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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 it’s buzzworthy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - MAR 17, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2014 Bottle: Thanks, Jason! Super hazy, goldenrod body with a foamy, white head that fizzles down into a swampy film & chunky collar. Aroma is full force Belgian yeast with a light farmhouse-y funk, hints of lemon & lactic tartness, a touch of grass, & a faint, biscuit undercurrent. Taste is very dry with lots of farmhouse & woody funk, notes of cobweb & cellar floor, mild lemon flesh & stone fruit skins with a sharp, yeast filled finish... A hint of baked bread, leading into a bone-dry, horsey aftertaste. Sharp, carbonated mouth feel... Decent Belgian ale. Fairly light, quite funky, & super dry on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (5502) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Draft pour at unite urban grill Orange cloudy pour. White foamy head. Bitter and hoppy grapefruit and lemon taste. Not IPA in my mind but a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9237) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Pour on tap at Black Bottle, clear orange-yellow pour with white head, aroma brought notes of biscuit, bread, white fruit, hints of earth, slight lemony notes, into a bit of grain. Taste is a mix of white fruit, biscuit, bread, yeast, hints of grain, finishing fairly dry, slightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2875) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Aroma: Belgian Yeast, Floral, Mild Citrus Zest Appearance: Orange/Golden Straw Hue, Passes Most Light, Thin White Head Ring, Some Lacing Taste: Lemon Zest, Mildly Floral, Mildly Spicy, Mild Yeast Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (2614) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Draft at Khyber Pass. Pulled a dark orange with a pillowy white head. Runny lace. Fragrant citrus floral nose. Spicy tangerine marmalade on toasted Challah bread. Dark orange shortbread. Red grapefruit pips. Sweet plummy honey with a dry spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Draft at railroad. Pours somewhat clear orange with a medium sized white head. The aroma has some lemon zest, orange, peach, peppery spice, a bit yeasty. The taste is dry, lemon, peppery, a bit dry on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 6, 2013
750ml bottle, shared by beerpig317. Totally hazy orange yellow color. Thin off-white head. Thicker ropes of lace. Some burnt sugars in the nose. Light metallic, caramel malts, light citrus hop. Smooth, lighter kind of soft carbonation. Good herbal character to it. Light bitter, moderate sweet. Medium-plus body. Smooth, soft, lighter carbonation. Lightly dry finish. Solid belgian ale. Smooth and easy drinking. Liked it more and more as I went.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (4919) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Tap at dodge city. Pours clear golden amber with creamy white head. Aroma is belgian yeast, candy sugar, bready and cookie malts, light fruit, and floral notes. Flavor is dry malt base with floral hop bitterness, light grapefruit, and light toast; dry finish with some lingering bitterness. Medium body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (4471) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Draft. Pours clear copper gold with a thin white head. Tastes sweet, fruity, slightly sour. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like apples, peaches, cherry, wheat and malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Nice belgian style IPA. Good fresh hop flavors but i wish it had some more alcohol and bit a little harder.

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