Beer Belhaven, "80 Shilling", 500 ml
Beer copper-amber color.
In the taste of beer hops dominate tone, surrounded by sweet-sweet notes of malt, fruit (apples, pears, oranges, figs), sweets and herbs. The finish is smooth and clean.
The aroma of beer - a classic combination of bright colors and fresh notes of malt hops.
Beer goes well with poultry, grilled fish, cheeses, snacks.
Belhaven, "80 Shilling" - a classic drinking ale with a beautiful chestnut color, bright malt aroma with a slight bitterness and a rich, soft, fairly complex taste. Beer is one of the best in the line Belhavn. His name is closely linked with the history of brewing in Scotland. In the XIX century for breweries there was a special tax schedule, which is calculated in shillings. Varieties with low alcohol content labeling and low price "20 shillings," "30 shillings," and was considered the strongest beer "90 shillings." Beer "80 Shilling" is not recommended to drink too cold, so as not to miss the variety of subtle nuances of flavor and aroma.
Although the brewery, which in the future will be called Belhaven, existed in the eponymous village in the southern port of Scotland and in the XVI century, the official year of its creation in 1719 was listed second. That year John Johnstone acquired the plant and began to brew beer for commercial sale. After John's death in 1815 there was a merger of two families - Johnstone and Dudgeon. Over the next 150 years, the brewery produces a wide range of ales under the brand name "Dudgeon & Co".
In 1950, the brewery was coined for a distinctive trademark - Belhaven Bill - great fisherman fishing in ammunition against the backdrop of the harbor at Dunbar. By the way, the name of Belhaven translated as "beautiful harbor."
In 1972 the family sold the brewery, feeling competition from modern automated factories. Take ownership of a positive impact on the development of the brewery began twenty bright stage and a significant increase in Belhaven. In 2005, Belhaven was bought by "Greene King". Despite the years, Belhaven continues to produce all the same range of products - the highest quality ales, cooked according to old recipes.