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Brewed by Bridge Road Brewers
Style: American Pale Ale
Beechworth, Australia

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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The harvest has been hopped to the hilt using fresh hop cones straight from the nearby Rostrevor hop garden. The variety of hop is unique to the gardens research block. The variety was selected for "The harvest" due to its big orange and citrus aromas, with the fresh hop being added to the kettle as well as the conditioning tank. As for how the hop character translate into the beer, well open it and find out.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29846) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2012
Draft. A hazy yellow beer with a huge white head. The aroma has notes of yeast, lemons, straw, and a bit of wheat. The flavor is sweet with notes of lemons, hay, and a bit of malt, leading to a bitter finish. The body is light. Disappointing for a fresh hop beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (4919) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2012
On tap at Beer Temple. Hazy yellow colour, white head. Aroma of citrus, oranges, flowers, nice and fresh. Flavour is medium sweet, lemon and mostly sweet oranges, citrus bitter finish. Light bodied, prickly carbonation. Nice refreshing stuff, tasted like a fruit beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (1771) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 12, 2012
On tap @ Beer Temple. Pale blonde color, hazy. Large white rocky head. Aroma’s boast out of the glass: citrus, resin, herbal hops, very refreshing, acidic almost, with something funky retronasal (smoke? wood?). Flavor is very mild in comparison, grainy, lightly bitter. Body is thin. Medium bitter finish, more aroma than bitter from the hops. Slightly dry. Interesting, but a big difference between aroma & flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (1477) - Alabama, USA - SEP 11, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2013 Tap @ Beer Temple 08/09/12 Pours a hazy yellow with a large, white head. Aroma is kiwifruit, loads of exotic fruit. Taste is lots of kiwifruit, passion fruit, grapefruit, light dry maltiness on the finish. Aftertaste is the exotic fruit line-up again. Palate is light.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3632) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2012
On draft at temple bar. Light golden with a thick head. Citrus and grass in the aroma. Nice hoppy citrus flavor. Not much bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (3812) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2012
An unusual find on tap in Amsterdam , but well worth it. Was nice and hazy with minimal head and had a heavy grapefruit flavour with a dry, bitter aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyobon (972) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 20, 2012
(bottle) Poured a hazy straw with a good white head. Lovely aroma - mainly citrus with hints of tropical fruit, particularly passionfruit. Medium body with excellent full carbonation. Great flavour with hops apparent from start to finish, but not dominated by bitterness, and the hop contribution evolves through the taste, with a gentle fruity contribution at the start moving to a decent bitter finish. At the start the lemony / tropical fruits of the aroma are present. the flavour develops some peppery spice and nice biscuity malt and then winds up with a long pleasant bitter finish. Overall a very nice beer that is all about the hops, without them overwhelming with bitterness. There’s an nice breadth of flavour in this refreshing beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (32001) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Feom tap at MikkellerBar. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grapefruity and light bretty. Fruity, peachy and mango. Smooth citrusy and crisp hoppy into the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13779) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Draught at MikkellerBAR. Cloudy yellow - white head. Light malty. Ok hoppy. Grassy. Cammomile. Light sweet notes. Flowery. Light straw. Very pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21505) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops and citrus peel with notes of exotic fruits. Fruity flavour of hops, citrus peel, vanilla nd petroleum. Hoppy finish.


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