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Wee Heavy - Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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Wee HeavyWee Heavy

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

874 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 874
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 61
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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Reviews by cobrarax:
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cobrarax

Sweden

3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark amber red. Clear liquid. Thin foam that sinks away slowly, leaving nearly no lacing.

S: Fresh and malty with caramel tones. Molasses and bread as well.

T: Rather sweet. Very malty with tones of dark sugar, caramel and birch sap. Some butterscotch and cocoa in the aftertaste. The bitterness is just enough to balance the brew, and it is indeed well balanced.

M: The liquid is a little thick but still smooth. The sweetness is good: not too sweet, nor too dry. Low carbonation, small bubbles.

O: A good beer to enjoy over a bigger amount of time.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2011 19:35:57 | More by cobrarax
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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 874 ratings.