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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

2,952 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,952
Reviews: 1,006
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 47
Gots: 154 | 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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bgreg3

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4.15/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

App-3.0- This beer is amber in appearance with a foam head that dissipates very quickly and doesn't leave any lacing.

Smell-4.5- Amazing smell! Crystal malts produce a caramel sweetness that come together with hops. Simple but very nice.

Taste-4.0 -Sweet malty character mixed with a caramel taste. Mid way through hops make their presence and balance the sweet tastes previously noted. I also note some piney and citrusy flavors floating about near the very end.

MF-4.0- Has a light mouth feel; would make a hell a hell of a session beer. Very mild and easy to enjoy. Swims around the palette smoothly. I usually like my pale ales a bit heavier but this does the trick.

Drink-4.5- Easy to drink with a semi dry semi wet finish.

I like it. + for goose island.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2010 02:55:19 | More by bgreg3
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Honker's Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,952 ratings.