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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 521 |  Reviews: 301
Photo of Wheels2532
4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wizzle32
4.19/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edouble0015
3.34/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbl_delta
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 2015-5-3 into pint glass. Slightly cloudy pale gold with a great eggshell-colored head. This is a great balance of malt and hops - initially you get roasted malt, but it's quickly followed by floral/citrus hops. Nothing overpowering - just enough to remind you that this IS an IPA, after all. Finish is quite dry. Overall, very refreshing. Moderate ABV doesn't preclude a second one.
Nicely done. Never heard of this brewery, and I have relatives in CT. Probably trying to keep it a secret.

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Photo of LJTate
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mkyer
3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Franksuzan
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Very nice session IPA crisp and citrus taste. Beautiful lacing. Orange light brown in color. Really nice from a brewery that I never heard of. I am now curious to learn more about this brewery as they know what they are doing.

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Photo of RickyBfromCT
2.99/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of GFD400
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bcm75
3.58/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Motozappa
4.57/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gregaroo
4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On cask at Dandelion Pub in Philly. Nice pour by Christy into a "pineapple" mug. Nice and smooth with a vet British Bitter taste. Not all too hoppy. More bitter. Maybe that's just the atmosphere in here, though.

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Photo of npier598
3.38/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of QSJag
3.15/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of WOSean
3.48/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of bfitzge2
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bsm80x
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Garryfrannnnk
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of grahuba
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Duffman79
3.89/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.31/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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