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RATINGS: 1775   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.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14702) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2007
UPDATED: APR 12, 2010 Bottle at home ... amber ... very bright hop little spice ... right after the flying dog pale ale this one isnt hitting the mark ... agin its too fizzy ... lots of hop fruit up frount but a bit rough. the balance just isnt right....

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14095) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 24, 2009
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich hops and flowers with some caramel and some fruits.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (14040) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2008
Bottle@Thewolf,tasting. Pours clear copper/amber with a small white head. Aroma has bread/caramel & hops. Mouthfeel is soft & ok. Hardly no bitterness & rather boring!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13856) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2006
Bottle from Utobeer. Copper red colour with beige head and yeasty hop aroma. Quite good minerally malt, some caramel. Hoppy grapefruit/tangerine finish. They’ve more or less done what they wanted, an English bitter (bit of boiled sweet) with green US hops

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13693) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 24, 2009
UPDATED: APR 26, 2011 Bottle, 12oz. A slightly hazy, golden body with an orange tint. Finger-thick, diminishing, off-white head. Fruity, slightly citrusy, bready nose in the English way. Quite sweet flavor with bread crusts and citrus. A bit low on bitterness. Medium body, and a pleasant level of carbonation. Bready, citrusy finish with some bitterness. A pleasant beer, well suited for a drinking session. Rating: 6-3-6-3-13-3.1. 090412

Bottle. It pours a clear, at least almost clear, pale amber body and a small off-white head. Some lacings occur. The aroma has pale malts and canned tropical fruits, rather sugar-ish. The flavor confirms that impression, it’s rather sugary sweet, with lots of peaches and a nice backbone of bready malts. Medium body, smooth. Some metallic notes in the else quite balanced finish. Overall, a beer probably more suited for autumnal drinking than for the hot spring days we have here right now. 110426

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (13664) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2008
Bottle, 4.3%. Clear amber colour, small stable white head. Very caramelly aroma. Teaish, almost to the point of Swedish snuff. Caramelly flavour, also a bit teaish. Quite flavourful for ABV.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13553) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2009
Bottle at home. Cloudy brown - Small white head. Medium malty, light sweetness, toasted, resin, light spicy, peppery, cookies, medium hoppy, light bitterness, light flowery. Pleasant. Thin finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12816) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 29, 2006
Bottled. Deep honey golden, small white head. Bready malty aroma. Bready, hoppy, lingering aftertaste. Very standard APA - balanced and drinkable one anyhow.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12723) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 25, 2000
Good quaffer with fruity/hoppy notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (12291) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 18, 2011
Draft at O’Hare. Hazy orange color. Aroma of citrus/orange peel. Taste is floral citrus. Not bad.


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