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

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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled; pasteurised.
Previously Best Bitter, name changed in to Hooky Bitter in April 2005. "Bitter" subsequently dropped from the name. ABV reduced from 3.6% to 3.5% in 2012.
A subtly balanced, golden bitter, hoppy to the nose, malty on the palate - the classic session beer, eminently drinkable.

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hotstuff (5289) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 25, 2004
Bottle. This beer poured a small sized white head that was smooth and creamy and contained fine-small sized bubbles that mostly diminished. The aroma was malty, lightly hoppy and sweet. The flavor was lightly bitter at the start and finished lightly hoppy. The mouthfeel was very smooth and this was a light-medium bodied beer with fair lacing. This was a very smooth and easy drinking Bitter.

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joekinty (263) - rockledge, Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2008
ill go completely out on a limb on this one this id an absolutly great session beer not to hoppy not to malty great balance much bettter flavor than any american session beer give it a try very good

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crossovert (14233) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2011
500ml bottle. Poured into a English pint, it is a medium orangeish gold with a nice foamy white head. It recedes with some nice lacing. The smell is very nice, it has a lot of lemon and orange zest, it is very zesty. The taste is surprisingly similar, though more subdued. It has some zesty lemon/lime, a bit of grain, and some mineral water. It has a lot of flavor, though it is a bit blunt. It is supremely drinkable. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 01-30-2011 04:34:35

3.9
nuplastikk (6633) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 24, 2008
500ml bottle. Clear golden-tan color. Nice carbonation and head. Aroma is mildly sweet, and very fresh. The taste is mildly bitter as the name would suggest, with a nice chewy body. A rich and full-bodied beer for 3.6%. Delicate honey tastes and a nice fruity/malty finish. Delicious beer.

3.8
thedm (6319) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 26, 2004
This bottled brew poured a Medium sized head of fine to medium sized white colored long lasting bubbles that left behind a good lacing. The body was a slightly hazy carbonated light brown colored one and the aroma was a mild malt hop one with a mild bitterness to it. The mouth feel was smooth and slightly tingly. The flavor was that of malt hop mild bitter and was clean crisp and remarkably good. Overall, it is a very pleasant drinkable brew.

3.8
minch25 (576) - Medford, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 30, 2010
Clear orange gold body; medium dense khaki head. Very drinkable. Dry, grainy, hoppy in only a British way. Medium body. Good stuff.


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