Thomas Hooker Chocolate Truffle Stout | Thomas Hooker Brewing Company

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266 Ratings
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Thomas Hooker Chocolate Truffle StoutThomas Hooker Chocolate Truffle Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our sweet stout is made in collaboration with Connecticut's favorite chocolatier, Munson's Chocolate. Copious amounts of oat malt produce a silky, full bodied beer laced with hints of roast and chocolate derived from dark malts. Each sip ends with a mild chocolate bitterness from Munson's proprietary cocoa powder, added generously to the brew. To round out this beer, we add several pounds of cocoa nibs at the end of fermentation to provide a fresh chocolate aroma.

20 IBU

Added by jimmy82063 on 02-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
266
Reviews:
68
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.42%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
51
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 266 |  Reviews: 68
Photo of StonyB
4.07/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dd43
3.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of seakayak
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Jlabs
4.08/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DownWithSocks
4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very dark brown with a khaki colored head that was pretty thin. The smell was great with chocolate being the center star and then the earthy scent of truffle started to come through. The taste was heavy with milk chocolate and a bit of vanilla came through strong in the start and then the earthy spices making for a mellow finish. Very good but a little filling to have more than one at a time.

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Photo of FFCaldwell
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Strong chocolate aftertaste. Not bad! Thanks, MMA! Love the New England (CT) beers!

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Photo of grahuba
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Syraquse
4.38/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dgherm
3.09/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of chefpaul08
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.75

Super good, great chocolate flavor

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Photo of Rideguy64
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of schuler
3.08/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of GregJ
3.61/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Hot/milk chocolate is the dominant aroma. Roasted malts, a little smokey/burnt, chocolate ruffled that is present but not over-powering. Finishes with a light body, medium to light carbonation and maybe a light hop bitterness on the aftertaste. Usually not a fan of the Hooker line but this one was tasty and I would buy it again.

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Photo of seedyone
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

02/20/13 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Top notch. The bittersweet elements of the chocolate used are fantastic with the sweetness of the stout. Big fan.

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Photo of DrunkyBuddha
5/5  rDev +31.6%

Photo of jpd7374
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of pwdiamond
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of fossage78
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Wsherry1
3.92/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Nichols33
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of NorCalAussie
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Thomas Hooker Chocolate Truffle Stout from Thomas Hooker Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 266 ratings.
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