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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
In the hop capital of Belgium, Hommel is the word for humulus, the plant genus where hops reside. Our Hommel Bier defies tradition by combining North American malts, Pacific Northwest hops, and a Belgian yeast strain. The result is a beer that combines earthy and spicy tones from the yeast with a slight orange note contributed by the hops. We think itís buzzworthy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bobbyberbiglia (188) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JAN 27, 2013
8oz Draft A - Pours a hazy golden a nice frothy white head. Good lacing. S - Yeasty banana, spice, some earthy notes as while. T - Spice, sweet malt & bitter hops. M - Medium bodied with a smooth texture. Good carbonation. A crisp/dry finish. Could drink quantity of quality. O - A Solid Belgium Style Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (5180) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 25, 2013
On tap. Comes dark orange with a nice white head. Aroma of malt, yeast, citrus, and spice. Taste is malt, lemons, oranges, spices, grass, and yeast. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (2348) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JAN 24, 2013
January 24, 2013 on tap at brewery. Clear orange pour with some head and lacing. Aroma and taste of spice, belgian yeast and earthy/floral hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemike (2860) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JAN 24, 2013
On tap Very nice saison/Belgian style that balances the yeast really well. A faint banana yeasty aroma topped with a well balanced yeasty body. But not too yeasty, and that sets this bee apart from other American variations. Very nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (5507) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Location: 750 ml bottle from Whole Foods-Bowery, 1/3/13

Aroma: The nose is clean and hoppy, with some grass, Saison yeast, lemon, and earth
Appearance: It pours a hazed golden-orange color with a huge froth of lacy, off-white head
Flavor: It has light sweetness, lots of grass, spice, and earth, and a light-medium bitter hoppiness
Palate: The body is medium, it has a lively carbonation, feels a touch slick, and has a bit of dryness
Overall Impression: This was the first beer Iíve tried from Perennial, and I actually quite liked what they did here. Itís almost like an Pale Ale-Saison mixture, but not exactly. It has a Belgian feel for sure. I donít know how to classify this, so Belgian Ale seems perfect. Itís a little overly carbonated, which hurts the drinkability a bit, but overall, itís really quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1899) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Floral aroma. Nice bitterness. Kind of like an ipa with Belgian yeast. Thin head. Lasting bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (13057) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 17, 2012
750mL bottle, sent from tstockstrom (thanks Chuck), pours a hazy golden / copper with a substantial white foamy head. Aroma is full of doughy notes, with loads of Belgian yeast, with a little spicy and some orangey fruits. Flavour reveals earthy notes, Belgian yeast and dough above all, with a very slight hint of orangey fruitiness. Quite earthy and doughy, with a hint of spice on the finish. Not as good as Iíd hoped for - the nose is much more inviting than the flavour profile. Still, decent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (5682) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 10, 2012
750ml split at DC tasting. Thick, bright tan, steady long lasting foamy white head. Really true to style, this has a great authentic mouthfeel. Nice delicate straw, noble, hop. Smooth, easy medium, light body. Wow. World class.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12943) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 24, 2012
75cl bottle, thanks noodleuser. Large off-white head, hazy amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, earthy, bread, some grassy. Taste is medium sweet, earthy/grassy, some bread, lemon. Light-medium body, some acidity, somehwat watery, fairly drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (6969) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle shared by Noodleuser. Thanks! Poured a cloudy, orange-yellow color with a medium sized white head. Aroma was notes of herbs, some yeast and spices in there. Flavor had notes of spice, sweetness, touch of yeast.

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