Belhaven Craft Beer Box 6x33cl 6.1°
A craft box to discover the Scottish beers of Belhaven - 6 specialties of the brewery.
Scottish Oat Stout 7 °: dark beer with a silky and very fragrant body.
Craft Pilsner 4.8 °: lager with notes of tropical fruits and red fruits, floral and slightly malty flavours.
Twisted Thistle 5.6 °: IPA beer. The hops give an impression of freshness, with hints of citrus and lemon.
Speyside Oak Aged 6.5 °: blond beer aged in Speyside whisky casks. Full-bodied, rich in aromas of oak, vanilla and malt specific to whisky.
90 Wee Heavy 7.4 °: rich and strong beer, with Scottish malted barley. Roasted malt balances with spicy fruit.
Scottish Ale 5.2: brewed with 100% Scottish malts. Fruity aromas (kiwi, apple, currant), nuts, caramel.
In the 12th century, monks undertook experiments to produce beer. Documents attest that Belhaven Brewery was operating as early as 1719.
John Johnstone was the first buyer in 1719. His daughter married Ellis Dudgeon and the brewery produced beer for 150 years, under the name Dudgeon & Co. In 1846, the train line reached Dunbar, where the Belhaven distillery is located, opening the market to competition. Dudgeon & Co specializes in malting, while still producing small quantities of beer. After World War II, Sandy Dudgeon created the Belhaven Bill character to advertise the brand. In the 1970’s, the family sold the brewery and many successors developed the brand even further, which was even enlisted on the London stock exchange in 1996. In 2005, the Suffolk brewery Greene King purchased Belhaven and keeps investing for its development.