Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Belgian Ale
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1085   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Hommel is the local abbreviation of humulus, from the botanical name for the hop plant. Confusingly, it also means bumble bee in Flemish. Poperings Hommelbier is a hoppy, golden-bronze, ale. It is made from a blend of winter, summer and aromatic pale malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
R2k2 (384) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2015
Een troebel, doch iets oranjekleurig bier waarin de gistdeeltjes nog in rondzweven. Een lekker vol, iets zoetig aroma, maar met de goede hint van hop. Een iets zoete smaak, maar wel verfrissend. Een lekkere bittere nasmaak blijft achter. A cloudy, yet somewhat orangecolored beer where the yeast is still present. It has a nice, full, somewhat sweet aroma, but with the touch of hop. It has a sweet, yet fresh taste. A nice, slightly bitter aftertaste remains.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (371) - New York, USA - JAN 31, 2015
On tap at a the Monk, Queens. Pours hazy golden orange. Aroma is orange, some lemon, distinct Belgian yeast. Flavor is hops, lemon, Belgian spice. Medium carbonation. Dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (671) - LATVIA - JAN 24, 2015
Pale yellow hazy with rich bit creamy white head. Honey sweet on the tongue beginning, followed by short sourness and finishing by remaining mild bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrew_drinks (220) - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - JAN 23, 2015
75cl bottle from MOMH. Pours clear gold, generous white head. Aged cheddar, cut grass, blossom honey aroma. Spritzy. Sweet malt, honey, light caramel, some noble hop bitterness, finishes dry and slightly astringent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockey9930 (137) - - JAN 18, 2015
Cloudy golden orange with 2 finger head. Aroma of cloves, citrus, honey. Flavor of honey and wheat with light grapefruit bitterness in the finish. Also has a unique flavor that I can’t place. Lively carbonation and lasting foam.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moolesen (280) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle 25cl. Golden with a white head. Buxus aroma and some hops. Taste the malt which is nice in balance with the hops. Quite high carbonized. Medium length

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MMR (423) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2015
Nice Belgian Ale with a rather refreshing aroma of hops and citrus. I expected a lower amount of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (923) - - JAN 14, 2015
Pours a hazy golden color. Aroma and taste are citrus, yeasty, and some malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westmeister (1953) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Bottle says best by June 2014. Pours amber with heavy dark floating sediment. Smell is dark fruit, honey, some oxidation. Taste is oxidized a bit with some lite cardboard, spicy yeast, floral and fruity, lite pepper. A bit old and mistreated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vadie (908) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
Jaune brumeux avec un petit col blanc. L’arôme du malt, levure belge et un peu d’houblon. Le goût est d’abord un peu du malt légèrement sucré et du levure belge puis une finition assez amer (pour une belge) d’houblon floral.

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