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RATINGS: 1841   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.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thewolf (11337) - 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 (11335) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11165) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2009
Bottle. Creamy good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. herbie and flowery. Moderate bitter flavor. Average heavy biter finish. Creamy palate. Excellent brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11091) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
Bottled, 355ml from Beers of Europe, Norfolk. Orange gold with fizzed white head. This is way too carbonated for me and certainly to match ’pub’ beers, wet cardboard on the aroma and initial flavour. There is a fruity sweetness within the malt, sweet orange notes then a reasonable earthy leafy hop, but the initial flavour put me off I’m sorry to say. Not for me.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (11049) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 25, 2009
slightly cloudy amber, small offwhite head. malty, caramelly and hoppy aroma, a little sourish flowery too. flavor is dry and hoppy, sweet malty, caramelly. ends slightly bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10884) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (10830) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2003
Rasin and peacharoma with some dry hoppiness. Medium bodied, hoppy and very fruity flavor . Blackcurrant, peach, banana and orange. Long blackcurrant and hopbitter aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10722) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2006
Hazy golden amber ale with a thick creamy white head. Light caramel malt with floral hops. In mouth, a crisp maltwith floral piney hops, rather short, but good. Trade with Piscator. Thanks Kris.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madsberg (10595) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2006
Bottled: Amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light beige head.. Sweet and light caramelly aroma. Flavour is sweet and a bit boring. Watery and thin. Has not much to offer in the end.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10496) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 24, 2006
Draught at Flying Saucer in Little Rock. Pours copper with a tall foamy off-white head and spotty lacing. Aroma is floral citrus hop, caramel medium roasted malt (meal) with trace yeast. Medium bitterness and acidic hop flavor, malt body, low sweetness and lasting flavor. Medium bodied and crisp, refreshing palate.


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