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Thomas Hooker Munich-Style Lager - Thomas Hooker Brewing Company

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Thomas Hooker Munich-Style LagerThomas Hooker Munich-Style Lager

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BA SCORE
88
very good

163 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 163
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 30
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thomas Hooker Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A true Helles style, our lager is golden in color with a pleasant, malty aroma balanced by a rich, smooth flavor. Using only the finest Bavarian malts and finished with Saaz hops, one sip will make you feel like you're in one of Germany's finest beer gardens.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 09-27-2003)
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Jmendesj


3/5  rDev -23.9%

08-24-2014 16:47:49 | More by Jmendesj
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nebula1999

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-17-2014 15:11:18 | More by nebula1999
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-13-2014 09:47:12 | More by zestar
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

08-04-2014 17:44:52 | More by tkdchampxi
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-30-2014 18:52:49 | More by hoppymcgee
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Mikedhoppy


3/5  rDev -23.9%

06-27-2014 23:59:25 | More by Mikedhoppy
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braugon

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

05-20-2014 17:20:51 | More by braugon
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socon67

New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

04-24-2014 01:30:34 | More by socon67
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

02-10-2014 16:53:05 | More by Burkbom23
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JKV96

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

12-01-2013 15:37:31 | More by JKV96
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mckowned

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

10-16-2013 10:45:52 | More by mckowned
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

10-01-2013 17:23:31 | More by nmann08
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meghmmm

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.9%

08-18-2013 22:14:28 | More by meghmmm
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Tiernan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

08-04-2013 00:23:52 | More by Tiernan
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rorjets

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-03-2013 12:47:54 | More by rorjets
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Soxfan45

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-08-2013 22:28:57 | More by Soxfan45
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JTomczak

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

07-04-2013 06:09:00 | More by JTomczak
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theblub25

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

06-24-2013 01:03:00 | More by theblub25
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

06-03-2013 00:29:14 | More by Chugs13
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-30-2013 03:08:51 | More by DrunkinYogi
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George1005

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-28-2013 23:17:43 | More by George1005
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lostinfla

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

04-18-2013 00:21:19 | More by lostinfla
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jefftuck47

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-04-2013 01:59:40 | More by jefftuck47
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fatstakkz

Connecticut

4.4/5  rDev +11.7%

This beer is simply DELICIOUS. Reviewing straight from the bottle, as I prefer lagers in bottles.

A - Served in a brown bottle, so perception of appearance was minimal. Noticed a slight cloudiness, but not sure if it was the bottle or the beer. Rated a 4 for being "interesting".

S - Nice clean lager smell. Just a slight hint of earthiness. Smells a tad heavier than your typical macro lager.

T - Where the beer really shines. What I loved about this beer is that it didn't really taste different or unique, it simply tasted better. Nice clean smooth watery lager taste with hardly enough earthiness for you to notice, but it's definitely there.

M - Excellent smooth clean mouthfeel. I am using the word "clean" a lot because that is what comes to my mind, after drinking many complex and exotic craft brews lately. This beer wont do anything funny to your tongue, it just goes down easy and tastes great.

O - This was a pleasant surprise for me. I normally prefer craft ales for their complexity, but I found this beer to be simple and reassuring. It doesn't taste funky, it just tastes good. Super easy to drink, would certainly bring a twelve-er to a party (to share of course). To some up my opinion, cheap lagers typically leave something to be desired. This beer, as simple as it is, is wholly satisfying on its own.

Would love to drink this one again ice cold at a hot summer barbecue. Or tomorrow night.

03-21-2013 22:12:04 | More by fatstakkz
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duceswild

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

03-21-2013 02:20:20 | More by duceswild
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Thomas Hooker Munich-Style Lager from Thomas Hooker Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.