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Hawkshead Windermere Pale (Cask)

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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Kendal, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular - previously a Summer seasonal.
Note: The bottled Windermere Pale, at 6.0%, is a very different beer.
Low gravity, very pale, very hoppy.
Maris Otter Pale Ale malt with a bit of wheat. Loads of fruity hop flavours from a medley of traditional and modern hops. The signature aroma hop is Citra.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (983) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Cask in the Three Mariners, Lancaster. Golden with a white head. Bitter with some tropical fruit flavour. Pretty thin and watery, but not bad at all for the ABV.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (1093) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Yellow colour good white head lacing. Light citrus aroma. Taste is citrus decent sweet biscuit malts light bitter finish. Body bit thin. Ok stuff.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1259) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Cask at Harrogate Tap. Quite grassy hops, a hint of citrus and a bitter finish. Decent session beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
witthatsbier (209) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Cask @ Glasgow real ale festival 2014 aroma is grain with bitterness taste is moderate bitter with fruit body is average for strength overall a nice session bitter better than average

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (931) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2014
Aroma: light bread malts, flowers, bit of grass. Appearance: light gold, small creamy white head. Taste: light bitter.Palate: malty sweets coming up quickly, bread, caramel. Overall: nice Golden Ale, decent palate. Pint at Bar and Grill, Bowness-on-Windermere.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
Cask gravity @ Craft100. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity weak peachy citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty weak hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy peachy citrus finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Cask – JDW Fest Spring 2012 - Pale Yellowy Gold in colour. Very Fruity; assertively bitter lemon citrus. Very Hoppy, grassy hops. Malty; toasty malts, caramel; hint of malted wheat. Big flavour for low ABV. Very bitter (sharp) and very dry throughout. Thirst quenching. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4032) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
JDW Paramount, Manchester 25 Jan 13. Blek gyldenbrun. OK luftig skum med litt lacing. Litt uklar. Ferskenaroma. Smaken er grapefrukt. Blir etterhvert tørr. Veldig tørr avslutning. Bra øl!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AshtonMcCobb (2380) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2014
On tap at the Guildford Arms. Appearance - Nose - floral but you have to search. Taste - mostly hop resin but with a creamy bitter lemon. Palate - light bodied with a tangy texture and unfortunately the finish is just too bitter to balance with this light body. Overall - some tasty features but not quite right.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34404) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ NWAF 2013, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium yellow color with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white grey - silver head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate hoppy, citrus, soapy. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, citrus, fruity, perfumed, hoppy, peel bitter, soapy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130124]


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