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Belhaven Brewery

Official Web Page 
Spott Road, East Lothian EH42 1RS, Scotland
Tel: (01368) 862734   Fax: () -

Opened: 1719
Date Visited:

Belhaven is Scotlandís oldest brewery, dating back to 1719 and an independent. Itís located in Dunbar, which is not too far from Edinburgh, on the east coast. The brewery was family owned for 250 years but was sold in the 1970ís to pub and hotel interests, passing under a few ownerships before a management buy-out a few years ago. Sandy Hunterstill was the last family owner and still lives in the brewerís house, acting as godfather to Belhaven.

Beers Reviewed

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Belhaven Scottish Ale Type: Scottish Ale ABV: 3.9%
An excellent Scottish ale, oozing with malt and smokiness. Fairly thin and light for style but makes for easy drinking. A great beer for newcomers.
Ratings: Appearance: 4/5 Aroma: 10/10 Palate: 3/5 Taste: 9/10 Overall: 17/20 Score: 4.3


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Last Updated: 07/24/2001

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