty_MacHops (686) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - JUL 8, 2016
Caramel and malt notes. Deep brown with a fast fading head. More caramel and perhaps a touch of clove with a sweet presence. Medium bodied with a sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
humpah (92) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2016
0,33l bottle from Alko. Pours dark amber colour with quite small head. Malty aroma, dark fruits, raisins, plums, nuts. Quite sweet and dry flavor, medium body with a bit on the light side. Aftertaste is quite sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (2657) - SPAIN - JUN 17, 2016
As "Belhaven 90/~ Wee Heavy" Bottle 33cl. @ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, Spain. A: Dark amber. T: Malt, caramel, nuts.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rostetti (126) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle from Alko. Pours dark amber color with tan head. Aroma is sweet, malty and has some dark fruits. Taste is very sweet, soft, malty and the alcohol is very well hidden. What a great beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cervmagpt (640) - 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 (108) - 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 (328) - Århus, 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 (801) - GERMANY - MAY 16, 2016
Klares rotbraun mit wenig Schaum. Malzig, Röstaromen, Karamell, leicht fruchtig, Pflaumen, süßlich.


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