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Honker's Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Honker's AleHonker's Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

3,064 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,064
Reviews: 1,015
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 52
Gots: 196 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Golden sunset color, fruity hop aroma, biscuity malt flavor, soft body.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-08-2001)
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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DPCJR

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

09-02-2014 21:57:34 | More by DPCJR
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Nevada

2.56/5  rDev -30.2%

09-02-2014 05:26:51 | More by numbers
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Faroveryonder

Missouri

3.76/5  rDev +2.5%

09-01-2014 22:43:45 | More by Faroveryonder
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LutherBrau

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-01-2014 15:48:18 | More by LutherBrau
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snarkout

Maryland

3.84/5  rDev +4.6%

09-01-2014 03:25:36 | More by snarkout
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nicksanch81

Texas

3.9/5  rDev +6.3%

08-31-2014 23:48:43 | More by nicksanch81
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Schwegler

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-31-2014 04:43:06 | More by Schwegler
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-30-2014 23:05:55 | More by hopley
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-30-2014 00:49:34 | More by freshwater_drum
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Jon_Hendricks

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

Appearance: Deep golden color.

Overall: It comes up just short of great. This beer has a great flavor but doesn't offer up enough flavor. With that said, this is a very solid beer that will satisfy your craving. Very tasty. The price is also very good!

08-29-2014 16:04:53 | More by Jon_Hendricks
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-28-2014 23:06:06 | More by j0hnc2468
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Alabama

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-28-2014 01:47:58 | More by KMitch
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JuddandMorgan

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Wisconsin

08-28-2014 01:45:00 | More by JuddandMorgan
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malfunxion

New York

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-27-2014 15:24:35 | More by malfunxion
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Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-27-2014 00:53:11 | More by kotzbauerm
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California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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United Kingdom (England)

1/5  rDev -72.8%

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AtrumAnimus

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

This one pours a semi-cloudy gold with orange tint that has a slightly off white head that is thick, long lived and leaves moderate lacing down the glass.

The nose is weak but has a sweet malt bed that has a mild tinge of hops. Not much else there.

The taste is adequate, with a more fruity malt flavor and subtle hops that have earthy tones.

The mouthfeel is a bit watery for this style.

Overall it is drinkable, but not great. Drinkable but not memorable.

08-25-2014 20:57:11 | More by AtrumAnimus
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3.76/5  rDev +2.5%

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Honker's Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,064 ratings.