HOOKY SEASONAL BEER RANGE 2019

Hook Norton Brewery produces a range of seasonal cask ale beer – designed to reflect the changing seasons and the demands of our drinkers. Every seasonal beer uses the finest ingredients and each has a character of its own – allowing us to provide something new at the bar – all year round.

Cold Turkey beer from Hook Norton Brewery

COLD TURKEY (4.0% ABV)

See in the first month of 2019 with our dry and crisp ale. Our answer to all of this dry January

Style: Amber
See:
 Amber
Smell: Citrus
Taste: Dry and crisp

Available on the bar in January.

 

Outside Half beer from Hook Norton Brewery

OUTSIDE HALF (3.8% ABV)

Kick off your celebrations with this pale and crisp beer. Try one and see if you agree. As it wings it’s way across the palate, and touches down on the taste buds. A beer to keep you happily propped up at the bar.

Style: Best Bitter
See:
 Light Amber
Smell: Light fruit, malty
Taste: Mellow, malty, bittersweet

Available on the bar in February

 

Double Stout (4.8% ABV)

A charismatic combination of black and brown malts delivering a dry toasted taste. Brewed to an original 19th Century recipe.

Style: Stout
See:
 Dark ebony
Smell: Roasted coffee and liquorice
Taste: Dry burnt oak

Available on the bar in March

Awards:

World Beer Awards 2010 – Gold / World Beer Awards 2011 – Europe’s Best Dry Stout Brewing Industry International Awards 2011 – Silver International Beer Challenge 2015 – Silver

James Clarke talks Double Stout

Amarillo Gold from Hook Norton Brewery

AMARILLO GOLD (4.5% ABV)

Crisp and fruity with notes of orange and grapefruit. A beer to welcome lighter longer nights and warmer days.

Style: Golden Ale
See:
 Golden
Smell: Light fruit
Taste: Orange, grapefruit

Available on the bar in April.

Sundial Golden Ale from Hook Norton Brewery

Sundial (3.9% ABV)

Light and refreshing, the perfect pint to wile away those lazy Bank Holidays! A beer for the start of summer.

Style: Golden Ale
See:
 Golden
Smell: Citrus Hop
Taste: Balanced bitterness and zesty notes

Available on the bar in May.

Crafty Fox from Hook Norton Brewery

CRAFTY FOX (4.4% ABV)

Dark colour but without roasted malt bitterness; fresh full and fruity nose. Dark and Pale? Try one, see why!

Style: Dark IPA
See:
 Black
Smell: Strong Fruit
Taste: Rich, dark fruit, hint of toast

Available on the bar in June.

HAYMAKER 5.0% ABV

A strong pale ale of distinctive taste. Plenty of Goldings hops give it something extra. Like sunshine dancing on your tongue.

Style: Premium Pale Ale
See:
 Dark, bronze
Smell: Apple, fruity, hoppy
Taste: Rich, sweet, fruity

Available on the bar in July.
Available in 500ml bottles all year round.

Awards:
Woodfest 2017 – Championship Beer / International Beer Challenge 2009 – Gold
International Beer Challenge 2013 – Silver / International Beer Challenge 2015 – Silver

Inspired Pale Ale from Hook Norton Brewery

INSPIRED (3.9% ABV)

Kick off your shoes, sit back, and seek some inspiration. Light and fruity with a cosmopolitan hop burst, ideal summer refreshment.

Style: Best bitter
See:
 Pale amber
Smell: Light fresh fruit
Taste: Full, smooth, dry finish

Available on the bar in August.

Autumn Ways beer from Hook Norton Brewery

AUTUMN WAYS (4.2% ABV)

The nights are drawing in so time to find the nearest fire and settle down with this warming ale.

Style: Red Ale
See:
 Rich Red
Smell: Dark fruits
Taste: Rich fruit, citrus

Available on the bar in September.

FLAGSHIP (5.3% ABV)

A proper India Pale Ale with a fruity mouth feel and a distinctive sweet aroma and powerful hop punch.

Style: India Pale Ale
See:
 Light Bronze
Smell: Marmalade, fruit
Taste: Full, rich, orange, zest

Available on the bar in October.

Available in 500ml bottles all year round.

Awards:
International Beer Challenge 2012 – Silver / International Beer Challenge 2015 – Silver International Beer Challenge 2016 – Silver

Richard Hughes talks Flagship

 

Greedy Goose from Hook Norton Brewery

GREEDY GOOSE 4.2% ABV

A delightfully full flavoured beer, rich to the palate and displaying a rounded fruity aroma, with hints of dark fruit. A great beer for both the goose and the gander.

Style: Winter Ale
See:
 Dark, copper-red
Smell: Blackcurrant, soft fruit
Taste: Rich, dry, nutty

Available on the bar in November.

TWELVE DAYS 5.5% ABV

A strong dark brown beer, with a malty palate and nutty overtones, that give way to a lyrical sweetness. A great beer for those long winter evenings.

Style: Porter
See:
 Dark, red, brown
Smell: Rich fruit, sultanas
Taste: Full, malty, slight nuttines

Available on the bar December.
Available in 500ml bottles all year round.

Awards:
World Beer Awards 2015 – United Kingdom’s Best / Strong Dark nuttiness /  International Beer Challenge 2009 – Gold Medal / International Beer Challenge 2011 – Silver Medal / International Beer Challenge 2013 – Silver Medal / International Beer Challenge 2015 – Silver Medal / International Beer Challenge 2016 – Silver Medal

James Clarke talks about Twelve Days