Liefmans Fruitesse (Fruitbier) | Brouwerij Liefmans

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Liefmans
Belgium
liefmans.be

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Nickls on 02-24-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
315
Reviews:
107
Avg:
3.33
pDev:
18.32%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
53
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 315 |  Reviews: 107
Photo of mcrawford
3.39/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kiro
3.81/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DylanBrkhff
4.19/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Treyliff
3.93/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

8.5oz bottle, poured into a lowball glass
Only beer I've ever had that told me to pour over ice

A- pours a deep ruby purple color with a fizzy two-finger head that reduces to a thin layer

S- smells of red pop-rocks candy, with undertones of strawberry, cherry & raspberry, as advertised

T- fruity berries up front with flavors of strawberry and cherry in particular, slight tartness at the mid-palate. Sugary, candy-like sweetness on the finish with more berries on the linger

M- light body with low carbonation leads to a slightly foamy mouthfeel and a bit of a flat finish

O- a nice change of pace from the super malt or super hoppy, I'd buy this again, especially in the summer

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Photo of FatsoSvuLLo
3.53/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.39/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

Tastes like Cool-Aid.

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Photo of johunnic
3/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of geodonnokepyo
4.32/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yaron73
3.8/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JoLight
4.9/5  rDev +47.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Deep red in color, and clear, but with lots of particles floating around. A thin head with a pink hue that leaves some lacing. (When poured more aggressively, the beer has a much bolder head that retains longer.)

The aroma is candy-sweet; it smells of strawberry Twizzlers and hard cherry candy.

The flavor consists of raspberries, dark cherries, strawberry Twizzlers, and some other indistinct berry flavors. No real malt presence. Greatly tart and sugary-sweet overall.

The mouthfeel is highly carbonated and on the heavy side of light.

This beer has a semidry, somewhat crisp, and surely refreshing finish.

This is one of the best fruit beers out there on the market today.

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Photo of EdgarGerik
2.31/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Antyk
3.79/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
3.53/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of epyon396
3.54/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MathiasO
3.45/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aztraz
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beate
4.24/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cherry taste. Greate acidity.

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Photo of Lucular
3.63/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of samEBC
3.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of davidwhatshisnam
4.03/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.39/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JamLand
3/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SassaDog
3.31/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.65/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the bottle, it pours a hazy reddish color with a quickly dissipating head. Fruity smell assaults the nose and also attacks the mouth. Not overly sweet - enjoyable and refreshing!

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Photo of BigBry
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Small 250 ml bottle.
The beer is clear reddish pink color, head rises up but then quickly shrinks back down. Spider webs of lacing.
There are strong smell of fruit, strawberries and cherries.
The taste has lots of fruity flavors, same strawberries, raspberries and cherries, sweet but not overly so.
Light body and mouth feel, crisp and refreshing.
This beer is easy to drink, not too sweet or cloying.
A good intro beer for the cider loving crowd.

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Liefmans Fruitesse (Fruitbier) from Brouwerij Liefmans
3.33 out of 5 based on 315 ratings.
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