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Fleur De Houblon - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

674 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 674
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 15
Gots: 48 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: THANAT0PSIS on 04-15-2013)
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Reviews by Stinkypuss:
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a perfectly clear golden color, white short lived topping that recedes to a ring. No lacework to speak of really. Aroma of rustic Belgian yeast and hop flowers. Bread, wildflower honey, pale malts. In the taste, solid funk, good earthy herbal bitterness and a refreshing tartness that really ties everything together. Light to medium bodied, dry as hell. Enjoyable, very Belgian summer beer for people of taste.

Serving type: on-tap

06-20-2013 00:48:18 | More by Stinkypuss
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Jpenner


2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

07-13-2014 23:49:07 | More by Jpenner
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Mleblanc25

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-13-2014 23:48:00 | More by Mleblanc25
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YeastEnthusiast

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-13-2014 21:24:08 | More by YeastEnthusiast
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-13-2014 18:52:30 | More by tommyguz
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G-Hawk

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

07-13-2014 17:06:49 | More by G-Hawk
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mitch3114

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-13-2014 17:00:06 | More by mitch3114
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-13-2014 16:39:22 | More by B967ierhunter177
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dmf01

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-13-2014 04:25:38 | More by dmf01
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MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

07-13-2014 02:12:38 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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Necronomad

Switzerland

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-12-2014 21:48:40 | More by Necronomad
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Bruce0920


3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-12-2014 15:05:16 | More by Bruce0920
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-12-2014 14:50:53 | More by pat_usher
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Union Beer House in Lebanon, PA

Poured into a nice medium size goblet, faintly hazy, with bright white head. only moderate carbonation.

Getting the yeast and banana on the nose, however faintly.

No big flavor punch at all. But you know what, it's GOOD. Very mild and subtle flavors swirling around in the mouth, but somehow the flavors come through as full . Banana, yeast, light spice, even makes you think of summer. Extremely refreshing, but satisfying as a beer, not just as a quench thirster. I freely admit that belgians mostly leave me cold. Maybe this hit me on the right day, in the right mood, and the right level of tiredness, but I can see happily putting away a six pack on a warm summers day.

Sorry, got a bit offtrack there. Mouth is medium and satisfying

Overall, well, see above. I am usually excited about beers that smack you in the mouth one way or another, and, again, belgians of any style are not really my cup of tea. This was extremely enjoyable, and I'll seek it out for the rest of the summer.

Cheers.

Serving type: on-tap

07-11-2014 20:21:22 | More by MikeWard
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ksimons

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-10-2014 01:23:44 | More by ksimons
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DCHritz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-09-2014 23:19:29 | More by DCHritz
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timmynyc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-09-2014 21:49:52 | More by timmynyc
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FHSPSU67

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.53/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The color is a bit cloudy, bronze with a nice iridescent brightness. The head is foam and sticky and adhered well to the glass.

The nose is quite complex, very nice but gets drowned in the finish with a phenolic tone. Wheat grain is evident at first with a yeast, bubblegum, pepper and clove. The phenomenon then hit strongly and diminish a great aroma.

The flavor is a tinge sweet with banana and bubblegum then a bit bitter with hops and pine. The finish is a bit spicy with cloves and it finishes with a tonic water taste.

The feel bubbling, effervescent, dry and watery, much like tonic water.

This seemed to be a very good example of the style but it was ruined at every turn by one deterring detail.

Serving type: on-tap

07-09-2014 00:02:40 | More by KYGunner
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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District of Columbia

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Iowa

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Fleur De Houblon from Brewery Ommegang
90 out of 100 based on 674 ratings.