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Fat Cat Honey Ale

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Fat Cat Honey Ale
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Formerly brewed at Fat Cat Brewery
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Nanaimo, Canada

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
100% certified organic Honeydew honey from Norfolk (UK) is used in this beer.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrRoss (646) - Delta, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 15, 2009
Not much of a head on this one, and what there was ran away quite quickly. The aroma was indeed that of honey, and the colour was a cloudy amber. Taste was not at all sweet, leaning more toward the malt side of things, with some hopped bitterness in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is decent. A drinkable beer, but by no means a remarkable or even a particularly good beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pootzboy (1578) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2009
650ml bomber from a BIF : Poured a dark gold with a smallish cap that didn’t last well. Aromas are a tad flat, mostly grains sweetness and some must. Flavor is malty-sweet, some floral a bit of grass and a wet malty sweet finish. Not really my type of honey beer but I suspect this sample was on the shelf a while.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2009
Sweet raspberry honey aroma. Somewhat hazy yellow. Consistent honey character, light malts.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ibrew2or3 (6782) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 18, 2009
Bottle, courtesy matta. Pours deep gold with copper core and off white head. The aroma is honey and malt sweetness followed by infected bottle acidity and tartness. The taste is both honey sweet and malty sweet followed by tart acidity as noted in the nose. But the tartness is milder than the nose hinted at. Toward the finish I also get a metal note. Not so good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sebletitje (6602) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 10, 2009
courtesy of matta with an A. Pours hazy golden, with white lacing. Aroma is hoppy with a syrupy / honey nose. Taste has some faint notes of honey with high carbonation and a thick mouthfeel. Sweet with plenty of honey. Good but nothing spectacular.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2009
Bottle, courtesy MattA. Pours a golden hue, with wet lacing and a creamy head. Honey nose, dry hops, some brown sugar. Flavor is a bit infected, with honey and biscuit. Kind of plain and just not that good. Crisp, hard to stomach overall.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shintriad (700) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 8, 2008
Pear, orange rind in nose, some honey in background. Pop-like, lots of apple juice notes, thick but flat body. Plain, not much aftertaste to speak of. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomthompson89 (1897) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 11, 2007
bready nose kinda sweet yellow color flavor is all malt sorta earthy ok no a fav but quaffable

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8421) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2007
Thanks to Mike and Jason for bringing. Honey colour with big head. Above average carbonation and mediuym mouthfeel. Pleasant honey aroma, like a mead.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 4, 2007
very enjoyable the first tasted was just a very refreshing honey flavor mellows out by the end.


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