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

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RATINGS: 1150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (643) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 25, 2015
F: a little off white, huge, stable. C: golden, bronze, hazy opaque. A: malty, hoppy very nice, hint of citrusy, yeast, orange peels, coriander, green pepper. T: from beer fest in Poperinge, malt, different kind of hoppy bitterness on the palate, orange peels, honey, yeasty, green pepper, coriander, medium body, more than average carbonation, creamy mouthfeel, A one beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyhallmanti (177) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2015
25cl bottle at café De brasserie in Emmen. Pours a hazy golden/orange colour wirg a nive big white head. Aroma?s of honey, fruits. Taste has a nice balanced bitterness and sweetness withe notes of honey, fruits flowers, yeast and grass. Texture is sticky with medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (727) - MOns, BELGIUM - OCT 18, 2015
Robe blonde, reflets ambrés, mousse peu persistante. Nez assez complexe, houblon, malt, levure, fruit, agrumes. Bouche très fraîche et fruitée, avec un bel équilibrée et une finale houblonnée. Tout ce que l’on attend d’une belgian Ale. nous raffraîchir.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shigadeyo (3555) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Toffee malt, dried fruit, a hint of oxidation, floral; orange-brown color, suspended sediment; floral, citrusy, really interesting grain flavors, grassy/hay, just a bit of oxidation that works nicely with all the other flavors; medium body, smooth; very interesting, complex, quite good, I like this a lot and it has aged quite nicely. 750 ml bottle, best before 07.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maarten1993 (780) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2015
Drank 07-10-2015 during the Splijtstof borrel @ Cafe Daen. Honey is dominant in this beer. Not very special apart from that.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vladivostok (394) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2015
Draught in Ypres. Mid-blonde with the typical malt alcohol aroma of stronger ales. Not the most extreme example of its genre but rather more drinkable and a little more bitter than most. Good.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
juffage (171) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2015
Bottle from work. Trendy new craft breweries come and go, but this will usually kick most of their asses. So well rounded. Lively, soapy, floral. Excellent lasting carbonation. Honey, dough, mild. Muy bueno!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (1355) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 15, 2015
Butelka, na szybko: jasne, z przyzwoita piana, aromaty glownie drozdzy belgijskich, miod, przyprawowosc, cos a la nutka saison’owa, nieco owocowosci a la brzoskwinie. W smaku slodkawy, nieco przyprawowy i ziolowy, goryczka wyczuwalna, lakowa. Niezby pelne, srednio wysycone, dosc lekkie, Dobre.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (2030) - Granollers, SPAIN - AUG 28, 2015
Cervesa amb aroma i gust bastant terrós, molt protagonisme del llevat amb un lleuger amargor final. Cerveza con aroma y sabor bastante terroso, mucho protagonismo de la levadura con un ligero amargor final.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (5332) - Reval, ESTONIA - AUG 14, 2015
250ml bottle. Clear amber color. Medium size, thick white head, stays. Looks fizzy. Belgian yeast, malty, faint fruity aroma. Perfume, Belgian yeast, cucumber, sweet, malty taste. Sweet malts and Belgian yeast in aftertaste. Quite high carbonation. Classic Belgian.


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