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


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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.

   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

   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

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
superflyguy (429) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (4679) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (9915) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandman (2354) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9199) - 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.....

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
undercurrent25 (1578) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2011
Light and largery, there are some floral and lemony type tastes on the palate

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erasmus_ro (1824) - Alabama, USA - FEB 24, 2011
500ml bottle. Pours golden with a lot of fluffy white foam. Aroma of citrus, fruits and a light scent of biscuits later on. Taste begins quickly with biscuits before it is run over by the citrusy fruitiness. This is soon crushed by grapefruit and pine with a piney aftertaste, the grapefruit retreating into the background. Palate is medium with not much carbonation. Very drinkable. Had with chicken meatballs and roasted root vegetables. Worked very well otherwise, but the taste is not strong enough to compete with onions.

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