Beer Hook Norton, "Haymaker", 500 ml
Beer amber color with shades of bronze.
Beer taste is smooth, sweet, with notes of caramel and biscuit malt, hints of citrus, stone fruit, herbal notes and leaf hops. The finish is lingering, dry, with hints of malt, fruit and flowers.
In a dense and refreshing beer overtones of sweet caramel malt intertwined with herbal notes of hops.
Beer goes well with Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern cuisine, cheeses, fish, shellfish.
El premium "Haymaker", referring to the range of seasonal ales brewery Hook Norton, has a unique taste and a clean refreshing scent. Used in the recipe in large quantities Goldings hops gives the drink a distinctive feature - the feeling of sunlight dancing on the tip of your tongue. The name of the beer "Haymaker" is translated as "haymakers senokosets", so on the label beer depicted loaded onto a cart of hay shock, and in the distance you can see the building of the brewery Hook Norton.
In 1849, John Harris moved to the town of Hook Norton in Oxfordshire, where he bought a farm of 52 hectares with a malt house, and was engaged in selling malt. Brew beer for sale Harris began only in 1856. Three years later, Hook Norton Brewery purchased a pub, in 1869 - the building closed down brewery Brewery Lane, by 1907 the brewery had already 14 houses and 4 beer, and now Hook Norton complex consists of 44 buildings.
In 1887, after the death of John Harris, plant management took over his nephew Alban Clark, who spent a global reconstruction of buildings of the brewery. By the end of the XIX century on the first floor of a new six-storey building was erected a steam engine, it still works and is one of the last remaining in the country.
Enormous interest in the brewery at the end of the XX century has pushed owners Hook Norton tourist center open to the public. Center hotel is located in Old Malt House, and he Visitors Center was officially opened by Her Royal Highness the UK. At the beginning of the XXI century has seen many changes that affect the beer market. Despite strong economic pressure and closure of many pubs, the demand for regional brewers el to a certain extent been able to reverse the general trend. Trying to keep up with the times and recognizing the need to pay closer attention to the needs of today's beer drinkers, Hook Norton brewery in 2012 restructured its product portfolio and developed a completely new, identical, recognizable label.