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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised, export only.
previously 6.5% Belhaven Wee Heavy has a rich deep flavor. A beer to be sipped, savoured and fully respected.

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dubs' rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dubs (117) - St Peters, NSW, - JAN 21, 2003
Just perfect dark ale for (this is gonna sound wanky) watchin Beckett on da tele... Went down like a mushroom risotto... Great shit.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TrefwoordPunk (1012) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2016
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a dark opaque with a small greyish white head and an aroma of heavy, roasted malts, toffee, herbal hops and sweets. The taste is heavy sweet with not too much complexity, Not really special

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redders1974 (1085) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Warming chestnut apperance. Nose is marzipan taste sherry fig hints of oak warming almost a Barley wine.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (2325) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 20, 2016
Bottle, Ann Arbor, MI via Mulmur. Deep brown. Treacle aroma. Sweet. Mellow. Brown sugar. Scottish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (1821) - Besançon, FRANCE - NOV 18, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Très très classique scotch ale. Notes de caramel, de whisky, très maltée, pointe de torréfié. Finale passe très vite dommage.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
alvaro78 (305) - Sevilla, SPAIN - NOV 12, 2016
Aroma a caramelo y regaliz Buen aspecto, cristalina y espuma persistente En boca caramelo a tope, buen cuerpo y final dulce de trago largo ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (3428) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 12, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2016 Bottle. Brown color with tan head. Aroma is raisins, figs, caramel. Taste is more raisins, figs, chocolate, slightly oxidized. Nicely balanced. Very good scotch ale, albeit rather sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gorkogrlo (340) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle. Dark red, cherry like color with small-medium head. Aroma of cherries, hay with aldo some chocolate notes notes. In flavor chocolate is even more pronounced again in mix with cherries and raisins and caramel. Sweet. Overall: ok, but not my style of beer. Too sweet for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChadPoole (350) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2016
Pours dark amber with a creamy off white head. Aroma is raisins, caramel and spices. It is very rich with dark fruits and malt flavours. A great to sit back and relax with.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hrc_Cro (455) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 7, 2016
0.33l bottle. Clear dark amber color with small beige head. Aroma of raisins, chestnut, wood, and caramel. Taste is sweet and little bitter. No evident presence of higher alcohol content.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
portwood (217) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2016
Figs, honey, caramel. Syrupy sweet, thick mouth feel, low carbonation. Candied orange, brown sugar, baking spices, low bitterness. (bottle bb Dec 2017)


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