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Brewed by Hook Norton
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Hook Norton, England

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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Pale, delicately fruity and refreshing. Hooky Gold is a beer which marries English tradition with American pizzazz. It is the first of our beers to use an American hop variety, Willamette, grown in Oregon, and having moderate bitterness with a spicy, noble hop aroma.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kavu (3011) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2011
Pours cloudy golden with a low head. Aroma is fruits and malts. Flavor is malts, fruits and some hops. Well balanced and refreshing. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LucyCorne (25) - SOUTH AFRICA - SEP 15, 2011
Lovely session beer that you could drink all day. Great sweet, malty flavour and fruity aroma, perhaps from the American hops

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2011
A - Wheaty and floral, with the slightest of citrus A - Medium golden orange with thin white head T - Light sweet and sour with medium to light hoppy bitter P - Medium body with medium carbonation O - A good golden, but I would have liked more citrus

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2011
Bottle. Golden with a thin white head. Thin, quite fresh with a suprisingly bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
superflyguy (431) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2011
pours a light golden colour with minimal head. reasonable amount of hoppines (citrus, grass and floral n small amounts.) Tastes very refreshing, not too much of anything but i did find the finish quite bitter. a good beer for a sunny afternoon.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (4815) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2011
Nice yellow to golden colour, hence the name i guess. Smells like pilsener malts. Tastes like a bitter pilsener. Quite dry, active and bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (10618) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2011
Clear golden color, almost no head, slightly lacing. Smells like pilsener and a little bitter. Taste slightly citrus, dry and bitter. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandman (2460) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2011
Amber body, white head. Aroma has lots of nuts and earthy spicy hops. Flavour is nice with nuts, wood, ending dry bitterness. Overcoming hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9444) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2011
Bottle: Deep golden, a bit unclear, small - but stable and lacy - white head, hoppy - english peppery - dry nose with a juicy malty base; moderate dry bitter flavour, light bodied; slightly lingering dry hoppy-malty finish. Good, spicy session beer.....

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
undercurrent25 (1601) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2011
Light and largery, there are some floral and lemony type tastes on the palate


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