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Hawthorn Brewing Co. Australian IPA

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Brewed by Hawthorn Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Hawthorn, VIC, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 58   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Re-released 2013 limited edition from Hawthorn Brewing Company. Formally 6.2% ABV. Available on draught and bottled.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
orange_3084 (76) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2014
Pours a hazy golden-orange colour with a medium white head and good lacing. Tropical fruit aroma. Mango and pineapple with delicate spicy floral notes. Touch of grass. Fairly thin body. Taste is a little bit underwhelming. Grassy and perhaps a little sudsy, but not unpleasant. Moderately bitter. Needs to warm a bit for any malt to be particularly noticeable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Padpie (3) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 26, 2014 does not count
Great smell, fruity passionfruit on the nose. Strong flavor that persists. Good beer on a warm day if in the mood for something heavier

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DockerDan (28) - Killaloe, IRELAND - MAR 4, 2014
On draft at y&j MEL. Muddy appearance but clean head. Good IPA with some bubblegum aroma. In good condition dispute the cloudiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lunkie (1392) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 30, 2014
Sweet bubble gum aroma. Murky amber colour with great head and lacing. Malt sweet bubblegum flavour. Smooth palate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanvenlo (1191) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 29, 2014
Chaucer Cellars (30-Jan-2014) Sweet Passionfruit light herbal aroma.Amber hazy, nice head sheet lace.Sweet light malt&Passionfruit flavour.Bitter passion herbal finish&tangy herbal aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
M_Sack (336) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle. Amber/gold with a frothy white, well retained head and heavy lacing. Complex, yet reasonably subtle (for and ipa) aromas of pineapple, pawpaw, passionfruit, citrus, apricot and just a touch of malt towards the end. Resinous flavours, along with peach, grapefruit and a peppery finish. Very little malt which unbalances the beer slightly. Mildly over carbonated, with a long, enjoyable bitter finish. A good middle ground between the English and American ipa's.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niksko (305) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 18, 2013
330ml bottle.
Pours a hazy orange with fine white head.
Nose is promising. Lots of fresh fruit aromas like orange, pineapple, mango and peach. Also there’s a great guava note in here. A hint of caramel, but mostly fruit.
Very fresh taste, with some peach and grapefruit flavours on the attack, followed by toffee on the mid palate and a fairly bitter, caramel finish with a good dose of grapefruit.
Body is medium, carbonation seems a little high but still acceptable.
Pretty good. I really love how it smells, and the flavours are pretty interesting and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brenhophead (531) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 30, 2013
330mL bottle. Pours deep copper with a small off white head and a sweet toffee mango aroma. Nice resinous tropical fruit aroma with a slight spice and notes of caramel from the malt. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (487) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - NOV 19, 2013
From 330 ml bottle. Pours a clear coppery amber with a fluffy white head and moderate carbonation. Lots of passionfruit, pineapple, lime and guava in the nose. The taste starts off with more tropical fruit before a crisp, sharp hop bitterness in the mid-palate with some pine resin. Zesty finish with lemon and some spice coming through. Medium palate. Good Aussie IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (3006) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2013
330ml bottle at Brewhouse Brisbane. Large fluffy clean white head. Citrus and passionfruit in the aroma and lots of passionfruit in the flavour.


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