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Honker's Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,942 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,942
Reviews: 1,006
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 47
Gots: 149 | 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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A- Clear amber color with a soapy, quickly dissipating, 1/2 finger head. Not much lacing.

S- Caramel, cracker, bread, a touch of orange, ripe apple, and something that reminds me of fresh hop funk. It seems like there may be some cinnamon in there, too.

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O- This one was pretty good. Mostly malt driven, but the hop characteristics added nice character. On the lighter side of the spectrum in all categories, but very easy drinking and sessionable.

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Honker's Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,942 ratings.