Hawthorn Brewing Company
Brewed at Brewpack

Style: American Pale Ale
Hawthorn, VIC, Australia


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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A unique pale ale boasting a harmonious blend of specialty malts, infused with fresh fruity hops.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (942) - Tarragindi, - JAN 23, 2013
Poured a clear golden amber colour with a one-finger bubble head that diminished quickly and left some lacing. Moderate to high carbonation. Aroma sweet and a bit hoppy but not strong. Taste initially sweet followed by a very mild hops bitterness. Light body. Crisp smooth finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
monoroc (43) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Pours golden color with virtually no head. Nice fruity aroma. Thin malt body with a medium lasting bitter finish. Tastes almost like a lager or pilsner. Ok, but nothing more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mattyhennessy (332) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - OCT 5, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a syrupy texture and a foamy white head. Probably the maltiest pale ale I’ve had. So much so that it seems very out of balance. The sweet malty aromas drown out the citrus and tropical fruits that are only just detectable. Taste is toffee driven with some cerealy and bready flavours. Okay if you like malty beers

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Danev76 (508) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2014
Very fruity aroma, passionfruit. Clear golden colour with excellent thick head. Malty up front with toffee dominating. This then fades into slightly bitter finish. Heavy body with low carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
donniemillan (39) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 3, 2014
It’s weak in aroma and taste, mildly fruity but that’s about it, great carbonation and lasting head though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
StuffWine (128) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 7, 2014
Was surprised the brew rated so high. Poured a hazy orange amber with small white head that lasted only shortly. Aroma sweet citrus, touch of stale sourness. Taste empty water up front followed by sour yeast and not much bitterness. Thin on palate, dry mouthfeel, with short finish. Overall, not good. Perhaps something was wrong with my bottle. Shrug.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Muggus69 (1232) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - DEC 23, 2013
330mL bottle 16AUG13 Pale golden body, great clarity, holds a small white head. Pleasant aroma of floral hops. Notes of grapefruit, stonefruit and pine, with an underlying pale malt toastiness. Medium bodied, decent carbonation, quite crisp and refreshing. Pale malts lend a cereally, lightly toasted sweetness to hop flavours of citrus, pine and subtle tropical fruits. Finishes with a well integrated bitterness and lingering malt character. Quite nice, certainly one of the better Aussie APA’s on the general market.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vinhol (284) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 24, 2013
330 mil bottle nice fruity aroma golden colour nice half finger head taste is very good fruity hoppy not bad at all better than expected

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alang51 (38) - Essendon West, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2013
Something decent coming out of Hawthorn! Medium carb, light malt, and a stone fruit got finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7942) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2013
Draught at Mrs Parmas, Melbourne. On July 25, 2013.
Hazy golden color, white head. Fruity, hoppy, bitter taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Fruity, hoppy scent. Hoppy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6391) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle. Amber with next to no head. Sweet marmalade and citrus hops, followed by some biscuity malts and a trace of ash in the finish. Good.

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