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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: American Pale Ale
Staveley, England

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Keg & Bottle - Brewed with several varieties of New Zealand hops and created by a Kiwi, Head Brewer Matt Clarke. Passionfruit, mango and apricot aromas and a citrus bitterness are balanced by the sweetness of English Maris Otter barley to produce an extraordinary beer which showcases the unique hops of New Zealand.

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4
Stumblor (64) - - MAR 24, 2013
Wonderful pacific pale, similar to the other well hopped hawkshead beers, with a distinctive tasting citrusy hop with lots of depth. Refreshing and dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
miniash891989 (46) - - JUN 10, 2017
Drunk at Euston Tap in tulip glass from a can. Light and refreshing, hoppy with a golden straw colour. No head. Hoppy aftertaste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Fin (10478) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2017
Keg at The Pint Shop, Oxford, Tuesday 30th May 2017. Almost orange in colour with a filmy white head. Nice mouthfeel, soft, juicy, lemon, pithy, a touch dry, bitterness builds. Good. A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov15 3.7

3.9
JPC1524 (201) - Devon, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2017
Bottle from Hops and Craft, Exeter. Golden hazy pour with a small white head. Tropical fruit aroma and flavour.

4.2
ATulloch (303) - Aberdeenshire, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2017
Keg at Andrew Ushers. Pours an amazing vibrant slightly hazed orange gold with a frothy egg white head that lasts. Aromas of tropical fruits, apricots, citrus, passion fruit and candy sweets. Flavour is again very tropical with citrus kiwi, passion fruit and a lovely hoppy pine linger. Sublime!

3.8
LazyPyro (1130) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2017
330ml bottle. Hazy golden pour with a small off-white head. Aroma is hoppy, tropical fruit, passionfruit, apricot, citrus. Taste is similarly fruity with a nice sweetish malty backbone reminiscent of a good bitter, tropical fruit hops adding some bitterness. Medium body, oily texture, relatively low bitterness for the style and very easy drinking.

3.4
Ktwse (4822) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2017
Pours clear golden with low white head. Aroma of citrus, malt, light fruit. Taste is rich bitter with a light fruit sweetness before a lingering bitter finish. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

3.8
Idiosynkrasie (7436) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 14, 2017
330ml bottle. Milky, orangey golden colour with average, thick, fluffy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Citrusy and tropical fruity, hoppy aroma, notes of passion fruit, mango, grapefruit, orange, orange zest, marmalade, hints of peach and apricot. Taste is citrusy and tropical fruity hoppy, slightly piny, moderately bitter, slightly sweet, biscuity malty basis, (in comparison to the aroma) minimally diluted notes of passion fruit, mango, orange, grapefruit, some marmalade, hints of peach and apricot, minimally grassy, waxy and chalky overtones; soft palate, gentle carbonation. Wonderful.

3.5
planky84 (3215) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2017
Cask at the 2017 Manchester Beer Festival. Gold pour with a white head. Corn, citrus and vanilla aroma. Apricot, citrus and light malt flavour. Nice.

4
Towey1989 (2719) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2017
Cask at The Manchester Beer Festival. A clear deep golden colour with a frothy white head. Aroma of kiwi, passionfruit, apricot, some orange, a little grapefruit, a hint of sugar, slight biscuity malts and subtle grassy hops. Taste of passionfruit, apricot, gooseberry, some kiwi, grapefruit, slight orange, a little biscuity malts and subtle floral, grassy hops. Medium bodied and an oily texture. A dry, fruity, floral hop bitterness in the finish. Packed full of NZ hops, really fruity and hoppy. My kind of IPA.

3.6
KikoDucky (179) - Trenčín, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 3, 2017
bottle from Hopticial Beer Store Doncaster. Golgen colour. Mango, kiwi, passion fruit, apricot and candy aroma. Taste: start is citrusy and tropuical fruit, sweet middle, high hoppy and bittery finnish.


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