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


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RATINGS: 1108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lbianchi66 (111) - FRANCE - JUN 16, 2015
Robe dorée, légèrement opaque. Saveurs de houblon, herbales et agrumes. Notes de fruits jaunes et d’épices. Longue en bouche. Une bonne bière.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mortlach (1297) - Rome, ITALY - JUN 9, 2015
On tap @Buskers Pub (Rome). Pours cloudy golden with a decent white foam. Aroma is malty, fruity, light spiced, bubblegum. Flavour is swet, rough and unbalanced, alcol traces. Medium body, medium carbonation. How boring...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zymurgeist2 (1285) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle to pint glass. Spice, orange, lemon and cracker notes. A pils malt aspect to it. Hazy golden orange full white head that contains brown splotches. Taste us grainy with spice from hops and yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1262) - USA - MAY 23, 2015
Drunk from 25cl bottle bought from Malting Pot in Brussels. Hoppy, spiced blonde ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonnyConga (120) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2015
Tiny 250ml bottle. Looks great, crisp and clean hop bitterness. A little Belgian spice but not much. A slightly spicey and strong (although you can't taste it) tasty pale ale - perhaps even a pilsnerish beer. I want more than the 250ml. Could sink a lot of these on a hot summers day... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1647) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Pours two fingers of head on a hazy darker straw body. The aroma is just rip apples and pears, then dry grains and lemon. Nice. The taste is spicy at first, then a dull bitter note and finishes grainy. The texture is crisp with a nice fizz. A nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kauge (699) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle. Hazy golden colour. White head. Nose: fruity Belgian yeast, band-aid, strong. Tastes sweet, low bitterness. Body lighter side of medium. So much band-aid overall. Should perhaps try another bottle of this - possibly had a bad sample.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
huineman (417) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 7, 2015
Hazy pale golden, white head. Bread, bakery, iron aromas. Soft, quite oily. Very short finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (3618) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
25cl bottle at De Verloren Hoek, Gent. Pours clear golden with a nice and lasting, white head. Herbal hoppy and slightly grassy and somewhat fruity aroma with pale malt and Belgian yeast. Moderate sweet with earthy and herbal flavours and a quite pleasant bitterness. Tasty brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (3969) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 24, 2015
Tap@Fermentoren, Copenhagen - amber coloured pour with white head. Medium sweet fruity and malty aroma and taste, earthy yeasty, grassy and floral, some nice spices. Very nice.

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