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Hawkshead Great White

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

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask, Occasional;


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (2942) - 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 (828) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (5668) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2014
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Pours clear pale gold, big white head. Aromas of herbal lemon and light bready malt. Taste has light herbal bitterness, more lemon and biscuit. Crisp finish. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2420) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle from The Bottle Shop, Cheadle Hulme [061111]
Amber, hazy, big frothy bubbly white head, good lacing
Aroma of citrus hops, lemon, soft sweet malts, fresh, slight orange zest, good aroma
Taste - Fairly sweet caramel base, some bitter lemon zest, slight honey, dab of creamy sponge cake mix, soft orange zest, soft wheat. Like the malts in this, good citrus hop. Quite a complex flavour.
Palate - Soft carb, medium body, rather sweet, good mouth feel. Finish of nice sweet creamy caramel and bitter orange zest.
Overall - Liked this a lot. Bit unusual. Packed with flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (3636) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 1, 2014
On cask at the Beer Hall. Appearance - hazy golden with a proportionate head. Nose - elderflowers and a general herby feel. The main aromas are citrus. Taste - more citrus and herbs. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a balanced finish. Overall - the beer of the day which is unusual as it’s not one of my preferred styles.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
minutemat (2252) - Shrewsbury, 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 (67) - 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 (2154) - 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 (5799) - 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 (5801) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2014
Keg at the hanging bat. Caramel and toffee, sweet, fruity, light spice, dry finish.


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