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Honker's Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,950 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,950
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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carln26

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3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bright copper color, very clear and topped by a light white head. The aroma is very fruity. Touches of pear, and apple with just the lightest hint of citrus. Mild caramel on the finish. The flavor reflects the aroma. Lots of pear and a hint of green apple. It has the light caramel/toffee character I expect, with a pleasant citrus bitterness on the finish. It has a mild, slightly slick mouth feel, and a nice drinkability. Fullers is still the benchmark for this style, but this does well.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2006 18:05:20 | More by carln26
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Honker's Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,950 ratings.