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Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry

(75cl, 17.5%)

Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry

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Harveys Bristol Cream Bottling Note

Harveys Bristol Cream is a classic aperitif sherry, best serves very cold. Offers nutty, raisin notes.

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Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry Reviews

Oh dear!

What has been done to this?
Thin, and definitely a shadow of it's former self. What a horrid shock.

30th August 2019

What an absolute tragedy. Not buying new stuff again.

How terrible. One of the things in life which I most enjoyed was Harvey’s Bristol Cream. Now some heartless business men have substituted it for Solera sherry at my supermarket. How do I get the real Bristol Cream? I am prepared to pay. J M Thomas 92 years old.

15th August 2019


Thanks for screwing my sherry trifle up this is weak and watered down.

9th August 2019

No longer a great Sherry

So sad that the best ever Harvey's Bristol Cream sherry has been 'improved' with what tastes like watered down wine. It is tragic. No more Sherry to look forward to at Christmas. Don't waste your money. So disappointed.

1st August 2019

Destroyed at great sherry

OMG what have they done to it ? Forget the fancy label change the sherry is nothing like HBC which I have been drinking for over 50 years. Will not be buying another bottle. Devastated!

21st June 2019

Bring back our original Harvbeys Bristil Cream please!!!!!!

Where is our old "original" Harveys Bristol Cream? Solera not as good- do not like! Please at least give us the choice of which one to chose. I can tell you now that we all prefer the original and want it back!

3rd June 2019

New blend is nowhere near as good

Please can we have the original back. My 95 year old mother credits ‘Bristol Cream’ for her longevity.

20th February 2019

Awful not like it used to be

Thy have changed the sherry to a very inferior and not likeable drink, will not buy anymore

30th December 2018


I always remember my parents having it Christmas now I’m having it Christmas it’s superb

29th December 2018

Great flavoured medium sweet sherry.


23rd December 2018


Absolutely love this sherry

5th May 2018

A special treat

Delicious complex sweet, tangy flavor.

My wife hates wine in general and tolerates light beer. I prefer various whiskeys, neat. We both love Harveys Bristol Cream as a special treat every week or so. No other cream sherry I've tasted compares.

25th January 2018

Not harsh like brandy and has an excellent flavor. It makes a really great after dinner sipping beverage.


29th December 2017


Discovered this and as a young man it may not be fashionable but it should be! Very tasty, give it a try

8th October 2017

Great smooth taste with a spice or kick

I just bought this tonight for the first time. This is amazingly good stuff. Although I am a female, I do like it. But my thought is, that this is probably more of a man drink. My husband had some and really liked it too. I would buy it again. I didn't have the problem others have had with opening the bottle. But maybe they fixed that problem.

8th May 2017


I used to drink this with my father in the evenings . I bought a bottle yesterday after not tasting it in 35 years. I am in love with it all over again. It seems a little different that what I remember from decades ago but it is wonderful. I have no hope of this bottle lasting long.

21st November 2016

Boston love affair

I am finally retired. I have waited to have my sherry glass filled with the best. Tonight I had my first drink. I may live in GA but I retain my roots.Wonderful

15th October 2016

Been drinking HBC since I was in college

Great before dinner or after dinner. Has a range that sets it apart from the rest.

28th February 2016

Terrible Marketing

To save a schilling some one put it in a horrible -ugly -cheap looking bottle....Go back to the 50 year standard

You look like Gallo or worse

YUCKEE presentation

8th February 2016

overpriced sweet wine

it costs 27 quid in Singapore!

1st December 2015

The crême de la crême

Harvey's Bristol Cream Sherry is the crême de la crême and certainly one of Britain's most highly rated institutions.

20th November 2015

Re: John Dowle

Hi John,

We would like to discuss this with you further, please send us an email -

Kind regards,
The Chaps @ Master of Malt

1st September 2015

John Dowle

I think the metal cap on the 1litre bottle is dangerous. My wife has just cut her finger open as the cap has metal spikes sticking out when twisted to open. Unable to find out where to report as nothing on web site to give information.

31st August 2015


I love Harvey's Bristol Cream, yet also find it extremely frustrating to open. It is dangerous with scissors or a knife, too difficult and takes so long that I definitely need a drink once it's finally opened. Other than that,'it's perfect! So delicious.

30th April 2015

Stella Connor

Love the Bristol Cream BUT I find opening the bottle very,very difficult. The perforations are not deep enough in the foil covering on the cap. I always have to use a knife to cut round the perforations....which of course can be dangerous. A pity.

21st February 2015

Harveys Bristol Cream

I think that Harveys Amontillado is better suited as an aperitif - a delightful medium dry sherry that does a perfect job of stimulating the appetite before a meal.

8th February 2015


how much sugar in Harvey Bristol cream sherry.amay sister has diabetes and needs to know.

28th December 2014

Mr Town

Drink it with great regularity. But whatever became of Bristol Milk which I liked even more?

14th October 2014

Mrs Kennedy

I live in New Zealand and haven't had Harveys bristol cream for over 40 years and I wondered if it was still being made. Best sherry on the market and bristol milk was very nice also

21st June 2014

Mr d hunt

Today I bought a bottle of Harvey's Bristol cream sherry . This was so delicious that i consumed two bottles and as a consequence broke my John Lewis cut glass sherry glass £15. This I consider to be your fault. If your sherry was not so good I would not have got slightly drunk and broken my lovely sherry glass. I therefore expect you to renew my sherry glass so that I may continue to enjoy bristolcream. If you refuse, I will be obliged to beg my relations to replace my john Lewis glass, any other inferior glass will not do. This is your fault. STOP SELLING SUCH DELICIUOS SHERRY!
And replace my glass

17th May 2014



6th March 2014


my grandmother wont drink anything else but this and i love it myself

20th February 2014

Harvey's Bristol Cream Sherry

It's a classic taste.. my step-grandmother recieved a bottle every year for decades from a life-long friend. I keep a bottle around at all times, and share a glass very deliberately when with good friends. For its price point, it's very enjoyable. For some reason, I do enjoy it more in the cooler months or around the holidays. Great dessert wine.

17th January 2014

Harvey's Bristol Cream Sherry

This have been my go to drink for all occasions at any time of day. I have been drinking Harvey' Bristol Cream for 47 years. I also drink Champagne and Cognacs, vsop's, but XO is the one I like best, Remy Martin is my brand. When ever I am invited by my friends, there is always a bottle of Harvey's and I get to take it home. I visits friends in N.Y. Every year for my birthday, and where I stay is always waiting for me is a bottle of Harvey's and chocolates. If you like pies or cakes, then you should love Harvey's. So smooth with lemon on lime slices. Goooooood drink.

1st April 2013

I Love Harveys

I love a small glass of this stuff after a tough day.

There is something wonderfully nostalgic about it. It has a smooth, slightly sweet taste. And it has just enough of a kick to remind you it's for the mature adults.

Let the kids keep their drinks. This is for the rest of us. The ones who believe having a drink is meant for more than the act of drinking itself.

25th February 2013

it blows

It made me throwup in my mouth!

21st February 2013

Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry 17.5

Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry is my favourite drink in the evening - every evening. At 84 it keeps me going
S.G. Clare

12th August 2012

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