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Harvey's South Down Harvest Ale - Harvey & Son Ltd.

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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.5
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Harvey & Son Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

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(Beer added by: wl0307 on 09-20-2006)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased at the Harveys Brewery Shop, coming in a 500ml brown bottle; BB Sept. 09, served cool in a straight imperial pint glass.

A: pours a clear dark amber hue with moderate streams of large-sized fizziness and a fluffy white head settling fast to a thin blanket.
S: quite sweet, like melted barley candy poured over boiled vegetables, while Harveys' typical yeasty-hoppy mixture stays loyally at the back, laced with hints of leafy herbs and jammy, salty-sweet prunes. "Very Harveys" to me, as a Harveys drinker for years.
T: an interesting swallow of boiled root-vegetable (like lotus roots), lubricating pale malts, honey, citric sweetness and brown-sugar+date+prune infused tea/water is gradually taken over by spicy bitterness of Southdown hops, leaving a rather clean finish that is simultaneously malty, spicy & herbal bitter. Really chewy bitter in the end, as a lively witness to the amount of hops used.
M&D: pretty refreshing, with the hidden depth of tiny fizziness making a bite on the palate from behind. The flavour is somewhat close to Harveys Best Bitter, with maybe a more pronounced input of malts, but the depth of bitterness serves as a decent balancer at all times. Not bad.

Harvey's South Down Harvest Ale from Harvey & Son Ltd.
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.