RATINGS: 975   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   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 1800s 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.

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3.5
thewolf (12535) - 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 its a fine drink nonetheless.

2.7
jcwattsrugger (12418) - 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.

2.6
hopdog (12368) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2004
Poured with a medium yellow color with a very small head. Hoppy piney aroma. Not as bitter/hoppy as other IPAs Ive tasted. Somewhat of a sour aftertaste. Tastes of lemon, pine and citris. Ill pass on this one in the future.

3.6
slowrunner77 (11917) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
"consistancy prevents me from putting this one at the top...at one point a few years ago it was my favorite ipa (pre stone), but over the years Mendocinos quality has tailed off...not as big and hoppy as it used to be, but still good." Used to be great!

3
rosenbergh (11532) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 24, 2015
22 oz bottle. (Food Pantry) Honolulu, HI.
Hazy golden color with a small off-white head. Sweet dark fruity hops, mild sugary sweetness, prunes, some unfreshness and maltiness in the aroma. The flavor is harsh herbal hops, moderate bitterness, unfreshness and dryish maltiness.

3.2
Meilby (11366) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle 355ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, grape and orange. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long caramel and fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.5
hopscotch (11049) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 4, 2003
Clear, deep golden brew with a white, large, rocky head. Mostly lasting with spunky lacework. The nose contains honey, evergreen, black pepper, whole grain rice and hearty white bread. Warmly bitter from start to finish. Numbing and pleasant experience. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Long, bitter finish!

3.2
daknole (11044) - 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.

2.6
kp (10882) - 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

3.6
DocLock (10652) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2004
Pours slightly cloudy dark straw with more rich, creamy, white head than a hotel room at the Republican convention. Aroma of hops, citrus, malt, spice, florals, and black pepper. Tastes very hoppy, with citrus at the finish. Palate is medium bodied. A nice, well above average, but not outstanding, IPA.


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