Harviestoun Bitter and Twisted Can

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Famed for the great but more common Bitter and Twisted and Schiehallion, we believe Harviestoun's best beers are their darker Porters and Stouts. It's either in the pure Scottish water of the Ochi hills or something in the Scottish Malts, either way we love 'em. Their icon and mascot is a "fractious mouse" which appears on each of the labels and was apparently the inspiration for the first brew.

Bitter and Twisted is a classic English golden ale--and a former Champion Beer of Britain--with a superb hop profile of Hersbrucker, Challenger, and Styrian Goldings. Spicy, zesty, bitter and with a twist of lemon, this delicately carbonated ale finishes clean and dry. It's quite refreshing!

Founded in 1984 by Ken Brooker, Harviestoun Brewery eventually became a reality in 1986 when it received planning permission to convert a 200-year-old farm in Scotland into a brewery. Harviestoun Brewery focusses on brewing accessible beers with a high level of drinkability and have won multiple awards in the process!

Brewery Info

Harviestoun are about as Scottish as you can get - based in Clackmannanshire, they’ve been brewing small batch craft beer for over 30 years. They’re extremely innovative, and successful - rather impressively for a UK brewer, they’ve been a well-respected player on the US craft scene since 1999.

One of their most famous brews - Old Engine Oil Ola Dubh - is aged in whisky barrels and they’ve also created a special edition beer - Bitter & Twisted Zymatore - aged in gin and Pinot Noir barrels. For delicious session ales and lovely Scottish heritage, you can’t go wrong with Harviestoun.


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Very nice
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Not a big golden ale fan but really good I tht. Smooth to drink and not as floral as others I've drunk which I liked. Wouldnt have a session on it but could certainly sink a couple of pints. Certainly worth a try
Great pale ale
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Loads of flavour, shame it isn't a bigger can!
Good Golden Ale
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Bitter and twisted golden ale. Good body, and great bitterness for an easy to drink Golden Ale.Effervescent beginning with pleasant tinges of sweetness in every mouthful to chase the bitterness out.
Excellent scottish brewery
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A nice Golden ale from the Harviestoun guys! one of my favourite breweries! Quality ale!
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