downender (6954) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask-conditioned at the Portcullis, Clifton, Bristol 20/04/2011 as "Harvey’s Special Brew". Dark amber with a slight, off-white head. Malty aroma of barley sugar and fruit with a touch of dusty hop. Flavour had the same, malty character with a decent, bitter finish. Fine.
Quack-Duck (8643) - Down South, GERMANY - APR 9, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle, labelled Havrey’s Special Brew, 4.6%. Nearly clear golden colour with an orangue hue, large white head. Malty, hints of walnut, slightly fruity. An easy-going bitter.
johndoughty (4278) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Light brown appearance with a small head. Low carbonation with a gentle maltiness.Quite pleasant with edges towards blandness.
imdownthepub (11396) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle conditioned, 500ml, from Happy Apple, Totnes, Devon. Bronze with white head. Darker fuller malt flavours, some roastiness with a touch of caramel. Decent hoppy bitterness, a good Teignworthy trait, sharp and flowery. Some sweetness on the close. Pretty reasonable.
Fin (8332) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
BCA picked up from the brewery 30-12-06 in a mixed case, and drunk that evening. Dark Red/Brown colour, good, hoppy and malty tasty beer which I thoroughly enjoyed.
rauchbier (3665) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2003
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle conditioned. Amber bronze, moderate head and condition. Slight caramel and fruit nose, good hop flavour develops in the mouth along with some banana and caramel, and a sweet finish with some hoppiness. If I were Harvey I would be slightly disappointed.
omhper (21286) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2002
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sampled cask conditioned. Deep reddish amber. Neutral aroma. Medium body, grassy hop flavour, medium dry. Clean salty finish.