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Fleur De Belgique - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

79 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 79
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 7.59%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnQVD on 08-21-2013)
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markdrinksbeer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

03-22-2014 03:16:37 | More by markdrinksbeer
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-22-2014 01:22:13 | More by SuperHop18
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Morris Tap and Grill as part of Ithaca top takeover. Late spring 2014.

Pours a quite hazy light gold, with heavy foam. Fragrant pine floral hops. Oily hoppy taste. Base is very light, and then the bittering pokes through. Very flavorful and aromatic. Good use of hops.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2014 13:41:04 | More by KTCamm
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Gave me a 1/2 inch of head that pulls back to a lace ring. Hazy yellow soup with some chunk floaties in the glass.
S - Not really bitter more citrus hops with a touch of fruity Belgium yeast. Actually smells quite sweet.
T - Comes off way bitter than I expected like straight herbal and dry which lingers with yeasty goodness. Mildly sweet and sort of balanced.
M - Light to medium on par with the style.

Overall I sipped this again after some cherries and its quite good but still very bitter. Most herbal beer I had from this collection.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 05:16:58 | More by DrDemento456
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Jsonta

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-13-2014 00:39:33 | More by Jsonta
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paulish

New York

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-05-2014 17:14:20 | More by paulish
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled dated 140204 at 40 degrees into snifter
Head large (3.5 cm), white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to 3 mm ring and broken layer
Lacing good – part of the glass is covered with a reticulum of varying size
Body golden, hazy with resuspended sediment
Flavor of flowery hops, kind of like perfume, not particularly fruity; no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl. Flavor ends quickly with just a hint of astringency.
Palate light to medium, watery, lively carbonation.

OK, but a little too flowery for my taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 18:08:43 | More by Ozzylizard
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hurshybear

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-24-2014 15:25:47 | More by hurshybear
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-20-2014 00:39:21 | More by ummswimmin
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-10-2014 23:29:20 | More by AnitaBrewski
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Drknight

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-28-2014 01:19:59 | More by Drknight
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-27-2014 03:08:15 | More by PatGreer
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T-34-85

New York

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-24-2014 03:29:01 | More by T-34-85
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bluntedboywonder

New York

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-24-2014 00:32:47 | More by bluntedboywonder
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Gregaroo

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

05-13-2014 00:34:01 | More by Gregaroo
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-11-2014 00:05:42 | More by Oakenator
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-09-2014 17:46:53 | More by jpd7374
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-05-2014 02:15:04 | More by DrStiffington
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-03-2014 22:21:05 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

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

I purchased this at Brass Rail in Campbelltown enjoyed chilled from the bottle in a teku.

The color is sunny golden with moderate hazed look with thick white head of 2 fingers with fine bead and scattered lace pattern. The smell is great - lots of citrus in the hop scents with mild fruity tropical ester from the belgian trappist yeast with mild melon and grapefruit combo. The feel is nice -moderately bitter with spice texture of yeast with light sweetness and mild alcohol, finish is on the dry side with low astringency.

The taste is fruity with a more tangy than bitter flavor up front. The taste has a light vinous edge with slight tropical aspect and mild herbal element with a slight hint of yeast adding some earthy and peppery elements to augment the taste of the hops with a light toasted malt background. Overall this is a pretty outstanding mix of Belgian yeast with American IPA hop flavor really exceeded my expectations.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2014 18:51:25 | More by Slatetank
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let8it8grow

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-03-2014 01:16:23 | More by let8it8grow
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-02-2014 17:37:26 | More by discharmingly
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thedifferencemaker

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -28%

04-27-2014 14:42:12 | More by thedifferencemaker
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-26-2014 22:44:35 | More by petermethot
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale orange color with a little haze and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty laving down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Slight citrus and tropical notes, caramel, bread, and spice.

Taste: Citrus up from with nice yeast characteristics, caramel, bread, and mild tingly lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, light to medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Pretty nice BIPA. First of a few in their Belgian inspired variety pack.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2014 07:05:01 | More by Flounder57
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Fleur De Belgique from Ithaca Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.