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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

301 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 301
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 20
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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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

09-23-2012 12:58:06 | More by Heminoolo
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

09-16-2012 02:58:47 | More by buzzed
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

09-12-2012 21:28:24 | More by Kornoms
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-21-2012 23:57:28 | More by t0rin0
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Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

08-09-2012 02:24:13 | More by leagr
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kobeer

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-30-2012 14:42:08 | More by kobeer
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - bubbly clear bronze, tall fluffy head held its own for a good while
S - mix of butterscotch and light peat, come sourness and a touch of earthy hops
T - buttery toffee and toasty maltiness dominates, woody and lightly smoky flavours, touch of leafy greens
M - light body with a light smoky and sour feel, finishes light and a little dry
O - an awesome scotch ale, it has all the requisite characteristics in moderation without being aggressive, very easy drinking, and above all a great tribute to a place I must visit some day

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2012 01:57:20 | More by joemcgrath27
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whino

France

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-13-2012 11:29:10 | More by whino
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Bryfind

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

07-06-2012 21:11:49 | More by Bryfind
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MrVonzipper

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

06-08-2012 10:25:48 | More by MrVonzipper
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Daredevil

Switzerland

3.63/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

cognac type color, light head

strong nose, with dominant hops with some notes of mahagonny and dark exotic woods

taste is very earthy, notes of gingerbread, smoked wood, passion fruit, ...

a rather tweedy, very dry strong ale, lacking a bit of congeniality ...

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2012 22:25:01 | More by Daredevil
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FriedGold2112


4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-02-2012 05:30:58 | More by FriedGold2112
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Irrationalist

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-28-2012 22:12:47 | More by Irrationalist
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petluo

Finland

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-19-2012 12:36:52 | More by petluo
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mshanecrowe

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-11-2012 12:23:34 | More by mshanecrowe
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szmnnl99

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-25-2012 22:03:45 | More by szmnnl99
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-15-2012 19:36:35 | More by Wally1912
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Missouri

5/5  rDev +30.2%

02-08-2012 03:26:31 | More by eggboy
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LJWalker

Alabama

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-06-2012 19:16:17 | More by LJWalker
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Danny1217

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-04-2012 21:10:31 | More by Danny1217
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle poured into pint glass 3/2/12

A clear copper with some giant bubbles feeding a short lived finger of cream colored foam that leaves a few patches of lace

S earthy hops and nutty toffee with some vanilla

T very similar too the smell, it almost reminds me of Innis & Gunn but without the oak

M fairly light with just enough bubbles, aftertaste is faint but lingers for a while

O not mind blowing but respectable stuff, lots of flavors for a lighter brew

I'm not upset I bought this one but I doubt I'll buy it again, worth a try but I wouldn't go searching for it

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2012 06:54:22 | More by wordemupg
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-20-2012 20:15:59 | More by jharkins07
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Raven3464

Japan

3.4/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: The beers a pours a dark copper color with a foamy one finger head. Sediments can be seen floating at the top of the head.

Smell: The smell is fairly subdued. A sweet malt aroma mixed with a wet grass smell can be noticed right away. After a few minutes a pinch of caramel can be detected. All aromas are very subtle but not unpleasant.

Taste: Much like the nose, a sweet, slightly roasted, malt taste is noticed early. There is a slight hint of caramel at the end and the aftertaste is slightly "smoky."

Mouth feel: It is very smooth with little dryness.

Overall: While not great, every aspect of the beer is better than average. It is not as complex as I was hoping but then again I do not have much experience with Scottish Ales. The "smoky" aftertaste was perhaps the most pleasantly interesting aspect of this brew. It's not world class but I'm glad I had it.

Serving type: bottle

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Texas

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Oklahoma

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St. Andrew's Ale from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
86 out of 100 based on 301 ratings.