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RATINGS: 2046   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by visits to English country pubs, Honkers Ale combines a fruity hop aroma with a rich malt middle to create a perfectly balanced beer. Immensely drinkable, Honkers Ale is not only the beer you can trust but one youll look forward to time and again.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mrthirstyneck (341) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2006
not a bad beer good taste nice hops i think lil spice and bitterness overall a fine brew keep up the good woerk in CHI town

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LooseCannon (938) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2006
12oz bottle. Clear amber color with white head. Aroma and taste of malt and hops. Little watery taste.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJC (238) - USA - DEC 7, 2006
Hazy, copper color, with a tiny head and minimal lace. Inviting, clean citrus aroma. Flavor is dominated by mild citrus hops, but there is a definite malt presence, as well. A sublte bitterness in the finish. Kind of dry, with nice carbonation. Quite refreshing.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2011
Poured into a snifter glass. Was on top floor/bar in the 3rd largest building in Chicago so it only seemed right to go for a Goose Island beer. Nothing really special about this one. Reddish color with a malty-esc aroma/flavor. Beer wasnt special but given the circumstance it was a great beer.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DiarmaidBHK (4518) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Drink Goose Island Honkers Ale: Its malty ass shit! Pours dishwater brown from bottle. Not much aroma. Big caramel on the tongue along with a shitload of carbonation. Finishes foamy.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
daje (4245) - NORWAY - JUL 11, 2011
Bottle at home. Dark orange color, white head that would make the beer lokk good if it lasted more than 10 seconds. Still a nice color. aroma is a bit hoppy, good hoppiness, but not mush else. Caramel dominates the taste, joined by abrubt sharp bitterness. Its not bad, though Ill admit I was maybe expecting a bit more from it cause of their nicely balanced ipa. Bitterness is decent though, and I guess thats what they wanted to create since its allegedly "inspired by english county pubs".

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bernatbeer (420) - barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 28, 2011
color cobrizo,maltas tostadas en muy poca cantidad equilibran esta cerveza con toques de fruta y lpulo.bebida en goose island.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (3421) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 26, 2011
On draft. Pour was amber with minimal head. Taste was mild in all aspects with a fruity/floraly hop flavor and light caramel maltiness. Boring session beer that was decent.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Plovmand (8127) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2011
Bottle. Pours hazy deep golden with a medium off white head. The aroma is fruity hops and caramel. The flavour sweet fruity, grain, caramel and malt. Hoppy finish.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KingCecil (2084) - DENMARK - SEP 8, 2011
Bottle, pours clear amber with medium off white head... the aroma is caramel, fruits, flowers....the flavor is sweet, caramel, hops and some grape in the finish... medium body.... nice thick mouthfeel...


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