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Harviestoun Brewery
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Hillfoots Business Village
Alval Industrial Estate
Alva FK12 5DQ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1259 769100
Brewer: Ken Brooker
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Notes

Opened: 1984

U.S. Importer: B. United International

Contributors: Mario Kornmesser, Ron Mennie

Moved from Dollar to Alva in 2004.

Updated: May 20, 2016

Beer List

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    4.20% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: January 6, 2007 (#6259)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Big thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Fruity, lemony, spicy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light body, low carbonation. Big lemongrass flavor. Mild caramel malt. Fairly bitter, with a bit of spiciness.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Tasty refreshing beer.
    • Date: August 18, 2002 (#4392)
      Package: real ale
      Place: TrimB's Restaurant, Appleton WI
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Golden, still, some haze, thick head. BIG grapefruit aroma. Light creamy body, huge grapefruit hop flavor on a mild caramel malt base. Drying finish.
    • Date: October 20, 2001 (#3946)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Flanagan's Stop and Shop, Appleton WI
      Score: 13 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, low carbonation, thick head. Skunky odor, with herbal hops. Medium body, sweet malty flavor, very very mild hop flavor, very very mild bitterness. Real good beer, except for the mercaptan.

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  • 4.80% abv.

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    8.00% abv.
    • Date: December 20, 2008 (#7624)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 20 points
      Appearance (3)
      Completely black. Moderate head.
      Aroma (4)
      Smoky, earthy, malty, black.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Big, smooth, and really malty. Black and sweet. Mild whisky character. Real nice balance.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Aged in Highland Park 12-year-old single malt scotch whisky casks.

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    Wood- and Barrel-aged Beer
    8.00% abv.
    • Date: December 20, 2008 (#7625)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Smoky, black, alcoholic.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Big, smooth, malty. Smoky. Mildly alcoholic. Richly malty all the way through, with a pleasant whisky character.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Aged in Highland Park 16-year-old single malt scotch whisky casks.

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    Wood- and Barrel-aged Dark Beer
    8.00% abv.
    • Date: December 20, 2008 (#7626)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 20 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Moderate head.
      Aroma (4)
      Earthy. Smoky. Some alcohol.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Big and smooth. Nicely malty. Mild, well-balanced whisky character.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Best of the three. Aged in Highland Park 30-year-old single malt scotch whisky casks.

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Dark Beer
    8.00% abv.
    Awards:

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    Robust Porter
    6.00% abv.
    Awards:

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    Old Engine Oil Special Reserve (aged in malt whisky casks)
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Beer
    8.00% abv.