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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

1,744 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,744
Reviews: 838
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.39%
Wants: 45
Gots: 166 | FT: 0
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:
Beer added by: Mitchster on 08-07-2001

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Ratings: 1,744 | Reviews: 838
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Medium dark amber with offwhite head, decent lacing. Very rich, fruity caramel aroma with touch of hops. Taste is similar with butterscotch/ caramel with just a touch of bitterness. Mouthfeel is a little thin.Overall this is a great ale.

Photo of Thrifty101091
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheOakKing
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fscottkey
3.61/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: [4.00] Really nice reddish-brown color. Looks really inviting in the glass. It forms only a tiny head that is gone right away. Still the beer looks good. The bottle lists the ABV (5.2%). I cannot find any dating on the bottle.

S: [3.25] I get a woody smell, with apples and caramel.

T: [3.75] There is a brown sugar flavor that is really nice in the front. The finish has a nut and malt flavor.

M: [3.50] The body is nice but the carbonation is a bit too tingly for my liking.

O: [3.75] Somehow this one is better than the sum of its parts. I feel like it is just average on each rating but the overall seems to be above average. I don't think I'd seek it out but I enjoyed this beer and would drink it again if it was in front of me.

Photo of Darwin232
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BusterBeer00
3.19/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.24/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured out of a bottle in a sniffer L:reddish orange tiny head that dissipates to a thin ring no lacing
S: banana bread carmel cashews
T: carmel nutty goodness F: light crips carbonated O: this is good will buy again

Photo of EdC_Beer_Moose
3.82/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikey_B
4.33/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IronLover
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful amber/orange color. Excellent clarity. Complex, sweet bready, toasty aromas and flavors with subtle fruity esters and caramel notes. Balanced nicely with a incredibly dry finish. Very easy drinking.

Photo of DerekP
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zrbeer1579
3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of -DF-
3.4/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

0,33 bottle (export only)
Alc. 5.2% vol.

Photo of Bierleichen
3.32/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RobbieAshmore
4.21/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

A – Deep amber to copper and very high clarity. Slight head.

S – Homemade biscuits, with some caramel.. Low hop aroma, earthy.

T – Malty-grainy-sweet, rich light caramel and a touch of toffee. Hops are low.

M – Full-bodied, with little impression of dryness. Not overly sweet, and almost no bitterness.

O – Very easy to drink, definitely a good example of the style. Malty-sweet, a well-made beer. I really like this beer.

Photo of Bali_hi
4.19/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Keg of belhaven ale drank.

Photo of Wgwrigel
3.48/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Winston3737
4.2/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of djgoodwi
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
3.05/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bfer1
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BAsbill
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TopherBreski
4.02/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice rich ale. Can definitely tell a difference from Scotland.

Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Belhaven Scottish Ale from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
86 out of 100 based on 1,744 ratings.