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Brew Review Score Card

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Little Fawn Session IPA

ABV

4.2%

IBU

13

IPA - American Style Session

The White Hag

County Sligo, Ireland

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Score

79

/100

The White Hag brewery based in Sligo, Ireland has been producing some of the most mythical beers in the last 100 years. A mix of traditional recipes and modern innovation with a touch of folklore thrown in for good measure.


Little Fawn is no exception. Named after the folklore hero Oisín, (pronounced Oh-SHEEN) which means "young deer" or "little fawn" in English. Little Fawn was found on the slopes of Ben Bulben. You can learn all about him in our episode on his story in our series Tales from the Other Side.


The beer itself is wonderfully light on the eye, an inviting hint of mystery and an almost wheat beer, lemon tone.  The aroma is an enticing blend of fuit, crisp grapefruit tones with a hoppy, lush power. Made with Mosaic hops which help delvier the ever shifting fruity aroma.


Once in the mouth, the refreshing promise is delivered. A crisp blend of fruity wonder and wonderful Irish malt. 


There is a slight bitterness in the aftertaste which adds to the complexity of the Little Fawn experience. As a Session Ale it is hardly surprising this is a very drinkable beer, but this could accompany a height of summer beer garden or barbeque or even a cold winter night around a fireplace. 


A delightful and impressive beer


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Scorecard

Appearance (10)

7

Very light, almost lemon

Aroma          (10)

Taste             (30)

8

25

Grapefruit, citrus, mouthwatering

Fresh as the aroma, fruity punch

Aftertaste     (20)

15

Hint of bitterness

Drinkability  (30)

24

Very drinkable, refreshing session ale

TOTAL           (100)

79

A light and refreshing session ale that goes down easily