Poperings Hommel Bier | Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.

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800 Ratings
Poperings Hommel BierPoperings Hommel Bier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.
Belgium
brouwerijvaneecke.be

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hommel beer brewed with Hallertau and East Kent Goldings hops from Belgium’s hop growing region

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
800
Reviews:
408
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
11.44%
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
79
For Trade:
1
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

At BJs Flanders beer tasting in Roseville.

A - Poured a light mahogany with a 2 fingered off-whte head. Dissipated immediately and left little lacing.

S - Roses, caramel, and light citrus.

T - Rose, breadiness, caramel, dark sugars, and light citrus.

M - Full-bodied and malt dominated. Not as hoppy for a Belgian IPA.

D - Good overall, but expected more hoppiness.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I really enjoyed this one! I imagine it's one you have to have fresh.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice Belgian in every sense. The nice balance of hops and grain combined with the definite presence of the belgian yeast creates what is the prototype for this style. Huge bready aroma and bubbly palette, it finishes rather nicely with dry bite. I would recommend this one to anyone who is just starting to get into Belgians.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle from Walnut Liquorette, on to the beer:

Deep cloudy blonde appearance with a fuzzy head that retains pretty well. The aroma is somewhat phenolic with a minty kick to it. In the taste, it's not very hoppy at all. Sweet with some clove and other baking spices. Hmm, still not many hops to be found. It's a good beer, but it doesn't seem to be an IPA, even by Belgian standards.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 mL bottle with a yellowish green label with hops pictured on it.

Appearance: Cloudy golden with one finger head that laces nicely.

Smell: Sweet odor. Sugary/honey.

Taste: Sweet flavor as well. Understated, not too strong.

Mouthfeel/Drinkabilty: Not bad. Wouldn't mind having another.

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Poperings Hommel Bier from Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.
4.02 out of 5 based on 800 ratings.
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