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RATINGS: 1767   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Firefly54 (228) - - DEC 16, 2011
Aroma is a good balance of amber malt, english hops and a touch of caramel. A little nutty too. Pours amber colour with fair lacing head. Taste is well balanced too, clearly an english style bitter. Getting some slight roasted malt, quite a short aftertaste, slight biscuit note. Pretty enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mixinnixon2000 (227) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2008
On Tap at a White Sox Game. Excellently refreshing considering I thought I was going to settle for regular cheap beer at not a cheap price. actually this beer was free thanks to the gentleman in front of me who said he worked for goose Island and bought my girlfriend and I beers. nice combination of fruits

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Harsebrau (227) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - SEP 19, 2006
Draft- Thai Place. LIght hop nose. Good amber color and light tan head. Hopy flavor with a slight maltiness to it. Fruit flavors in the middle. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
1guywith_aboat (227) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Copper amber color and beige head. Aroma up front is crystal malt and some grassy/ fruity hops. Flavor is more malt forward with some delicate hops lending a hand to balance. Very good beer.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dezzilu (226) - Whitmore Lake, Michigan, USA - DEC 30, 2008
To me this is a perfect rendition of a traditional English pub ale. Low carbination, smooth and easy to drink in vast quantities. As a single pint standalone beer it probably doesnít the legs to be remarkable, but definitely a beer that can be enjoyed under most any circumstances. Cheers.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
justabeergeek (225) - Albany, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Hazy-to-clear amber pour with a fleeting head, on-tap. There is a little bit of malt and caramel in the nose, but not too much. There is a decent balance of malt and hops, a fair balance of sweet and bitter. There are some citrus notes that are too far away in the background. Iíd try it again, but Iím not going out of my way to.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstockton (225) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - OCT 1, 2006
Amber color with little head. Had on draft in downtown Chicago. Good flavor with some malty bitter flavor. Good beer and a great choice if youíre in Chicago.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
labattblueleaf (225) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 25, 2002
I didnít particularly care for this at all. The flavor is very bitter and ímaltyí. For a pale ale, Iíll go look to many other brands before I drink this again.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thunderhops (224) - Vermont, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Pours clear copper with small white head and some lace. Aroma is light sweet hops, citrus. Taste follows suit with aroma with malt. lively, very drinkable somewhat sweet slightly bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The Friar99 (222) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 4, 2001


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