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Belhaven Scottish Stout | Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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Belhaven Scottish StoutBelhaven Scottish Stout
BA SCORE
3.92/5
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664 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by John_M on 02-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,392
Reviews:
286
Ratings:
664
pDev:
12.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of GerryPendry
4.41/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lukebell15
3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.6/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled last night on 6/21/15. Comes in a 500ml (16.9 ounce) bottle. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a "STORZ" snifter glass.

Brew pours really close to a pitch-black in color with close to a 1-finger foamy beige head. Lots of 'ring-like' lacing is seen when sipped. Aroma is of dark malts and a hint of black licorice. The taste follows the nose with a hint of chocolate also. Very tasty and goes down easy. A very minor bitter finish was noted but didn't last more than a few seconds and doesn't take anything away from this fantastic brew.

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Photo of djrn2
3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexRea
4.07/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AndrewC
3.76/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PatrickG
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice flavor, more sweet than roasty. Easy drinking for 7% abv.

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Photo of captaincoffee
3.67/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very dark brown with small tan head. Nose is not there...just the slightest wiff of dark malt and wet cardboard. Taste is better but very one-dimentional, some residual sweetness and a black patent malt flavor which becomes more pronounced with a bitter finish. Mouthfeel was a little weak compared to other stouts. Overall, not special but not bad.

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Photo of Greasy
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vinivini
3.82/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chrisjws
3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drinkup27
4.22/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of puftdank
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dougwillhike
4.43/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sazz9
3.31/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JackieKu
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of rlovitt
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of beaulabauve
3.55/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scootercrabb
4.69/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pregler
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Walter-PR
4.34/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 31Sam13
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RickyS
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I have to admit, I set my expectations quite low for this one, just by looking at the clear bottle. Couldn't be more wrong! The beer looks pitch black with small head after the pour, though with great retention. Nice. Smells quite interesting: the usual roasted malt and chocolate tones are supported by some kind of acidic aroma, which is reminding me of dark fruits, which I find quite pleasant. In the mouth feels very creamy with small amount of bubbles. The taste is pretty unusual for a stout. Usual coffee and a hint of chocolate are there but the backbone is still sweet, acidic, dark fruity. Lasts vey long revealing some small amount of bitterness. Would buy this again!

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Photo of cgmjr_bsb
4.43/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Belhaven Scottish Stout from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 664 ratings
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