Hawthorn Brewing Company
Brewed at Brewpack

Style: American Pale Ale
Hawthorn, VIC, Australia


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RATINGS: 37   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.

KeefOz's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (1056) - 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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RafeAU (298) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2014
from bottle. flavour is more hoppy than the usual australian ale but less hoppy than most APAs. quenching, pleasant on a hot day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sevenlee (1515) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2014
Pours a hazy golden colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, pine and hops. Taste is somewhat sweet leading to a mild hop finish. Not bad,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ngejo (458) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle. Hazy, golden, rocky head, white foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, & bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ngunity (10) - - NOV 2, 2014
Consistently excellent, bit of hops an interesting taste of roast malt. Feel very glad to have this beer diversifying the Australian market

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
monoroc (49) - 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 (366) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - OCT 5, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a syrupy texture and a foamy white head. Probably the maltiest pale ale Iíve 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 (506) - 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 (73) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 3, 2014
Itís weak in aroma and taste, mildly fruity but thatís about it, great carbonation and lasting head though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
StuffWine (137) - 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 (1390) - 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 APAís on the general market.

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