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Thomas Hooker Hop Meadow IPA - Thomas Hooker Brewing Company

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Thomas Hooker Hop Meadow IPAThomas Hooker Hop Meadow IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

448 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 448
Reviews: 295
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 21
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thomas Hooker Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of Bravo, Amarillo, Cascade, and Centennial hops give this beer a crisp, hoppy flavor. Dry hopping with Centennial gives this beer a beautiful aroma of citrus notes. Balanced but complex, this beer is a refreshing brew.

63 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-20-2004)
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Reviews by SaucyA:
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SaucyA

Michigan

3/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A - Holy foamy head batman. This is getting rated a two. Why? Because I'd be upset if I made a beer that looked like this. The head is four fingers of infected foam. There are yeast floaties emitting streams of bubbles, and the body looks carbonated like champagne. Minus the floaties and giant head, I guess it looks decent. Like a hazy, bronze IPA. If Jolly Pumpkin did an IPA, it'd look like this.

S - Reasonable, floral hops. A perfumey mixture of sweet yeast notes and grassy hops. No real malt noted in the nose.

T - The head is still three fingers but I'm diving in. Y'know... this isn't bad. I thought it was gonna be infected, but... I guess it's just a little wild. Tastes mostly of bitter, metallic, earthy hops with a slight twinge of beefy malts. Not particularly the best put together IPA I've ever had. The more I drink it, the more I taste random off flavors.

M - Soda. Fizzy.

D - Uff.

Notes: How come Liberator was so damn good?

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2009 21:16:21 | More by SaucyA
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Thomas Hooker Hop Meadow IPA from Thomas Hooker Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 448 ratings.