Hook Norton Brewery News

Whenever we have some news from the brewery or any of our pubs, we’ll be sure to post it here. Look out for lots of stories coming up, reporting on events and anything else we think might be of interest to you!

Scrum Down

NICE TRY! THE PERFECT PINT TO CELEBRATE OR COMMISERATE

Posted on 19-September-2017   by hooky

Celebrating its 15th year in the Championship, Nice Try dusts off its boots once more to prop up the bar and help you support all 6 nations. Crouch, bind and drink (responsibly of course!) this smooth malty, light fruit aroma amber beer. Beautifully balanced and brewed to celebrate all that’s great about rugby this easy […]

Read more
Roger the Dray

NEW SHIRE HORSES

Posted on   by hooky

We have expanded our shire horse and Dray team with the arrival of Winston and Lucas, two black, purebred shires. ¬†Aged 10 and 8 respectively and standing at over 18 hands they will be working alongside the existing pair of Major & Nelson. The shires deliver our Hooky beer to the local pubs on Thursdays […]

Read more
The Oxford Drinker

THE OXFORD DRINKER

Posted on   by hooky

Brewery Focus: Hook Norton Dave Richardson reports on one of the oldest names still brewing, and how innovations are carrying it forward Tradition is a word which, you might think, describes everything that Hook Norton Brewery does. It is still brewing today on the same site where it started over 160 years ago, and it […]

Read more
812 Craft Ale

COMMEMORATIVE BREW FOR THE CREW OF 812

Posted on   by hooky

When not guiding visitors around the brewery Roz Wiley is Chair of Rollright Parish Council and James Tobin is a local historian/ secretary. They are brewing a beer along with Tony King of the Military Vehicle Trust to honor 8 crew members who lost their lives. The beer will be served at a ceremony on […]

Read more
The Castle - Hooky Oxford Pub

OUR FIRST PUB IN OXFORD

Posted on   by hooky

This weekend sees an important landmark in the history of Hook Norton Brewery with the opening of its first pub within the city of Oxford. The Castle Tavern on the corner of Castle Street and Pembroke Street will open on Friday 2nd December at 6pm. Since the start of its pub estate in 1859 Hook […]

Read more
Firkin 5 Mile Run

FIRKIN 5 FUN RUN

Posted on 18-September-2017   by hooky

HOOK NORTON FIRKIN 5 FUN RUN RACE RESULTS AND PHOTOS Through the sun, rain and mud almost 300 odd hardy souls took part in our first fun run. Firstly thanks again to everyone who took part in our first Firkin 5 Fun Run. We hope you all had fun (despite the rain and mud!). A […]

Read more
GREEDY GOOSE (4.2% ABV)

GREEDY FOR GREEDY GOOSE!

Posted on   by hooky

What a success Greedy Goose has been! Our new winter ale doubled expected volume. Next winter keep an eye out for it at your local pub and on the bar at the brewery shop. Also we are planning a limited run to be bottled (bottles will be available on line and brewery shop only).

Read more
1 2 3 4