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Cotleigh Golden Seahawk

Brewed by Cotleigh
Style: Bitter
Taunton, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask & Bottled; Regular.
Golden Seahawk, formerly known as Golden Eagle, became a regular brew in Summer 2001 and has rapidly become a firm favourite with local drinkers. Seahawk is traditionally brewed with Devon pale and crystal malted barley which gives the beer its characteristic bright golden colour. Complemented by carefully selected Goldings, Challenger and Styrian hops, provide a fragrant aroma with a background of honey flavour offering a fruit filled smooth finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerViking (2294) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Cask at the Kings Tun JDW, very lively so no chance of a full measure, faint notes of yeast, honey and peach on the nose, body is fruity but sulphurous. Not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gegwilson (921) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Cask in the Sun Inn, Dent. Amber with a white head. A fair mix of malt a hop flavours. Some caramel and green fruit. Drinkable, but nothing more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wimpyjoe (3491) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2014
Clear glass bottle. Golden with a thin head. Maintains a pleasant fruit character through and through with a lingering aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2714) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Cask by hand-pump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear golden amber, good creamy off-white head, floral, yeasty aroma, good film of lacing, fruity, biscuit flavour, creamy malty texture, sweet, easy to drink

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Cask at The Bell in Waltham st Lawrence. Golden ale. Fruity and fairly sweet. Not spectacular but ok if that is your thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AWS9 (469) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 6, 2013
Cask. Solid light brown appearance. Mildly fruity aroma. Some sugar and caramel notes. Overall smooth malty bitter. Not too much to say, but pretty solid nonetheless.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (1783) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 3, 2013
@Sergio’s in Louisville. Cloudy medium amber with a thin head cover, bands and dots of lace. Sweet malt with biscuits and honey, maybe a little of fresh-cut hay. Taste grows to a carbonated bitter finish before turning slightly sour as it fades. This is a decent brew, especially for 4.2%, but it doesn’t have a lot of body, and is a little thin and watery in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3401) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 21, 2013
Pours hazy light orange-amber with a thick, light tan head. Aroma has a touch of sour malt, fruit. Taste is creamy, light caramel, apple, pear, peach. Very nice and smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tampierre (741) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 23, 2013
Cask ; Devon ; UK ; Caramel,floral and fruit aroma ; Golden color with smaller head ; Lighter sweet and medium bitter taste ; Lighter body ; Pleasant bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (2476) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2012
[bottle--thanks, cgarvieuk!] Nice sweet and herbal aroma with fresh sweet base malt and a touch of hay, fresh fruit; peach. Hazy dark gold under a bubbly white top and lace. Quite sweet flavour--almost underattenuated--with diacetyl butterscotch and some sugar, but pleasantly sweet. Medium body, low carbonation, moderately clean finish.

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