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Harveys Olympia Golden Ale (Cask)

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


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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask: Seasonal (April to October). Known as Sussex Golden Ale in bottles.

A cool golden summer ale. Very refreshing with a balanced complexity. It was first produced in 2005 to celebrate our major summer award at Kensington Olympia for Best Bitter. It became an instant hit and is especially appreciated when served at 11 degrees Celsius.

Contains: Barley.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (7278) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2016
On cask @ Mitre Tavern, Brighton. Smooth mild beginning. Smooth fresh grainy dry body. Smooth mild body, hints of grain with not too much bitterness. Nice and easy to drink with depth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gowdy (961) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2016
Taste at The Paisley Beer Festival. Light good golden colour. A bit hazy. Very small head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (20238) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2016
Cask at the Paisley beer festival 2016.. Golden amber.. Thin white lacing.. Soft sweet floral fruit.. Light sulphur nose.. Juicy fruit.. Dry floral fruit

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (1677) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2015
Cask at The Grove, Huddersfield. Slightly hazy golden colour. Lasting white head. Aroma is very pleasant. Fresh and fragrant floral hints, big cut grass notes, some lemon too. Clean, refreshing taste with those same kind of elements. Nice stuff and in good condition.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (11555) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Cask at Lord Nelson, Brighton. It pours clear golden-amber with a tiny white head. The nose is earthy, wood, toasty grain, bread, light spice and cereal. The taste is bitter, earthy, wood, biscuit, honeyed cereal, crunchy nut cornflakes and spice with a dry, earthy finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Nice earthy/bretty thing going. Nice low-boost golde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (10295) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2015
From cask at Charlies Bar, Copenhagen. Clear golden colour wirh a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit and bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (2684) - DENMARK - MAY 6, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2015 Cask. Clear golden with a small good lacing white head. Citrus and dusty grain in the nose. Flavour is dominated by citrus notes, light flowers, hay, grain. Straight forward without that much to it, but drinks well and has a pleasant light dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ladnewton (1738) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2014
Cask at the Lord Nelson, Brighton on 23rd August 2014. Gold with thin white head and lacing. Grassy, herby hop aroma. Lush grass in-mouth with delicate citric tang. Floral and grassy finish. Zingy mouthfeel and plenty of body. A good pint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (1028) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 1, 2014
Cask at the John Harvey Tavern, Lewes 31/7/14. Pours golden with a white head. Bitter finish. OK golden ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (12688) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Cask conditioned at The Lord Nelson, Brighton. Gold with white head. Basic malty golden beer with a sharp fruitiness overlaid, quite apricot in character. Slightly thin. It’s ok but just a little dull.

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