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RATINGS: 964   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
White Hawk is a traditional IPA .The IPA recipe is based on the original 1880 brew that was sent to India for the British troops.The advent of India Pale Ale was born of a need to supply beer in the 1800ís to British troops in India. This hearty, heavily hopped ale was brewed to endure the rigors of the long voyage from Great Britain.

White Hawk Original IPA was launched in California in early 2002 to meet the demand for a unique India Pale Ale. Consumer response for White Hawk IPA exceeded expectations and it is fast gaining a loyal following both in 6 pack and on draft.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcwattsrugger (11587) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2006
12oz bottle-pours a thin light tan head that reduces quickly. Color is clear gold. Aroma is musty, earthy, malt, hops. Taste is strong grapefruit hops with a bite. Good carbonation, then malt comes through. Unpleasant aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11555) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle, bought @ YNWA Beershop, Kolding. Pours clear orange with a large, lovely, creamy white head. Aroma has peach, grapefruit, light pine. Medium to low carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has quite crisp malts and good bitterness. The hop flavours are a tad subdued, but itís a fine drink nonetheless.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (11376) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2005
Bottle poured a hazy golden yellow with a white head. Aroma of sweet carmel with just a hint of citrus. Palate is a bit to crisp for an IPA. Flavor of sweet carmel with a bitter finish. Not at all impressive!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (11058) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2010
Very hoppy IPA though taste was a little flat and lacking. Pours amber gold. Aroma of floral citrus. Rated 10/22/04

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009
Date: January 19, 2005
Mode: Bottle
Source: Sherlocks, GA
Appearance: dark yellow with a slight chill haze, nice white head
Aroma: plesant hop aroma
Flavor: light malt flavor, lightly balanced with hops, nice bitter finish
Overall: not much good happening

Date: June 07, 2007
Mode: bottle
Source: tasting
Score: 2.1 to 2.6
Appearance: hazy yellow
Aroma: light floral and citrus aroma
Flavor: sweet malt flavor well balanced with light hops

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10836) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 22, 2009
Bottle. Pours sparkling dark yellow with an average, frothy, white head, somewhat diminishing with fair lacing. Aroma is average malt (cereal, grain, meal), heavy hops (flowers, grass, pine, spruce), average yeast (sweat) with notes of grape and apple. Medium bodied, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a bitter finish. Long duration, light sweetness, heavy acidity and bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (10703) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2008
Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Charlottesville. Golden pour with a medium fizzy head. Citrus hop aroma. Taste is an up front hop bite with a nice malt background. Full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (10618) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2013
Sampled @ RB Danish Summer Gathering 2013 day 2, Ulfborg. Bottle. Slightly unclear orange color, medium sized white head. Smell and taste moderately malts, hops, moderately fruity, nicely bitter. Medium body and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daknole (10320) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 11, 2008
On tap at Brother Tuckers. A nice amber pour with a pretty big white head with lots of lacing. Typcial IPA aromas of citrus, pine and malt. Flavor was smooth but pretty light on the hops. A good beer, but not great by any stretch.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2007
The white hawk was on my wish list, so thank you Tom/After4ever for this one. Itís warm-golden with a huge, white and creamy head. The aroma is nicely hopped with notes of grass, resin and fruit. The flavour is slightly sweet and has a nice caramel foundation, notes of fruit, a lot of citrus, a bit of resin, a nice bitterness and itís nicely balanced. Itís a tasty brew, that needs "the little extra" to become more than just that. 2022


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