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


on tap

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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
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 thats refreshing and moreish with a hint of hop.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PictouRx (178) - Ontario, - JAN 21, 2012
holy smokes, opened a 440ml can and almost exlosion of froth, but managed to get to glass and salvage most of it. Poured forth into glass almost as complete foam extremely violent mixture in glass, I thought a wicked chemistry reaction occuring. But it settled down to give a gorgeous looking dark clear amber color with a nice thick amber/white foam head. Body is very unlively though 10 min after pouring. I get honey, caramel, toffee, slight bitter. Very smooth creamy texture with a long butterscotch like after taste. Overall this was an experience, perhaps can was dropped several times before reaching me, but overall certainly unique in my beer experience tastings so far!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Piw (1075) - Rsselsheim, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2017
Frisch gezapft. Klar und dunkelgolden mit groer, cremiger Schaumkrone. Leichte Malznoten. Leichter Krper. Slich.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
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%.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JK (6058) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christos (5552) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badhack (551) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
minutemat (5256) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2016
Can @ Cirros 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. Cant think of any situation where Id willingly drink this again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerNinjaUK (438) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (2108) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkel07 (5742) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2016
Can from Copper and Oak Liquor Merchants 190516. Full bodied and quite creamy in the mouth but Im just not all that fussed about the flavour. Looks quite good with a strong amber colour and a lush thick creamy head of foam. I cant imagine drinking a lot of this beer as one pint is enough for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
redders1974 (1326) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2016
Very standard affair malty nose thick creamy head very easy but bland drinking

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