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Harviestoun Wild Hop IPA (2011)

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

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Special.
Brewed to a different recipe and strength for 2011.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weaselkenievil (1606) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2014
The Plough, Macclesfield. Golden with a thick white head. Nice hoppy aroma. Flavour has lemon cake in, I love lemon cake. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dantheman278 (1358) - SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2012
Cask at Bow Bar. Clear, surprisingly dark amber, frothy white head. Nice tropical fruits on the nose, touch of apricot, pineapple, pink grapefruit. Soft bready malts, juicy grapefruit, touch of peach. Nice lingering bitterness. Id very much question whether its an IPA at 3.9%, but certainly a tasty hoppy pale.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (2711) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2012
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow - clear deep golden, thin bubbly white head, floral / citrus hop aroma, lemon and grapefruit flavour with a prolonged bitter citrus aftertaste

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3170) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2011
This is a different beer from the one issued last year. Different style & lower ABV. Cask @ The Bon Accord & Crystal Palace JDW. Golden amber colour, good head. Grainy hop aroma. Dry biscuit & citrus fruit flavour, bitter aftertaste. Another good golden ale from Harviestoun.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 20, 2011
3.9% cask at Cloisters. Pours a blonde colour with a thick white head. Resinous hop aroma of pine, caramel and barley. Similar flavours. A little bitter green hop character. Dry finish with a little oily mouth-feel and mild carbonation. Nice pine and caramel linger.


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