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Hawthorn Brewing Co. Australian IPA - Hawthorn Brewing Company

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Hawthorn Brewing Co. Australian IPA
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83
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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hawthorn Brewing Company visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CrazyDavros on 10-12-2012)
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Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by danieelol:
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4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Believe my bottle was 5.8%

Pours a clarified golden yellow with nice head/lacing.

Nose is big mango, pine, harsh Australian bush plants. Lots of mango. Very nice.

Taste and mouthfeel are crisp and a little watery- not too bitter or resiny but carry good hop flavour.

Nice IPA, a cross between the harsh hopping of an IPA and a more drinkable beer.

danieelol, Jul 21, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of LeeroyAgogo
3.13/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

appearance - Nice clear amber colour with a decent size head. Carbonation maintained fairly well with a solid amount of lacing.

smell - A pleasent light grapefruit/mango aroma. Nothing too strong or intrusive.

taste - Strong bitterness, Not much hop flavour coming through with the exception of some slight fruitiness.

mouthfeel - Very nice mouthfeel. The bitterness lingers for a while and the subtle fruit taste develops stronger with time.

overall - Not a bad IPA, definitely not the best I've tasted but in saying that, it's still a solid enjoyable beer.

LeeroyAgogo, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of CrazyDavros
4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours deep amber with a fading head.
Nose shows some tropical fruit, fruit confectionery, soft resinous hoppy notes and lots of sweet-smelling malt. Damn enticing!
Pretty similar flavours, but not so much malt, although there’s pleasant bready notes. A fair bit of fruit again and some confectionery hints. Very easy-drinking.
Could use just a little bit more carbonation.
Great effort from these guys, showcases the hops perfectly and remains ridiculously drinkable at the same time.

CrazyDavros, Oct 12, 2012
Photo of pin
3/5  rDev -18.5%

pin, Sep 24, 2014
Photo of Gasc0igne
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Gasc0igne, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of BeardedBoffin
2.86/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

The pint arrived dark golden with orange hues--more toward the yellow end of the spectrum than most IPAs in the States. The cap of foam is slightly off-white and of adequate size. Aroma is strongly hopped with grapefruit, tropical fruit, and a mixture of offish pine and grapefruit. This trend continues on the palate. The mixture of hops produces something that is less than appetizing. The unripe grapefruit is too strong and there isn't much malt for balancing. It takes more than a heavy hand of hops to make a great IPA.

BeardedBoffin, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of heygeebee
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

heygeebee, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of chogm54
4.09/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

time for a locally made IPA...

a - pours of 2cm thick head, hazy orange/brown with slightly frothy lacing

s - moderate mango and passionfruit aroma with a bit of malt

t - interesting battle between hoppy bitterness vs spicy tropical fruit tinge, the bitterness lasts longer. slight smoked malt taste in there as well. crisp IPA

m - lively carbonation, medium body, dry finish.

a nice surprise, i enjoyed the crisp bitterness and the slight tropical taste, will have again!

chogm54, Feb 21, 2014
Photo of KalanM
4/5  rDev +8.7%

KalanM, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of XsoldoutX
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

XsoldoutX, May 04, 2014
Photo of dgilks
4.01/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Cloudy golden colour with a big fluffy white head. Great head retention. Nice.

Masses of mango and passion fruit. Touches of mint. Lightly honeyed. Nice. Sharp bitterness covering passion fruit and tropical notes. Bitterness is a touch harsh - like Galaxy.

Moderate body with moderately high carbonation.

A crisp IPA that works well for Australian climates. Bitterness is too high given galaxy hops but its quite nice.

dgilks, Jan 26, 2014
Hawthorn Brewing Co. Australian IPA from Hawthorn Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.