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


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1517) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2015
Cask at Bootleggers in Kendal. Nicely balanced, dark fruits, malt and some earthy hops. Generic but really enjoyable session ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (5823) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Cask at the brewery. Golden / orange coloured pour with a lasting off white head. Aroma is light nutty, little caramel malts, hedgerow hop, marshmallow. Flavour is composed of hedgerow hop, light grains. Little nutty, fruit and nut . palate is grainy, slightly tangy, moderate carbonation. Grainy. On butter noot special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spacecube (1377) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2015
Cask, golden brown pour, creamy white head. Toasted caramel malt, fruity, light citrus notes. Decent session style bitter

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (394) - 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 (1549) - 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 (3630) - 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 (1462) - 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 (18660) - , 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 (402) - 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 (4070) - 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.


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