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Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPA | Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPABelhaven Twisted Thistle IPA
BA SCORE
3.67/5
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840 Ratings
Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPABelhaven Twisted Thistle IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
Scotland, United Kingdom
belhaven.co.uk

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ADR on 09-24-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,324
Reviews:
432
Ratings:
840
pDev:
14.44%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
109
Trade:
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Ratings: 840 |  Reviews: 432
Photo of kitschiguy
4.3/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

330ml bottle given to me by a supplier into 350ml beer glass.

Nice light brown but not much head.

Nose is nive maltiness and some tropical fruit coming through. Nice .

Palate is good with lots of malt flavour and a little fruit. I expected more bitterness but I was pleasantly surprised by the good balance.

Mouth is really good.

Overall - very good. Well balanced lots of flavour. Great example of the style.

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Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

More like an English IPA, and all the better for it.

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Photo of Lipa
3.62/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TeachChefs
3.89/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ArmyATCBrewer
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Amber color, clear. White head.
Aroma: fruity malt with red and dark fruit, citrus in the background.
Taste: decent, fruit, caramel malt, which gets a little bland.
Gentian dry stone, it is impressively high, but quite long. Saturation medium can be.

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Photo of 8BaconBits
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AngEo
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.31/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tonkotsuramen
3.06/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Interesting different maltyness. Doesn't remind me of the freshness or citrussy/piney-ness of US IPA's

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Photo of Bruno74200
3.11/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Dull, overly carbonated. Not an american IPA. This is more on the malt and yeast sides. Minor hop profil

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Photo of Marraybay
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Nice gold-copper color with an attractive +1 fingers of white foam on top.

Smell: Malty-fruit sweetness along with some hoppy pine-citrus.

Taste: Nice sweet malt-fruit backbone that intersects with some citrus.

Feel: Smooth.

Overall: I don't think I've had a Belhaven beer yet that I haven't liked
and this one is no exception. The flavor leans more toward a lighter
DIPA, but without the booze. Would definitely drink this when I
wanted those flavors but not the ABV.

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Photo of Jackalope1977
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TimWhitt
3.99/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chebode2
3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mademers
3.89/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DAS30
3.31/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of steverx8
3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of josanguapo
3.2/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From Carrefour Huelva. In Teku glass. Playing Millenium 2. Better than expected from a supermarket IPA. Not the citric fresh version I prefer. Fruity and duller but still good

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Photo of bigchiquilin
4.3/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lambdon
3.82/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gustavmahler-09
3.84/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BobbyOlson
4.02/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Giggy
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brewfocker80
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPA from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 840 ratings
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