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Hawkshead Great White

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (6021) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3839) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (9768) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (14694) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1712) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (3430) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
davidtjm (968) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (6987) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2543) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (4131) - 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.

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