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Hawkshead Cumbrian Five Hop

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

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottled; Regular.
Originally brewed for a Wetherspoons real-ale festival.

A strong, golden pale ale, with a highly hopped aroma of tropical fruit and a blend of traditional and modern hops, giving a full flavour and long, dry finish.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (15802) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2016
Draught at Man In The Moon, Stockholm. Hazy copper/orange beer with a decent offwhite head. Hoppy fruity aroma, citrus, grass, hay, some caramel. Hoppy citrus flavor, some tropical fruits, citrus, grassy notes. Decent beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skortila (5002) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2015
Bottle @ Welcome back old spice tasting. Small sample. The aroma is flowery, bit citric,light biscuit. Bit hazy, copper coloured beer with a thin, white head. The taste is light bitter, flowery bit toffee and biscuit malt tones, bit citric. Okay.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hartoloni (88) - - DEC 5, 2015
Pours cloudy amber with thin white head. Aroma is fruit salad and hops. Taste is malty with a hint of coffee.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (7420) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2015
33cl bottle shared at December THT Thin white head. Cloudy blond pour. Tropical fruit hoppiness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (8487) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2015
Bottle shared at the return of Old Spice tasting. Pours hazy dark golden with a medium white head. Aroma of pissy hops, floral and sweet malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Light to medium bodied with light carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maakun (2344) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2015
Bottle at THT. Clear golden with white head. Very floral, lychee, lime, very mineral, light chicory. Light bitter, and very light sweetness. Light bodied. Meh.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Baramba (620) - ITALY - NOV 18, 2015
On tap. Amber whit thin off-white head. Hoppy aroma, sweet malt flavour with bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (801) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2015
Cask at The Euston tap. Poured clear golden with white head. Nose is pine citrus. Taste is slightly fruity citrus wheat straw light malt. Refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Towey1989 (1175) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
Cask at The Reginald Mitchell, Hanley (JDW) A clear deep golden colour with medium white head. Aroma of grapefruit, orange, melon, slight mango, subtle pineapple, some biscuit and grassy hops. Taste is similar of grapefruit, orange, melon, subtle pineapple, maybe apricot, a little caramel, slight biscuit and grassy hops. Medium bodied and an oily texture. A lingering, dry, crisp, citrus hop bitterness in the finish. A big citrusy, tropical flavour and a refreshingly, crisp bitterness in the finish. A cracking IPA style golden ale.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (2366) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
Cask at Craft Clapham. Pours a gold colour with a thin white head, aroma is all fruit, taste is light bitterness, with a dry finish.


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