Éphémère (Apple) - Unibroue
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Reviews by Osiris9588:
2.53/5 rDev -29.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
12oz bottle with gold foil and freshness date of 9/20/07. It pours a pale apple juice color with a thin head, exhibiting very little retention or lacing. I would assume the corked version would offer better carbonation.
The nose is filled with green apple, pear, some malty and yeasty notes, and strong sense of sugar. The taste is apple and subtle malt--and very little else.
The mouth is light, not at all complex, and not very inspiring at all. The lack of body and flavor make it drinkable, but I won't drink one of these ever again. I don't see a point.
Serving type: bottle
10-23-2006 12:42:14 | More by Osiris9588
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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.