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Harvey's Lewes Castle Brown Ale

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
Royal OakBorough, Central London25 Sep 2019
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London24 Aug 2019
Lord Nelson InnBrighton, East Sussex19 Aug 2019
Waterloo TapWaterloo, Central London28 Aug 2018
The GarlandRedhill, Surrey25 Aug 2018
The Alma ArmsUckfield, East Sussex20 Aug 2015
John Harvey TavernLewes, East Sussex20 Aug 2015
The Red LionHernhill, Kent11 Aug 2015
The Royal OakTunbridge Wells, Kent16 Sep 2014
Cheshire CheeseCity, Central London10 Sep 2014
Bull InnWest Malling, Kent09 Aug 2014
Brecknock ArmsBells Yew Green, East Sussex26 Aug 2013
The Mitre TavernBrighton, East Sussex17 Aug 2013
The PilotMaidstone, Kent10 Aug 2013
The Market PorterSouthwark, Central London07 Aug 2013
Harvey's Brewery, The Harvey Hoppers Club Annual Meet 2012Lewes, East Sussex06 Oct 2012
The Cat's BackWandsworth, Greater London21 Jun 2012
The Two BrewersHadlow, Kent07 Aug 2011

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

Royal Oak, Borough, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried25 Sep 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried26 Sep 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Sep 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried14 Aug 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Sep 2013 Ran out
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Sep 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried14 Aug 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Jan 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried01 Jun 2012
Martin the MildmanGood29 Sep 2011 Brown ale with a good mix of malt and bitter hop. Dryish finish. My score 15/20.
oz11Not Tried14 Jul 2011

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripGood24 Aug 2019
Philip PirripExcellent13 Aug 2017 Surprisingly good, much less sweet than I expected
Philip PirripExcellent30 Jul 2016 Wrong choice for my palate tonight

Lord Nelson Inn, Brighton, East Sussex

Philip PirripExcellent19 Aug 2019 In gorgeous nick
Philip PirripNot Tried11 Aug 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried23 May 2012

Waterloo Tap, Waterloo, Central London

Stephen HarrisExcellent28 Aug 2018 A proper Brown Ale.
Philip PirripGood20 Aug 2018

The Garland, Redhill, Surrey

Philip PirripNot Tried25 Aug 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Aug 2013

The Alma Arms, Uckfield, East Sussex

HSBGood20 Aug 2015 Very sweet. Ended up with a very sticky glass.

John Harvey Tavern, Lewes, East Sussex

HSBNot Tried20 Aug 2015

The Red Lion, Hernhill, Kent

AndrewExcellent11 Aug 2015 This is my kind of beer. Deep brown colour, soft in the mouth, sweet bite, low hopping. Bit of Brett yeast too.
AndrewExceptional06 Sep 2014 Dark brown. Soft mouth. Excellent deeply rich malt loaf body. Hops are subtle. Excellent beer.

The Royal Oak, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

thebrewingmanExcellent16 Sep 2014

Cheshire Cheese, City, Central London

Stephen HarrisGood10 Sep 2014 A nice, proper Brown Ale. Dark, a bit of toffee/caramel, but not excessive. Lingering, sticky finish. Served with a ‘London’ head – almost a rarity in chain pubs these days.

Bull Inn, West Malling, Kent

TobesAcceptable09 Aug 2014

Brecknock Arms, Bells Yew Green, East Sussex

Philip PirripNot Tried26 Aug 2013

The Mitre Tavern, Brighton, East Sussex

Philip PirripNot Tried17 Aug 2013

The Pilot, Maidstone, Kent

TobesNot Tried10 Aug 2013
PedroExcellent28 Aug 2012

The Market Porter, Southwark, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried07 Aug 2013

Harvey's Brewery, The Harvey Hoppers Club Annual Meet 2012, Lewes, East Sussex

Philip PirripExceptional06 Oct 2012 Best of this beer I have ever had

The Cat's Back, Wandsworth, Greater London

Martin the MildmanExcellent21 Jun 2012 Good mix of traditional hops and sweetish toffee and caramel malt flavours. Full bodied with a dryish, nutty finish. My score 16/20.

The Two Brewers, Hadlow, Kent

oz11Excellent07 Aug 2011 Very different to the usual Harvey's flavour, and a little too sweet for me to have a second.

Harvey's Lewes Castle Brown Ale

4.80% ABV.

We have tried this beer 17 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

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