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Wee Heavy - Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

Not Rated.
Wee HeavyWee Heavy

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

873 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 873
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 60
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-24-1998)
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As the name suggests this beer is a wee bit heavy. It is definitely a sipping beer, a great sip of beer regardless. It pours a deep colour and smells lovely. The hops are very slight, which don't over power the ale. It leaves the drinker with a tinge of almond aftertaste. The beer is also surprisingly sweet which is slightly surprising given its initial heavy belt.

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L: This poured a deep copper brown with some red notes to it, a very inviting appearance.

S: Caramel, butterscotch, some toffee, vanilla, strong malts, and something like a caramel-apple pop.

T: Very similar to the smell, so, in a word--delicious. I could barely believe I was drinking a BEER, not some sort of dessert. The overwhelming flavors are of caramel and butterscotch, then some vanilla, an almost apple-like flavor in there somewhere, with some malts and a tiny sort of alchol presence way in the back, which helps remind you that this great brew is, in fact, a beer, not a milkshake of some sort.

M: Nice and robust, not too thick but not super-light or fizzy or anything like that.

O: This is an absolutely stellar brew. I have had several other scotch ales/wee heavies since, and none of them have reached this mark.

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Wee Heavy from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 873 ratings.