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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: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (929) - 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 (16117) - , 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 (288) - 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 (2945) - 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 (1478) - 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 (5636) - 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 (1560) - 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 (1777) - 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 (5799) - 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.


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