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Thomas Hooker Brewing Company

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Thomas Hooker Brewing CompanyThomas Hooker Brewing Company
BA SCORE
89
very good

23 Ratings
Ratings: 23
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.25%
Active Beers: 21
Beer Ratings: 3,103
Beer Avg: 3.71
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

16 Tobey Rd
Bloomfield, Connecticut, 06002-3522
United States
phone: (860) 242-3111

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @hookerbeer

Notes:
Formerly known as Troutbrook Brewing Company.

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Reviews by sinstaineddemon:
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sinstaineddemon

Connecticut

4.3/5  rDev +10%

Thomas Hooker is a fabulous beer destination for CT. Not much more than a factory brewery with a tasting area and a merch area, two fridays a month it transforms. On these days, it fills up withcraft beer lovers (and their friends) for tastings. For $10 you get a sample cup and unlimited refills at whatever taps they have lined up, usually 4-6 beers in two stations to relieve pressure at one spot. Then as you leave for the night, you trade in your sample cup for a Hooker Logo pint glass. Win!

The service there is wonderful, simply by asking, we managed to convince the employees to give us an impromptu tour. Very informative and appreciated. They even let us taste beer right out of the tank.

The one downside is the crowd, unlimited beer for $10 attracts a lot of buzz seekers who don't care about the beer.

They dont offer food. While I was there there was delivered pizza for $2 a slice, but that may have been anoutside organization for charity, I cannot recall.

If you live in CT you must do this at least once, quite an experience.

07-17-2012 15:35:55 | More by sinstaineddemon
More User Reviews:
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Kcman91

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-06-2014 23:24:14 | More by Kcman91
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Bjorn2bWild

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-05-2014 17:03:57 | More by Bjorn2bWild
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-23-2014 03:42:13 | More by SuomiHobbit
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-01-2014 22:07:33 | More by NJBeer265
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ChrisChagnon

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

04-08-2014 19:07:57 | More by ChrisChagnon
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AGust82

Connecticut

3.63/5  rDev -7.2%

As I'm sure most have read the beers are average to poor except for a few. The brewery is very large with two bars and room for hundreds of people in the gift shop/tasting area. They are very generous with the samples. You get a bracelet with 10 little tabs you are supposed to tear off and exchange for 3-4oz pours. Your choice, 10 of the same if you'd like. This seems loosely enforced, evidenced by the hundred or so free loaders pounding little beers and eating chips like it was a barbeque. This place appears to be a free beer pre-gaming stop for bar goers. Not passing judgement, just letting you know what to expect.

03-03-2014 01:59:36 | More by AGust82
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grahuba

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

03-02-2014 18:11:33 | More by grahuba
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brewcifix

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

02-27-2014 12:34:24 | More by brewcifix
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raythealeman

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.3%

01-11-2014 19:59:18 | More by raythealeman
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Thomas Hooker Brewing Company in Bloomfield, CT
89 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.