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RATINGS: 1852   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
leaparsons (8726) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2002
Mmmm, light and soapy with a metallic edge. Not a good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AustinMilbarge (681) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 14, 2002
Fairly fast diminishing creamy head. A fairly hoppy aroma with a malty undertone. A copper, amber color. Very smooth drinking. Like the aroma the flavor is hoppy underscored by malt. A little bit of a smokey undertone as well.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10009) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2002
The aroma is slightly malty. Notes of toffee and caramel. This crystal clear, deep amber beer has a small, white head. Mostly diminishing with excellent lacing. The flavor is perfectly balanced with bursts of caramel and butterscotch. Medium-length, dry finish with fresh cut fescue at the far end.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
zborgerd (187) - Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2002
Good malt and hops cobination leaves this sweet, spicy and toasted. Well balanced for an American pale, in which the style tends to be over-hopped. Light citrus and yeast taste. Not exceptional, but a good brew.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fly (1427) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - DEC 12, 2002
I need to try again for sure. Had what seemed like an old one at the airpotr in Chicago. people need to be moer proud of the local brew, especially when the other chioce is millebucoors. This might not be great, but is a good, well brewed beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rauchbier (3652) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2002
Bottle conditioned? Amber bronze, good lasting head and moderate condition with very little yeast apparent in the bottle. Bready aromas with hints of caramel and some assertive American hops. Plenty of hop flavour but with a slight soapiness, and a soft finish with a delicate hop bitterness tickling the tongue. I walked into one of my local stores expecting a shelf full of already rated beers and was surprised to find this along with the IPA. Can we have some more American beers in the UK please.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Crit (3515) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2002
Don’t think mine travelled well.Hazy amber brown,lasting head. Sour hop nose.Bitter flavor with long finish. Lacking in malt?no balance

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
relwin (20) - Cardiff, California, USA - DEC 5, 2002
Good pale ale, although other brews offered (which I forget already) were more adventuresome. Easy brewpub to find even if you’re not local.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
iguanatom (24) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - DEC 3, 2002
Not a bad beer, but they make a few better ones at their brewery. It has a better nose than taste, but it’s nose is pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JMerritt (1871) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2002
Very nice session beer. Somewhat of a fruity aroma and flavor makes it pleasant to drink, and the decent hoppiness reminds you that it is indeed beer. Excellent for a family gathering.


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