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Poperings Hommel Bier - Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

649 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 649
Reviews: 383
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 36
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-12-2001)
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basica

Singapore

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Hazy dark yellow pour into a La Guillotine snifter with a two-finger thick white head (4)

S - Citrus hops, Belgian yeasts and some fruity notes were detected on the nose (4)

T - Upfront sweetness with some flavors of Belgian yeasts; the middle was fruity with suggestions of peach and maybe apricots. Mild flavors of hops and a slight bitterness on the finish (4)

M - Between light to medium bodied thickness with slightly high carbonation and a foamy smooth texture (4)

D - Very refreshing and easy drinking; fairly good flavors and feel but not much flavors from the hops were detected (4.5)

As a Belgian IPA and supposedly a pinnacle example of the style, I am a little disappointed in what this has to offer. The hops were too mild for me to pick up much hop flavors. On the whole this felt like an average tripel crossed very lightly with an IPA which is not well hopped. It is still a good beer nonetheless but I'm not so sure if it really lives up well to its style.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2011 12:00:14 | More by basica
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Poperings Hommel Bier from Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 649 ratings.