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Fleur De Houblon | Brewery Ommegang

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3.99/5
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1,088 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States
ommegang.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Nothing is more evocative of summer than the beautiful aroma of flowers, and the favored flowers of brewers are hops. Our brand new summer ale, Fleur de Houblon (Hop Flowers), is brewed to bring the many elements of summer into a refreshing and easy-to-drink Belgian-style ale.

Fleur de Houblon is a rich gold color with distinct floral hops in the aroma that follow through in the taste. Whole-cone Bravo hops are used to impart their earthy, fruity, and floral aromas and flavors. The body and flavor are clean and dry, with pleasing complexity and spicy notes from both primary and secondary fermentation with our unique Ommegang house yeast.

Added by THANAT0PSIS on 04-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,062
Reviews:
190
Ratings:
1,088
pDev:
9.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
207
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,088 |  Reviews: 190
Photo of ErikFort
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SpaethJam
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sludgeman
3.82/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Lost Dog Arlington. Easy drinking. A yummy Belgian pale ale that has characteristics of a Belgian wit.

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Photo of SmashAdams
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ommegang nails it again. This is one delicious beer. A wonderful blend of Belgian yeast and hops. Full flavor for a summer beer but I won't complain. I'll buy this every year. yb

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Photo of kylesobrien
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 355 mL bottle into my tulip -- gorgeous fluffy white head with plenty of lacing. Hazy golden yellow, opaque with lots of fine carbonation. A really beautiful brew in the glass.

Aromatic character is a mix of spicy/herbal/earthy character, underlaid by floral hops. Not sure, but I think I'm getting some coriander as well.

Medium-bodied, not thin at all. First sip: loads of hops, smooth maltiness, and yet more hops. Though not overly bitter, but this is a summer ale with some attitude. Really easy drinking, and a nice alternative to blander blondes. A nice choice for warm weather refreshment.

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Photo of terpdog
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brbrocc
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of McBraniel
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BloodSoakedAleMug
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a tulip glass. A cloudy golden yellow beer that generates a nice frothy satin white three finger head. Leaves incredibly dense and profound lacing on the glass.

The smell is of lemon verbena, clove, honey, roses, mild hop resin and belgian yeast. There's also a very tame orange and grapefruit zest aroma.

I'm thoroughly impressed by the taste. Upfront it's nice and yeasty but ever so slightly sweet with spicy notes of coriander. A tame resinous lemon rind flavor from the hops mid palate balances it out. It finishes creamy and slightly sweet with a nice hearty lightly cooked grain taste.

Lively and decadent carbonation, very silky. Just watery enough to impart a medium feel and weight.

Overall, this is a crowd pleaser. I picked up several four packs for me and two friends to enjoy - and even though they don't like craft beer (well I guess now they do) they absolutely loved it. A classic example of a summer sipper. Nurse it slowly and this beer will treat you right. Chug it and bastardize the whole experience..

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Photo of jpd026
4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of glass_house
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hop_junkie
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
4.39/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a murky golden color with a large white head. The aroma is fruit, yeast, spice and some wood. The taste is hop driven with some fruit and spice. A very good beer.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.8/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Seanecy
3.66/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Manny1909
5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of TeachChefs
4.68/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JB62
3.52/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skabiski
3.74/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jackalope1977
4.45/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.78/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PatrickCT
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crossfit_lunatic
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NatSmith
3.73/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rawfish
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Fleur De Houblon from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 1,088 ratings
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