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RATINGS: 851   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Eye of the Hawk is an excellent, strong, rich bodied ale that is "Bottle Conditioned" to perfection. "Eye" is coppery reddish-amber in color and its unique taste is the result of a judicious mix of caramel and pale malted barley, balanced with Cluster, Cascade and Saaz hops. This gives the Eye its luxurious flavor, substantial mouth-feel and that slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (8121) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle 355ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, orange and alcohol. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long caramel and fruity finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AgentAle (786) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 26, 2013
Aroma: citrus hop aroma Taste:hoppy yet suble taste , sweet malt flavors Appearance: clear amber body ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GSH1976 (213) - Delaware, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Pours a slightly hazy amber with some khaki colored head. Aroma is very sweet consisting of caramel malt, brown sugar, toffee and bread. Taste is also sweet with just a hint of bitterness in the finish that does not linger. Medium bodied and the alcohol is hidden well. I would prefer more hops to offset the sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GoufCustom (874) - HONG KONG - DEC 12, 2013

355 ml bottle bought at Oliver’s The Delicatessen in Central.

Cloudy hazy amber red colour with some dirt-like yeast sediments; One finger head and crumpety off-white foam which lasts for 2 minutes; Excellent sticky lacing with slight carbonation; Fragrant aroma of blackcurrant, dark fruit, light floral, nectar, ale malt, cinnamon and thin grass; Nice sweet taste of rich ale malt, with blackcurrant, light dark fruit, molasses, alcohol, earth, strong yeast, light spices, liquorices, lime and grass; Full body, slick and rich palate; Mouth feel is rich ale malt, sweet in a pretty nice way. Strong blackcurrant and dark fruits, round out with strong yeast and spicy hops. Booze is nicely potent and not screaming, managing itself pretty well at this level. Nice! Hoppiness is nice blackcurrant, dark fruit, cinnamon and earth in nose and taste, plus expressive limey grassy hops for a nice and lasting bitter finish; Fairly dry aftertaste, rich and fulfilling to mouth.

Comments:This one is big and bold, true to what ASA is about. Aroma and taste is quite simple but works out exactly as intended. Sweetness and booze is just right and well balanced by the rich and fruity hops. Underrated for sure, very enjoyable and pleasing. Will buy again!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (1349) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Sweet malty aroma, hint of cherry. Sweet malty taste, cherry, some hops. Decent but why 8% abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2319) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Copper colored on our with small silky beige head. Aroma is hops and malt, nicely blended. Taste follows the same pattern with some fruit sweetness. Mouthfeel is heavy and slick, pleasant aftertaste. Vastly underrated, this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
firemarshal (178) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Bottle into snifter. Opaque dark amber in color. Nose is very pleasing and includes honey, floral, light citrus, caramel malt, and doughy aromas. Taste is very nice, with bready sweet malt flavor up front with a nice herb balance. It belies the high abv. Full bodied, thick feel, average carbonation, medium dry finish. To articulate it properly: Me likey ;)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Drinker33 (1) - - NOV 23, 2013 does not count
Love Eye of the Hawk! The amber color is right in tune with the season. Tastes slightly sweet. Great finish also.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ [ The Danish Summer Gathering, TSODRBSG13 ].

Clear medium amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, sweet malt, light fruity. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average duration, sweet malt, marzipan malt, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130831]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rnadi1 (1) - - NOV 17, 2013 does not count
This is a strong full bodied amber ale that carries well its 8% ABV. The finish is bitter similar to an IPA. Thumbs up !

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