Harveys Elizabethan Ale

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alc./vol:
8.1%

Proof:
16.2°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Crown cap

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

Appearance

Clear, dark orange amber with little or no head.

Aroma

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

Taste

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

Aftertaste

Coffee, dark chocolate and toffee finish.

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