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Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Belgian Ale
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hommel is the local abbreviation of humulus, from the botanical name for the hop plant. Confusingly, it also means bumble bee in Flemish. Poperings Hommelbier is a hoppy, golden-bronze, ale. It is made from a blend of winter, summer and aromatic pale malts.

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3.9
ordybill (1759) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 29, 2017
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. The appearance is a gold color with a small white head. The aroma is a sweet mix of fruit. The taste is fruit driven with some caramel malt.

3.7
SinH4 (4796) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - APR 23, 2017
Bottle at Pochenellekelder. Hazy orange color with huge white head. Aroma is buttery, fresh hopspice, grassy. Taste is buttery, green hops. High carbonation, but soft mouthfeel with a pleasant aftertaste. Nice!

3.3
78samh (287) - Olympia, Washington, USA - APR 15, 2017
Bottle pours light brown with white head. This is sweet and a little bit of pumpkin pie spice. Honey like sweetness with a mild hop after taste. Pretty good beer

4.2
PilsnerCommander38 (14) - - APR 10, 2017
Bouteille 33cl, dégustée à la maison ! D’apparence trouble, la couleur paille tire vers l’ambré ; une belle mousse se forme immédiatement, environ 50mm. La bulle est compacte. Au nez, l’arôme houblonné laisse immédiatement transparaitre les épices et le pamplemousse. En bouche, c’est très agréable. La texture est onctueuse, et on attaque sur les malts, le pain blanc et les levures. La seconde bouche est plus amère, on sent vraiment les houblons, épicés, mais aussi les herbes et le citron. La finale est douce, d’amertume soutenue. Une belle belgian ale équilibrée, se démarquant par son onctuosité. Je la retiens sans hésitation.

3.8
Furseth (2161) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2017
Bootle 0,7L: Hazy yellow colour, nice big head. Aroma is dominated of fruits, citrus and belgian yeastynes. Flavor had a fruity fresh mouthfeeling of fruits , citrus, sweet maltynes, Medium body, medium fruity citric yeasty finish

3.5
SeniorZozo (1862) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 27, 2017
@ Brussels, Belgium Beer trip. Looks golden and very clear with a medium white head. Smell gives sweet fruit with some yeasts. Taste gives you the same yeasts, some spices and also a bit grassy. >>>> Beeroda.hu Tasting Sessions @ Budapest, Hungary >>>>

3.6
rodsquad (243) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2017
Bottle as gift. Pours yellow gold with a slight haze and fluffy white head. Aromas of candy floss, spicy herb and grain. Taste as nose with sweet fruity pineapple. Sharp sparkle and light refreshing Belgian beer.

3.1
BBHansen (939) - Køge, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2017
bottle @ friends/chef. Appearance: slightly hazy golden with good white soapy head and lacing. aroma/taste: barley, light bread, floral and light herbal notes. Palette: medium hoppy aroma, average carbonation, medium body, light to average sweetness, balanced by a medium bitterness, average duration and a watery texture. Overall: refreshing somewhat hoppy belgian summer ale

3.5
LazyPyro (1212) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2017
25cl bottle. Hazy golden brown colour with a small white head, suspended yeast. Aroma is hoppy, floral, fruit, yeast. Taste is hoppy, floral and citrus, yeast, caramel, tangy fruit, spices, finish is bittersweet and quite dry. Very smooth mouthfeel, carbonation is about average just right, alcohol burn is slight.

3.6
emincems (95) - - MAR 7, 2017
bottle. perfect foam. taste is not intriguing. maybe should be more bitter, but highly drinkable for a 7,5 abv,


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