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Fleur De Houblon - Brewery Ommegang

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864 Ratings
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Ratings: 864
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.03%
Wants: 29
Gots: 93 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: THANAT0PSIS on 04-15-2013

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.59/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.65/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy yellow gold with a billowy white head that needs time to settle. Lacing on glass. Smells bright--lemony, floral, herbaceous. Same in the flavor, with the floral aspect most noticeable. Seriously, my dry mouth feels like I've been eating flower petals...but in a good way. Not a lot of complexity, but it is a summer offering. At almost 7%, it's not wimpy, and has stood up to a couple of seasons gone by.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.8/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.45/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.87/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Beautiful white head that slowly vanishes completely. The body is a hazy golden-yellow.

S- Floral hops, pepper, dandelion, and lemon. A belgian-styled yeast is prominent. I can almost detect brettanomyces, but I know it's not there. Dry.

T- Follows with sweet floral hops and lemon pith being prominent. Finishes with the hops gaining a bitter quality. Cracker malt

F- Silken for an ommegang, but still over-carbed.

O- I love the flavors that Ommegang can create, but their yeast always falls short on mouthfeel... too harsh. Luckily, Fleur De Houblon is a little more subdued and sophisticated.

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Fleur De Houblon from Brewery Ommegang
89 out of 100 based on 864 ratings.