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Belhaven Scottish Stout - Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

527 Ratings
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Ratings: 527
Reviews: 256
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 38
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 02-28-2009)
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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased at AJ's Beer Warehouse in Henrietta, NY.

Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a 3/4 inch head, and a solid amount of soapy lacing.

Smells like chocolate, dark roasted malt, vanilla, and a little bit of smoke.

The taste is pretty similar, but better. This is unbelievably creamy- there's some heavy cream and vanilla flavors, with cocoa powder, ash and smoke, dark fruits, and espresso bitterness.

As mentioned above, this one has a very creamy mouthfeel, almost milky, with a low amount of carbonation. Very drinkable!

This, along with Magic Hat Heart of Darkness, is probably the best English stout I've ever had. Just wish it didn't come in a clear glass bottle- it doesn't seem to have affected the taste, though.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 18:04:22 | More by GreesyFizeek
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3/5  rDev -23.9%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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Russian Federation

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

07-04-2014 18:08:17 | More by Kiro
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California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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superspak

Michigan

4.23/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle into snifter, bottled on 12/20/2011. Pours pitch black color with a 2 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, coffee, molasses, toast, dark bread, toffee, herbal, raisin, plum, and roast/yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good complexity and balance of dark/roasted malt and light-moderate yeast ester notes; with great strength. Taste of big dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, coffee, toast, molasses, dark bread, herbal, raisin, plum, and roast/yeast earthiness. Fair amount of herbal/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, roast, coffee, toast, molasses, dark bread, herbal, raisin, plum, and roast/yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic balance, complexity, and robustness of dark/roasted malt and light-moderate yeast ester flavors; with an awesome roasted malt bitterness/sweetness balance and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, moderately creamy, and lightly chalky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an awesome English stout! All around great complexity and balance of dark/roasted malt and light-moderate yeast ester flavors; and extremely smooth to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 03:02:29 | More by superspak
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California

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

330ml bottle. Thistle glass. Black color headed by tan, creamy & wide crown. Oat, chocolate, toasted & caramel malt aromas rounded by earthy, woody & smoked notes. Roasted, creamy & flavorful maltiness is pierced by thin stream of chocolate. Medium to full body. Moderate carbonation. Silky & velvety palate. Gentle bitterness & very subtle licorice hues in the middle balance creamy & sweet flavors. Long sweet finish & dark cocoa on the aftertaste. Smooth & sunctuous beer for a paused & long drink. Well integrated ABV.

Serving type: bottle

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Belhaven Scottish Stout from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
88 out of 100 based on 527 ratings.