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RATINGS: 1886   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 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jgb9348 (5122) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2003
Great colour, and a fantastic smell. The flavour was great at first, but quickly faded away. Not a bad beer, but not my favourite APA. A great beer to have real quickly between Terminals 1 & 2 at Chicago O'Hare (ORD).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammys (428) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 8, 2003
Do I rate by flavor or by style? I suppose by flavor, with comments on the style. This had a rich British Isles taste, I suppose coming from the malts and hops, with a bit of a peaty character thrown in there. I happen to like this flavor profile, but APA it most definitely is not.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
howie (549) - DeForest, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 3, 2003
Inviting dark amber color, diminishing head. Dry spicy aromas and flavors, English malt character. Finish is less dry, with a little caramel sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2003
Nice pour: spicy invitedness in aroma, a little short on the head, beautiful amber color; taste is appropriately malty with carmel undertones. reason for re rate becomes peppery with warming.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SilkTork (5414) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2003
Thin body with a good dusting of hops. Nice malt tang. A pleasant, drinkable beer, but nothing special. Nice bottle, but a bit small.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WabashMan (1020) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - FEB 10, 2003
Good, but not great. This seems to be Goose Island's standard bearer, though there are stronger beers from that brewery, especially some seasonal ones.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
redlem (1306) - Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2003
Not to bad on tap. A little to much malt for an APA but I can live with it. This is not as good as Great Lakes Burning River.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PrinceofNessus (236) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 16, 2003
Nice, reminds me of a hefewiezen. Nice color, a full but light palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Indra (2711) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - JAN 16, 2003
Sampled on draught. Malty, lightly fruity aroma with a hint of caramel. Light to medium amber color, slightly hazy, with a small but creamy head. Flavor is uncomplicated, with a bit of lightly fruity, caramel malt and a gentle hop bitterness. Finish is mostly hoppy and smooth. Light to medium body. Palate is a bit on the thin side. A definite session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubslang (438) - Kentwood, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2003
copper color with small head, floral hop and malt aroma, well balanced, and a bit thin, but still a good session type beer

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