John Harvardís Harvest Spice
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 2.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sailracer (486) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 22, 2013
On tap in Framingham. Lotís of spice but not much beer flavor. Left a bad aftertaste in my mouth. Iím glad I only had a small glass of it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2011
From tap at the Harvard location. Pours hazy dark orange with a small tan head. Aroma is spiced and caramelish malty. Sweet caramelish, nutmeg and cardemomme. Medium dry, spiced and caramelish into a cookie like finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13318) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 27, 2009
Draft at Union Station, 4.8% ABV. Hazy copper body with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, cinnamon, ginger, clove, light caramel. Taste is medium sweet, ginger, some clove, cinnamon, light earthy, caramel. Light-medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (6534) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 30, 2009
(Draught at Union Station) Poured amber and lightly hazy with small, bubbling and white head. Aroma of cinnamon and clove. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Tasted of clove, cinnamon, hops, malts, fruitness, bitterness and lightly caramell. Finished spicy and bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djones (121) - Michigan, USA - NOV 29, 2008
Brewpub in Cambridge. Translucent amber color. Very noticeable spice flavor, including clove and nutmeg. Medium bodied, with a some hops and an odd sweetness. An alright choice at the pub.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2007
Had this one on draught at the brewpub in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Billed as "Harvard Spiced Ale." Cloudy, deep red pour with a foamy tan head, cinnamon and clovey nose, very nutmeggy and clove in the taste, spicey finish. This was awesome!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Harvest Spiced Ale
Date: 12/28/1995
Mode: Draft
Source: Atlanta

Clove aroma, good ale with a nutmug aftertaste

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Score: *4
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonnabrix (137) - Newberrytown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2006
The unexpected rim of brown sugar on my glass certainly affected the aroma and taste of this one. This was very sweet, with lots of spice like cinnamon and nutmeg. Overall, the flavor wasnít horrible and fit right with the name. The body was thin and watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2004
Reddish colour. Very spicy, majoring on cinnamon and nutmeg. Fortunately, there was no brown sugar on the rim here, which is just as well as it was sweet enough already. Not unpleasant, but the spice overwhelmed any other characteristics that the beer may have possessed and it came over as a bit unintegrated and unbalanced. On tap at John Harvardís, Washington DC.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 18, 2004
(DC) Dark amber/orange color with a small, tan head. Aroma: Huge cinnamon & nutmeg initially, some cardamom, pepper. Taste: Quite sweet with notes of pumpkin, lots of spice, nutmeg, cinnamon, caramel. Medium bodied.

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