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RATINGS: 1896   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Inspired by visits to English country pubs, Honker’s Ale combines a fruity hop aroma with a rich malt middle to create a perfectly balanced beer. Immensely drinkable, Honker’s Ale is not only the beer you can trust but one you’ll look forward to time and again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demitriustown (1144) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - OCT 13, 2006
12 oz bottle: Aroma is medium hopped with a yeasty scent to it, Appearence is a clear copper color with a medium sized white head that lasts for quite a while. Nice spicey taste with a hop backing, nice bitterness to the taste, and some twang which I can not distingusish. Palate is somewhat watery, bitter, and quite carbonated. Overall, It’s a decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
topherh (1916) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - OCT 11, 2006
Bottle poured an amber/copper color with a white head. Floral hops dominate the aroma. Taste is also of floral hops and a little malt. This beer is very simple, straight-forward ale and a good one at that. Easily accessible in Missouri.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allfreej (554) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 9, 2006
On tap at the Goose Island kiosk at Chicago O’Hare Airport. Poured cloudy, coppery brown with a tan, lacy head. Nose is malt and yeast with a slight floral note. The nose is malty with a nice hoppy finish. Nicely balanced. Cost an arm and a leg at the airport, though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigcat03 (228) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - OCT 8, 2006
Draught from The Pub poured into shaker - Pours amber with a tint of red with a 1 finger white head; Sweet malt, hops, a little spice to the nose; Floral and pine hops, some malt on the initial taste; Not bitter at all; A clean, hoppy, piney backtaste; A very refresing beerthat I enjoyed. The carbonation was a bit heavy to start with, but I think that may have been the lines at the bar. It did die down eventually. Good stuff!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (9826) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2006
Pours a nice white head, light orange. Medium and soft moutheel. lagerish ale. Tad of lace left.Smarty hopped, acidic bite and overcarbonated.Bit of yeast and malt and hops in the aroma, bit of C hop.. Drying aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
milewide (1784) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2006
Good pale ale, but too little hop taste compared to their IPA. Part of variety pack.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
can8ianben (1415) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2006
A wonderfully fresh and hoppy brew. Very drinkable, just perfectly simple. I like it a lot. It isn’t overly impressive, but it just works.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 1, 2006
12oz bottle. Hazy, deep bronze hue. Nice thick ring of bone white head. Spotty large bubbled head. Nutty graham cracker nose. Medium bodied. Great light malt character. Nutty and sweet. Dry finish with bitter hop flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstockton (225) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - OCT 1, 2006
Amber color with little head. Had on draft in downtown Chicago. Good flavor with some malty bitter flavor. Good beer and a great choice if you’re in Chicago.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - SEP 28, 2006
Good drinkable beer. Slightly sweet smooth flavor. Good carbonation. All purpose beer for any occation, gos well with food or on a Sunday afternoon.

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