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St. Andrew's Ale - Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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St. Andrew's AleSt. Andrew's Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

306 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 306
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 21
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mstyne on 08-07-2001)
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

nygannon, Aug 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

dertyd, Aug 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

mrfrancis, Jul 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

jzlyo, Jul 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Ciocanelu, Jul 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

JamLand, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Appearance: Light brown/copper; medium head, dissipates quickly; leaves light lacing on pint glass

Aroma: Spicy; fruity

Taste: Nutty; peppery; tart fruit; dry, bitter finish

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; so please disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

TheBeeraholic, Jun 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

shigg85, Jun 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

KStark, May 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Slatetank, May 24, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

pin, May 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

mick303, May 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

pkenkman, May 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

kjkinsey, Apr 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

BGsWo22, Mar 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Mattias, Mar 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

weerezboy, Mar 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

DmanGTR, Feb 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

matjack85, Feb 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

NHbeerfishing, Jan 21, 2013
Photo of angusdegraosta
3.95/5  rDev +2.9%

This is a new experience for me. I can't say I've had much Scottish Ale (other than the standard nitro Belhaven can), but after St. Andrews, I'm sure I'll have more. This is a cloudy copper beer with decent head retention. The smell is wonderful - a sweet, flowery honey. The flavor is all about malt, which seems par for course with the style. There's more of a slight tartness than any discernible hop flavor. Honey and malt are predominant. Add some carbonation to that, and you've got a delicious beer. If this were in a nitro can, I'd pass. In the big brown bottle, you can't go wrong, as long as you like the style. I sure do.

angusdegraosta, Jan 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

BILF, Jan 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

BeerLover99, Jan 11, 2013
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2.65/5  rDev -31%

A - pours a deep copper color, 2 fingers of head, good retention a little over carbonated.

S - caramel, light notes of diacetyl, and skunkiness. Beer fermented too cold and did not ship well.

T - see smell, but with light to moderate notes of Scottish esters.

M - malt dominated with some light hoppiness. Light to moderate mouthfeel.

D - do not think I could finish a pint myself. Little disappointed that this beer has sullied the good name of belhaven.

MisterClean, Dec 26, 2012
St. Andrew's Ale from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
86 out of 100 based on 306 ratings.