Éphémère (Apple) - Unibroue
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Reviews by GoreStorm:
3.58/5 rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5
poured a grassy, mellow and light gold, very large fluffy head. the head has an okay retention but does fade after a while. i rated it a bit higher as i was out of town when i had this and didn't have access to my glasses that i normally have. i wasn't able to use the kind of glass i'd want to use for this.
the smell is very enticing, some grainy smells and a sourish apple and some malt. very nice.
this is odd, it smells more like apples than it tastes like apples, the flavor is not bad, i just wanted more of an apple flavor. it's sourish and dry with apple, some low sweetness. okay.
nice mouthfeel, very bubbly and drying. feels nice. almost like drinking a good cider.
not too drinkable, i wouldn't be opposed to drinking this again or even regularly it's just not a knock out.
Serving type: bottle
08-10-2008 02:59:05 | More by GoreStorm
More User Reviews:
4/5 rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
750 ml bottle into signature tulip glass, best before 7/17/2015. Pours fairly hazy pale gold color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Dense soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a large amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big apple juice, pear, white grape, orange peel, coriander, wheat, bread, clove, herbal, floral, grass, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of apple juice, spice, malt, and yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of apple juice, pear, white grape, orange peel, coriander, wheat, bread, clove, herbal, floral, grass, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of apple juice, pear, white grape, orange peel, coriander, wheat, bread, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of apple juice, spice, wheat, and yeast ester flavors; with very nice robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and slightly creamy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice fruit flavored witbier style. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of apple juice, malt, spice, and yeast ester flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.
Serving type: bottle
03-27-2014 04:32:01 | More by superspak
Éphémère (Apple) from Unibroue
82 out of 100 based on 1,660 ratings.