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Thomas Hooker Blonde Ale - Thomas Hooker Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

213 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 213
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 14.87%
Wants: 7
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thomas Hooker Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Smooth flavor with a subtle malt sweetness accented with the delicate aroma of Czech hops. This brilliant gold ale is a mellow but flavorful microbrew.

11 IBU

(Beer added by: far333 on 05-11-2003)
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BeerMeister8

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -12.5%

10-29-2013 02:53:40 | More by BeerMeister8
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mckowned

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

10-16-2013 10:46:10 | More by mckowned
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.5%

10-04-2013 22:42:06 | More by ejimhof
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -12.5%

10-01-2013 17:23:47 | More by nmann08
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cheesepuffs

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

09-11-2013 03:44:40 | More by cheesepuffs
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mrskunk

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -12.5%

09-02-2013 13:22:31 | More by mrskunk
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

08-29-2013 02:56:15 | More by DrunkinYogi
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

3.28/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours pale clear yellow with a huge white head that does not last. Lots of lacing and a single ring as you drink down the glass. I literally popped the cap of an undisturbed bottle and walked away, only to find a cone of foam had risen out of the neck of the bottle.

Grassy hop notes and light malt in the nose, with some woody vanilla in the background. I dig it.

Mild mild mild beer. Initial sip is light bready malt. Some grassy bitterness follows and intensifies, and essentially washes out the malt. Malt flavor is weak, and has a very very slight tart twang. Bitter is superior flavor, and that is subdued.

Lighter bodied, feels a little watery.

Overall, this is hot weather bear and lawnmower beer. It has just enough tiny peaks of distinctive flavor where you are ok with it as you go thru the pint. Terrific structure, but I don't buy beer to just look at it. Had half the pint alone, then had the rest with a simple grilled burger, which completely dominated the beer to the point where I could have been drinking water. Lacks the richness of a true cream ale and intensity of flavor, but nothing you will hate either. Accept it if offered one, but don't seek this out.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2013 23:03:02 | More by OtherShoe2
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

08-06-2013 18:41:00 | More by JTomczak
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Tiernan

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

08-04-2013 00:19:13 | More by Tiernan
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

08-03-2013 12:45:42 | More by rorjets
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Shawnspl

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev +2%

07-27-2013 22:00:57 | More by Shawnspl
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.5%

07-26-2013 14:49:43 | More by dgherm
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Soxfan45

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -12.5%

07-08-2013 22:27:57 | More by Soxfan45
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

07-07-2013 03:05:42 | More by Burkbom23
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BGCoon

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

07-02-2013 21:27:32 | More by BGCoon
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420Rick

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

06-28-2013 20:25:41 | More by 420Rick
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CTJman

Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

06-26-2013 00:19:50 | More by CTJman
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FroggieG

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-24-2013 16:45:53 | More by FroggieG
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Cleaver35

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -12.5%

06-12-2013 00:16:43 | More by Cleaver35
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George1005

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +2%

05-28-2013 23:16:26 | More by George1005
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jmw4437

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2%

05-27-2013 01:01:12 | More by jmw4437
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datalager

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-16-2013 21:03:54 | More by datalager
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jwgkicks

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

05-13-2013 04:01:04 | More by jwgkicks
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xacidx

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +2%

04-28-2013 04:48:55 | More by xacidx
Thomas Hooker Blonde Ale from Thomas Hooker Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 213 ratings.