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RATINGS: 1886   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (16477) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 11, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2007 2007-09-29, draught at the brewpub, Clybourn location, 6-3-7-4-14=34
Hazy light amber color. Light malt aroma, light hop. The mouthfeel is a bit dry, with some toffee flavor and a quite good hopping. Pleasant.

2006-01-27, bottle, 6-3-6-3-12=30
Hazy amber color. Aroma of beans, malt, hop. Some malt aroma, breakfast cereals and bra; something’s wrong. Quite strong bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (16434) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15568) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (15319) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14997) - 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 (14811) - 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!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (14488) - 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 (14480) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (14386) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2012
Bottle at Monks Wallingatan, Stockholm. Amber/copper beer with a quite nice offwhite head. Malty aroma, hoppy floral, caramel, fruity, citrus, some hay and cream. Creamy flavor, hay, floral, fruity, pine, lemongrass, some caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (14270) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2011
Hazy orange with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, karamel and moderate hoppy - peach and grapefruit. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 110611


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