Éphémère (Apple) | Unibroue

Éphémère (Apple)Éphémère (Apple)
BA SCORE
44.9%
Liked This Beer
3.6 w/ 2,078 Ratings
Éphémère (Apple)Éphémère (Apple)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Unibroue
Quebec, Canada
unibroue.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 10-21-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,844
Reviews:
1,016
Ratings:
2,078
Liked:
932
Avg:
3.6/5
pDev:
15%
Alströms:
3.23
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
190
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,078 |  Reviews: 1,016
Photo of Zazzi82
3.38/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lewnanny
4.56/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is very refreshing. The apple taste remind almost of a apple cider. It is really smooth and not hopy taste at all. I have taste pretty much all the unibroue beer and the apple beer Ephemere is one of their best beer, beside the Blanche de Chambly.

You can clearly taste the same yeast flavor of the blanche de Chambly. They probably use the same yeast to create this beer.

Love it

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Photo of zkoehn
3.96/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JonnyBeers
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cknoch
4.12/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of notascoolasyou
3.33/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmorris15
3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MSU_Swit
2.5/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rderedin
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.51/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very clear golden cider color. Lovely head though, 1/2 finger of froth and it sticks.

Aromas of sweaty clothes and wet green apples. Some table sugar as well.

This is practically 10% apple pucker and 90% water. There's little flavor at all except for a candy-like apple juice kool-aid thing, watered down significantly. It's not terrible but it's sure as hell not good.

Feel is creamy and chalky, and carbonation hides behind it all and comes off muted and dull.

Overall, this is a terrible apple ale. What went wrong here is all I can keep asking. Drain pour.

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smbslt
3.46/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bwbrev
2.99/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tbeer40
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PJCarnell
3.39/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FrancisM12
4.03/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.46/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sappyjoker
3.9/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Prost76
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paresis
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rugene
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bluegrass49
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OKbrew89
3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dipso123
2.19/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Tastes like some kind of cheap apple candy and rather overwhelmingly so. Base beer seems like it might be Blanche de Chambly in which case this seems a waste decent beer. Have had the raspberry and it is no better. From these two I sincerely doubt that they are using fruit but rather some sort of flavoring.

Avoid.

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Photo of grittly
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Éphémère (Apple) from Unibroue
Beer rating: 44.9% out of 100 with 2,078 ratings
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