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Harveys Copperwheat Brew (Cask)

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Brewed by Harveys
Style: German Hefeweizen
Lewes, England
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Seasonal (June). Also available in 500ml bottles.

Copperwheat is named after the fictitious Lewes brewers in Mrs. Dudenys novel Seed Pods (1927). Originally inspired by SIBAs Wheat Beer challenge in 2001. It is best served chilled.

Brewed with malted wheat and barley, this Kristal Weissbier contains only English hops. Harveys own brewing liquor and yeast strain are employed but the result is a very continental flavour. It has been described as "wheat and sweet" but it still retains the typical dry palate and is extremely moreish.

Contains: Barley and Wheat

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (6894) - Tau, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2016
Cask halfpint at The White Hart, Crawley. 4.8%. Moderate aroma, some toffee and fruit. Tingling hops in the fairly fruity flavour, also decent malts. Very pleasant to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (2433) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2015
Cask in The Royal Oak. Clear copper brown beer with a thin white head. Nose is fresh grains, toasted grain, caramel, Harveys yeast (rhubarb, eggy, fruity), some kind of berry compote, some raspberry. Taste is dry on the tongue from the hop, rhubarb and raspberry fruit, toasted grain, little spiciness from the hop. Perfect condition.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (12991) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2015
Cask at the Royal Oak, Borough. It pours clear deepish amber with a small, bubbly white head. The nose is earthy, bitter-sweet, cereal, spicy action, toffee, dusty basement, apple pie and clove rock. The taste is bitter, wood, grassy notes, spicy hops, caramel, cereal, wheaten bread, banana bread and apple with a dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Way better than the bottled version. Quaffable stuff.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (23744) - Malm, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2010
Cask @ Charlies Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a clear golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity wheat malty citrus aroma. Sweetish wheat malty grainy citrus flavor. Has a sweetish wheat malty finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (41316) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2010
From cask at Charlies. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and wheaty. Light estery. Distinct fruity and wheaty flavoured. Bitter, mild citric and wheaty. Slight estery and wheaty into the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (26389) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2010
Cask at Charlies. Clear golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of grass, citrus, hops and sulphur. Fruity flavour of citrus, hops and grass. Citric and hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (11959) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2010
cask at charlies, cloudy orange, smooth offwhite head 3 wheaty citrussy aroma. Mild aroma but very nice. 7 flavor is wheaty, flowery and a bit too dark fruity to be a wheat. 6 pal 3

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (13554) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2010
Cask conditioned at The Royal Oak, Southwark. Gold with white head. Immediate pear drop, estery notes on quite a sweet background. Banana and apricot later on. A little overwhelming on the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stew41 (1946) - Phuket, THAILAND - JUN 7, 2010
Fruity ale with a herbal wheaty edge. Again super easy to drink. Nice faint ppper kicks in back palate. Great all day type.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (3095) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2009
Cask at the Royal Oak, London. Hazy, golden coloured ale with a reasonable head. Wheaty, malty, citrus, banana aroma and taste. Refreshing, slightly sweet. Nice beer, especially after 4 pints of it.


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