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Harveys Bloomsbury Brown (formerly Nut Brown Ale)

Brewed by Harveys Brewery
Style: Mild Ale
Lewes, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
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Bottle: 275ml only (Formally known at Nut Brown Ale).

Bloomsbury Brown was brewed to commemorate the company’s long association with Charleston, where the ‘Bloomsbury Group’ used as a meeting place during the first half of the twentieth century. Harveys delivered beer to Duncan Grant over many years and a bottle is still occasionally featured in his still life compositions.

A traditional Brown Ale. Sweet and dark with a nutty palate and discreet bitterness. A refreshing drink which may be served with a wide variety of foods or enjoyed in its own right.

Contains: Barley

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
nihtila (1484) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Dark brown, like cola. Mild malty aroma, slightly stingy. Taste ismostly malty, slight sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (3679) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle from Harvey’s online. Appearance - dark brown with a thin head. Nose - malty, light tangy red fruit thing too. Taste - dry malt, light tangy. Palate - light to medium bodied and fairly balanced. Overall - completely inoffensive and easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (5775) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle at AshtonMcCobb’s. Pours dark cherry brown with a thin off-white head. Aromas of like chocolate, nuts. Taste is fruity, light chocolate. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MichaelAwesome (5372) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2014
Wie erwartet nicht der große Knaller, eher was angenehm Süßes für zwischendurch. Mild und leicht im Karamell, dazu etwas Malz und Schoko. Trinkbar, aber langweilig.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
McTapps (5377) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle from the Middle Farm Cider Center in Lewes - Firle. Pours out in a hazy brown colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of malt and sugar. Taste of malt, flowers, caramel, roast and leaves. Dull finish. Not a enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stuu666 (5889) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown, thin, cardboard, sweet, roasty malts, dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McNeillR (1645) - SCOTLAND - APR 5, 2014
Pale brown, faint head. Sweet oaky nose. Soft bitter peppery, dank gripping finish. Salty dank sock sweetness.

Bottle, Cheers LONick, I think, April Not So Fools Tasting

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (16809) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 5, 2014
bottle at home ... deep brown ... thin tan head ... soft sweet toffee malts .. light juict roast nose .. thin body ... ligth oxidised malts .. soft toffee fruits ... light malt

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Erzengel (5082) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2013
27,5cl bottle mild-malziger Antrunk, leicht süßlich, sehr süffig. Zum Hauptteil wird das Bier vollmundiger, dabei trockene Röstmalznoten zusammen mit einer milden Herbe, die allsamt gut den geringen Alkoholgehalt und die daraus resultierende leichte Wässrigkeit überdecken. Der Nachgeschmack ist mild-weich, röstmalzig-angenehm zusammen mit einer feinherben Note. --> Sehr leckeres dunkles Mild Ale! 12/13/13/13

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mt_hall (153) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2012
Bottled. Dark brown with a medium sized, short lived, light brown head. Lots of malt and molasses aromas. Flavours are light, with sweet, malty molasses and syrup, balanced with some floral hops. Low alcohol content gives a light, thin palate, but still very enjoyable.

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