Honker's Ale | Goose Island Beer Co.

BA SCORE
84
good
3,897 Ratings
Honker's AleHonker's Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
gooseisland.com

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Golden sunset color, fruity hop aroma, biscuity malt flavor, soft body.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,897
Reviews:
1,120
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
11.8%
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
738
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,897 |  Reviews: 1,120
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of Eman17
3.15/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of tmm313
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- Clear amber color with a soapy, quickly dissipating, 1/2 finger head. Not much lacing.

S- Caramel, cracker, bread, a touch of orange, ripe apple, and something that reminds me of fresh hop funk. It seems like there may be some cinnamon in there, too.

T- Mirrors the nose pretty closely, but at times has a nice sour quality that comes through. Big bready, slightly charred aftertaste. Some peppery notes show up as well.

M- Medium light body. Not overly drying.

O- This one was pretty good. Mostly malt driven, but the hop characteristics added nice character. On the lighter side of the spectrum in all categories, but very easy drinking and sessionable.

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Photo of cnoechel
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of alostplot
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of wrightst
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of insearchofhops
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of AnthonyD12
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of JDeming
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of AC2
4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Ristaccia
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of bcrebel86
4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of HanniGunz
4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of Desimoaj
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of PolishJake
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of jeffaroo95
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of joshcarls
2/5  rDev -46.4%

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Sheepdog2169
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of _morandi_
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of NCleland19
2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

Honker's Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
3.73 out of 5 based on 3,897 ratings.
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