RateBeer
overall
69
97
style
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1770   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2004
Bright, slightly hazed amber color. Sparkling with light sticky almond head. A light hoppy nose with citrus and grapefruit . Just a touch of sweet malt in the aroma trying desperately to get through. Sweet malt behing the scenes. Spritzy with a solid hop bitterness that fades in moderate time. Straightforward and somewhat boring.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jasonp (1555) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2004
Pours a deep dark amber with a small head. Nice toffee aroma. Taste is kind of boring but very nicely balanced with caramel malt, hops with a touch of fruity citrus. Moderately sweet, slightly bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel is full, round and creamy. A decent easy-drinking brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SkyinBrian (430) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 3, 2004
my introduction to craft brewed goodness. had on tap an they clyborn brew pub. white head. good lace. extremely welll balenced. to truely appreciate this american pale ale it should be enjoyed on tap at the source--one of the goose island brew pubs on the north side of chicago.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 2, 2004
On tap in a downtown bar in Maryville, Mo. Nice amber color. Thin white head. Hop aroma and dry flavor that comes from the gracious application of IBU’s. Could use a little more malt body, but this is a very drinkable everyday pale ale. A true delight on tap in a faux college town. Love the tap handle of the goose head.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dansting (222) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - JUN 16, 2004
One of the better beers, although not as good as Sierra Nevada or Boulevard.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mads Langtved (2245) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2004
A nice ale. Not wery bitter but pretty refreshing and a bit more mainstream, it sells a lot, that’s proberly why the brewery says it is the best beer in town, but it is not.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtw (1098) - farmington, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2004
light amber color. lightly hoppy aroma (cascades?) , a little malt in the nose too. nothing overly complex in the body, solid malt backbone with nicely balanced hops. not an overly hoppy APA, but instead it’s a really likeable mild pale ale. i will buy it again.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 12, 2004
Amber Coloring. Hoppy Flavor with some Bitterness. Easy enough to drink. Nothing Special. Had at O.C.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hildigöltur (5103) - København, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2004
Amber coloured. Good balance between hoppy bitterness and malty sweetness. Slightly fruity as well.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2004
A golden brew with a lovely cascadey hop nose with some graininess. The flavour is a bit of a let down after the nose IMO, with plain maltiness, some bitterness and a touch of hop. Fairly dry, plain finish. (Bottle from Booths supermarket, Cheshire)


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 151 152 153  154  155 156 157 » 177


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50