Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Scottish Ale
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland


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RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
bottle, US export version
Malty and hoppy, we at Belhaven love the classic Scottish Ale and we’ve been brewing it longer than any of the other beers we produce. Delivering a sweet, smooth and creamy finish, Scottish Ale has a stunning ruby colour in the glass. Magic.

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ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Reviewed 3/1/13. 16 oz can poured into a nonic pint glass. I had to salvage this one after it fell and sprung a leak - we’ll see how it’s held up... A: Pours a orange copper color with moderate clarity. The head is a one finger heavy cream shade. In true nitro-can fashion, it retains beautifully with a wondrous texture. S: Not as muted as I come to expect from the serving style. There are lots of dark fruits, some lighter fruits, chocolate, caramel, cream, and even a touch of hops. T: The flavor profile introduces both a smoky and even a leathery dimension to things. The mustiness works pretty well with its fruity, caramel-laden flavor profile. A hint of leafy, herbal hops really finish things well. Surprisingly, it even has a bit of depth to it. M: A bit on the watery side, as expected. Despite that, there’s a good mixture of creaminess and crisp, palate-clearing dryness. The lack of carbonation fits the mouthfeel qualities well. O: This would make a good everyday drinker. It’s definitely the most interesting nitro-can beer I’ve ever had before. I wouldn’t touch the bottles, however.

einherjar (335) - Rijeka, CROATIA - JUN 13, 2017
Copper color, medium creamy beige head. Aroma of malt and toffee.Taste sweet, roasted malt, toffee, nuts.

rstk (18) - - JUN 11, 2017
Malty, nutty aroma with roasted notes, toffee & caramel. Clear amber colour. Tastes sweet with light bitter notes. Soft and easy-drinking. Decent ale.

kerkerbeer (6) - - JUN 7, 2017 does not count
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IslandHaole (1258) - Misawa, JAPAN - MAY 24, 2017
Nitro can, the massive foamy head slowly dissipates revealing a clear copper colored brew with a creamy head. Has a bittersweet, dusty, slightly mineral scent. Sweet with hints of butterscotch candy, bread dough, earthy (peaty)? Pedestrian.

MrOrla (3060) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2017
Pours hazy amber with a white. Aroma of deep butterscotch, fruity, Dusty hops, caramel. Taste is heavy sweet loads toffee, light bitter, Dusty hops.

sinfull (1633) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 11, 2017
Clear amber color. Medium sized, white head. Malt , grass , nuts and wood in aroma. Moderate sweetness in taste. Creamy and smooth mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Jabic (563) - Plainfield, Vermont, USA - MAY 6, 2017
Nitro Can. Ar: Herbal, slightly astringent woody hops; light graininess. Ap: Amber-brown, clear; cascading nitro head, leaves a thick, creamy head. T: Rich and toasty, with a deep breadiness; medium sweetness with bready crust and faint light caramels; red apple and pineapple esters, at a medium-low intensity, mingle with some understated coffee; herbal and woody hops on the finish, with a very low bitterness. O: Medium body with a soft carbonation that creates a mouth-filling perception; finish is medium-dry. O: Very tasty sessionable brown ale; there is a lot of richness and flavor packed into this beer; the deep breadiness, soft carbonation, and well-integrated ester profile really create a solid, satisfying, and quaffable brown ale.

SimonBlok (554) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2017
33cl bottle at home. Appearance: clear reddish amber with medium off-white head. Aroma: breadcrust, cardboard, cereal, caramel. Taste: medium sweetness and medium bitterness. Notes of bread, sweet malts and some caramel. Palate: medium bodied, watery texture and medium carbonation.

daab007 (120) - Kraków, POLAND - APR 21, 2017
w zapachu nudno, jakby jabłka. ładnie wygląda. smak bardzo delikatny, kwaśny posmak. jakieś owocowe nuty na koniec.

vipinvelp (4376) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2017
Clear dark copper, no foam remaining. Light smokey aroma, similar in taste. Smooth drinking. (Velp 201704)

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