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Harviestoun Gold Rush

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Harviestoun Gold Rush
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Formerly brewed at Harviestoun
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alva, Central, Scotland

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Seasonal - August.
This golden, refreshing seasonal beer has a herbal, spicy aroma, leading to a spicy flavour, with a good bittersweet balance and underlying nuttiness which continue to a lasting hop finish. Hops used: Admiral, Herald, WGV


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19327) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2003
Sampled cask conditioned at Akkurat, Stockholm, Sweden.
Pale orange and slightly hazy. Rich perfumy aroma of grapefruit and apples. Sweet and light bodied. Rounded up front, but with rugged flowery bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16585) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2006
Cask @ Market Porter, Borough, London. Hazy pale yellow colour with a small white head. Fruity hoppy aroma with some hints of citrus. Fruity flavor with hints of citrus. Has a fruity malty aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (14754) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2011
April 2009
Clear gold beer. Dry and crisp palate. Nice level of hops. Spicy bitterness with a trace of grapefruit. Quite a bitter aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2007
amber coloured ale, with a lemon hop nose,quite grapefruity, and quite sharp.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13617) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2009
Cask handpull at The Hope Tap, JDW, Reading. Paleish gold, thick creeam head. Nettle hop blond beer. Quite harsh on finish. It’s an ok slightly sweaty beer, but very bitter hoppy finish, especially for the ABV, quite spicy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9291) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 13, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2008 Cask. Amber colour, little head. Grapefruit/lemon citrus hops. Taste to match - crisp, very hoppy and refreshing. Very nice, but a bit of a one-trick pony.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Marble Arch Inn, Manchester 24/08/2003 Clear golden colour slightly sweet and citrus flavour. Some dryness in a lasting malt finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8664) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2004
Cask conditioned - handpump - OGs Wellingborough. A golden coloured bitterwith a nice orangy aroma. The taste is hoppy with citrus and flowery notes. Pleasant ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8036) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2010
Cask, The Globe, Leicester. Pale gold with a bubbly thin head. Aromas are light biscuit with lots of lemon. Piney and woody with petrol. Flavours are grapefruit bitterness with woody, dry and a bitter paracetamol finish. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (7999) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2009
Cask, half pint at JDWs Unit 5,Victoria. Copper-golden. Lacing head. Dry fruit hoppy aroma. Fine blend of fruits like grapefruit, lemon and orange in flavour. Dry bittersweet endnotes. Refreshing and easy to drink (London, 05.05.2009).


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