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Wee Heavy | Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-24-1998

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,687
Reviews:
571
Ratings:
1,061
pDev:
11.82%
Bros Score:
4.35
 
 
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4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On nitro tap in a pint glass. Dark reddish copper color with a faint tan head. Pleasant malty aromas-caramel, cherry, plum, toffee. Rich taste. Loads of caramel mixed with stone fruit.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: it appears to be a murky medium brown, but when held up to the light, it's pretty transparent; with a fairly aggressive pour, <1 finger off white head that receded quickly to a thin collar; very little lacing;

S: dark fruit, caramel, a little vanilla;

T: tobacco is predominant from start to finish with dark fruit, molasses and strawberry behind it; mild bitterness on the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: a little too much tobacco character for my taste;

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16 oz pint pour from nitro tap.
The dark maroon body floats a light tan head of 1/2 inch and it has legs.
The aroma is floral with a hint of alcohol.
the flavor is more subtle. Someone said 'piney': I can taste that, but it's not dominant and there is a late burn aftertaste which seems odd with such a relatively low abv. Not bad, just a reminder.

Nitro makes it nice and velvety with little carbonation.

Deep color. Rich mouthfeel. A nice dessert.

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Wee Heavy from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 1,061 ratings
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