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Bitter & Twisted - Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.

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372 Ratings
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Ratings: 372
Reviews: 264
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.83%
Wants: 14
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harviestoun Brewery Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 07-22-2002)
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Ryan011235

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3.35/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a nonic pint glass on 5/8/13

Clear, golden straw color with clinging bubbles and one finger of white foam. Thinner, soapy retention. Only a few specks of lace.

The aroma is bristly with orange peel, pine and lemon zest. Biscuit notes as well. It smells a bit skunky at first but I think that's just the hop profile. The flavor is that of herbal hops with a floral hint. There are modest notions of orange rind and other such pith. Grassy overtones and toasted cracker and biscuit. The feel is a little watery but pretty decent. Carbonation is moderate and not over reaching the body. Herbal and bitter twinge on the finish.

I don't reckon this is too bad; a decent sipper that I'm in no hurry to get again any time soon.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 23:33:10 | More by Ryan011235
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Bitter & Twisted from Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 372 ratings.