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Harveys Sussex Pale Ale


Brewed by Harveys
Lewes, England
Style: Bitter | Ratings: 60 | Alcohol: 3.5%
Cask: Regular.
Originally brewed in 1920 as Harvey’s IPA with an abv of 4.7%. In the 1930’s it went down to 4.0%. Then down to 3.0% during the war, but eventually settled on 3.5% in the 1950’s. (In 2003 a version named Harvey’s Long Man IPA in honour of the Long Man Morris Men was released.)
It is a well balanced, well-hopped bitter and was awarded First Prize at CAMRA’s Great British Beer Festival in 1990.

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