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Black Scottish Stout - Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.91%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Stout |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EmperorBevis on 05-25-2012)
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Reviews by CHADMC3:
Photo of CHADMC3
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nearly opaque black body which lets only a hint of light through the ruby hues when held up to a light. The abundant, creamy tan head is slow to dissolve and leaves a dense, sticky lacing grabbing the glass.

The aroma features hints of semi sweet chocolate accompanying the lightly roasted malt which is really more toasted than anything.

The flavor again features lightly roasted malt and just a touch of baked chocolate. It is also a touch bread like, perhaps pumpernickel.

Very smooth, velvety and clean as one would expect for the style with a soft yet palate coating finish.

Overall a pretty nice dry, English Stout. Perhaps lacking the more charred malt aspect of some of its counterparts but very nice.

More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.2/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a Guiness pint glass jet black with a creamy nitro cascading light beige head atop.Aromas are light with chocolate mocha notes and a bit of tin.Although the nitro pour gave off a creaminess in the head it was really thin,even for the the style.Flavors of dark roast coffee,bitter chocolate and earth,mild flavors with a thin feel is not the best thing in the world.I was expecting better from a pretty good brewery but this just okay.

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.04/5  rDev +11%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 14.9 oz. nitro can. Has a black color with a 1 inch head. Smell is dominated by coffee. Taste is of coffee and roasted malts, smooth and refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is not overly flavorful for a stout, but a pretty good beer nonetheless.

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown in color with an attractive cascading waterfall effect leading to a permanent slab of a head, just as it should. Mild nutty and toasted malt aromas with hints of sweet bread and fudge. A little prune and tobacco as it warms. Coffee bean, cocoa, and black malt flavors...all very, very mellow...a little watery even, though there is an expected creaminess at the same time. All in all, it does come across as thin, but it's still certainly enjoyable. Drinkable to the max too.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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Black Scottish Stout from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
83 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.