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Thomas Hooker Blonde Ale - Thomas Hooker Brewing Company

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78
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213 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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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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Pando

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +2%

04-21-2013 04:58:55 | More by Pando
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -12.5%

03-26-2013 01:12:24 | More by SuomiHobbit
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jefftuck47

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

03-23-2013 04:27:23 | More by jefftuck47
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

03-03-2013 18:08:26 | More by tmars13
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev +2%

03-03-2013 00:03:13 | More by t0rin0
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Snarf103

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +16.6%

02-12-2013 05:14:09 | More by Snarf103
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Samp01

New Jersey

3.06/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy orange / yellow with a medium lasting white head. Aroma and Taste has some citrus, lemon fruity notes, biscuit malt, yeast with some citrus floral hops notes. Palate is nice medium body, crisp with lively carbonation. Finish is sweet biscuit malt, fruity with some citrus and lemon flavor, some light tartness and a bit of spicy citrus floral hops for balance. Overall a good crisp and refreshing summer style ale

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 23:25:28 | More by Samp01
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Ralphs66

New York

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

01-04-2013 18:03:32 | More by Ralphs66
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neil2me

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +2%

01-03-2013 03:12:40 | More by neil2me
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MarkSansone

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

01-02-2013 18:51:05 | More by MarkSansone
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DouglasChasse

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

12-16-2012 22:24:52 | More by DouglasChasse
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FutureOBrew

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

11-26-2012 18:55:17 | More by FutureOBrew
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nibbish

Minnesota

2.7/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bottle poured into pint glass.

A - lightly hazy. Light head with very little lacing.

S - little to speak of. maybe a light sweetness

T - bright and pleasant

M - a little cloying, with a slight lingering aftertaste.

O - not bad, a decent representation of the style. There are better out there, but it's worthy of a glass.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2012 18:58:15 | More by nibbish
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anelson86


4.75/5  rDev +38.5%

11-18-2012 22:43:43 | More by anelson86
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searsclone

Arizona

1.25/5  rDev -63.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

poured into a pint glass from a bottle

slightly hazy golden color with not much head and zero lace

I get literally no aroma from this at all

taste is almost non existent, maybe a bit of malt and a touch of hops

mouthfeel is crispy and dry

overall, it looks like a beer and if feels like a beer, but it doesn't smell or taste like a beer.

I have another one of these that I will try later, and if it's different, I will edit my review

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2012 02:10:41 | More by searsclone
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slim2043

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +38.5%

09-30-2012 17:47:04 | More by slim2043
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +2%

07-15-2012 23:17:13 | More by RMoeNay
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

06-01-2012 16:51:15 | More by chrispoint
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mdebonee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

05-31-2012 18:36:23 | More by mdebonee
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frosted33

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -12.5%

05-29-2012 01:13:48 | More by frosted33
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cdyerkes

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-08-2012 02:02:45 | More by cdyerkes
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griffey123

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

05-06-2012 14:26:55 | More by griffey123
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jsisko01

Michigan

3.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 9-21-11 and today is 4-30-12.

Appearance - Pours a hazy pale golden color with a thin frothy head.. Has nice lacing. This beer looks unfiltered.

Smell - Pale malts and somewhat of an earthy aroma.

Taste - Has pale malts, grains, corn, a little sweet, and has somewhat of a creamy flavor. The bottle says it's a blonde ale but the site says it's a cream ale.. Has a slight bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium body with mild carbonation. The carbonation gives it a creamy texture.

Overall - This is a pretty good beer. I don't know how it's considered a cream ale though. It has the texture but not the flavor..

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2012 04:17:11 | More by jsisko01
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

04-21-2012 00:01:59 | More by RoryOMoore
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abrodsky

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

04-15-2012 22:05:58 | More by abrodsky
Thomas Hooker Blonde Ale from Thomas Hooker Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 213 ratings.