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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7895) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle. Clear golden hued body with a lasting white head with good lace. Aromas are floral, light citrus, medium esters, and spicy hops/phenols. A touch of isoamyl acetate. Flavors are extremely bitter, a touch vegital, light citrus, not a huge amount of hop flavor, just mostly bitterness, medium esters. Very lively carbonation. Dry.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lupulucid (189) - - JUN 20, 2013
The aroma is light and slightly floral with a hint of grain. Initial flavor is very unique with a grain character and accompanied by a chalky mouthfeel. This fades to a more typical Belgian expression with yeast balance by lively hops. Malt notes linger, adding depth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcane7 (1669) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Draft at Alla Spina. Pours a cloudy golden orange with one finger of bubbly white head and thick rings of lace. Nose of grass, pale malts, citrus and yeast spice. Medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (5217) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Hazy orange pour with a frothy, well-sustained head - nose of spicy and citric American hops, lightly musty yeast, earthy malt, tangy citrus - smells more like an American IPA than a Belgian ale, but still nice - full, frothy carbonation in the mouth - flavor is medium dry, with crackery malts, crisp hop bitterness - a bit of earthiness, metallic notes, dusty/basement yeast late, followed by lingering, lightly sweet orange zest and a light herbal note - it’s a good beer, but not for the price - nice to try a Perennial brew, though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5205) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 6, 2013
bottle shared by mathieuc, thanks! pours cloudy pale yellow with a very nice whtie head, good retention and strong lacing. fresh graininess, lemons, citrus, spices, yeast - light funky bretts too, pepper, vegetal and earthy hops, dry bittering herbs. bright to average carbonation, light body - some texture,nice and unbland herbal-grassy-citrusy finish. very nice offering!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (1837) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 2, 2013
Bottle from a trade with AlexFields, thank you sir! Pours a clear golden with a fair white head. Aroma is hoppy and quite a typical belgian (fruity, spices). Taste is medium sweet with a nice and soft bitterness. It isn’t described as a Belgian IPA because it isn’t but it’s a really nice and hoppy belgian ale!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3576) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle (750 ml). Shared by mathieuc, thanks! Clear orange/golden with a huge white head and decent lacing. Aroma is of floral notes, hops, light sweetness, malt, Belgian yeast and light fruits. Taste is slightly to moderately sweet with floral notes, malt, light fruity notes and light bitterness. Medium body. Slightly dry. Good hoppy Belgian Ale. Refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (6508) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2013
not hand you idiot .. . pours a deep gold .. . good head, lacing is frothy .. . light sweetness, yeast, mild bitterness, and horse chewed hay .. . mild mouth .. . clean simple finish .. . . i can count to potato!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (8624) - Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Special batch Dry Hopped with Simcoe and Mosaic. Should be a different entry.I didn’t expect as dramatic effect ont he dry-hopping, they really wnet for it. Definite tropical and fruit aroma. The beer’s flavor is standard. A pleasant and hoppy belgian ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8327) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2013
Draft at Capone’s. Pours hazy gold with off-white head. Nose is yeasty pale malt, hopcitrus. Tastes citric, with bready pale malt, yeast, pineapple, and white pepper. Smooth complex finish.


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