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Éphémère (Cassis / Black Currant) - Unibroue

Éphémère (Cassis / Black Currant)Éphémère (Cassis / Black Currant)

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BA SCORE
83
good

340 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 340
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 15.22%


Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-10-2003)
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Reviews by ianjsullivan:
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ianjsullivan

Maryland

3.48/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

ST: 750ml poured into a weizen glass. ABV and DBD.

A: Cloudy, grapefruit pink with a fluffy full finger head. The head cuts to half in about a minute, but a good swirl will revive it. It leaves spotty lacing around the glass.

S: Tangy currant, citrus, spice, wet metal.

T: Sweet at first, but quickly gone, then tangy, bitter sour currant which dominates the flavor. There is a bit of zing and green at the end.

M: Medium and dry.

O: Most beer drinkers ridicule fruit beers. As long as fruit beers are done well, I enjoy them on warm days in the sun. Unibroue always makes a quality product, so I gave this beer a shot. Tangy, bitter, dry and tart rather than sweet: these are the proper attributes to a good fruit beer. Ephemere has a few of these. It is a little unbalanced in its bitterness (the green taste at the end), and the beer aspect is a bit hidden behind the currant. It is, however, not overly sweet, and it does have a refreshing characteristic which is nice for warm days.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 20:06:09 | More by ianjsullivan
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Éphémère (Cassis / Black Currant) from Unibroue
83 out of 100 based on 340 ratings.