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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 1233   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.


FriarHop's rating

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FriarHop (122) - Long Beach, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Pours a deep red with thin off white head. Sweet, malty taste. Definitely a sipper. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
budedou (496) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - APR 13, 2015
Hazy deep red/brown color, average sized off white head. Some lacing. Aroma of dark fruits, wood, caramel, roast and chocolate. Medium body, soft carbonation. Dry finish. Very nice

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
loco_gallego (217) - SWITZERLAND - APR 13, 2015
Rouge foncée, petite mousse crémeuse beige. Au nez maltage complexe, fruitée. Très très sucrée caramel et fruits mûrs. Fin légèrement alcoolisée. Du lourd bien britannique ;)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrinkinWell (325) - - MAR 18, 2015
Pours a dark reddish amber, almost mahogany. Frothy head that dissipated quickly. Rich roasted malts. Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Caramel, molasses, hints of oak. A nice Scottish ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillWyce (800) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Pours clear ruby red with a 1-finger bone-colored head. Aroma mixes notes of caramel and biscuit malts. Medium body, very slightly syrupy with a dry finish. Flavor of caramel malt with peaty and biscuity notes.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mtu71 (197) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Tap. Huge, very creamy ivory head. Clear deep amber. Huge lasting head keeps aromas for mouth. Smooth and creamy, malty and bitter. Lovely, classic, balanced super ale!

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (2863) - BELGIUM - MAR 1, 2015
As Belhaven 90/- Wee Heavy. Very classic Scotch ale with pale yellowish beige, medium, lacing head, breaking rather quickly, and dark wine red colour, transparent with good sparkling. Malt sweet aroma of hazelnut paste, toffee, plum brandy, caramel candy, cookies, medlar, brown sugar, ripe pear, some subtle varnish-like solvents, damp cellar and a hint of iron, though not disturbingly so. Taste begins restrainedly fruity, raisins, eldeberries, candied figs, sweet but not cloying, with soft carbonation and smooth, lightly oily, very malty but not very thick palate, caramelly and a bit nutty with bitterish toasted accent in the end, where it is supported by a subtle, earthy and leafy hop bitterishness and warming, rhum-like alcohol, with a drying, slightly astringent effect, but remaining in place. Pleasant, warming ale and indeed typical for its style, though I had expected a thicker body and more roasted bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omanson (42) - - FEB 23, 2015
Superbe bière pleine d’arômes, nez sur la canelles, des touches du sucre de canne , de canelles et d’épices de Noël. Une de mes favorites !

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1663) - Granollers, SPAIN - FEB 22, 2015
Cervesa amb un aroma i gust a torrefactes però també a fruites fosques, és dolça i amb un toc alicorat. Cerveza con un aroma y sabor a torrefactos pero también a frutas oscuras, es dulce y con un toque licoroso.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
wiadran (45) - POLAND - FEB 21, 2015
[wersja 7.4% alk] świeży, owocowy aromat, niezbyt intensywny. kolor ciemnomiedziany, piana krótka,słaba,nie zdobi szkła. smak dość bogaty dość słodki (owoce, słody), z wyraźną kawą i lekką, krótką goryczką. lekko oleiste, średnio wysycone, bardzo pijalne.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PiwnyMarek (284) - Łomża, POLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Całkiem całkiem. Aromat wyrazisty, aczkolwiek trochę dziwny i nie dla każdego przyjemny. Z wyglądu szału nie ma, a w smaku jest słodkie. Goryczka delikatną, ale zalegająca.


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