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Wee Heavy - Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

989 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 989
Reviews: 565
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.85%
Wants: 78
Gots: 63 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-24-1998

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Photo of nathanmiller
3.24/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TopherBreski
4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A 90 minute that is way heavy but smooth.

Photo of tappangordo
3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pjkelley82
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.93/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KirkBuchanan
4.68/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hreb
3.57/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

50cL clear glass bottle served in craft pub glass. Beer is rich, red in color, and translucent. Aroma is mild with just a whiff of skunk. Flavor is much better. Thin on the palate, but hits the notes of caramel, butterscotch. Neither sweet nor bitter. Very well balanced, in a decided Scotch Ale kind of way, as opposed to an English Ale kind of way. There is undoubtedly some diacetyl content here.

I like this but it's not my favorite. Too strong to session, but too simple / flat to really savor. I think it's just too "clean" for me. Still, it's a great execution of its style, and it does have its place.

Photo of k3ve
4.34/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EuellGophar
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Quite a beer. I'll have another.

Photo of Olegophren
4.44/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.92/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of thor66
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DOCRW
4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nate_nate_nate
4.74/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.92/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer-Revelry
4.65/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of csfcmitchell
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattmarka1
4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DodgerLove
3.92/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brittanylicious
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of heysuz
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mcrawford
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrcraft
4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Wee Heavy from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 989 ratings.