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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Brewed in a traditional style, the Honey Ale is a golden blonde ale with a slight hop flavor and aroma. Highly carbonated with a thick frothy head and creamy texture, featuring a unique blend of 100% pure Wisconsin honey and three types of two row malted barley. Seasoned with four varieties of hops, the Honey Ale is truely one of the most interesting and unique craft beers available today.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - AUG 16, 2002
Pale watery appearance, fast dying head. Indistinct floral/honey aroma, not bad just weak. Flavor more like a pils than anything else Iíd say, with slight honey overtones. Thin, weak body, boring finish, seemingly artificial carbonation. Not good.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
badgerben (4395) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2004
"Hello? Hello taste?! Where are you?!" A borderline clear yellow with a little head. No real hops or malt and barely any honey taste. Not a winner.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nuplastikk (4342) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 19, 2009
Draft at the Tied House. Filtered thin light yellow-tan color. CO2 bubbles, no real head at all. Certainly doesnít come off as a top-notch craft beer. Thin, watery, and dirty. Relatively drinkable in itís own special way. A touch of honey malt sweetness, though pretty insipid overall.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cheap (4015) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Does not look like much, no head, just pale lager without any real visible co2. Smell is simply crisp and clean. Woo, there is a goodly amount of co2 in there on the tongue, fer sure. Taste is a little like slag. A fairly easy to get along with beer, not over the top in sweetness, never cloying. No real bitter attributes make this easy to drink. Finish has no ill effects that I can speak of. Overall just a decent beer that provides a good beer drinken experience. Would not hesitate to buy again, better than any of the cheaper pale lagers I drink.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 31, 2008
Pale yellow with thin white head. Aroma of sweet malts and very light honey. Taste of next to nothing but honey and sweet malted accented water. Thin, weak and bland, but Iím not a big fan of this style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (3816) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 24, 2011
Appearance is pale and golden while the head is oddly similar to a cola in that it dissipates quickly and loudly. The flavor is typical golden ale, easy to drink and does not have complex flavors to it. Not a top ale but still pretty good for the style and a good session ale.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DYCSoccer17 (3309) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 15, 2004
Metallic, grassy aroma. Mild sweet hints. Kind of boring in the nose. Pale straw color thats transparent with a fizzy white head. Flavor is lacking. Very subdued mellow tones. I guess there are some hints of sweetness in the middle. Some light malts, but lacking any sort of hop kick. I prefer the Dundeeís to this.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Headbanger (3300) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2006
12oz bottle-A little cloudy orange with a little white ring for a head. Aroma of malt and honey. Taste of honey, sweetness, and a dry finish. Decent tasting beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Terminus (3231) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - DEC 16, 2002
UPDATED: OCT 2, 2003 this tastes alot like leine's honey weiss, but with more flavor-an excellent beer for a hot day(but its cold up here in the midwest these days)

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DarkElf (3033) - La Jolla, California, USA - SEP 4, 2005
(12 oz bottle: Obtained in trade with hopdog, thanks Steve!) A grainy, very bready and somewhat sweet golden ale with a light bitterness in the finish. Maybe the sweetness is vaguely like honey, but though Iíll admit Iím not Winnie The Poo, it sure doesnít resemble any kind of honey Iím aware of. The nose is also very bready and sweet. Light bodied, but with enough malt that itís not quite what Iíd consider thin and watery. Highly carbonated mouthfeel. Clear, pale straw color is getting darn close to "macro light". Lots of carbonation bubbles rise through the beer. Very small white head barely covers the beer after the pour, and fades away to nothing within minutes. Not horrible tasting, but if this were the best beer available at a bar, Iíd pay for a glass of water.


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