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RATINGS: 955   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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 1800’s 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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dlclark (73) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2003
Hops with a earthy and smoke flavor define this brew. Not a bad tasting IPA but not worth going out of your way to get.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
benclarkiii (73) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 18, 2007
I like the hoppiness of this bottled IPA. Well balanced and a good finish. Definitely not for those who shy away from bitter.

2.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Smoke3Smokes (72) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - AUG 31, 2005
This brew aint too bad. Sharp taste but goes down smoother than a baby’s ass. High gravity means drunkie drunk

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrchug645 (71) - alb, New Mexico, USA - MAR 5, 2006
this is my favorite IPA redhook is the only other brew that i have seen come close to this.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shaeffbser (70) - Vail, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2003
good head and golden brown body. Hoppy aroma. hoopy taste but nothing amazing about this beer the palate has good carbonation. Pretty uninteresting IPA

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JW32Hoops (70) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 14, 2010
Meh... Ive had Mendos Winter Imperial and thought it was OK, but this White Hawk is pedestrian at best. 12oz bottle poured like crap, tons of head no matter what i did. The excessive foam took away from the aroma, the palate shot was average, as was the taste...which was flat and without character. Not a bad lookin beer, but probab,y wont be buying it again wheb there are so many quality IPAs out there to occupy my classy ass palate.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
patrick820 (69) - San Luis Obispo, California, USA - SEP 19, 2008
Bottle from Trader Joe’s. Pours hazy copper, with a big white head, not much arom, flavor is pretty boring, malt and bitter hops. below average IPA, i must add that beer from trader joes is old a lot of times, also the don’t refrigerate, so this might be a lot better from somewhere else.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kev1001 (67) - Montana, USA - MAY 12, 2011
Bottle. Pours orange/copper. A decent but not notable IPA with a lot of hops and bitter citrus but not really that complex. The alcohol is hidden decently.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sickboy79 (66) - USA - AUG 27, 2010
A good solid IPA. I like this beer. It has a nice smooth initial taste, and you get a nice piney finish from the hops. I wish it was bit more aggressively hopped with a more citrius nose - but, this is a good solid IPA. Well worth the price, as it is a bit more reasonably priced than some other craft IPAs. I recommend it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BetterRedFred (65) - Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA - NOV 19, 2005
Banana malts ala New Belgium Abbey. Sweet, low activity, low complexity. Not bad, not great. Buy Deschutes Quail Springs IPA instead.


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