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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2101) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Tasted on 9/21/12 from a capped 750mL bottle brought to me by a friend, big thanks to Ken. Pours hazy but bright orange with a very thick white head that slowly recedes to thick, rocky lace. The nose is earthy malt and spicy Belgian yeast with some nice green hops aroma as well. The flavor is a bit more malt forward with caramelized orange peel coming through nicely, some earthy flavors, and plenty of spicy yeast. It is very dry. The body is light with lively, stinging carbonation, and a long, very dry, spicy yeast, and earthy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emeister84 (1129) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Floral, grassy, fragrant hop aromas, spice, citrus, stonefruit. Hazy orange with a fully lasting white head. Fruity, fresh hop flavors. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3362) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Growler, courtesy of a kind soul... shared in a location remote of my dining room.
Pours a hazy bolonde with a smallish head and some decent lacing on the glass.

The aroma is bright & fruity with some limestone and lots of fruity hops. It’s got a little bit of peppercorn and spiciness to it, but it’s mostly earthy with bright hoppiness.

The flavor is fruity and hop forward. It’s lightly bitter with some lemon rind, apricot and a nice minerallity. It’d put it at about a medium dryness.

Totally enjoyable on all levels.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sregnar35 (977) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - NOV 7, 2014
On tap at the abbey. Amazing stuff, hoppy floral flavors and a creamy feel, great sticky beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OldMrCrow (1958) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Tap at the Watershed. Listed as Perennial Hommel Bier Dry Hopped.

Deep copper-orange pour, delightful hop-forward nose, lovely belgian character driven not by the esters but rather something else about how the yeast interplays with the hops. Delicious, delicious stuff. i could drink this all night. Another huge winner from Perennial.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Serving: Draft at MacDowell Brew Kitchen. It pours a medium amber with a lasting white head. Plenty of lacing left behind too. Light nose with a bit of yeast and citrus. Yeast, light citrus pith, grass, and a slightly spicy finish. Overall very mellow and easy drinking. Well made and worth seeking out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6218) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 15, 2014
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo NY. golden pour, citrus jam, nectarine, bretty dryness, bandaids, stone fruits. nice bitterness. enjoyable

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lothore (556) - California, USA - OCT 15, 2014
A- Pours as light orangey hue with a frothy, creamy, off white head that leaves plenty of lacing on the way down. S- spicy, yeasty, sharp T- Peach, apricot, nectarine, leading into spicy notes, belgian yeast, citrusey hops, lingering bitterness. M- Medium bodied with ample carbonation. D- Very drinkable brew. Not a huge fan of the style but this one is really approachable and impressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (6984) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Tap at Perennial. Slightly hazy orange pour with a spotty white head. Resin and citrus aroma. Yeasty. Light on the palate, yet a little prickly. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5215) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Gold pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is light brown sugar, Belgian yeast, and a touch of resiny hops. Medium light maltiness and brown sugar with a medium/light hop bitter finish., Medium bodied with good carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (2156) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Draft sample at the oktoberfeast in the south street seaport. Belgian hoppy sweet taste with as nice profile. Decent

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