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Fleur De Houblon - Brewery Ommegang

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90
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708 Ratings
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Ratings: 708
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 9.48%
Wants: 15
Gots: 51 | 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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Ratings: 708 | Reviews: 131 | Display Reviews Only:
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George1799

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

06-24-2013 18:43:34 | More by George1799
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ryser2k

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

06-24-2013 14:29:16 | More by ryser2k
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-24-2013 06:36:22 | More by JTomczak
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vfgccp

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6%

06-23-2013 23:09:16 | More by vfgccp
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Focusf111

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-23-2013 23:05:46 | More by Focusf111
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

06-23-2013 21:20:36 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

06-23-2013 19:40:17 | More by djrn2
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rajendra82

Georgia

4.45/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pale golden body was hazy, and a large four finger thick head formed rapidly, despite me pouring the beer very gently. The look reminded me a lot of Duvel, but the floral hoppy smell was evocative more of an IPA. Besides the hops, there were spicy, dusty smells imparted by the house yeast strain. The taste was a great combination of typical Belgian Pale Ale flavors, of banana, papaya, melon, and white pepper, and a distinctive hop character. The finish was somewhat tart, and spicy. The body was light and alcohol well hidden. A very easy to drink beer with a refreshing take on the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 06:39:40 | More by rajendra82
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Zach136

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-23-2013 06:10:37 | More by Zach136
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Keith_R

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +6%

06-23-2013 05:29:55 | More by Keith_R
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kingslotty

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6%

06-23-2013 04:24:54 | More by kingslotty
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-23-2013 02:46:35 | More by Andrew041180
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Somewhat hazy for a pale ale but an amazing amount of carbonation as usual. An explosive 2+ inches of head that sticks around for quite a bit.
S - Not too hoppy but it smells rather dry and fruity.
T - Really interesting it does have a moderate hop bite but drinks more like a triple giving me bubble gum like sweetness mixed with dry yeast flavors.
M - If anything it has a touch too much carbonation bubbly like champagne. Not a huge deal but for the ABV it could use more body.

Overall a pretty sweet summer ale. The ABV is on par with an IPA and it has a pretty constant hop presence. I would get it again but I don't really see it around. I believe I paid $3.39 for the single which is pretty high for repeated purchase.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 00:51:45 | More by DrDemento456
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dar482

New York

3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a light golden color.

The aroma has lemon, Belgian yeast, biscuit malt.

The flavor follows with citrus, some floral notes, a bit of spice or pepper like a wheat beer. The yeast used reminds me slightly of La Chouffe's.

There is a slight dry hoppy and bready finish.

The body is pretty light and it's quiet a refreshing beer. It's a nice summer Belgian IPA style beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-22-2013 22:54:53 | More by dar482
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Zenhog

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6%

06-22-2013 22:42:44 | More by Zenhog
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -25.2%

06-22-2013 20:01:59 | More by deapokid
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Jtrigonis

California

4.25/5  rDev +6%

06-22-2013 17:21:55 | More by Jtrigonis
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slader

New Jersey

4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A beautifully complex brew. Summer Ales are ostensibly 'simple' and 'light'. But this one is sublimely bitter with an enduring aftertaste without being heavy. Boasts a 6.8 ABV but still feels summery. Has that distinctive Ommegang tingly mouth-feel.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2013 03:41:51 | More by slader
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LI_PO12

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-22-2013 01:36:40 | More by LI_PO12
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.01/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into an Ommegang flute glass. Pours a hazy, light golden amber with a two finger, white head that slowly dissipated to a thin film, leaving light lacing. Pleasant aroma of biscuit malt and fresh citrus hops, light Belgian yeast. Flavor is semi-sweet biscuit malt, citrus hops, light lemon citrus, light pear; finishes drier with the hops, Belgian spicing and peppery herbs coming to the fore. Medium bodied with nice carbonation. A nice melding of American IPA hops and malt with classic Belgian components. Great with dinner. Ommegang continues to be a consistently fine brewer of Belgian inspired ales.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2013 01:21:53 | More by LiquidAmber
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incapacitant

New York

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

06-21-2013 23:54:04 | More by incapacitant
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Quafftastic

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

06-21-2013 23:20:02 | More by Quafftastic
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-21-2013 15:22:06 | More by MarkyMOD
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KornWallace

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-21-2013 09:23:23 | More by KornWallace
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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-21-2013 06:57:59 | More by rab53
Fleur De Houblon from Brewery Ommegang
90 out of 100 based on 708 ratings.