Harveys Elizabethan Ale

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Closure: Crown cap

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alc./vol: 8.1%

Proof: 16.2°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

A strong barley wine beer. To quote the label, "Originally produced in celebration of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II [in 1953], this strong barley wine is reminiscent of the 'October Ales' which were brewed in domestic brewhouses during the sixteenth century."

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 08/08/2011


Clear, dark orange amber with little or no head.


Caramel, maple syrup and Christmas pudding nose with bready aromas.


Sweet caramelised dried fruit palate with bitter toffee, maple syrup, treacle, stewed tea and a spirit alcohol bite.


Coffee, dark chocolate and toffee finish.

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