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Harveys Southdown Harvest Ale (Cask)

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Brewed by Harveys
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Lewes, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - September. Also available in pasteurised bottle.
"This brew celebrates the time of year that historically has been associated with the gathering in of the harvest and the celebration of the seasons bounty. Southdown Harvest Ales is brewed to an original gravity of 1050 degrees to give an alcohol by volume of 5.0%. It is an "all malt" single hop brew using freshly harvested Sussex Fuggles , which together with our own spring water will combine to give a "taste of the South Downs". "


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (10644) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
Cask @ Royal Oak, Borough, London. Clear amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy - grass. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 051016

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (1723) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2013
cask@Charlies, Cph - Pours gold/amber with a small, off white head. Light hoppy taste with toasted caramel malts, slight toffee, herbal notes, ok overall.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13833) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2013
Cask @ Royal Oak, Borough, London. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, malt, grass and hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (10827) - DENMARK - OCT 7, 2013
Cask @ Royal Oak. Clear dark amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted and fruit. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, medium sweet, caramel, hop and a little bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (702) - NORWAY - SEP 20, 2013
Golden to amber in colour. Large bubbles in head. Hoppy, althugh slightly crude, taste. Some malt and caramel in taste.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (5595) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2010
Cask@The Warf, Aalborg.Pours copper with a small white head.Aroma of malt, minty and grassy hops with some fruitiness.Flavor is sweet and malty with some sourish notes.Somewhat bitter finish, medium body, soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13766) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2010
Cask @ Christian 4-Tal, Odense. Pours cloudy orange with a small creamy white head. Lots of citrus and tea. Sweet flavor but has plenty of bitterness in the end. Ver dry. Medium bodied. No carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30765) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2010
From cask at Charlies. Pours clear and golden orange with a small, off-white and creamy head. Mild citrusy and grassy. Rather dry hoppy. Grassy, herbal, citrusy and slight peachy hops flavoured. Dry malt base, light toasted. Bitter and fruity into a bone dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6164) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Royal Oak, London SE1 06/10/09. Aroma of oranges, caramel and floral hops. Flavour had plenty of Harvey’s house character, sweet fruit and a hoppy, dry finish. Distinctive.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2009
Dark yellow colored with little yellow head. Thin aroma with grass, lemon and thin caramel. Thin to medium bodied. Flavor is also rather thin with grassy lemon and yeast, aftertaste lasts with lemon.


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