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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: 1302   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.


LeopoldT's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LeopoldT (90) - Lazarevac, - JUN 23, 2011
Brown colour with light fast dissapearing head. Aromas of caramel, sweet apple and malt. Sweet taste very pleasant with sweet finish. Heavy body and oily,creamy texture.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ttheilen (95) - 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 (67) - - 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 (2202) - 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 (132) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zarguon (10) - FINLAND - MAR 16, 2016
Cool amber-colour appearance. Aroma of chocolate, sweet malts. Taste is following the aroma well having chocolate, caramel, lots of malts, some distinct taste I cant quite characterize. Full body. Makes you want more! My first beer of this style (scottish ale) and requiring to try more.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phfyysik (392) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 13, 2016
Pours dark clear red with mild foam. Aroma is honey, caramel, toffee, sugar. Taste is quite same, some smoky, oak and malts attached. Low carbonisation, after is very oily and burned caramel. Good different beer!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1066) - DENMARK - MAR 13, 2016
God fylde og en hvis sødme, der må være brugt godt med malt i denne øl. Dn er brygget på tre forskellige slags humle og tre forskellige slags malt. Hvis man kan lide en øl med god fyldig mild smag uden for meget humle, er den her et godt valg.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Teran (254) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 10, 2016
Dark but clear mahogany, small beige top. Malty aroma, butter scotch toffee caramel, dried fruits and brown sugar. Well balanced, but sweet more than usual. Oily and heavy texture. Superb choice in the cold snowy nights .

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
migwell (271) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 7, 2016
A very smooth, full bodied scotch ale. A heavy pour brings up a decent white head that persists. The aroma is malty and sweet, appearance clear brown/orange. Flavor is well rounded maltiness and a bit of caramel sweetness. This is not a complex ale, but it is very well balanced and true to its style. Not too carbonated, and with a pleasant limestone chalkiness. Absolutely worth a try, or two.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
danfontaine (40) - - MAR 2, 2016
Aroma- deep sweet malt, alcohol, no hops, dried fruit caramel and spice. Quad light Appearance - brown with red hue, off white head leaves. Nice Flavor- the booze balance the sweet malts caramel nicely. Hops for balance. Mouthfeel - medium to medfull. Alcohol is nice Overall- really like this beer. Like a samichlaus light ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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