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RATINGS: 843   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.


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2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
mikeben (355) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2008
Not so good. Real bitter at first taste, it mellows into blandness as it warms. The color was pretty, and the scent was nicely floral. I did taste a little fruit maybe, but I donít like highly hopped beer.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3502) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2014
12 oz bottle. Cloudy amber with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of sweet sticky toffee and caramel, cookie dough, notes of bread dough and pie crust as well. Taste is of malt, light earthy notes (woody shrubs and dirt), caramel and herbal hop notes.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
travita (3705) - Frisco, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle. The look is a slight haze, off white colored head also lacing, and amber in color. The smell is caramel, hops, malts, sweet, and pine. The taste is sweet, very caramel, cardboard, malts, and grass.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Madsen1635 (138) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle. Hazy amber pour with white head. Aroma dominated by yeasty notes. Flat taste. Low carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frovigalning (2694) - ÷rebro, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle from a bottle shop in Copenhagen. Sweet and malty smell with caramel. Metallic taste with caramel. Harsh mouthfeel. No this wasnít for me.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ajnepple (1676) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - FEB 1, 2014
12 oz bottle from Evergreen Discount. Pretty bland aroma and flavor, alcohol, fruit, sweet malts, bread and toffee. Kind of messy and unenjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tonkun (609) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Bottle. Reddish copper pour with a white head that dissipates quickly. Caramel, barley, hop, wood, spice. Strong carbonation in a medium sweet body with slight bitter finish. Decent

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (1546) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 19, 2014
@ Party Town / Florence KY Clear deep amber, bubbly rim head, light head cover, streaks of lace. Taste is molasses and malt. Midway through the palate, hop bitters try to push through, but are only partially successful. The 8% abv isnít apparent, in fact, this is big in the mouth with no complexity at all. Overall, reasonable, but there are many better options for American Strong Ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beer4000 (4323) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2014
355 ml bottle. Almost clear, deep golden body with a rather small off-white head. Quite strong but plain aroma of malt and caramel. Flavor is sweet caramel malt with some fruit and moderate bitterness. Medium body and aftertaste with sweet caramel malt. Absolutely drinkable, but reminds me a lot of a rather malty homebrew that lacks some hoppy flavors. This is old school. Alcohol is well hidden btw.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HIGHB4LL (269) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2014
12 oz bottle. Appearance: small white white to tan head that dissipates quickly, orange color, very cloudy, Aroma: coriander, bread, caramel, floral, pitted fruit, citrus, leather. Palate: medium body, average-lively carbonation, sticky thick texture, lasting bitter and metallic finish. Taste: subtle sweetness at first, followed by metallic tartness that build until swallowed and then a bitterness builds slowly. Overall, love the smell, donít really like appearance or finish. Drinkable, but not anything I would look forward to.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stevesie (294) - - JAN 10, 2014
From bottle. Pours a pale copper with almost no head. Nose is bread malt, yeast and perhaps some fruit and spice. Somewhat oily mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Earthy, cardboard taste with some dehydrated fruit. Hops are way down in the mix. Dry finish. Notable as an easy to drink 8% beer. Nothing else really stands out.


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