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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 284   ABV: 9.48%
Beer and human life have a lot in common. For centuries, no one knew quite how either really worked. Beer fermentations were believed to begin when a “magic stick” was dipped into a fresh batch of wort. Without microscopes, no one knew that a tiny, sugar-eating fungus turned all that sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide. Biologists faced similar mysteries about human life. One widely-accepted belief was that teeny, tiny people, called homunculi, would grow into full size babies inside of a woman (that’s where the label comes from!).
Homunculus is a strong, golden Belgian ale with a pronounced hop character. We’re not talking bitterness, but hop flavor and aroma. The Belgian-style yeast strain contributes significant fruity esters that mix with the hop profile to create a taste that’s more than the sum of its parts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuedmaster (345) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 2, 2015
22 oz. bomber from Holiday Wine Cellar. Pours slightly cloudy, rich, dark gold with a nice frothy white head that leaves thick lacing. Aromas of white peach, honey, hearty grain, banana, clove, ginger. Has a dry, crisp quality to the flavor, with spicy and grain accents. Well balanced flavor, very fruity and spicy, a fine example of the style. Full bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation, and well balanced finish. Would repeat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (12081) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle. Pours murky dark yellow with a small, creamy white head. Aroma has sweet malts, doughy, citrus, grapefruit, peach. Medium carbonation, fine dry and fairly bitter mouthfeel. Flavour has good malty sweetness, light maize character, some oranges, light peach. Good, lingering bitterness. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (5995) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle from Mikkeller webshop. Fruity and malty smell. Fruity and sweet taste with some caramel. Very nice. I love the mix of the sweet malts and the hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (3538) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2015
Aroma of bready malt, citrus, yeast, fruity esters, earthy notes, hint of spice, hoppy notes. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet with a moderate bitter finish. Slightly boozy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (3507) - FINLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours unclear orange in color with a whitish head. Some floral notes, bit of banana and fruity garden pear in aroma. Yeasty spicyness as well. Very fruity taste with some apricots perhaps, bit of grassy notes and citrus appears later on. Dry, slightly vinous and spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
LuisVida (72) - - JAN 20, 2015
Color dorado con espuma abundante y cremosa, muy belga. Es una cerveza fuerte, cálida, falta de armonía por un amargor que no acaba de encajar, pero con un gran aroma, muy personal. Hierbas de perfume, naranja, melón y miel, con una puntita metálica.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogivlado (7215) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottled 650ml. -from Svijet Piva Zagreb. Hazy orange/golden coloured, medium sized off-white head, fruity sticky nose. Sweet malty, quite fruity and sharp alcoholic with notes of plums, wood and light spices. Big yeasty sediment without really yeast presence. Mild spicy finish. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (2015) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle (65 cl) shared. apperance: hazy orange with a medium, frothy white head with a decent retention, leaving not that much lacing. Aroma: Bready malt, some bubble gum and pear, orange and yeast, dried fruit. Taste:moderate sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, riped fruit,(oranges) dried fruits (arprictos), some bread and light yeast and alcohol only there in the back. Medium -full body, soft carbbonation., oily texture. And American Belgian strong Ale. Quite interesting and better as most Belgians I had in this style in the last months. However it seems to be a bit more orange instead of lemon based incase of fruityness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
Bouteille de 22 oz achetée chez Madden Beverage Center (Saco, ME). Arôme: Odeur de levure avec une pointe fruitée. Apparence: La couleur est orange voilée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de levure et de caramel fruité avec une pointe d’épices. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une textuer légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence d’agrumes en arrière goût. (Rating #6027)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Torrefacto (1428) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 11, 2014
Color cobrizo, espuma blanca. Aromas afrutados, melocotón, plátano, naranja y miel. Cuerpo medio, textura melosa, inicio dulce de miel y fruta con final lupulado y seco.

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