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Van Diest Früli Strawberry Beer | Brouwerij Huyghe

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483 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe
Belgium
delirium.be

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by rastaman on 09-17-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,470
Reviews:
199
Ratings:
483
pDev:
18.39%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
81
Trade:
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Poured from an 11.2oz bottle (best by date March 2017) into a pint glass.
LOOK: Pours with a finger's worth of very light pink foam that dissipates to a quarter's worth after 25 seconds. Dull red in color with an extreme amount of cloudiness. Rising bubbles are small and nearly non-existent.Lacing is high, but thin.
SMELL: Strong strawberry jam aromas deliciously entangle with mild aromas of coriander and hints of wheat and orange peel.
TASTE: Very strong strawberry jam flavors enter initial and are immidieately followed by subtle orange peel flavors. Orange peel flavors grow slightly stronger as subtle coriander and hints of wheat enter afterwards. Strawberry jam flavors persist in strength throughout the taste experience. There is a mild and strange aftertaste that is similar to pale malts. It's not disgusting by any means, but does knock down the overall taste from a 4 to a 3.75.
FEEL: Medium-bodied and highly carbonated. Goes down somewhat rough. Finishes crisp.
NOTE: Such a good beer. Would be even better if that strange aftertaste wasn't there. I also don't understand how people are saying this is too sweet. It's a fruit beer for goodness sakes. Enough with the "cloying." Then again, besides the hints of wheat, I wouldn't have been able to tell that this was even a beer. Definitely not for beer lovers who love that "beer" taste.

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Serving Type: 330 mL Bottle

A- Pours a light pink that's topped by a 1 1/2 finger white head that quickly dissipates. Beautiful colour!

S- Sweet strawberry jam with a nice tart finish. Not able to seek out the coriander mentioned in the brewers description.

T- Same as the aroma. Beautiful taste that could take the place of a quality desert anytime.

M- Light Body and Medium carbonation.

O- If there ever was a perfect desert beer, I would have to say that this is it. Delicious Strawberry Jam flavour and aroma and a light, crisp, refreshing body.

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Van Diest Früli Strawberry Beer from Brouwerij Huyghe
Beer rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 483 ratings
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