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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11562) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 13, 2005
(12oz bottle, best by 6/1/05) Large off-white head atop a clear dark amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, floral, pine, caramel, light lemon. Taste is medium sweet, floral, orange, caramel, tea. Watery light-medium body, light acidity -- a very drinkable session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11341) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (11248) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Medium, lightly roasted, malt aroma. Copper color with a reluctant beige head. Medium bodied with mild, near creamy carbonation. Starts with light, fruity sweetness. Quickly followed by a very decent amount of hop. Flavor tends to go a bit watery, but it recovers. Finish has hints of sweet fruit, some peppery spice notes, and a good amount of bitter. Finishes dry. Seems more APA than EPA, but it’s very enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11234) - DENMARK - AUG 29, 2009
355 ml bottle. Light brown body with off-white head. Flavour is malt, caramel ans hops.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11202) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2008
>Golden with a small white head. Aroma has citrus, apricot, and pilsner malt. Thin and grainy, sweetish flavour.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thewolf (11191) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2008
Bottle @ thewolfs pre-festival tasting, Kolding.
[thank you, Chris_o]
Pours clear copper with a fine, creamy film head. Aroma is softly hoppy, but not much else. Okay mouthfeel. Flavour is also softly hoppy, okay sweet malty, but only low bitterness. Very dull.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11105) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 23, 2008
12oz bottle-pours a rich off white head and hazy gold color. Aroma is husky medium malt-some caramel, secondary earthy hops (English). Taste is husky medium malt-some caramel/some sweetness, secondary earthy hops (English). 3.3

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (11085) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Copper colored pour with a tall off-white head. Nose is bread, toffee, toast, and herbal hops. Floral and grassy notes, some hints of caramel, and very subtle citrus peel. Tastes mostly of toasted bread with some caramel and toffee notes, too. Decent sweetness with only a mild herbal and pine hop bitterness. Light grass and floral hops, maybe a bit of citrus, too.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 11/07/1997
Mode: Firkin
Source: Brewfest, Real Ale Festival

dark amber, pleasant floral hop aroma, sweet malt flavor, nice hop flavor, (styrian goldings single hop varietal)
-------- /> Date: 09/07/2002
Mode: bottle
Score: iii

amber, thin white head, sweet malt with pleasant fresh hop aroma, dry malt flavor, nice low bitterness leading to a bitter finish
-------- /> Date: 04/29/2005
Words: Charlie’s Ale House
Words: Munster

boaring, but in context it was after the the 3F dark lord release

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Score: **4
-------- /> The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.


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