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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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (14150) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle courtesy of noodleuser, thanks! Murky orange, thick white head. Aroma of orange and vanilla cream with some tropical fruit. Taste is bitter and fruity straw. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (11818) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2012
Golden beer with a small but lasting white head. Hoppy yeasty aroma, spicy, hay, pepper, some fruits, citrus, floral notes, some banana. Hoppy spicy flavor, pepper, hay, clove, quite bitter, perfume, floral, herbal, peppery. I like the attitude in this beer, lots of hops but still remaining a belgo style beer. Long bitter finish with pepper, yeast, fruit and some hay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11814) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11788) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 9, 2011
Capped 750 from Wine & Cheese in Clayton, MO. Pours hazy dark orange gold with a creamy white head. Aroma is hop with an earthy undertone. Quite promising. Med plus body. Flavor is a little citrus sour, followed by some really earthy hops and yeast/spice notes. Though I guess the earthy is also from the yeast based on the description. If the hops aren’t earthy tho, I’m not sure what they are. Pretty good bitter! Each quaff is a pleasure to both the nose and the mouth. This is pretty good ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11349) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 1, 2011
Draft sample. Poured hazy golden color with a large frothy off-white head that was lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy sweet malt, yeast, earthy hop aroma. Medium to full body with a slick dry texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations where exceeded with a standout change of pace brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10603) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2014
A lightly hazed golden ale with a thin lacing white head. In aroma, sweet caramel malt with smooth floral hops, nice. In mouth, a light caramel malt with light grassy floral hops, faint citrus, light bodied, OK. On tap at Corner Foodery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10438) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 4, 2011
750 ml bottle poured a hazy golden amber with a lasting ivory head and good lacing. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, spicy hops, citrus and light grassiness. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, spicy hops and light citrus with a crisp dry moderatly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10345) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours hazy orange with a large, frothy white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is fresh, earthy and spicy hops, light toast malt, Pils and cracker malt with Belgian yeast spices. Flavor is crisp malt, moderate hops and bitterness, spicy Belgian yeast notes and a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (9816) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle... Hazy golden ale with a mid-sized, fragile, white head. Good retention. The nose is a spicy, fruity blend of clove and banana with a rumor of tangerine. Medium-bodied with jazzy carbonation. The flavor is plenty bitter, offering spicy hops and pale malts. Finishes moderately bitter and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9694) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Clear apple juice colored pour. White head. Awesome aroma. Honey,hops, light apple and yeast. Flavor is hoppy but not bitter. Light malts, prickly carbonation. Damn nice brew.

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