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Hawkshead Great White

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90
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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Wheat Ale
Kendal, England
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask, Occasional;


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
minutemat (1387) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Cask @ The Font, Manchester. Pours clear gold with thin white head. Unfortunately this was just way too warm, had a sweet gooey banana aroma with overripe bananas, sugar and dough in the taste. Served at the right temperature I’m sure this would’ve got a higher rating but this time it was too offputting. Will re-rate if I see it again.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thmsboyd (16) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle BBE 05.15. Sweet vanilla, grapefruit and lemon cheesecake aromas. Cloudy yellow/orange appearance with a towering, loose frothy head. Prominent sweetness with a bitter edge. Lasting sweetness on the tongue. Smooth, creamy texture with a stickiness that coats your teeth. Low carbonation

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1087) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Hazy yellow ok white head lacing. Aroma is orange fruity. Taste is orange wheat some light spice decent bitterness. Medium body. Decent enough not much going on.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5110) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
Cask (Castle Bar, Cockermouth) - Hazy golden with a white head. Lemon, coriander and some soapy hops in the taste. Tangy and refreshing taste with notes of lemon meringue pie, coriander and orange peel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2014
Keg at the hanging bat. Caramel and toffee, sweet, fruity, light spice, dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamestulloch (1280) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 7, 2014
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Murky orange/tan body with a medium white head. Lively carbonation. Aroma of orange rind and coriander. Flavour of chalk, white bread, herbs, lemon and bitter orange. Medium body with a spritzy mouthfeel. Fizzy carbonation. A bit rough around the edges.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7944) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2013
Cask at Craft Clapham, 12/12/13. Hazed yellow golden with a moderate white head that retains well. Nose is floral, orange sherbet, lemon rind, sweet notes, light vanilla. Taste comprises light dank hopness, orange pith, lemon rind, straw, floral tang. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, drying closure. Decent for style.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
niquillis (812) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
On cask at Duke William, Burslem. Pours cloudy yellow with stiff white head. Very citrusy and fresh. Creamy mouthfeel, not like a German wheat beer but a cracking ale. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1478) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2013
Cask at the York Tap, York. Cloudy white yellow body. Medium white head. Wheat, porridge oats, lots of lemon, hops, buttered popcorn, caramel, vanilla, minerals, green apple, cloves. Tangy and sour. Some salt. Dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (3565) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2013
A clear pale yellow wheat with a small head. and a medium to high citrus quality.


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