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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 its buzzworthy.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (2288) - Linkping, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2013
Overall: Spicy, yeasty, hoppy. A bit unbalanced.
Note: Bottle at Linkping Beer Expo. Reviewed 2013-03-09.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (6892) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2013
On tap for the Perennial event at Bainbridge. Pours cloudy orange with medium to large white head. Nice lacing patterns. Aromas and taste are belgian pale malts, hops, spice, and orange zest. I like prefer american pales but this one was impressive.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (5404) - Connecticut, USA - APR 4, 2013
750ml in a Trappist glass. Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma of spicy yeasts, citrusy hops, and some sweet, caramel and pale malts. Flavor the same with a nice balance of everything. Average texture. A good beer that blends hoppiness with Belgian yeast characteristics well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2926) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - APR 3, 2013
On tap half pint at Gilly's Craft Beer & Wine in Rockville, MD. Clear, medium dark copper-amber with a creamy off-white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of orange, citrus, yeast, bread, spice, caramel and herbal hops. Taste of citrus, floral hops, bitter herbs, yeast, bread, spice, rotting trees and pepper. Medium body and high/medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bleeng (1679) - Seattle still not near Beersel., Washington, USA - MAR 31, 2013
750 bottle. Poured hazy yellow with a nice white head. Nice smooth hoppy nose. Taste is very mild hops and a bit wheat. A nice Belgian style mix of IPA and saison. NIce beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikem409 (2019) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2013
bottle. pours orange with massive frothy creamy head. big grass aroma. taste is very bitter fruity and astringent

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AxlLives (288) - Maryland, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Tap - pours totally cloudy, dark orange gold, small white head, diminishing. Light dough, farmhouse yeast, hops and soapy notes. Taste is austere with old world grain, light dough notes, citrus hops and grain. Medium bodied, dry finish. Ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Nose is very light and floral with a touch of light citrus in the aroma. Moderate bitterness. Bit grainy in the finish. Slight tannins.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftycarl21 (2338) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Draft at Churchkey. Very cloudy peach pour. Nose of beautiful orange and apricot mixing with fantastic bready belgian doughy yeast. Good sweetness but dry finish. I like this a lot.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
EtTuCthulhu (1391) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAR 9, 2013
This beer pours a hazy brownish gold color with a large persistent head, and the aroma is spruce and floral hops. The taste is mildly sweet, slightly bitter, and slightly sour, which isnt that unpleasant; furthermore, the medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, and slightly bitter finish combine quite nicely for a pleasant mouth feel.


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