Batemans Combined Harvest

 

Interesting I thought as I looked at the promise of multi grain beer. What a treat.

The bottle has a rather busy label, and offers 4.7% in its 500ml bottle.

Pours nice. Has a thick looking head and a lovely dark golden colour. Almost burnt caramel colour.

If I’m honest, not a great deal of depth in the smell (although I could be a little bunged up)

BUT. The taste. Oh my word what a surprise. I delightfully light but complex sensation. There is no bitterness, no tang, somewhat malty. I think it’s a little bit fruit loafy. There is something in there that’s not normally in a beer and its thrown me a bit of a curve ball. It oils be bread, but it feels more like a sweet. Not sure.

Either way, this is now my favourite beer. Outright. And I’m sorry as I live in hook norton and I feel like I’m being a traitor to my local brewery, but sorry. It’s bloody lovely.

10/10.

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