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Hawkshead Bitter

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

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5346) - 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 (890) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (1073) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Amber colour ok white head and lacing. Weak fruity aroma. Taste is fruity sweet malts light bitter finish. Medium body soft carbonated. Ok nothing to grab you.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5210) - ITALY - AUG 19, 2013
oroschiuma media lieve citrico floreale erbaceo discreto amaro buona secchezza

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaguarxj6 (36) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2013
A pale,floral bitter with a fair amount of hoppyness giving quite a citrus aroma and taste. So many of these type of beers are very similar,so does this one stand out from the crowd?. Just about. It,s certainly pleasant enough and goes down quite well on a warm day.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wheresthepath (1524) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2013
Cask at the Brook House Inn, Boot, Cumbria. Pale amber with a moderate white head. Biscuit and caramel with a little vomit upfront which is somewhat redeemed by a leafy bitterness afterwards. Not one of my favourites though.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardW (1457) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2013
cask, various. As session beers go, this is right up there. Tangy bitter, with loads of sharp orange zestiness, loads of mouthfeel, great body and carbonation and a long sharp finish. Hawkshead - the jewel in Cumbria’s crown.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Henners233 (1) - - MAY 24, 2013 does not count
A great tasting local beefing Cumbria, with a great aftertaste and good for session drinking.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1268) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 28, 2013
Aroma: Mild aroma of elderflower, earth and straw.

Appearance: Clear golden body with a thin off-white head that holds really well. Flat carbonation. Excellent lacing.

Taste: Fresh, grassy hop with biscuity, bready malt flavours. Nicely balanced with a bitter finish.

Palate: Medium body with an oily texture. Flat carbonation.

Overall: A tasty, sessionable Bitter from an excellent brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2013
Cask handpull, Alexander’s, Kendal, Cumbria, 16/02/13. Brilliant bronze with a slim top spotting with lace. Piney, light resins, farmyard, dung and flowers nose. Excellent tang of orange jelly and flowers; crushed biscuit finish. Good fruity bitter.


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