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RATINGS: 1973   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Inspired by visits to English country pubs, Honkerís Ale combines a fruity hop aroma with a rich malt middle to create a perfectly balanced beer. Immensely drinkable, Honkerís Ale is not only the beer you can trust but one youíll look forward to time and again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jzzbassman (1577) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 28, 2007
Everything about this is subtle but nice. Aroma shows the characteristic malt, but is so subdued you have to stick your nose in it. Lightly hopped and crisp, this goes down nicely as a session should.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2007 Bottle at Delirium Cafť, Gothenburg. Amber red color with white head. Sweet aroma of toffee, caramel, butter, spices and light citrus. The taste is sweet with notes of toffee, fudge, caramel, butter, fruits, and light roasted malt. Light bitterness. Smooth and highly drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jvmiller (558) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - OCT 22, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2007 Not bad, good session beer. Easy to drink, a little bit bitter on the finish. Crisp, hints of malt/caramel. Not too much hops. Standard.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lb4lb (2583) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 20, 2007
Very lightly hazed amber pour with a light off white head that provided nice lacing. Smell is sticky toffee like malt at first, then some metal, and light hops only at times. Taste was a bright lemony, sticky caramel like malt. Not overly heavy with malt, but not very hopped either. Some nice light finishing bitterness, a hint of metal, a touch of fresh citrus to it. Pretty good, considering I donít generally like the English Pale Ales. Best of the style Iíve had, and I could drink this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adrian910ss (2561) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2007
Pours a light orange golden amber with a medium beige head. Aroma of faint floral hops and funky caramel nuts. Taste is faintly floral hoppy with hints of caramel and nuts. Average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
flops98 (9) - becker, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2007 does not count
I was surprised with the color, A nice ale with a hint of fruit. The flavor not to overpowering. I was surprised overall and will buy a 12 pack again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LinusStick (3201) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2007
A decent EPA. Aroma of slight hops and some caramel but itís hard to pick out. Pour was a nice amber with barely a head. Taste was dry and lightly carbonated. Mostly malt in the beginning with a nice bit of grassy hops in the aftertaste. The flavor was short lived and light. Not terrible, but this isnít the Gooseís best beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2007
Not one of my favorite of the goose island beers but still good. amber red with a good smooth taste and a bitter ending. Go Cubbies.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHANER4 (491) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2007
12oz bottle - Poured a amber red color with medium white head. Aroma is floral hop. A nice malt and hop taste a a medium mouthfeel. Nice lacing on glass as I drank. Overall a really good beer with smooth flavor with nice hop flavored aftertatse. My first Goose Island and will not be my last.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fro2218 (471) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2007
Kind of a mellow pale ale. Halfway between an English and American pale ale. Nice all around.

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