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Honker's Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,897 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,897
Reviews: 1,005
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 47
Gots: 130 | 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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Honker's Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,897 ratings.