Hook Norton Early Mist

Formerly brewed at Hook Norton
Style: Bitter
Hook Norton, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask: Special - JDW Spring Festival 2010.
Hops: Challenger, Fuggles, Goldings, Styrian Goldings
A springtime beer, with a pale, light auburn colour and a light, fruity flavour which imparts a pine, lemon and citrus hop character.

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john44 (3392) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2017
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Apr 2010 - Pale Gold in colour. Fruity; citrus-grapefruit and lemon, tangy, sharp. Hoppy, piney and grassy hops. Malty; sweet malts and caramel. Bitter citrus fruity hoppy throughout. Dry bitter hoppy in the finish. Nice beer! (2010-04)

tombyars (1766) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2012
Tasted this in The Esquire House, Glasgow (JDW) in April 2010. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale straw in colour with a thin white head. Slight sulphurous note in the short aroma. Thin mouthfeel and poor lacing throughout. Pale malt base gives a puff wheat cereal note and very little malt body and just a whiff of citric lemon peel flavour. Like a weak version of Houston’s Mistylaw. Slight citric note in the short hop resins giving a slight bitter edge in the aftertaste. Poor finish with dilute lemon noted in the mouth. A poor effort.

fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ The Bankers Draft, 1-3 Market Place, Sheffield, South Yorkshire England S1 2GH.

Clear medium yellow orange color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, light to moderate hoppy, citrus - lemon, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100424]

madmitch76 (25537) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2010
12th April 2010. Clear gold beer. Apologetic thin head. Low carbonation. Creamy malt with some well behaved light hop. A little grapefruit marmalade. A whisper of orange. Slightly bitter aftertaste. Not too shabby!

DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2010
Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 16/04/2010 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured hoppy and floral with a little bitterness and dryness in a creamy malt finish.

wheresthepath (2395) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2010
[Gravity cask at the Back of Beyond, Reading] Light refreshing golden ale with citrus flavours and a decent bitterness - a good thirstquenching summer ale. Very nice, and more flavoursome than I’ve come to expect from this brewery.

MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2010
A Mes rate. Cask at Baker St. ’Sporks.
Golden colour with a very slight haze and a good white head and lace. This is pretty decent stuff. A straight down the line bitter. Good earthy malt, balanced superbly with some really tasty grassy hops with a surprisingly assertive bitterness for a Hook Norton beer. Good length, good drinkability, crisp and dry but some reasonable body too. Prickly bitter aftertaste rounds it off really well. I like this one

maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump Saracens Head Daventry . A light gold coloured beer with a lasting white head and lacing. A grassy hoppy aroma with a hint of spice. Lovely crisp bitterness in the mouth. There is that grassiness and slight spice again too. Tasty and very drinkable.

bobinlondon (1297) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2010
Hand pulled cask at JDW Ruislip Manor. Gold with a good white collar. Well balanced bitter with biscuit malt and fresh fruity and bitter hops. Very good.

JohnRMurdoch (5047) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2010
Cask @ The Edward Wyllie (JDW). Golden yellow colour. Citrus tropical fruit aroma. Lemon biscuit flavour with bitter aftertaste. Just OK.

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