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Brewed by Harveys Brewery
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Lewes, England


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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 2.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Billís Beer is an anyone, anytime bottle of soft, golden ale. And itís as local as it gets - brewed using Sussex hops at Harveys Brewery, right across the street from Billís Restaurant in Lewes.

Contains: Barley

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DwarfeD (1352) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2015
275ml bottle at Billís. Clear golden with a small white head. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice sweetness with some bitter tones. Caramel, hops, honey and citrus. A nice golden ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maneliquor (3372) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 1, 2013
Bottle at Billís. Jesus this is clean. Almost too clean. A dash of beer with your sparkling water sir? Cheers

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (11131) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle split at JFís, cheers James for this Harveys whale, 23/08/13. Clear pale golden with a thin off white covering. Nose is light yeast, citrus, toasted malts, cereals. Taste comprises grass, citrus fruit, apple skins, toasted malts, earthy. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish with a little bitterness. Ok GB affair - not one Iíd bother revisiting though ... whelmed!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10986) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2013
Bottled 275ml from Bill, cheers. Gold with short lived head. Slightly thin, fruity, orange like beer, there is a grainy vanilla note too. Some grassy notes. Just a little underwhelming.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
JorgeLee (1332) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle in Billís in Exeter. I can only imagine this bottle wasnít in the best of nick, as it was terrible, one of the worst beers I can remember having. Golden colour, only 4% but thin and yet sweet cloying alcohol taste, no hop at all, tiny bottle and took me two full courses to finish. If this was as intended, very disappointing from Harveys, but so at odds with the other review I suspect a dodgy bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foxo82 (763) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2012
Bottle at Billís, Green Street, Cambridge. While it doesnít look like much - clear, pale yellow without any head worth mentioning - it has a delicious aroma of floral hops, honey and fruity citrus. The taste is lightly bitter with hops, butter, lemon and vanilla. Overall Iím impressed. I imagine this is an ideal summer beer. I say íimagineí because this is February. In the UK.

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