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RATINGS: 1795   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
railcat1 (689) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2007 good beer and not to strong excellant to drink anytime perfect smooth taste CHEERS

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigBeerPoppa (9) - USA - JUN 25, 2006 does not count
Good session beers are hard to find and when you do find one they are harder to put down. I love this beer, enough hops to make it stand out but not too strong, the malt makes it chewy but doesnít affect its drinkability - contray, its rich taste makes it a smooth travel down your gullet.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Louipa (121) - USA - JUN 24, 2006
This is my absolute favorite goose island beer. I can drink a few... you can too :)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lilsumsum (16) - Chicago (S. Side), Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2006
lived up to its repuations, slight maltiness, bitter finish but nothing over powering.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2006
A pretty average beer. Definitely a good summer brew. Theres a hoppy aroma with some ginger on the nose as well and a touch of malt. The flavor was much the same, pretty thin on the palate. Slighty bitter end but not terrible. Meh. I can take it or leave it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JJClark (551) - Roscoe, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2006
Bottle. Pour a hazy light orange color. Decent but short lived white head with some lacing on the glass. Has a the aroma of malt with a slightly bitter hop after taste that you would expect from an Ale. An easy to drink smooth beer that I will definately be drinking again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foxbush (1321) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 16, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2012 This was my first Honkers. I enjoyed two at the Filling Station in St Charles, IL. The ale had some spice to the nose. The color was an amber with a nice head. This is a great beer that can be enjoyed most any time. It lived up to the reputation. This was enjoyed at Gibsonís in Oak Brook on a trip to Chicago in June 2012. Top notch everyday beer. Medium body wiyh average carbonation. Smooth finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jpm30 (1587) - East Central, Georgia, USA - JUN 15, 2006
Made a good appearance, poured a hazy orange hued tarnished copper with a foamy white head that settled into a thin lacing, fair amount of sticking, moderate carbonation overall. Had a nose of citrus and woody hops with a toasted grainy maltiness. A crisp, dry and smooth light bodied mouth feel, good drinkability. Toasted grainy and bready with a citrus and woody hop taste, the hop bitterness are soft and smooth, a nice dry crispiness from the malts and a dry grainy and hoppy finish. Another good brew from Goose Island, one of my favorite Great Lakes/Midwest brewers. Also, my bottle has a red label with the words "English Bitter" on it and I feel, personally, that this has more in common with a bitter than a APA. Best before date on the back label, 08/27/06.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blkitson (158) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2006
Was a very smooth beer with no bitter after taste. It is rather malty but I would definitely drink it again.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hangover (1064) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - JUN 10, 2006
On tap in Chicago Bennigans. Nice dark copper pour with a somewhat thin tan head. Iím surprised this is an APA...I remember the heavy malt middle and finish. Very English. Very malty. I really liked it. Lots of wood/oak in the finish, which is nice and bitter. Iím a bit of a hop junkie, so I know this isnít anywhere near the top, but Iíll say itís one heckuva good accessible beer. If you live in the midwest lol.


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