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Floris Apple - Brouwerij Huyghe

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89 Ratings
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 20.44%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  3.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 05-14-2007)
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SmashPants

Australia

4.33/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle: decent 330mL brown bottle, bright and traditional Belgian farmhouse-style label.

Appearance: cloudy bright yellow straw in colour with initial fizzy carbonation that drops back to sporadic fine bubbles. A half-centimetre head disappears reasonably quickly, leaving a ring around the glass. Decent lacing.

Aroma: really quite pleasant - a combination of sweet apples and malts.

Taste: this stuff is fantastic, if a little too sweet for my palate. Again those sweet apple flavours come through, but this time there is a tartness as well. Some wheat and mouth-filling malts hang about too. Fantastic.

Aftertaste: the wheat and malts carry through better than the apple, funnily enough. There is a pinch of sourness in the back though. Overall, very nice and extremely drinkable.

Mouth feel: moderate body which is quite smooth and filling. Lower to moderate carbonation, which suits this lambic perfectly.

Overall: this is only the third lambic I have had to date. The other 2 I found to be a bit of an acquired taste as they were so different and so sour. This one has a good combination of sweet, sour, tart and a malt-driven smoothness. Very nice, even at AU$95 a case (2013).

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 08:35:08 | More by SmashPants
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S: Moderate aromas of apples are present in the nose—these mostly seem like apple juice and not like the apple Jolly Rancher aromas I've seen in other fruit lambics.
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Floris Apple from Brouwerij Huyghe
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