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Hook Norton Old Hooky (Cask)

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Brewed by Hook Norton
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Hook Norton, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
A beautifully balanced beer, fruity by nature, with a well-rounded body and the suggestive echo of Crystal Malt.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (779) - - MAY 22, 2015
Tastes of deep honey flavours. slightly darker with a reddish tinge. Hoppy and smooth with a bitter aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1261) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2015
Clear amber golden with a tiny off-white head. Soft, fruity nose. Light body with some fruit. Very discreet bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (3764) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2015
On cask at the William Stead. Appearance - amber with a decent head. Nose - apples and dry biscuit. Taste - more of the same. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - solid bitter.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoshRaburn (56) - - NOV 28, 2014
Quite hoppy bitter with a dry finish. Some tartness. The cask version is nice and fresh tasting. Overall, a good solid beer though just slightly too tart to be perfect.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mighty_meadow (303) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2014
Nice fruity ale. Looks the part with a nice white head. Just fruits, fruits, fruits. Lovely carbonation as well.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2232) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Cask at JDW, Streatham Hill. Pours amber with a thin white head. Aroma has fruit cake, lemon, caramel. Light body, medium carbonation. Light wood, lemon, caramel, orange... OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
olsvammel (4008) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2014
On tap at a pub in Oxford. Mild malty smell. Slightly tart taste, malty and bready. Fairly smooth mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1739) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1799) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2014
Cask at a plastic pub, in Tewkesbury. Red amber colour with thin tan head that dissipates quickly. Smooth fruity, and malty aroma and taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 14, 2014
Amber, earthy and caramel, deep fruits and sticky things as well. Maybe a bit too much alcohol.


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