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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Bottle: Pasteurised, export only.
Belhaven Wee Heavy has a rich deep flavor. A beer to be sipped, savoured and fully respected.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cblado (251) - Washington, USA - OCT 25, 2011
500ml bottle. Really nice reddish color, some lacing. Aroma is a rich and peaty malt with some hop bitterness. Flavor is a sweet caramel malt with peaty notes. Very delicious. Overall an excellent beer. Can’t wait for my next one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnGalt1 (625) - , Idaho, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Picked up at the COOP last week... Most of the bottleshops in Boise are also carrying it now. Enjoyed out of my FW goblet. Thin 1/2" tan head.. only okay retention and no real lacing.. the brew is clear deep walnut. Thick maltiness, deep caramel, subtle dark fruits seem a little out of place.. pretty complex. Rich malt without ever verging on sweet, dark toast, nutty brown malt.. honestly tastes "brown". The body and carbonation are spot on.. Pretty damn good... I love a well made Wee Heavy and this is nearly perfect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hoppy_Luke (100) - Poznań, POLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Choć serii Belhavena, której nabyłem nie zaliczyłbym do udanej, ostatnia butelka okazała się całkiem dobra. Mocny trunek o miedzianym kolorze i dość sporej jasnej pianie wyglądał bardzo elegancko. Nieco owocowy i słodowy zapach, trochę karmelu... Smak pozytywnie mnie zaskoczył - alkohol nie był na tyle wyczuwalny, żeby przeszkadzał, goryczka na przyzwoitym poziomie, łagodzona przez słodowe nuty. Karmel i owoce również się pojawiły. Piło się bardzo przyjemnie pomimo swojej CIĘŻKOŚCI.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mszzukowski (14) - Olsztyn, POLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Aromat słodowy, przyjemny aczkolwiek niezbyt intensywny. Po ogrzaniu wychodzą nuty owocowe (wiśniowe) Piana gęsta, zdobi szkło ale szybko opada do niskiej. Klarowne, barwa ciemnomiedziana. W smaku karmelowe, słodkie. Nieco przypomina piwa świąteczne. Wysycenie niskie, podobnie jak goryczka. Bardzo pijalne, alkohol niewyczuwalny. Ogólnie dobre, ciekawe piwo, można jednak powiedzieć, że nieco "nudne".

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (797) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2015
330 ml bottle. 7.4% ABV. Deep mahogany brown color. Rocky beige head. Caramel malt nose has hints of dark fruit and toffee. Toasted malt flavor is smooth and buttery with toffee notes. Figs and brown sugar come to mind. Soft creamy mouthfeel. Well rounded and flavorful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ilikewinetoo (29) - SPAIN - JAN 20, 2015
Butter, alcohol and caramel. Nice white head. Low bitterness, quite nice malty backbone, sweet, caramel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hohops (399) - Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle, 7.4%. Appearance is dark ruby, a half-finger beige head which lingers. Aroma- rich fruitcake, port, plenty of dark fruit, treacle, marzipan. Taste- cherry, sugary sweetness, raisin, boozy Christmas cake, sticky and syrupy, sweet marzipan. Wee heavy indeed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenOver (126) - SLOVENIA - DEC 29, 2014
This is a really good beer. Pours dark red, almost brown, little head and a very nice yeasty smell. Taste is very sweet, quite nice. A sweet aftertaste lasts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (2315) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - DEC 27, 2014
This was poured into a thistle glass. The appearance was a nice looking hazy dark amber to brown color with a slim finger’s worth of foamy white head. Light lacing sticks and then slides. The smell had a nice blend of sweet and roasty English malts with a decent subdued caramel malts. A light meaty to somewhat peaty sweetness invades nicely. The taste was mainly the same - sweet meaty to peaty awesomeness rolling over my tongue in the flavor department. There’s a light sweet meaty aftertaste leading to a sweet wet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was there and decent for the style. Actually, a super nice sweet smoothness rolls over my tongue. Overall, this is good as a Wee Heavy/Scotch Ale. I dig this. I’d have it again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
King_Alex_II (178) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Very round taste with the scotch ale typical caramel. Very fine pearl carbonation with hints of dried fruits. Nicely balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Unde (437) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Clear copper coloured beer with smallish head on top. Aroma has dried fruits and roasted aromas. A bit mild aroma. Taste is a whole lot better. There is chocolate, roasted flavours, caramel and syrup with some dried fruits. Body is medium and the carbonation is quite high.

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