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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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In the hop capital of Belgium, Hommel is the word for humulus, the plant genus where hops reside. Our Hommel Bier defies tradition by combining North American malts, Pacific Northwest hops, and a Belgian yeast strain. The result is a beer that combines earthy and spicy tones from the yeast with a slight orange note contributed by the hops. We think it’s buzzworthy.

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3.6
DocLock (10830) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2013
Draft at Capone’s. Pours hazy gold with off-white head. Nose is yeasty pale malt, hopcitrus. Tastes citric, with bready pale malt, yeast, pineapple, and white pepper. Smooth complex finish.

3.5
hopdog (12816) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2013
On tap at Capone’s. Poured a golden color with a small sized head. Fruity, floral, some spices and yeast.

3.7
DiarmaidBHK (5366) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2013
Draft at the Bridge. Pours golden with a half inch of white foam. Slight fruity hop note on the nose. Nice balance of Belgian yeast, floral hops, and a touch of malt on the tongue. Finishes clean. Solid!

3.2
ogiergrove (120) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2013
Clear dark yellow, no head. Light Belgian fruitiness and some peppery notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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kbutler1 (1381) - Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours a murky orange color with a BIG fluffy white head that leaves lace as it descends from the rim of my glass. Hops...wait a minute hops? Yes, hops is the initial aroma of the Belgian Ale! Nice aromatic citrus hops mixed with some fruity Belgian notes. Medium mouthfeel. Smooth, orange with a nice little citrus hop wallop in the back end that lingers. This is a very nice beer!

3.6
TheBeerGod (6241) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - APR 18, 2013
Bottle - 750mL crowned. Hazy amber with a tall, fluffy white head. Aroma is fruity and floral with plentiful hops, citrus notes, flowers, soft yeast and light malt notes. Taste is hoppy, but more floral and earthy, with citrus notes, malty notes, yeast, soft hop resins and toasted bread. Body is medium with a strong, lively carbonation. Ends with more yeast notes, floral hops, soft citrus, earthy hops, light caramel, toasted malt and grains.

3.7
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2013
750 ml. bottle. Pours hazy amber with an offwhite head. Aroma of yeast, citrus, clove. High carbonation. Finishes dry. I liked this one.

2.9
jeremyh70 (1103) - Missouri, USA - APR 12, 2013
A cloudy apricot color with big fizzy head and decent lacing. Smell is light with some citrus and Belgian yeast character and spiciness. Taste is somewhat citrusy with earthy and spicy notes. Has a plastic taste that I don't like but little bitterness. Mouthfeel is soft and light bodied with high carbonation. Was disappointed, may have been old. ---Jeremy H

3.1
kambei70 (1091) - - APR 12, 2013
2013 bomber to a snifter. Pours a hazy golden orange with big fizzy white head. Aroma is earthy with a little citrus. Taste is earthy and a little spicy with an almost plastic taste. A little hops and orange, but very faint. A bitterness comes at the end but is cleaned away by the intense carbonation. Finishes dry and clean. Watery mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
Damico (3147) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2013
Pours amber golden orange with a creamy big white head. Aroma brings cliche Belgian sweeter yeast with hints of orange. Flavor brings oranges and sweet yeast ending with a wonderful American hop influence, bringing a balanced bitterness.


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