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Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPA - Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPABelhaven Twisted Thistle IPA

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BA SCORE
84
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630 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 630
Reviews: 396
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.14%
Wants: 9
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ADR on 09-24-2005)
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Morris729

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Pours a hazy pale orange color with a foamy white head that leaves sticky webs of lace across the sides of the glass as it recedes. Nose is dry grains along with earthy and grassy hops. Taste is toasted malt along with smoky peat followed by an herbal hop bitterness. The peat is rather unique in this style of beer, but it seems to work very nicely in this particular brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2007 03:55:23 | More by Morris729
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Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPA from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 630 ratings.