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RATINGS: 1818   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thefederalist (294) - Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA - MAY 6, 2007
Draught @ Flying Saucer Little Rock 5-2-07. Clear golden copper. Faint sour aroma, some hops. Flavor is slightly sour, with a nice nutty finish. Not as fruity as some English PAís but a good beer nonetheless.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldRaspy (292) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 20, 2006
Thanks to Kyle for sharing this treat. Poured a cloudy orange with a withe head. Smell the hops in this one. Finish was bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fech (291) - Parsippany, New Jersey, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Copper hue, lacey medium head. Citrus hops with malty notes make it bitter but bearable. Found on tap at The Hornets Nest in Browns Mills, NJ.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Poured from the bottle into a glass. A nice ale very easy to drink. Had as part of a variety pack and this was the 2nd best one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tedovertu (283) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2008
On Tap, Decent beer. Excellent flavor for an English pale ale. I will add more to the decription once I get a hold of an actual bottle of the stuff.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sperine (283) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle. May be the worst Goose Island beer I've had. Nice appearance, so it was at least pretty to look at as it was poured down the drain.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Creedence (282) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Bottle at Porterhouse Cork. Pours a nice clear amber gold with a nice half-inch white head and great lacing. Lovely looking beer. Aroma is refreshingly complex, with lots of orange, straw and grass being balanced with roasted malt and dry-hop bitterness. Medium sweetness with a light hoppy bitterness and a slight sour citrus hint. Medium dry finish with a nice lively carbonation and lingering bitterness. Really tasty and complex bitter, will definitely try again especially in the summertime.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fidemaster (282) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 7, 2013 Medium brown color, small head. Roasted, nutty malts, floral hops with very little hop bitterness. Nice balance. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is crisp and clean. Aftertaste is malty, with a bit of bitterness. The malts shine through on this beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JLAudio (282) - Crestwood, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2007
Not a huge fan of this beer. It is somewhat malty, somewhat hoppy, somewhat not good for some reason. Its blend is ok, the complexity lacks, and the flavors are muddled. I didnít find this refreshing but didnít find it terrible either. There are much better from goose island

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
aenima (280) - Askim, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2013
English yeast character in the aroma. Some light caramel flavour and some american hops. Bitter finish.


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