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Hawthorn Brewing Co Amber Ale

Hawthorn Brewing Company
Brewed at Mildura Brewery

Style: Amber Ale
Hawthorn, VIC, Australia


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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An auburn coloured English style ale, highlighted by classic British hops and rich malt characters.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
LesArgen (249) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 6, 2015
The aromas of chocolate and caramel is pleasant, but on tasting this beer is thin and uninteresting when tasted. Disappointing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sissio (838) - Orsenigo, ITALY - DEC 24, 2014
Clear dark brown with red highlights, minimal cream head Caramel, toffee, a hint of chocolate and hops bitter metallic ending, watery, some astringency

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redknob (36) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 4, 2014
Pleasant looking, no real aroma. Sweet at first but thin and doesn’t really do much of note until the peppery, metallic aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RafeAU (320) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - OCT 11, 2014
Shared bottle at plonk. This is a malt driven amber ale with little hop aroma or flavour. Some toast and toffee pleasant malt flavours. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Toffee malt aroma. Beautiful ruby amber colour with excellent head. Delicious caramel and toffee malts up front lightly hopped with a smooth finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
floydian1 (1136) - FNQ, Australia, - JUN 17, 2014
330ml brown bottle. An amber-brown beer with a large foamy tan head. Nose is dominated by the roasty caramel malts with nutty notes and subtle floral hops. Taste is sweet and malty with a medium bitter hop finish. Palate is refined and sessionable with a medium body and light carbonation. Well balanced.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mattyhennessy (375) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2014
Pours a brown amber with a clear body. Off white head that slightly laces. Little aroma, some stonefruit sweetness. Roasted malt dominates the palate providing sweetness, but lacking any hop hit. Body is very thin and tastes quite watery and metallic. High level of carbonation, almost like it had been watered down with soda water.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StevieT (912) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 15, 2014
Dark amber, almost brown in colour, small white head, earthy malty aroma, well carbonated with mild hops flavours thrown in. Not too bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pyobon (1060) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 5, 2014
(Bottle) Clear deep copper color with thin off-white head. Strange metallic (steel) aroma with some lemon and candy hints. Light body, rather fizzy carbonation. Foretaste is good with quite rich malt and some peppery spiciness. There’s also hints of tea and tobacco. The taste rather collapses and becomes thin through to a finish that mixes some pleasant peppery notes with that metallic tang. Didn’t really do it for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (8203) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2013
Bottled at Penny Blue, Melbourne. On July 29, 2013.
Clear copper color, tan head. Sweet, malty, grainy taste. Caramel, bread aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium low bitterness. Sweet, maltys cent.

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