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19
16
style
Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Bitter
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 303   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg, can and bottle: Pasteurised.
Previously known as 70/-. Previously at 3.5%.
Experience the best of everything with """"""""the cream of Scottish beer"""""""". Its light creamy head with lacing to the bottom of the glass gives you a taste that’s refreshing and moreish with a hint of hop.

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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerlady (556) - lucerne, - NOV 6, 2010
clearer amber colored beer. smells of malt, caramel, some hops. tasts malty, of some caramel, some hops. aftertaste is bittersweet. not bad, but not overwhelming, could be more tastefull. other beers from belhaven are better.


2.9
Thomas_W1 (933) - Rastatt, GERMANY - JUN 29, 2017
Fass 1 pt (0,568l): Kupfer, trüb, deutlicher mittelporiger Schaum; frische würzige Nase, angenehme Hopfennoten, leichte Röstaromen, angenehme Bitterkeit; frischer würziger Körper, deutliche Hopfennoten, cremig, deutliche Kohlensäure, Röstaromen, angenehme Bitterkeit; angenehmer würzig-bitterer Nachgang

2.6
vinivini (2818) - Gomel, BELARUS - JUN 26, 2017
Straight from can. Aroma: biscuit malts. Light body. The taste is diluted malts and finishing floral hops. Nothing special really.

2.5
Piw (1223) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2017
Frisch gezapft. Klar und dunkelgolden mit großer, cremiger Schaumkrone. Leichte Malznoten. Leichter Körper. Süßlich.

2.7
Graham77 (514) - SCOTLAND - OCT 28, 2016
440ml Draught Flow System can. ABV now only 3.2%. Copper colour with the expected creamy head. Aroma is light sweet malt. Taste is malty with a faintly floral hop note. Not bad at all considering the ABV of 3.2%.

2
JK (6252) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2016
My first beer in Scotland. It looks nice, am er color qoth a cream colored head. Aroma has malt, and it is very light. Flavor is light as welll with a mineral, almost chemical quality. Bitter malt flavor. No notable hop presence. Truly the Cream Of Scottish Beer.

3.2
Christos (5882) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2016
(Belhaven Best (Bottle and Keg)) Tap at Hotel and Folk Pub Terminus, Den Bosch, full pint. Amber coloured body, clear, tall and thick, creamy head on top, with very good retention. The aroma has light caramel, straw and some nice, light hoppy notes. Taste is of caramel and metal, straw, some hop presence too on the back, mildly bitter. Medium thin body. Decent bitter.

3.7
badhack (564) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 26, 2016
Pours orange-golden with a nice frothy head. Light, creamy, malty, full mouth with a pleasant hop finish. This is an extremely drinkable and refreshing and light beer.

1.4
minutemat (5938) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2016
Can @ Cirro’s Italian Restaurant, Callandar. Pours amber, creamy white head. Aroma is very light malt. Taste is smooth, creamy and extremely light. Almost tastes watery and even aerated. I like a nice bitter, but this is simply lacking in character. Can’t think of any situation where I’d willingly drink this again.

2.2
BeerNinjaUK (484) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2016
Backlog rating: Tried in the hotel in Lochaline on holiday, April 2016. Pint pours pale amber with creamy white head, leaving good lacing. Aroma slightly insipid citrus, biscuity, lacking depth. Thin and watery, pretty bland and flat.

2.9
undercurrent25 (2190) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2016
Served too cold, pours a brown colour, bitter with a slight malty taste, keg at the Hebrides in Edinburgh


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