RATINGS: 276   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 284   ABV: 9.48%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beer and human life have a lot in common. For centuries, no one knew quite how either really worked. Beer fermentations were believed to begin when a “magic stick” was dipped into a fresh batch of wort. Without microscopes, no one knew that a tiny, sugar-eating fungus turned all that sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide. Biologists faced similar mysteries about human life. One widely-accepted belief was that teeny, tiny people, called homunculi, would grow into full size babies inside of a woman (that’s where the label comes from!).
Homunculus is a strong, golden Belgian ale with a pronounced hop character. We’re not talking bitterness, but hop flavor and aroma. The Belgian-style yeast strain contributes significant fruity esters that mix with the hop profile to create a taste that’s more than the sum of its parts.

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3.4
fonefan (49369) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ [ Fastelavn Smagning - Carnival Tasting, Ulfborg ].

[ As Smuttynose Homunculus ].
Unclear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to light heavy hoppy - yeasty, orange - citrus, riped fruit, dried fruit. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate to light heavy bitter with a long duration, riped fruit, dried fruit, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140301]

3.3
yespr (45464) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and grapefruity. Sweet and toasted malty. Bitter, light herbal and vague soapy. Light spiced and herbal into the finish.

3.5
Ungstrup (37632) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2015
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt, fruits, yeast, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, over ripe fruits, yeast, and caramel, leading to a dry finish.

3.6
joergen (28148) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle. Hazy amber colored with a medium sized white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and hops with notes of pine needles.. Fruity flavor of caramel, hops, peaches and pine needles. Hoppy finish.

3.4
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2015
[email protected] Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, wooden and mildly toffeeish notes as well. Flavour is fruity, floral, wooden and some mild toffeeish and caramelly notes to it. Also alcohol shows a bit in the flavour.

3.3
omhper (25138) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2012
Bottled at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear golden, rich head. Fruity nose with marzipan and hay. Medium bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Sweet and mellow. Fairly low bitterness. Juicy and spicy.

0.8
Travlr (24875) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 11, 2011
This isn’t beer, it’s medicine. Aroma was like airplane glue and flavor was pure chemicals, nothing else.

3
cgarvieuk (24515) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2015
bottle at home ... hazy amber ... thin white lacing ... soft herbal ... odd fruit hop nose ... musty ... soft fruit .. herbal fruit ... soft toffee ... odd fruit

3.5
Rasmus40 (20712) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, yeasty and a little vanilla. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 010314

3.2
Theydon_Bois (19513) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle at Fastelavn Smagning 2014 @ J&C’s beer palace, Jutland Saturday Session 1 - 01/03/14. Hazed orange with moderate off white spotting. Nose is bitter fruits, caramel, spice, tangerine. Taste comprises orange peel, caramel, spice, sweet notes. Medium + bodiment, fine carbonation. Ok, nothing to get excited about.


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