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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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RATINGS: 1252   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised, export only.
Belhaven Wee Heavy has a rich deep flavor. A beer to be sipped, savoured and fully respected.


Rosebeerlover's rating

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rosebeerlover (11) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 30, 2013
500 cc bottle, chilled. Clear dark brown and copper color with off white head and lacing. Mild malty aroma. Taste is mildly sweet, more so in the finish. Taste of malts, some caramel & nuts, but no bitterness or bite. Very drinkable, excellent alone or with most pub food. Went well with roasted pork. Excellent Scottish ale.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tekstr1der (141) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElDesmadre (2279) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Dried fruit, caramel/toffee, grappa. Sticky mouthfeel, sweet but balanced, additional notes of tobacco, roast and nuts in the flavour. A rich, malty beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Piw (400) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - JUL 12, 2015
330ml Flasche. Klar und bernsteinfarben. Kleine Schaumkrone. Karamellaroma mit leichten Honignoten. Süss.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TorbenJensen (490) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2015
Wee Heavy is a very typical Scottish ale with emphasis on the malt. It smells wonderful of candy and caramel. The taste varies over sweet malt with notes of honey. The hops are discreet and almost absent, but it is also because hops do not thrive in the highlands why the Scots often saves hops rather than import it to expensive prices. Wee Heavy is somewhat sweet beer, but on a real malt-based manner where the hops still would have simply put a damper on its other good impression. Caramel, honey and candy are the flavor-bearing ingredients, and one should therefore expect a sweet ale that leaves a slightly sticky sweetness in the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsmerig (1351) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Pours a reddish brown with a light tan head. Aroma is malty with a slight roasted note. Taste is similar with earthy hops and roasted malts supplying a bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DraftDodger (462) - - JUL 3, 2015
Copenhagen 3/7 2015. 33 cl bottle from Rema 1000. Pours clear reddish brown with off-white head. Subsides to 0,5 cm thick layer of foam. Aroma of fermented fruit and alcohol. Soft carbonation. Taste is sweet malts and dark fruits. Surprisingly watery compared to the aroma. Mostly boozy notes of alcohol in the aftertaste. A strong beer with some character. Not many hops around though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dbhenry (139) - El Paso, Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2015
This is an excellent ale. It is hopped a little above average, but the great thing about the beer is its wonderful malt taste. It is crisp and full bodied. While the alcohol content is 6.5 %, it has the body of a higher alcohol beer. An excellent beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tapthis (168) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUN 13, 2015
deep red/brown color. aroma is a very sweet malt to it. has a strong malt presence with the presence of dark heavy fruits. a good sweet aftertaste

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (971) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Clear dark copper pour, thin off white head. Nose speaks of lightly peated malt. Sweet, more than not. Middle is gentle toffee, deep malt backbone, floral sweetness, and a slight nutty character. Finish shows a slight mineral tang, but still leaves sweet. Paired well with a subtle Welsh cheddar after dinner.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (1239) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 5, 2015
Marrón translucida. Espuma bonita. Magnífico aspecto. Aroma dulcemente tostado con ligeros toques lupulados que le dan cierta complejidad. Azúcar tostada en el sabor, propia del estilo. Fantástica con un bizcocho. También frutal, higo, frutas del bosque. Lupulo escaso. Cuerpo medio y carbonatacion justa. Rica en su estilo.


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