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Hawkshead NZPA

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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: American Pale Ale
Kendal, England

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A pale ale brewed with 100% New Zealand hops to celebrate our 1000th brew here in Staveley, by our resident Kiwi, Matt Clarke.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (4576) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours golden amber, nose is citrus, pine, taste is juicy fruit, dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pdubyah (454) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 17, 2015
I like the passion fruit thing going on, the aroma is nice, but i thought this was ’hard’ drinking, not for any not pleasant things, but that I thought each mouth was like a hammer blow, and I wanted something more measured and longer in drinking, this is one of those short drinks, it all happens up front, then a gap, and then you are left with a lingering thing that makes you frown a bit, as if like you didn’t enjoy it, making you a bit gun-shy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanEric (1064) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - JAN 14, 2015
Cask at the brewpub. Golden colour with a small head. Fruity aroma, citrus, mango, pineapple. Light to moedium body, cutrussy, fine bitterness and slightly dry.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DylansDad (337) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 12, 2015
Drinking this a couple of weeks before its best-by-date on the opposite side of the world, so it’s not anywhere near fresh. The punchy hop aroma that others mention has been replaced by the smell of concrete after a rain, the ’crystal clear’ is now hazy straw, yet the taste and palate are damn good. My god, I imagine this would be in the mid-to-high FOURS fresh.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (1021) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 9, 2015
Bue à la pression. Grosse amertume présente tout le long de la dégustation et qui s'intensifie en finale. Bel équilibre général. Finale sèche. Faut aimer le houblon !

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (684) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 1, 2015
Alluring aroma with hints of citrus, pine, and passionfruit. A hop forward full bodied flavour follows - and makes it an excellent brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (6065) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 13, 2014
Cask at Crystal Palace (JDW) Glasgow. Cloudy orange/golden coloured, minimal but lasting white head, light hops in the nose. Moderate malty, citrusy hoppy and fruity with notes of spices. Light peachy hoppy notes in dry bitter finish. Nice brew.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
witthatsbier (324) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2014
cask ,pours light yellow with white head and good lacing Aroma is very fruity with very hoppy notes Taste is bitter sweet with citrus flavours and a long biiter dry finish just a great beer Time that rate beer separated draught cask ales ,from the same beer in a bottle as cask is usually much better,as is shown by the bottle rating for this beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dynamiteninja (1626) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2014
Cask at the Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Medium white head. Excellent lacing. Pale gold body. Limes, apples, kiwi. Sweetish with some sour notes. Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westchesterco (1215) - mclean, Virginia, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Poured from a bottle it is a light gold color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is a pineapple grapefruit flavor. It resonates slightly bitter


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