Hommel Bier | Perennial Artisan Ales

Hommel BierHommel Bier
BA SCORE
3.77/5
343 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales
Missouri, United States
perennialbeer.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dry Hopped Belgian Pale Ale.

Added by DCon on 10-06-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,806
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
343
pDev:
9.81%
Bros Score:
3.98
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
36
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 343 |  Reviews: 59
Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of brittanylicious
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LoveStout
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Nolen12
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of 22Blue
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of DooshBagalow
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of wtkphoto
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of FreshZ
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery. Served in a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy with a big white head. Pale orange body.

Smell - Grassy hops and a little grainy. Doughy and Belgian sweetness.

Taste - Much grassier. Some citrus, but otherwise grassy and herbal. Drops off quickly though. A little bitter after a grainy malt flavor.

Mouthfeel - Light and crisp. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Very drinkable and tasty. I'm impressed.

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Photo of gruss004
3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sholland119
3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poperings Hommel Bier was one of my go to beers during our spring trip to Belgium so I could not pass up the chance to pick this up in Chicago.

A-Pours a hazy apricot with a rocky white head and huge stickiness. Fine carbonation leads to great head retention.

S-Earthy, nutty notes with a solid malt base. Not much hop presence.

T-A bit tangy and yeasty with some good bitter citrus hop notes. Grassy and earthy. As in the nose there's an earthy nut character that is rather unusual.

M-Medium bodied, nice dryness.

O-Pretty solid beer, if a bit odd.

HV

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Up from Jacksonville FL and stopped in at the brewery.

A: 1.5 thick white head on a golden body.

S: pungent hops and malts. Hint of Belgian yeast and musty/tart citrus.

T: on its own the beer is very good but in comparison to others I have had in the style, this one is underwhelming and less complex. Nice Belgian character but not much for supporting notes.

M: medium body and moderate to high carbonation.

Overall: drinkable but simple and not very memorable.

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Photo of Moose90
3.59/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served On-Tap

A — Pours a fairly vibrant and hazy orange hue into the glass, a billowy white head forms and settles to a nice little layer of suds on-top, lacing left behind is solid and consistent.

S — Smell is incredible and unexpected, with huge tropical notes of pineapple, guava, and melon, orange marmalade as well.

T — Unfortunately the aromas don't exactly carry though, I just get mild notes of fruit on top of a yeasty and bitter Belgian Pale base, lightly tangy, though mostly dominated by yeast.

M — Medium bodied, an acrid lingering finish as well.

O — Good overall, smell is really nice, but it doesn't translate to the flavor as well as I would have liked.

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Photo of jroberts8811
3.59/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of psweendogg
3.64/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tone
3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, amber color. One inch head of a white color. Great retention and a great lacing. Smells of earthy malt, citrus hops, slight sweet malt, and a hint of pale malt. Fits the style of a Belgian Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong earthy malt, slight sweet malt, and a hint of citrus hops. Overall, great appearance, and decent aroma and body.

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Photo of farrago
3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

You get a rich, frothy head of two fingers, somewhat airy so it starts dimpling right off and retention is average to average plus, off-white in color, randomly assigns big splotches of lacing to the glass, not consistent around the sides. The liquid is a coppery orange, more red tint than yellow, loads of effervescence, a cloud of hyperactive tiny bubbles churning inside. The nose has a decided leafy, earthy quality to it, metallic and with notes of cracked black pepper and sourdough bread crusts, there is a softer side featuring banana, flowers and peach pits, not getting much citrus, earthiness builds and gets close to asphalt or tar at times. Medium-bodied and firm, the carbonation is lower than would be expected based on visual inspection and it is dry and slowly paced from mouth entry through finish. Produces that metal, mineral to earth side in spades, the herbaceousness is not green and biting, more like fallen leaves, twigs and bark. Increase in sour oranges, decrease in flowers and pepper. The banana, bubblegum persists, low level of apricot, apple, peach fruit. Baking soda, bread crusts and toasted dough, not sweetly yeasty. The dryness impedes length of flavors, accentuates its bitterness. Refreshing in its own way, not really a personally favored style.

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Photo of cjgiant
3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Minimal review, on tap:
Lightly hazy golden, nicely sustaining head.
Nose quite interesting bread and pine, lightly grassy floral (meadow).
Taste is a bit bland in comparison. Lighly fruity (pear), perhaps a hint of Belgian yeast esters, some noble hop bitterness.
Feel on the light side, buoyed but some carbonation. Given that, body relatively fuller.

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Photo of chrishiker1409
3.67/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eman17
3.67/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutSnob40
3.67/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hommel Bier from Perennial Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 343 ratings
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