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Hawkshead Bitter

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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Bitter
Staveley, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A pale, hoppy, bitter session beer with a fruity aroma and a long bitter finish.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (290) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2015
Cask at psbh Manchester classic English bitter very smooth well balanced very decent pint.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1484) - CROATIA - APR 27, 2015
Cask at the Queens Head, Hawkshead. Pours golden with white head. Toasted malty, fruity, bit of citrus, dry bitter finish. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3585) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Cask at CBC Clerkenwell, London. It pours a clean rich golden color with a minimal white head. Aroma is malty and biscuity, with a light closing citrus zing. Taste is medium sweet and lightly grassy and bitter. Light citrus tartness in the finish. Light bodied with ok carbonation. Overall, decent enough and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (1344) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Gravity cask at the Bedford Beer Festival. Golden orange, clear with very little head. Grapefruit, honey, slightly medicinal aroma. Bittersweet taste with fresh citrus edges. Hints of grain and soap. Lingering bittersweet aftertaste. Very well made.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (17924) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2014
18th September 2014
Craft 100 at Craft Clapham. Cask. Lightly hazy amber beer, small white head. Palate is light and dry and slightly crisp. Light toffee malts. Mild dried fruits. Light finish. Standard stuff but fine.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
witthatsbier (389) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Cask @ Camperdown place Glasgow pours a dark yellow with a frothy white head Aroma is sweetish notes with a bit of malt Taste is mildly bitter and poor finish Possibly the poorest beer brewed by hawkshead

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (3780) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 1, 2014
On cask at the Beer Hall. Appearance - middle toffee brown. Decent head. Nose - mild toffee and toast. Taste - more of the same. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - a solid bitter but would like more biscuits.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gegwilson (1939) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Cask in the Three Mariners, Lancaster. Amber with a cream head. Biscuity malt with orange citrus notes. I wasn’t keen on this one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5916) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2014
Cask at Euston Tap, London. Clear amber, low white head. Fruity aroma with red berries, earthy, herbal hops. Light to medium bodied, low carbonation. Dry with firm bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (2020) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2014
Aroma: grapefruit,caramel malts. Appearance: clear gold, medium creamy white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: malty flavours, fruity notes, zesty citrus. Overall: very nice Bitter, great aroma. Pint at The Angel Inn, Bowness-on-Windermere.


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