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RATINGS: 1866   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.


Cakes' rating

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cakes (387) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2012
12 oz bottle. Wow, this was a pleasant surprise. Copper hue, lacey medium head. Citrus hops with malty notes make it bitter but quite bearable.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrJamesMcEwan (141) - SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2015
* Bottle. Pours gold, clear, with a tan head. * Aroma fruity hops & bready, caramel malts. * Palate is medium body, medium carbonation, very fine bubbles. * Taste is caramel, nut, bread & slight spice. * Finish is malty, bittersweet, moist. * Overall refreshing, caramel, nut, bread.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZacM612 (300) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Deep amber color with a medium white lacing head. Malty aroma, not a lot of hops. Smooth, not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
robinvboyer (3491) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2015
Listed everywhere i see it as an apa, but this classification of bitter is more appropriate, maybe even english pale ale. Clear gold pour, with a small white head. Aroma is slightly pungent, subtle uk hops, pale malts, decent cereals, mouthfeel and carb are spot on, the finish is lightly bitter with some floral uk hops, and a solid malt bill. Nothing spectacular, but well executed and a good session ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (3096) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods in Richmond upon Thames, pours amber-brown with a thin head and a fruity, lightly earthy hop nose. Lightly nutty with toffeeish malt and an earthy bitterness, with a bit less gas this would be a quite decent "premium bottled ale".

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ametras (735) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 20, 2015
On tap at Heart & Crown - Byward Market. Clear copper with a frothy off-white head. Flavors are toasted cereals, citrus and caramel with fruity notes. Light body, soft carbonation, slick texture.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillMase (10) - Colchester, Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Aroma is lacklustre, not much to it really. Looks fantastic a very deep dark honey colour. Taste is what you would expect from a bitter, itís bitter but very drinkable. On the palate itís interesting, rather fizzy on the tongue but almost sticky on the way down. Overall: ok, nothing spectacular.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KoRoBeNiKi (84) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Draft at a local Pizza place. Aroma of fruit with light caramel and hops. Light amber color with a slight white head. Hoppy flavor with with spice and caramel to give it backbone. Easily drinkable with a hoppy finish. I liked this more than most other bitters. Itís not as boring thanks to the spice kick.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnsense (982) - - JUN 13, 2015
Amber pour, large head. Aroma is bready, caramel, earthy hops. Caramel and bread up front, bitter hopping in the background, malty finish. Medium body. Easy drinking.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (886) - SCOTLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle from asda a copper brown beer aroma is carmel and malt nutty carmel flavour light bitter finish

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
gueuze (608) - - JUN 10, 2015
Farbe amber-klar. Geruch malzig. Im Geschmack gut ausgewogen, leicht metallisch. Zum Ende bitter. Nichts besonderes.


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