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Brewed By: Belhaven Brewery Company

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Number of Ratings: 434

Style: Scottish IPA

Brewed In: Spott Road, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland, UK

ABV: 6.1%

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mrd775 profile picturemrd775 - December 31, 2012
I love this beer. I'm a huge fan of IPA's and all of the neat stuff American craft brewers are doing in the style. It's good to go back to one of the old school IPA's once in a while and this is one of my favorites. I could drink this all day long.
widget1515 profile picturewidget1515 - November 11, 2012
Flying saucer John bday
bugs318 profile picturebugs318 - November 2, 2012
Quite a fine beer and a great example of an English IPA. Pours an amber with faint particulate topped by a medium frothy head of fair retention and negligible lacing. Th aroma is primarily malty with a caramel malt prominence alongside a floral addition. Taste wise, it begins sweetly, with a subtle, nuanced, but complex dryness expressed through floral and earthy hops notes, with just a touch of lemon. On the tongue it is medium bodied and fairly creamy with mostly mild-feeling carbonation.
snappydubbs profile picturesnappydubbs - September 15, 2012
Makes an amazing black and tan with Guiness.
gmurias profile picturegmurias - September 2, 2012
Simply delicious. Not sure I would label it an IPA. It's more like a Scottish Ale.
crushdaley profile picturecrushdaley - August 4, 2012
Smelled and tasted a tad skunky at first. Probably from the clear bottle. Not much of the bitter I'm used to from an ipa. But overall not a bad beer
Franz  profile pictureFranz - July 27, 2012
Light and crispy. Not much hop flavor
Guitbox profile pictureGuitbox - June 3, 2012
This is not a powerful IPA but it is delicious.
zomerhouse profile picturezomerhouse - April 25, 2012
Nose is skunky. Not as hoppy as I had expected. Dry finish. Ehh......
gjacobs profile picturegjacobs - March 17, 2012
Too floral for me and the hops are pretty low.
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