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Hommel Bier - Perennial Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

223 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 10
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dry Hopped Belgian Pale Ale.

(Beer added by: DCon on 10-06-2011)
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -20.8%

11-03-2013 01:30:32 | More by Syracuse12
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-29-2013 05:17:45 | More by gillagorilla
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tpaetow

Missouri

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-25-2013 15:01:38 | More by tpaetow
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.84/5  rDev +1.3%

Poured a cloudy gold body that has large head and lace patches due to carbonation. Aroma is mostly citric hoppiness and a touch of funk and yeast; not much of a malty aroma although bread/yeast come through. I found the beer to be slightly chewey and bready, smooth, even a little boozy, sweet malts and possible sweet fruits in there but mostly the beer is dry and very hoppy (citric/orange is prevelant). It is a good beer but I found the hoppiness slightly overpowering the rest of the beer and not a perfect balance.

10-21-2013 15:33:32 | More by clayrock81
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

10-20-2013 14:29:51 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-20-2013 14:20:29 | More by metter98
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-20-2013 14:12:28 | More by dbrauneis
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DC_Brah

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-16-2013 20:23:42 | More by DC_Brah
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GennyCreamAle

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

10-05-2013 23:56:18 | More by GennyCreamAle
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-29-2013 18:49:28 | More by HattedClassic
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-29-2013 02:58:32 | More by MarkyMOD
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-28-2013 03:50:10 | More by sgttibbs
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bmur112

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-27-2013 17:27:17 | More by bmur112
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-26-2013 21:25:13 | More by Mattyb79
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mhaugo

California

3.39/5  rDev -10.6%

750ml bottle decanted into an oversized snifter. 5.9% ABV.
Appearance: Soft, soapy head over a brilliant copper body. Beautiful (4.25/5).
Aroma: The first impression is one of Pacific Northwestern hops. The second is the spice and earth and fresh vegetation that one would expect from a pushy Belgian hop strain. There’s a touch of kumquat and apple cider on the backend. Very inviting (4/5).
Taste: Very little stands out. A little citrus, a little apple, and a little caramel. The American hops wind up in the aftertaste, and then gently fade to black. It’s light and refreshing, but not mind-blowing (3/5).
Mouthfeel: Light body, medium/high carbonation (3.75/5).
Overall: In Brew Your Own magazine, Jamil Zainasheff suggests that when you are designing a Belgian Pale Ale you should not “use citrusy or catty American-type hops, as they seem to clash with, rather than, accentuate, the phenols and ester from fermentation.” I think that’s a little bit of what’s going on here. I definitely don’t hate it, and I recognize it’s not trying to be the truest example of the style, but there is a touch of “clash” that I couldn’t put my finger on until I read Zainasheff’s comments. Ultimately this beer is kind of like me… pretty to look at, but built to be slightly disagreeable (3.25/5).

09-24-2013 04:32:53 | More by mhaugo
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LambicKing

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-21-2013 20:09:25 | More by LambicKing
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CityofBals

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

09-12-2013 19:13:23 | More by CityofBals
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.83/5  rDev +1.1%

Bottle from Dad. No bottle date but worried I let this sit around for too long. Oh well. Pours a light copper/dark gold color with big fast creamy frothy head. Lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom. Aroma of earthy yeast and hop, orange, pine, dirt, hay. Flavor is earthy yeast, straw, and maybe some stale hops. Probably let this sit a little long but not bad. Yeasty farmhouse funk. Easy drinking and plenty of carbonation.

09-12-2013 02:20:12 | More by BMMillsy
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crobinso

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-31-2013 22:25:22 | More by crobinso
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thefluker

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

08-31-2013 13:22:49 | More by thefluker
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FreshZ

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-27-2013 16:12:26 | More by FreshZ
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BrewSTL

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-27-2013 01:58:59 | More by BrewSTL
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freduardo

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-26-2013 17:50:25 | More by freduardo
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Kaveman

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-26-2013 02:23:42 | More by Kaveman
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-24-2013 17:01:16 | More by MarvinSnyder
Hommel Bier from Perennial Artisan Ales
85 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.