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Belhaven Scottish Ale - Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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Belhaven Scottish AleBelhaven Scottish Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,493 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,493
Reviews: 803
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 32
Gots: 59 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 08-07-2001)
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Lauthaha

Michigan

4.83/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Pours a tan-auburn color with a decent off-white one-finger head. Little to no lacing. Mild carbonation, looks very enticing. Head dissipates to a thin but strong layer of foam on top of the brew.

Smell: Mild floral hoppiness. A substantial whiff of caramel maltiness as well. Nothing nasty, nothing overwhelming. Really good.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Gentle sweetness with a near-perfect caramel chewiness. Very light and bright hop flavoring, and maybe a touch of lavender or something? Really, really good.

Drinkability: I could easily make this a session beer. Goes down smoothly, tastes great, would go with just about anything.

I have to admit I had low expectations for this brew. However, I may have found a new favorite style! GO SCOTTISH ALES!

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2010 03:32:51 | More by Lauthaha
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S- Pretty good malt that is for sure!!!

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Belhaven Scottish Ale from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
86 out of 100 based on 1,493 ratings.