Thomas Hooker Hop Meadow IPA | Thomas Hooker Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
521 Ratings
Thomas Hooker Hop Meadow IPAThomas Hooker Hop Meadow IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thomas Hooker Brewing Company
Connecticut, United States
hookerbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

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

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-20-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
521
Reviews:
301
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
10.89%
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
74
For Trade:
0
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Photo of haines710
4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Another good find at the local supermarket. Had never seen beers from this brewery in the area - Delaware or southeastern Pennsylvania. Decided to give it a try and glad I did. Poured a cloudy Amber with a huge head. Beer drinks very dry almost metallic. It does have a malt aftertaste. Very interesting beer. This is a different IPA. More of a slow drinking. It is growing on me. Not a favorite but glad I tried.

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Photo of baldy00
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gestyr
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle. Pours a deep gold with a huge long-lasting head of tightly packed white bubbles. Smells nice and hoppy. Very hop forward aroma. Taste is hoppy with a good malt backbone. Overall, a nice IPA for a winter evening.

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Photo of Crentist
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L- dark amber for an IPA, standard opacity, standard short head that dissipates quickly
S- mild citrus, mild floral hops, tiny bit of dank herbs. Nothing out of the ordinary, smells like a solid IPA
T- smooth caramel malts, piney, hint of citrus. Finishes with a very nice bold hop bitterness. Good amount of hops in here, it's aromatic and bitter but not overpowering.
F - heavier body than the IPAs I've had recently, in a good way.

O- This things good. Well balanced IPA all around. Kind of a sleeper pick that flies under the radar around here. I'll be sure to pick this up again soon this winter.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jcole524
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.36/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Playa4double
4.17/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mikepcarney
5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Uncledoobz
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tastey

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3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.45/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chucksim
4.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DinoBlueShoes
4.54/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.67/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.12/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Thomas Hooker Hop Meadow IPA from Thomas Hooker Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 521 ratings.
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