Oakham Hawse Buckler Ale

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 5.6%

Proof: 11.2°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hawse Buckler is a black beer brewed with Maris Otter pale malt, wheat malt, chocolate and crystal malts and two American hop varieties: Amarillo and Chinook. ‘Hawse buckler’ is a nautical term that refers to the iron plate used to cover the ‘hawse’ or cable hole on a ship during severe storms.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 21/01/2013


Deep brown, almost black with thin but lasting beige head and moderate lacing.


Dark malt, chocolate, mocha coffee and burnt raison.


Heavily toasted/burnt malt, dark chocolate and bitter espresso coffee with soy sauce and liquorice.


Lingering burnt bitter finish.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5060044870057
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap

More about Oakham Hawse Buckler Ale

Produced by: Oakham Ales
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UK trade PR by: Mint Communications