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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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hman43 (487) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Decent aroma. It has a lighter bronze color with a good head that lasts after pouring. It has a decent taste, but nothing spectacular. This particular bottle looks likes it from Chicago, but says it is brewed and bottles in Baldwinsville, NY.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (8351) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 18, 2015
My Bottom Line:
Soft caramel and leafy bitterness coincide in the middle of fruity angles in this balanced Ordinary Bitter-like brew.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam tops the clear amber.
-Carbonation is low, making the caramel flavors stand out even more.
-Flavor intensity is easygoing, as is to be expected from this type of beer.
-This might be quite authentic when naturally carbonated and on a handpump.

On tap at the Clybourn location.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Obfuscate (222) - Minneapolis, - APR 18, 2015
Some nice citrus hops and biscuity notes. An easy drinking change of pace and very session able

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markwrushing (1) - Clinton, Mississippi, USA - APR 17, 2015 does not count
Poured from bottle into pint glass. Nice color. Malty and biscuit notes in the smell that carry over to the taste as well. Enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mstrcrwly (536) - New York, USA - APR 17, 2015
Bottle poured into a tumbler..amber color with a fluffy off-white head..aroma of caramel,toffee,bitters..bitter,dry taste..decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mikeyaponte (33) - Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA - APR 16, 2015
A nice break from the over hopped, trendy IPAs that everyone is into nowadays. Good to have as honest Ale again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmacleod75 (112) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 15, 2015
On tap. Medium brown color, small thin head. Nut aroma with a bit of bread. Slightly sweet, with a lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dhatton (127) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - APR 12, 2015
Copper body with tan head. Malty aroma with hints of biscuit. Fruity, nutty, malty taste. Relatively crisp and clean finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (670) - Xiamen, CHINA - APR 11, 2015
Bottle at BePLUS, Xiamen. Pours clear golden brown with a white head. Metallic fruity aroma. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mathieuc (1815) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 9, 2015
On tap at Les Maltcommodes. Nose is of caramel and cereals, lightly fruity. Taste is of fruits, caramel and light husk. Lightly bitter. Light tart wheat. Body is light to medium and carbonation moderately high. Good, authentic enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2015
355ml bottle at Bar Soba. Pours hazy orange amber, thin white head. Aromas of orange citrus, fruit. Taste is light orange bitter, light caramel. Medium body, thin texture, bitter finish.

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