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

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RATINGS: 1079   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nigos (631) - Ipswich, Suffolk, - JUN 3, 2007
Golden orangey clouded hue with a large foamy head. Orange , yeast and malt on the the nose. This follows through to the flavour. Has a bitter sweet finish. A decent beer


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wanne (18) - - MAR 1, 2015
Colour is golden with a little bit of orange. Nice floral aroma. Taste is a bit sweet (honey?) that evolves into a nice bitterness (floral, perhaps a bit of orange too). Very nice, refreshing beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
newestcaligirl (1) - - FEB 12, 2015 does not count
Great bier. Would completely drink again!not a bad aftertaste, the smell was clean and nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joe19612 (1985) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange colour with a thin white head, malty aroma with some hops, taste is bitter and hoppy with a dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kleurplaatje (73) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2015
Pours hazy orange with a lasting, stable, bubbly white head. Sourish aroma, slightly hoppy with some spices and nice fruity tones. Something acidic as well, but in general not that disturbing. Taste is mildly bitter with a nice sweetness in the middle and with a dryish end. Bready tones, some yeast, spicy, clear grassy hoppy tones, some citrus and some forest fruits as well. Nice fresh taste, refreshing bitter, truly wonderful. Silky mouthfeel, full bodied with a lively, yet not disturbing carbonation. In general, the Hommelbier is quite a tasty gem. A nice well-balanced hoppy ale with a beautiful, lingering taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
R2k2 (373) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (303) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (607) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrew_drinks (196) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockey9930 (134) - - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moolesen (271) - 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


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