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Belhaven Scottish Stout - Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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Belhaven Scottish StoutBelhaven Scottish Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

541 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 541
Reviews: 259
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 39
Gots: 37 | 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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3.85/5  rDev -2.3%

Served from tap in a shaker pint glass at Duke of Perth.


Bachelor Party-Palooza 2014 (Part 1) concludes, still believing that when in a Scottish-style pub, do as the Scots do and drink up some Belhaven, especially the Stout. This stuff pours a slightly murky midnight sienna topped by a finger of sandstone foam. The nose comprises roasted malts, dark cocoa powder, light treacle, and a hint of vanilla. The taste brings in more of the same, along with a bit of mild charcoal smoke and a healthy amount of straight-up toffee. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly creamy feel. Overall, a nice, enjoyable stout, a fitting punctuation mark on this delightful meal and visit.

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4.46/5  rDev +13.2%

pours a clean dark liquid, with a brownish not very firm foam

nose: peaty, banana-bread, some hops

palate: generous toffee like sweetness, strawberries, light bitterness in the aftertaste

despite the sweetness a nicely balanced brew - well worth a try

08-08-2014 21:05:15 | More by Daredevil
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Color is black with a tan head
Strong smell of sweet strong coffee
Taste is strong, sweet malt, with a touch of charred malt. Touch of hops at the end.
Mouthfeel is heavy, almost syrupy.
Very good brew for a midwinter drink. A good sipping beer. Reminds me of a Russian Imperial Stout.

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4.09/5  rDev +3.8%

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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.

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Belhaven Scottish Stout from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
88 out of 100 based on 541 ratings.