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RATINGS: 2044   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by visits to English country pubs, Honker’s Ale combines a fruity hop aroma with a rich malt middle to create a perfectly balanced beer. Immensely drinkable, Honker’s Ale is not only the beer you can trust but one you’ll look forward to time and again.

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3.4
mstockton (238) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - OCT 1, 2006
Amber color with little head. Had on draft in downtown Chicago. Good flavor with some malty bitter flavor. Good beer and a great choice if you’re in Chicago.

3.3
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - SEP 28, 2006
Good drinkable beer. Slightly sweet smooth flavor. Good carbonation. All purpose beer for any occation, gos well with food or on a Sunday afternoon.

3.1
Rooney31 (42) - USA - SEP 25, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2006 Bottle: The sweet malti aromas are salivating though the tasting experience was mediocre. Don’t get me wrong, I like this beer and would buy it again... it is a nice English bitter style, but comparatively to other great beers, this one lacks complexity. The aroma and taste are great but the beer could use some extra body, perhaps another fermentation to take it to the next level. Again, it’s a good beer with the potential to be great with minor adjustments, one that I recommend.

3.3
Lubiere (14240) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2006
Hazy golden amber ale with a thick creamy white head. Light caramel malt with floral hops. In mouth, a crisp maltwith floral piney hops, rather short, but good. Trade with Piscator. Thanks Kris.

3.4
Harsebrau (227) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - SEP 19, 2006
Draft- Thai Place. LIght hop nose. Good amber color and light tan head. Hopy flavor with a slight maltiness to it. Fruit flavors in the middle. Not bad.

3.2
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - SEP 17, 2006
poured a nice amber hue with a white head which had good retention. Sweet malty aroma with some hops. Smooth crisp malty flavor wiht a mildly bitter hop finish.

3.3
StompBrockmore (316) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2006 Rating this from memory after drinking several while in Chicago recently. Thought it a nice and decent APA with an alright amount of hoppiness and fruit flavours. Pretty standard, but when somebody plunks down a bottle of this and a bottle of Old Style on the table....well, the choice should be fairly obvious.

3.7
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2006
Bottle. Tawny brown body with a lasting foamy head. Caramel, low-medium hops, dried apple chips, light nutmeg, some canned corn juice, very good fruit flavors that are kept in check very well.

3.1
bfeldmann (1050) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - SEP 6, 2006
Ho hum not much here. Poured an amber color okay head and okay lacing. Aroma was of light fruits. Flavor was the same with a little malts to there. some malts very very thin to me. just an average beer.

2.9
sheatripper (863) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2006
Bottle. Clear amber with a thin white head, quickly diminishing. Aroma of caramel malts with some hops. Flavor of caramel malt with some ale esters and a slight hop background. Malt and hops are basically balanced, but only because neither really stands out. A bit thin on the palate. Another run of the mill APA which leaves no real impression.


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