overall
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73
style
Brewed by Harveys
Style: Bitter
Lewes, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Originally brewed in 1920 as Harveys IPA with an abv of 4.7%. In the 1930s it went down to 4.0%. Then down to 3.0% during the war, but eventually settled on 3.5% in the 1950s. (In 2003 a version named Harveys 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 CAMRAs Great British Beer Festival in 1990.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nuplastikk (6141) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 20, 2017
Tap at Royal Oak. Doughy, malty, minimally hopped Pale Ale. Toffee is the main flavor component. Rather boring, standard cask feel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (3034) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2017
Cask Pint at The Royal Oak, Borough, London in Mar 2010 - Golden in colour. Hoppy; grassy and earthy hops. Malty; grainy malts, caramel. Very full flavoured for low ABV. Hop bitterness dominates malts. Dry throughout. Very drinkable. (2010-03)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (2877) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2015
On cask at The Royal Oak. Pours a light Amber colour with a cream coloured head. The smell is floral, toasted malt, read. The taste is toasted malt, light fruit, grass ending dry and crisp. The body is light with fine carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (8495) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 18, 2015
On cask at the Royal Oak. Smooth fresh and mild beginning. Not too deep but round and fresh. Malty, ale flavour, earthy with a mild and easy to drink fresh malty aroma. Nice and round and refreshing!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (14202) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2015
Cask at Royal Oak, Borough. It pours clear golden with a decent white head. The nose is earthy, brown bread, cereal, toasty, mild sweetness and touch of egg from the Harveys house blend. The taste is quite light, decent bitterness, toasty grain, cereal, brown bread, earth and leather with a dry, breast finish Medium body and soft carbonation. Easy-drinking malty session ale. A classic cask ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkam (409) - POLAND - APR 21, 2015
From tap. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is malty with a hoppy notes. Taste is rather malty than hoppy but with a decent bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (5896) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
Cask at the Royal Oak. Golden amber with rich white head. Aroma of malt, apple, fruit and wood. Taste is a bit tangy, malty, wood and ashes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (20792) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2014
Cask at the Royal Oak - Borough, London. Pours clear, rich gold with a frothy, white head. Crispy grains in the nose with a bit of toasty hay and bread. Light sweet flavor with mild doughy bread, hints of brown sugar, dirty hay and light grassy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation; good condition. Light grass and orange rind bitterness to finish, some husky grains, toasted sugars, bread. Lovely little sessioner.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maneliquor (3514) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 11, 2013
Tap at some Harveys pub. Pretty piss poor. Unbalanced bitterness and really quite tangy which is off putting. No like

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (19627) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
Cask @ Royal Oak, Borough, London. Clear dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 051013


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