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Harvey’s Brewery at City Beerfest!

About Harvey’s Brewery

Harvey's Brewery is the oldest independent brewery in Sussex. A family business, producing award-winning beers, the brewery has been in the guardianship of seven generations of John Harvey's descendants since 1790, with five family members from the seventh and eighth generations currently working here.

Keep on reading to find out what they are bringing to City Beerfest this year.

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Tasting Notes

Sussex Best Bitter

4% ABV | Cask | Sussex Best Bitter

‘The Beer of Sussex’ - balanced and moreish. Four different varieties of locally grown aroma hops combine with Maris Otter malt to produce a rounded palate with bitterness to the fore.

  • Appearance: Amber
  • Aroma: Bready
  • Taste: Slightly sweet with bitter aftertaste
  • Body: Full and rounded

Wharf IPA

4.2% ABV | Keg | IPA

A modern, heavily hopped IPA. It is brewed with new hop varieties to create a joyful outpouring of fresh flavours from the bine. A zesty and fragrant golden beer.

  • Appearance: Pale
  • Aroma: Hoppy
  • Taste: Smooth, crisp bitterness
  • Body: Light

Prussian Hopped Pilsner

4% ABV | Keg| Lager

Brewed using lightly roasted malts, combined with a touch of Munich malt. Soft, bready taste with a layered bitterness derived from Lubelski hops grown within the old Prussian Empire.

  • Appearance: Light​ yellow
  • Aroma: Sweet
  • Taste: Balanced and refreshing
  • Body: Fresh and crisp

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