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RATINGS: 1740   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2004
Cloudy copper with a foamy beige head. Some sweetness and fruit to the nose. Pleasant toffee taste that is very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 22, 2004
Fruity aroma. Fluffy head upon a coper/golden color. Tiny bubbles and little lacing. Shockingly interesting flavor, slightly yeasty/stale bread flavor with a fruity twang and minor bitterness. Interesting and drinkable but not outstanding.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8585) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2012 I really liked this one. Golden orange colour with little head. Hoppy fruity (orange) aroma. The flavour is also orangey and very smooth a typical pale ale taste. Very pleasant and moreish. It appears this is right up some peopleís street but not others. Iím a fan though. Score 3.9
Subsequent ratings scored 3.4 and 3.5. Average becomes 3.6

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
temporrari (381) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 15, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2005 Not bad. Tastes similar to Sam Adams. Some more hop flavor though. Smooth and drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
haddon90 (1429) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 13, 2004
A nice Pale Ale. Clear copper color with a slim off-white head. Nice mild hoppy aroma, with a smooth...not so shockingly hoppy taste. Well balanced, and a nice brew. Had this in the C Concourse at Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Gmku (294) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - FEB 4, 2004
I had this on tap in Chicago and then from the bottle in Iowa City and then on tap in Iowa City. The Iowa City waiter said it was the best beer he'd had in a long time. Poor bastard. I liked it a lot in Chicago and not so much in Iowa City in either form. On tap in Chicago it was creamy and delicious, just hopped so and slightly sweet. The Iowa City experiences were overly bitter and rather flavorless. Haven't been able to touch the stuff since, and it's scared me off their other products.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oli (108) - DENMARK - FEB 3, 2004
I enjoyed this beer.Nice head and decent body and taste.A beer i could drink alot of.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hershiser2 (1208) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 2, 2004
This beer is above average, but nothing overly special. Not much to say about this beer: simple amber/copper color, a bit of a flowery aroma, decent taste (though it might not be if you stayed with it all night). Mouthfeel was not bad, but I've had better. It's a drinkable beer, but might get filling after a few.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
becksgenius (110) - Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2004
can;t say that i have ever tried drinking urine, but if i were to drink it i would imagine it would taste quite a bit like his brew. the warmer this stuff gets, the more it taste like a scoop out of a urinal.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NickS (4) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2004 does not count
one of my favorites, strong taste for its paleness, kinda fruity with a strong hops aftertaste, wish it had a little more head


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