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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.


Nordcore's rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nordcore (1133) - Lyngen alps, - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Golden, clear with a minimal white head. A hoppy aroma with a malty and floral sence. Medium bitter taste with a dry hoppy end.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamaty (1148) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 5, 2015
Ambar, ligeramente turbia. Dos dedos de espuma blanca y cremosa. Aroma no muy marcado, a naranja. Cuerpo ligero y carbonatación media. En boca predomina el amargor seco del lúpulo. Naranja amarga que acaba en un final seco y ligeramente especiado. Tapa la agradable malta que se intuye. De todas formas está buena.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (6079) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Dark golden,heavily carbonated, offwhite creamy head. Light metalic hop aroma, earthy notes, hayish malt. Medium body, quite chewy, straw/grain, earthy and herbal quite bitter hops. Extreme session bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
andriesradu (576) - ROMANIA - MAR 9, 2015
Pours clear golden/orange with no head. Aroma is malty, quite hoppy, fruity. Flavor is quite light with some notes of malt, citrus and light herbal. Decent

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
christhoel (286) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2014
floral, golden, clear, frothy, light sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter, . a nice pleasant beer a bottle from sainsburys its very nice to say it has a rather bitter finish to it

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1791) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
500ml bottle from Sainsburys. 0.5l bottle. Golden colour with a small bubbly white head. Aroma is fruits, some hops, and peach. Taste has subtle fruit, and a good hoppy bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2014
Clear golden yellow with a fine white foam. Almost honey sweet, slightly bitter taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9435) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ home
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, hint of citrus, floral and grass. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with a fruity and slightly malty finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StilleStorm (1038) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2014
DWG; Pours hazy golden orange with a moderate fading, cream, white head. Nose is malt, bread, light spice and citrus fruit. Taste is moderate sweet and light bitter with a moderate lasting, light spice finish. Body is medium, texture is oily to creamy, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (2094) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUN 21, 2014
Pours a clear light amber color with a small off-white head. the smell is light fruit with some crispness to it. The taste is biscuit, light crisp fruit with some dry bitterness on the end. Light in body with fairly active carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (10298) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2014
Dunkelgoldenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht fruchtig malzig, blumig. Geschmack fruchtig, hopfig bitter, blumig, ok!


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