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Hook Norton Haymaker (Cask)
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Brewed by Hook Norton
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Banbury, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask, Seasonal July, August, September.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4543) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2011
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Amber with a tight cream head; aroma of autumn fruit; full bodied with a sweet fruit flavour, with some rich, buttery, bicuity malts; the finish has caramel and some light English hops.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3296) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 5, 2011
Cask @ The Counting House JDW. Grassy resin aroma. Rich golden colour with a big foamy head. Dry biscuit & grapefruit flavour. Smooth with bitter aftertaste. Quite distinctive.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2011
Cask at The Standing Order. Pours a straw colour with a thin white head. Aroma of hay, yeast and grass. Flavours of hay, fresh cut grass again with a grassy linger. Yeast and caramel notes. Not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gethinbeer (2158) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 25, 2011
Copper colour. Thin white head. Carmel, butterscotch aroma. Malt flavour. Not a bad beer. Full flavoured beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (3901) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 13, 2011
(draught) pours a very hazy deep golden colour with a creamy off-white head. aroma of bread dough, light summer fruits, straw and sweet spices. flavour is banana, tobacco, wheat and yeast, with a hint of gooseberries and floral hops in the medium-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8729) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2011
Cask conditioned handpump Last Plantaganet Leicester. A golden beer with a white head and lacing. Very little in the aroma. A bit of graininess. Sweetish in the mouth with a touch of toffee and banana. A decent body but as a beer its too safe.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2010
[3164-20100727] Cask. Not much aroma, a little yeast and a little citrus peel. Clear, light orange body with a quick foamy white head and light lacing. Bitter orange flavour. Medium body has a lingering bitterness after. Fine but not much seems to be going on.
(@ Eagle & Child, Oxford, England)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (7894) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2010
2010-07-27. Crisp yellow with a small white had. Flavour is quite mild, light bitterness throughout, hints at grass and lemon, mild straw notes. 6+ Grassy straw hop profile in the aroma with a touch of yeast.6+ Average palate. Quaffable but pretty mild. Cask at Eagle and Child, Oxford

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bullit (4013) - Burgos, SPAIN - AUG 3, 2009
Cask @ Bon Accord. Golden colour, off-white head. Aroma is slightly sweet, malty, some bread, smooth. Flavour is malty, hint of hops. A bit bland.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
albertane (377) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2008
Cask at the Trumpet, Evesham. This gold-coloured beer is almost an IPA. The aroma suggests citrus which is also evident in the flavour which also has some resin character and lots of fruity malt.


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