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Honker's Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

3,246 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,246
Reviews: 1,024
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 59
Gots: 259 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Goose Island Honker’s Ale has a thin, creamed-colored head, a clear, copper appearance, some bubble streams, lots of tiny suspended white particles, and some lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma is very fruity (citrus, mostly), bready, and caramel. Taste is of caramel, citrus fruit, bread crust, sweetness, and a slight bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium and slick, and Goose Island Honker’s Ale finishes semi-dry, refreshing, and easy drinking. Overall it is very good.

RJT

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Honker's Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,246 ratings.