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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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wittales (648) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Appearance was cloudy deep gold with creamy tight white diminishing 1/2 finger head, no lacing. Aromas are malt forward with caramel, toffee, Belgian sugars with hints of spice and herbal hops, no alcohol. Taste are malt driven with sweetness upfront, tobacco, leather, then herbal, spicey hops, mild alcohol. Palate was soft smooth creamy CO2 with medium-full body, lasting off balanced finish. Starts off well but lacks complexity and balance.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monk191 (1088) - California, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Decent, not great. Pours a clear orange with a light white head. Smells very fruity. Taste is very malty up front, with a bitter finish. A little bit malt liquor. Had in the bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hallinghansen (2094) - Odense S, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2013. Medium amber body with a small offwhite head. caramel, hops, light alcohol notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VinegarStroke (280) - Napa, California, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Bottle: light brown. Cloudy. Light white head. Lifted malt. Caramel. Toffee. Dominated by malt and little hops influence. Medium sweet palate. Low to medium bitterness. Not sour. Heavy but not roasted. Very confectionary profile. Weight but simple and lacks balance. Not fresh. Short and heavy. Cooked not roasted. Sour aromatic profile.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
generallee08 (717) - New York, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a pint glass. The label has no freshness date or abv%. Appearance: From the pour I got a tall creamy off white colored head. This covers a deep amber brew with good clarity. As I drank the tall head slowly faded out to just a light ring around the edge of the glass which left a little slick lacing. Smell: There is a rich malty character in the nose with a mix of bready and candy like notes. Hop notes are slight and way off in the background. Taste/Palate: The flavor matches the aroma with a sweet candy like, almost fruity malt base. Inside there is a well hidden abv and some mild floral/spicy German lager like hop notes. It finishes smooth and feels smooth (somewhat slick) on the palate with soft carbonation. Notes: This is a well made ale with a well hidden 8%abv that can sneak up on you.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (6878) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2013
Light amber coloured and clear. Has a white head, medium duration. Malty sweet aroma, faint fruit. Flavor starts sweet, sugars, finish heavy and sharp bitter. Dry, syrupy texture.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (4919) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2013
sweet caramel aroma,golden, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2013
From YNWABottleshop, Kolding, DK. Bottled, 150913. Amber with off-white head. Aroma of malt. Flavor with caramel and spices

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2013. Pours clear golden with a off white head. Caramel, dust and grain. Medium bodied. Sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (1123) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine in Boca Raton, FL. Tulip at home. Pours a hazy deep amber-brown. One finger white head and some lacing. Aroma is sweet and kind of smells like a clean bathroom. I don’t mean that to be a negative but it smells like one of those urinal cakes. Light sweet malts and some citrus. Taste is more simplistic than I thought. Light bubblegum, sweet malts, some bitter hops and yeasty. Medium carbonation, bitter finish. Light to medium bodied. Nothing too special.


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