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Seasonal range of beers from Hook Norton Brewery

Hook Norton Brewery strive to produce a range of cask, keg and crafty ales, designed to meet the changing tastes and the demands of drinkers
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"Catch them while you can!"

Hook Norton Brewery have released details of their 2016 Seasonal beer range


Every ale uses the finest ingredients and each has a character of its own – allowing them to provide something new at the bar, all year round.

Highlights include Copperhead (3.9%), a rich and red warming beer, 167 (6.7%) brewed to, well, celebrate 167 years of brewing at Hook Norton and Summerhaze (4.5%) a light, fruity and refreshing drink, ideal for those warm summer days, brewed with 42% wheat, 58% Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt and a continental hop grist.

These new beers sit alongside returning favourites, Double Stout, Nice Try, Hooky Gold, Haymaker, Flagship, Greedy Goose and Twelve Days to give a full and varied calendar of beers to suit every taste.

In the keg range there is Red Rye (The World's Best Rye Beer 2015), rich and red dark fruits with a hint of citrus, Merula Stout (4.2%), based on an original recipe passed down through the generations delivering a smooth and rich flavour and coming soon, Cotswold Pale (4.4%), a pale, crisp beer with light citrus notes and a bold bitterness.

Hook Norton 167


The beers will be making appearances on the bar at the brewery, in Hook Norton pubs across Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire. Northamptonshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire and will also be available for the free trade.

Available for a limited time only, catch them while you can!

Brewing since 1849, Hook Norton Brewery is a proudly independent family owned, fifth generation brewery based in the heart of the Cotswold Hills that takes the very best of its handcrafted brewing heritage and combines it with a thoroughly modern approach, to create a range of cask, keg and bottled core ales, seasonals and one off unique brews.

Brewing on the same site for over a century and a half; still housed in the original buildings, Hook Norton invite you to come and experienced the unique sights, sounds and smells of a historic brewery at work and share in our passion and commitment to beer.

Keeping traditions alive we still use our shire horses Nelson and Major to carry out weekly dray deliveries to our local pubs in Hook Norton. We offer brewery tours and tutored tastings along with a brewery shop selling beer, artisan gifts and merchandise and a cafe serving homemade pies (Hooky Ale of course), pasties, bread, baguettes, cheese, teas and coffees.

Within the main brewery building we have our Micro Brewery which enables us to produce one off, limited edition crafty ales. You can even book a day with our brewer and brew your very own Hooky beer!

Brewery tours start from the Visitors Centre and last approximately 2 hours. The first 1½ hours are spent around the brewery where you'll see our original steam engine, learn about our history and how we make our range of delicious beers.


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