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Bitter & Twisted - Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.

Bitter & TwistedBitter & Twisted

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BA SCORE
84
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364 Ratings
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Ratings: 364
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.83%


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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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From the cask at the Rake. Pint, 3.8% abv. Golden colour, cloudy, small head, some lacing retained. Aroma was hoppy citrus, Cascade? Tasted quite bitter, slightly fruity, notes of cooking apples, wheaty finish. Smooth texture, low carbonation, body slightly thick. Overall good character for the low strength even if it was slightly watery, very good summer session ale.

Serving type: cask

09-04-2012 14:43:18 | More by jonb5
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M- Carbonation is mild. Slightly bitter in the mouth, and a semidry finish.

O- Mild, but it does have "like the twist of a lemon" down.

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Bitter & Twisted from Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 364 ratings.