24th February 2011
Hook Norton welcomes Spring with 'First Light'
Hook Norton welcomes the longer, lighter days with the release
of First Light, the latest in its Brewers Selection 2011 range of
Hook Nortons First Light will be available from 1 March for
Hook Nortons First Light, at 4.3 per cent ABV, is a very
pale, light brew with a complex hop aroma and is ideal to drink
on its own as a thirst quenching drink or as an accompaniment to
Hook Norton Managing Director James Clarke said: First Lights
continental type palate is from the high proportion of malted wheat
used to make the beer, which is used in addition to malted barley.
A salute to the approaching longer, warmer days, First Light
is a pale, light brew with a complex aroma. The malted barley and
malted wheat give it an exotic palate. The finest Styrian hops are
added, which gives a fruity nose, with hints of watermelon and lychees.
First Light is the second in Hook Nortons Brewers Selection
2011 range of nine draught beers, which will be available throughout
April sees the return of 303AD brewed to celebrate Englands
patron Saint George.
Mays Brewers Selection is SDM Special Dark Mild
with a deep rich, full body, slightly sweet, fruity flavour it is
brewed to celebrate the Campaign for Real ales promotion of
mild style beers in May.
In June Haymaker returns for three months.
Copper Ale returns for three months at the beginning of September.
In October Flagship goes on sale for one month. The ever popular
Twelve Days will be on bars for one month from 1 December.
Source: Hook Norton Brewery