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RATINGS: 1973   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by visits to English country pubs, Honkerís Ale combines a fruity hop aroma with a rich malt middle to create a perfectly balanced beer. Immensely drinkable, Honkerís Ale is not only the beer you can trust but one youíll look forward to time and again.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
milewide (2009) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2006
Good pale ale, but too little hop taste compared to their IPA. Part of variety pack.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mrthirstyneck (341) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2006
not a bad beer good taste nice hops i think lil spice and bitterness overall a fine brew keep up the good woerk in CHI town

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LooseCannon (938) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2006
12oz bottle. Clear amber color with white head. Aroma and taste of malt and hops. Little watery taste.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJC (238) - USA - DEC 7, 2006
Hazy, copper color, with a tiny head and minimal lace. Inviting, clean citrus aroma. Flavor is dominated by mild citrus hops, but there is a definite malt presence, as well. A sublte bitterness in the finish. Kind of dry, with nice carbonation. Quite refreshing.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2011
Poured into a snifter glass. Was on top floor/bar in the 3rd largest building in Chicago so it only seemed right to go for a Goose Island beer. Nothing really special about this one. Reddish color with a malty-esc aroma/flavor. Beer wasnít special but given the circumstance it was a great beer.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DiarmaidBHK (4151) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Drink Goose Island Honkers Ale: Itís malty ass shit! Pours dishwater brown from bottle. Not much aroma. Big caramel on the tongue along with a shitload of carbonation. Finishes foamy.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
daje (3782) - NORWAY - JUL 11, 2011
Bottle at home. Dark orange color, white head that would make the beer lokk good if it lasted more than 10 seconds. Still a nice color. aroma is a bit hoppy, good hoppiness, but not mush else. Caramel dominates the taste, joined by abrubt sharp bitterness. Itís not bad, though Iíll admit I was maybe expecting a bit more from it cause of their nicely balanced ipa. Bitterness is decent though, and I guess thatís what they wanted to create since itís allegedly "inspired by english county pubs".

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bernatbeer (420) - barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 28, 2011
color cobrizo,maltas tostadas en muy poca cantidad equilibran esta cerveza con toques de fruta y lķpulo.bebida en goose island.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (3269) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 26, 2011
On draft. Pour was amber with minimal head. Taste was mild in all aspects with a fruity/floraly hop flavor and light caramel maltiness. Boring session beer that was decent.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Plovmand (7753) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2011
Bottle. Pours hazy deep golden with a medium off white head. The aroma is fruity hops and caramel. The flavour sweet fruity, grain, caramel and malt. Hoppy finish.


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