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

bottled
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RATINGS: 348   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
bottle, US export version
Malty and hoppy, we at Belhaven love the classic Scottish Ale and weve 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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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
foyle (417) - Wyoming, USA - APR 19, 2014
Poured from 440ml can into pint glass Appearance: pours a frothy, vigorous eggshell head which slowly settles with some delicate lacing. Color is a clear copper with little streaming carbonation. Aroma: whole wheat bread dough, yeast, floral and earthy hops. Mouthfeel: creamy, silky and light to medium bodied with a fairly wet finish. Flavor: a distinct nuttiness combines with caramel, medium roasted barley, and some pleasant herbal/earthy bitterness. Overall: very good, but the mouthfeel is a bit unusual.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
IslandHaole (1252) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrOrla (3044) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (1612) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jabic (537) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SimonBlok (506) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daab007 (111) - Krakw, POLAND - APR 21, 2017
w zapachu nudno, jakby jabłka. ładnie wygląda. smak bardzo delikatny, kwaśny posmak. jakieś owocowe nuty na koniec.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (4332) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2017
Clear dark copper, no foam remaining. Light smokey aroma, similar in taste. Smooth drinking. (Velp 201704)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
meatmanmd (116) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - APR 14, 2017
Clear amber with weak head. Aroma of sweet roasted malts, a little metal. Taste is light sweet, caramel, roasted malts with a hint of leather or wood. Medium body with harsh carbonation. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skortila (5735) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2017
Bottled. 5.2% ABV. 15cl sample. The aroma has grass, nuts, bit caramel. Clear, amber coloured beer with a thin head. The taste is light bitter, light sweet, has nutty and caramel malts, light toasted and there is grass, Easy drinker, thin-medium bodied beer. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChadPoole (463) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2017
Pours clear dark amber with a fast fading white head. Aroma is malts and fermented fruits. Carmel and earthy malts with dark fruit flavours. Enjoyable.


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