Hook Norton

My Pub: The Castle at Edgehill

My Pub: The Castle at Edgehill

By Phil Mellows

Announcing Mark Higgs as the organisation’s Licensee of the Year in the summer, BII chairman Anthony Pender described his Castle at Edgehill as “more than just a pub”. The gothic setting enjoys spectacular views over the Warwickshire countryside – and...


Roar of approval for new Lion

By Roger Protz

Hook Norton brewery reveals its mane attraction is brewed with today’s drinker in mind, writes Roger Protz.

Adrian Staley: an outsider in the family firm, but with beer and pub in his blood

The Big Interview: Adrian Staley, Hook Norton

By Phil Mellows

There’s something to be said for being in the right place at the right time. The Hook Norton Brewery nestles in a fold of the Cotswolds, a jewel of quintessential Englishness. No-one could have designed it better for a beer market thirsty for heritage...

Staley: new role at Hook Norton

Hook Norton names new joint MD

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Adrian Staley, national sales director at Cornish brewer St Austell, is to join Oxfordshire brewer Hook Norton as joint managing director.

Hook Norton awards winners

Hook Norton holds pub Gold Awards

By Lesley Foottit

Oxfordshire based Hook Norton held its Gold Awards on Friday to reward its best tenants. The awards aim to reward the high standards and excellence...

Hook Norton: Matthew Clark deal struck

Matthew Clark signs up Hook Norton

By Ewan Turney

Drinks wholesaler Matthew Clark has announced a new on-trade supply deal with Oxfordshire-based brewer and pub operator Hook Norton. As part of the...

Thompson: ran a beer festival

Hook Norton plans 10 beer festivals

By Lesley Foottit

Oxfordshire based Hook Norton Brewery has revealed a programme for 10 beer festivals at its tenanted pubs between 25 June and 1 October. Selected...