Hawkshead Windermere Pale (Cask)

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style
Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Staveley, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular - previously a Summer seasonal.
Note: The bottled Windermere Pale, at 6.0%, is a very different beer.
Low gravity, very pale, very hoppy.
Maris Otter Pale Ale malt with a bit of wheat. Loads of fruity hop flavours from a medley of traditional and modern hops. The signature aroma hop is Citra.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
47574xeCD (1054) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2017
Cask at Lancaster JDW. Clear amber white head. Nose a bit yeastie and sulphur. Suspect end of cask. Not the best. Light hop citrus grapefruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grumbo (2444) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2017
Cask at the Holborn Whippet, London. Pours golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of hop, tropical fruit, lemon, light floral. Medium sweetness and bitterness. Medium to light body, carbonation is soft. Finish is dry, and fruity. A very good light on abv golden ale.

4.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
rgf001 (324) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Probably the best beer in the world at this strength. Citrusy and green tea aroma. Balanced flavor with English malt and tropical fruit hops in great balance. Dont understand the reviews that give a so so score based on strength. Wow!!!!!

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5694) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2017
Dancing Man, Southampton. Fruity and hoppy modern best bitter with modern hops. OK.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (8447) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2016
On cask at Euston Tap. Fresh grainy beginning. Tropical fruits in the hops, round and intense, fresh with a grainy and not too sweetish body. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (8481) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2016
Cask-conditioned at the Barley Mow, Bristol 23/8/2016. Pale gold with a thin, white, head. Aroma of tangerines and pineapples, with some light malt sweetness and leafy hops. Flavour had more fruits, slightly creamy malts and a dryish finish. A great sub 4% ABV beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
redders1974 (1267) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2016
Pint at regal moon rochdale clear golden hint of citrus well hopped clean and balanced summer session stuff decent

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rummers (1) - - JUL 14, 2016 does not count
Superb session beer. Nicely hopped, fragrant and pale colour make this ideal for a few beers on a summers day in the lakes

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (10285) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2016
Cask at The William Rufus, Carlisle. Pours clear pale gold with a thin white head. Nice tropical fruit bitter aroma and taste. Clean finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (11439) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Cask at the brewery. Pale yellow clear pour with a steadfast pure white head head. Aroma is fresh cereal grains, light hedgerow berries, faint citrus. Flavour is tangy grains, faint lemon, cereal, light cut grass. Palate is light and refreshing, grainy, good cask condition. Lingering grassy hop. Nice light pale ale.


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