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

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RATINGS: 1156   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.


nigos' rating

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
Gaelic (129) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2016
Famous Belgian Ale. White head, ice spicy taste combined with fresh tropical elements. Soft and hoppy taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbaaron (1926) - Arizona, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Draft. Medium orange. Lasting frothy off white head. Medium body. Refreshing. Moderate spiciness. A little herbal. Earthy. Mild to moderate bitterness. Some citrus. Banana. Decent. A tad harsh.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LeWorm (44) - FRANCE - MAY 10, 2016
On tap @ la tireuse Toulouse. Belle mousse aérée persistante. Nez houblons citron herbes. Herbes en bouche aussi. Sucre et carbo intéressante. Palais long et amer

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (2017) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 9, 2016
250 ml bottle from Tanakaya. Clean fruity ester nose. Floral and herbal notes as well. Sweet on the palate, with some honey and grain. Average carbonation and medium body. FInish is dry with a little peppery hop character. Simple, but well-done little Belgian ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Serapac (314) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle, Belgium Pier Brasserie, Bankenberge. Clear golden, tiny white head. Aroma Belgian yeast, grass. Taste mainly sweet, following nose. Finish more balanced with some hop appearing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
geologyguy (1233) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2016
Medium bold smell that is diverse and hard to place...appearance has lots of floaters which is interesting...front end is a little sweet but then morphs into drier yeast taste...light bitterness...some diversity but not a lot

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (2535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2016
Flaska från Saveur Biere. Smak och doft av humle, belgisk jäst, gröna äpplen, gröna bananer, grönpeppar, honung, citrus, bröd, jord, honung, gräs och örter med toner av koriander. Lagom sötma, rund och len, många smaker i fin kombination, torr, viss funkighet och god beska.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (1401) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 6, 2016
Aroma is citrus, clove, straw and yeast. Taste is light sweet malts with a fairly well balanced hop profile that has light earthiness and funk about it. Smooth for the abv. Appearance is a hazy gold with a medium bubbly and frothy head that retains quite well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (3761) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2016
750ml bottle. Bier Huis, Ossett. Hazy orange. Thin, lasting, white head. Nose has sweet, lightly spicy malts. Hops come over spicy, too. Big on the Belgian yeast. Taste is upfront sweet. Gets a little spicy. More sweetness on the finish. Ok. A bit one dimensional.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2487) - California, USA - APR 2, 2016
Hazy orange, moderate head, good lace/retention. Aroma is lightly hoppy with Belgian yeast. Lightly sugary - medium bodied, quite drinkable.


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