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Harveys Copperwheat Beer (Bottle)

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Brewed by Harveys Brewery
Style: German Kristallweizen
Lewes, England
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.
Label: Brewed with malted wheat and barley, this Kristal Weissbier contains only English hops and won the Gold Award at the Beauty of Hops Competition 2004.
Website: Made from malted barley and wheat together with Hallertau hops. Brewed in a style of a continental ’Weiss Bier’ it is best served chilled.


2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nihtila (1159) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Clear darkish orange. Not so fresh malty aroma. Taste is slightly sweet, malty, maybe slight wheat in the background.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (3400) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle from Harvey’s online. Appearance - amber with a decent fluffy head. Nose - very delicate banana. More malt than expected. Taste - more of the same. Palate - close to medium bodied with a tangy yet creamy texture and a fairly dry finish. Overall - solid if not true to the style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (5173) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle at AshtonMcCobb’s. Pours clear gold with a thin white head. Aromas of light banana, malt. Taste is sweet, bready, banana. Missing some spice notes. Sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5347) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle at ash’s. Pours clear amber, nose is banana, light citrus, toffee, taste is similar, sweet, dry.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (8055) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle from Middle Farm. It pours clear amber with a medium, foamy white head. The nose is toasty, wheat, brown bread, cereal and earth. The taste is bitter, earthy, toasty, mouldy bread, must, weetabix, earth and grassy hops with a drying finish. Medium body and average carbonation. Can’t say I love the style. Smells decent, but lacks some punch in the flavour department.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissPxx (665) - - APR 19, 2014
Very sweet fruity aroma. Golden amber colour. Very slight head. Quite hoppy taste. Fruity undertones. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4908) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2011
50cl bottle picked up in Hastings. Amber-gold in colour with a fast fading cream head; the aroma has German hops, some light coriander spice and some musty grains; unfortunately the taste is a bit of a let down - stewed, slightly lactic, malts; then a rather sticky caramel finish. Probably a lot better as a cask ale!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2011
Rating from an old notebook. Golden coloured, sparkling clear, thin white head. Doughy, wheaty aroma. Very smooth with carbonation that is neither too soft nor too prickely, bready, wheaty, caramel. Characteristic Harvey’s flavour from their yeast. A very good reasonably unique beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mad_Ferret (706) - SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle. Clear honey amber with a short creamy bubbly off white head that leave some lace. Sweet caramel malty aroma with some wheat and hops. A bit weak smell. Taste is sweet caramel with some wheat, oranges, peach and flowery hops. Medium body with soft but nice carbonation. Tasty! More of an english pale ale with some wheat notes and a good hoppiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2010
A Mes rate. Bottle from the glorious Harveys shop in Lewes.
Copper coloured with a decent off white head. Lots of toffee and and a faint oxidised character. Pleasantly grainy, unusually so, and a resonable bitterness in the finish. Not bad.


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