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Brewed by Hawthorn Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Hawthorn, VIC, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 58   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Re-released 2013 limited edition from Hawthorn Brewing Company. Formally 6.2% ABV. Available on draught and bottled.

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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftyrocker (2) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22, 2017 does not count
Schooner on tap in a straight beer glass at Beer Deluxe, Sydney. Appearance: Amber with a decent white head. Laces well. Aroma: Potent tropical fruits, floral notes. Taste: Fruity tropical hops upfront, caramel, light malts in the finish. Very fresh. Light-medium sweetness ending in lasting medium bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with high prickly carbonation near the beginning. Overall: A very well made Australia IPA. Not a complete stand out, but there are no flaws. As a bonus, a schooner here was only $5!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (1244) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 12, 2017
Taster on tap at Beer Deluxe, Sydney. Orange/bronze beer with thin white head. Light carbonation, slight haze. Good lacing. Nose is orange and pineapple. Bitter at first then fruity, earthy hops kick in. Nice. Solid IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jice (364) - Grenoble, FRANCE - APR 27, 2017
pas du du long voyage de cette merveille. Belle couleur, bien quilibre, nez agrable et fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyhallmanti (429) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2017
33cl bottle at home. Pours a hazy dark ber colour with a medium off white head. Aroma of mango, citrus, passion fruit, resin, caramel, orange. Taste is soft sweet, medium bitter woth a good dry bitter finish. Notes of resin, pine, caramel, malts, hops, citrus, exoctic fruits. Texture is oily, medium bodied woth average carbonation

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydian1 (1448) - FNQ, Australia, - DEC 30, 2016
330ml bottle. Appears dark amber with a slight haziness and a decent white head that settles to a stable film. Nose offers mellow hoppy notes of citrus fruits (tangerines mainly), tropical fruits (mango, passionfruit), pine resin and caramel malts. Taste is medium sweet with a solid citrusy and resinous hop bitterness. Nice juicy medium-bodied palate with creamy texture. Better than expected.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pusblud (8) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 31, 2016 does not count
Bottle, Dan Murphys. Good beer. A restrained IPA, not a hop bomb. Pineapple and other tropical fruits on the nose. At 5.8 can drink a few and still walk. Would definitely buy again.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grumbo (2523) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2016
Bottle bought online from Saveur Biere. Pours a hazy golden brown with a quite firm and lasting off white head, leaving good lacing. Delicious fresh, hoppy aroma with notes of caramel, light malt and vanilla. Sweetness is light/medium, with medium to heavy bitterness. Medium body, texture creamy/oily, average carbonation. Long bitter finish, slight sherbet mouthfeel feel, with a light but lasting sensation of chocolate. A very very good IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zilb (286) - Fontenay Sous Bois, FRANCE - AUG 17, 2016
Bue 4 mois avant DLC avec Pap et Emilien en Bretagne. Bue apres la Mac Vadish qui etait tres orientee houblons americains. Biere ambree avec tres fin col de mousse stable a 3mm. Carbonation tres importante. Arome de malt toaste et de fruits tropicaux/agrumes. Final sur le malt legerement grille et orange amere. Amertume moyenne. Interessant mais presque "fade" apres la Mac Vadish qui netait pourtant pas une ipa et plus faible en alcool.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lore (2614) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 14, 2016
hazy orange colour, medium sized dense off-white hed with yellowish notes; aroma of tropical fruits, floral notes, biscuits, some toast, hints of pine resins, grapefruits and orange zest; taste is basically the same with less intensity; really good IPA

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (2026) - Besanon, FRANCE - JUL 21, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Blonde effervescente. Grosse attaque amère, nez floral. Pas de sucre, bel équilibre. Finale courte et sèche.


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