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Harviestoun Wild Hop IPA (2010)

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Harviestoun Wild Hop IPA (2010)
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Formerly brewed at Harviestoun
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Alva, Central, Scotland
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Cask: Special - JDW Autumn Festival 2010
This new beer has been brewed exclusively for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival. It is an extremely well-hopped golden-coloured brew, creating a beer which has an enticing floral aroma which leads to a clean, refreshing character and a lingering, pleasingly dry aftertaste.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (4199) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2010
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. At last something at this Spoonsfest to awaken the taste buds. Golden amber with a thin cream head; floral aroma with a hint of spice; sharp grapefruit flavour to start then becoming slightly sweeter; there’s a prolonged finish with a dry, deep, bitterness. Excellent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7794) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2010
Cask, Last Plantagenet, Leicester. Amber with an off-white head. Aromas are woody with melon, grapefruit and lychee. Clean with floral notes. Base toffee with hints of lemon. Quite peppery and earthy. Flavours are dry biscuit malts with lots of melon and bittersweet grapefruit. Peppery with dry tea on the finish. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2010
Cask at Bankers Draft (JDW), Bedford, in ’Spoons Beer Festival ’10. Amber with a small white head. Hair oil malt aroma. Powerful grainy taste; very attractive. Mid bitterness. Liked this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (13160) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2010
cask at malt n hops ... copper ... thin white head ... soft fruity toffee malt .... juicy fruits .. creamy malt ... little orange peel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (2486) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2010
Cask at the Abraham Darby, JDW, Brierley Hill. Pours clear Amber with a small head. Hoppy taste to start. Aroma is orange and piney hops. Strong grapefruit bitter finish.


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