Welcome to The Haven

Boston’s Scottish restaurant located in Jamaica Plain.

Brewer – Orkney Brewery
Skull Splitter is our strongest ale: which is named after Thorfinn Einarsson who was the 7th Viking Earl of Orkney. Sophisticated, satiny smooth with a deceptively light character, it is a tribute to our colourful forbear.

On the nose, this strong beer has a fruity malt character, with hints of dark fruit, spicy hop, dates and figs.

On the palate, rich and complex with sweet toasted malt, molasses, fresh and dried fruit and hints of warming spices.

Appearance
A crystal-clear, rich tawny-red colour beer; a tight, smooth head with hints of red and amber colour

Aroma
Juicy, almost fruity malt character, together with a medley of fresh and dried fruits, dates and figs, hints of ginger and cinnamon spice, hints of vanilla

Palate
A rich, fruity, wine-like complexity on the palate includes fresh and dried fruits, warm exotic spices, and light summer citrus fruits

Key Ingredients
Very best pale ale malt – and plenty of it – together with crystal and chocolate malts provide a rich, fruity backbone which is perfectly balanced by the spicy herbal character of East Kent Goldings hops

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Brewery – Orkney Brewery
A perfect beer.
Dragonhead is a legendary stout: dark, intense and fully-flavoured, it is our tribute to the Vikings and their cultural legacy in Orkney.

On the nose, this black stout has a smooth roasted malt aroma giving bitter chocolate, dark roasted coffee and Smokey notes balanced by hints of spicy Goldings hop.

On the palate, the dark roasted malts combine to give a rich, rounded palate with chocolate, toast and nut flavours, with a satisfying spicy hop finish.

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Appearance
A black stout, with a deep copper-brown tint, displaying a tight, smooth, tan-coloured head

Aroma
Bitter chocolate, roast coffee, smokey flavours, moderated by spicy dark fruits

Palate
Dark roast malt flavours with hints of chocolate, coffee and toast; a big, rich, sweet, round mouthfeel balanced by a lasting hop bitterness

Key Ingredients
Roast barley, chocolate malt and wheat give this beer its smooth, full-bodied roasted character; Goldings hops combine with the malt flavours to deliver the lasting almost smokey bitterness

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Read The Haven blog for past events and reviews.

6 thoughts on “Welcome to The Haven

  1. Hi, I am the Clerk for a local Non-Profit Organization. I wanted to talk to someone about holding a benefit at your restaurant. I would like to talk to someone about scheduling. Please feel free to call me on my cell. I am still gathering details and will have a better idea on what other organizations will also be involved later on this week.

    Cheers!,

    Niki Snow
    Secretary Clerk, MassCann/NORML
    Cell: 781-248-5792

  2. Do you guys have any special public events planned for June yet? My fiance is from the Isle of Lewis, and he’s coming over for our wedding in June….I’m going to have to bring by!!! Hopefully the food will make him miss home less since he’s going to be moving here.

  3. Yes we plan on a load of events for Tartan Week. We are launching our own Beer on the 5th April. Plus, Scottish Olympics- Haggis hurling, Scotch egg race…etc.

  4. I’m hoping to stop by this week and check you out. I grew up in Andover eating this food. Are ye doing anything special for Tartan Day, laddie? I’ll be wearing my Napier tartan!

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