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Harviestoun The Deer Hunter

Harviestoun The Deer Hunter
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Formerly brewed at Harviestoun
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alva, Central, Scotland


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Specially brewed for JD Wetherspoon’s international Real ale festival Oct 09. Hops used are; First Gold, Pacific Hallertau and Styrian Goldings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20313) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 20, 2012
Cask (backlog). Golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral and grassy hops along with some sweet bready and caramel malts. Flavour is fruity, floral, herbal and quite sweet maltyness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1356) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - JAN 6, 2012
Tasted this in the Last Post, Paisley (JDW) in November 2009. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale amber in colour with a thin white head. Sweet malty aroma with a tang of marmalade. Thin and resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malts give a strong juicy fruit component with watermelon, kiwi fruit and overipe redcurrants. Dry hop flowers give a bitter resiny aftertaste. Tart redcurrant fruit present in the malty finish. A Golden Ale in appearance but more of an autumnal ale in taste. Reminded me of Kelburns Red Smiddy in flavour. Well recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (2313) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2011
Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm in december 2010. Golden beer with a dark beer taste :-) A nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TEJA (1294) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2011
Thick white foam that lasts till the pint is finnished. Light golden but a litle opque. Small hop aroma with pears. Big fresh bitterness but a litle too long lasting. Good but not as good as some of their other beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
finol (2159) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2010
Cask at Oliver Twist. Harviestoun delivers just what you expect from a casked golden ale, smooth and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hirigalzkar (2286) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2010
Cask @ Oliver Twist. Fresh, hoppy and drinkable in the usual Harviestoun style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2010
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Almost clear deep golden. Aroma of pear and hay. Fruity and dusty. Mediu mbodied wit hrounded mouthfeel. Overripe apples come through in a dusty, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6085) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2010
Cask at the Standing Order, Edinburgh. Smooth and easy, might be the sparkler, yet a spledid bitter tail. Herbal and malty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (10514) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2010
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Pale golden color, small white head. Malty fruity aroma, bready, grapes, pears. Fruity flavor with iron notes. Some perfume.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2010
A Mes rate: Cask at Baker Street ’Sporks.
Clean gold with a thin white head and lots of lace. Nice and spicy, slightly floral and really well balanced. Good earthy malt base and a really good lengthy bitterness. Straight forward but a very enjoyable drop.

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