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Hawkshead Great White

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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Wheat Ale
Staveley, England
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, keg & bottle conditioned; Regular.

A spiced, cloudy, wheat beer. Brewed with wheat, Maris Otter barley, coriander seeds, dried Seville Orange peel and Motueka hops from New Zealand, to produce a delicately hopped, crisp, highly refreshing beer.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (3199) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
Keg in the Hawkshead Beer Hall. Hazy blond with a frothy white head. Not much aroma. The taste is spicy and a little herbal. Grassy citrus. Light and refreshing. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (5399) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2015
Pale blond colour. There’s plenty of citrusy notes in the aroma. Flavour starts with light hop. Later it becomes a little sweet and very floral.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Stemmed Glass. Supplier: Small Bar (Bristol). Light and lemony.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (9220) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle shared at Leighton’s place. 25/08/2015. Sourced from the brewery. Hazed golden / yellow/ straw coloured pour with a nice lasting frothy white head. Aroma is light wheat grains, low lemon citrus, light apple. Nice delicate nose. Flavour is composed of Light delicate grains, straw, grassy citrus, Firm clean bitter finish. Palate is airy carbonation, medium light bodied, frothy in the mouth. Lingering grass. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (6330) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle share at Leighton’s. Many thanks to Fergus for this one. BB July 2016, 4.8%. Hazy orange, still, big foamy white head, thick lacing. Aroma is straw, apple pie, wheat with a little mint. Body is medium, tingly carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is wheaty, cracker malts, citrussy sodawater, spice finish. Not bad at all.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (12504) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle thanks to Fergus. It pours cloudy gold with a medium white head. The nose is toasty, grassy, bitter - sweet, light spice, apricot and some orange. The taste is crisp, bitter, toasty grain, cracker, apricot, grassy, wheaten bread and pepper with a dry finish. Medium body and fine, prickly carbonation. Crisp and pretty drinkable. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (18525) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Fergus. Pours hazy yellow with a big, fluffy white head. The nose has light doughy wheat, lemon meringue. Light sweet flavor with mellow ripe lemon, crispy hay, light grain husk. Light bodied with moderate, massaging carbonation. Light grassy finish, some sweet dough, bitter grains, citrus fruits. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1953) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2015
500ml bottle from Hawkshead Brewery Tap - Cloudy hazy pale yellow body, thin white head. Nose is a little flowery, some dough, yeast and some sweet stone fruit. Taste is a winner, nice and fresh, little bit of citrus, long tangy and clean finish. Very refreshing, and just the right side of fizzy.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (4454) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle from BeerRitz, Leeds. Cloudy straw coloured with sweet tropical fruit and malty flavours followed by orange and a gently bitter grapefruit finish. Excellent.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
davidtjm (1074) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 4, 2014
Keg. Pour is murky gold with a thin head, aroma is fruity. Taste is fruity, sweet, berries, strong carbonation but ultimately lacking in depth. Average


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