Hommel Bier | Perennial Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
66.7%
Liked This Beer
3.77 w/ 342 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:
#18,443
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
342
Liked:
228
Avg:
3.77/5
pDev:
9.81%
Alströms:
3.98
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
36
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 342 |  Reviews: 59
Photo of dwagner003
3.67/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbutova
3.89/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Draft at Pizzeria Paradiso

A- Mostly clear deep gold body poured from tap to tulip. A white cap builds to just over a finger with good retention. Medium belt straps spotty lace down the glass.

S- Mostly Belgian yeast off the top with undercurrents of citrus and floral hops. Spices, herbs, light cracked grains, lemon zest and apricot hints.

T- For me the hops open up a little bit more at this stage with orange, flowery, grassy and herbal notes. The focus of the beer is still the Belgian aspects with spicy phenols, pepper, straw, pear and citrus zest. Malts are faint like the nose but some pale cereal feel.

MF- Crisp and light bodied with a frothy, slightly creamy texture. Carbonation on the high side suiting the flavor profile. Light bitterness from yeast and hops.

Pale Belgian yeast profile with obvious but not over the top floral and fruity hops. Seems like Belgian Pales have not and might never catch on with certain crowds but this is a good summer refresher.

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Photo of dabear85
3.46/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.72/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CPAles
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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 Loveyourbeer
3.09/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of teamwiggum
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mothman
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kamilgracki
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IPAchris
3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BalancingBrooms
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tuckersmth
4.08/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 2GOOFY
4.09/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ddedhed
3.37/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 31Sam13
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Linda629
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very light and spring-ish. Refreshing after a nice long bike ride.

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Photo of hoosier222002
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fourstringer
4.02/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a capped 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Gentle hand. No identifiable date.

A: Hazy, light golden-orange body. 2 fingers of rocky, off-white head with excellent retention. Leaves impressive, jutting floes. Nice lacing.

S: Musty yeast. American hops with the floral component dialed up. Flourishes of fruit - apple, pear, lemon, white grape. Pepper. Hay. Earth. Brown & candi sugar.

T: American hops (cascade?) and a yeasty spice open. Tempered with a bready pale malt and some earthy funk. Light alcohol presence. Lingering hops in the aftertaste with citrus and light pine notes.

M: Moderate carbonation with a light to medium body. Smooth and slightly creamy, if not a touch too light on the palate.

O: Think Belgian pale ale meets American pale ale, plus some elements of a saison and whole flower hops. Nice balance with a slight tilt towards the hops. Very drinkable.

Prost!

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Photo of nosavingsaccount
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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 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 ygtbsm94
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hallertau
3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hommel Bier from Perennial Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 66.7% out of 100 with 342 ratings
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