Wee Heavy | Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.

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Wee HeavyWee Heavy
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-24-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,054
Reviews:
569
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
11.85%
 
 
Wants:
115
Gots:
98
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Photo of Crauejed
4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Have not had draught

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Photo of GrumpyGas
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
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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Photo of Heeenrik
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of KeithS
4.62/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.36/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sd123
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Aoyoc
4.57/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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2.49/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MissMEmicrobrews
4.95/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of DucksFan16
3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdwardAbbey
3.87/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Azpittil57
4.36/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MJ64
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Photo of s4s
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of webrunr
4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Mother...may I have another ...please?

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Photo of k47k
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mlockman
4.7/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Perfectly balanced malt-forward flavor profile. The only drawbacks were little to no head and a slightly prickly feel on the tongue that I could have done without. The prickly sensation was by far overshadowed by the intensely rich flavor, however.

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Wee Heavy from Belhaven Brewery Company Ltd.
4.05 out of 5 based on 1,054 ratings.
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