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Applebocq / Brussels Fruit Beer Apple | Brasserie Du Bocq

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Du Bocq
Belgium | website

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by weissbierdrinker on 09-19-2009

BEER STATS
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
8
Avg:
3.22
pDev:
5.59%
 
 
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 8
Photo of dcmchew
3.23/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Doesn't say anywhere on the label that it's a lambic, just that it's flavoured with apple juice, 30%. Expired yesterday.
Pours hazy golden, low sticky head.
Smells of sweet tart apples, like a sweet cider, and wheat.
Taste follows nose. Sweet apples that produce a certain tartness, like a nice cider with the medium carbonation. Belgian yeasts too, with a buttery and mildly spicy feel. Wheat and malts provide a nice background for the apples.
Surprisingly tasty and refreshing, did not expect this.

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Photo of Grunewald
3.26/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - poured from a 330ml bottle into a goblet. It pours cloudy light orange with a thin resilient head.

S - estery malt, spiced apple

T - apple flavored malt, becomes tart with carbonation dissipation finishes with a light dry spice

M - medium body, high carbonation (thought not as carbonated as cider) and a light dry finish

D - tastes like a cider with a heavier body and less carbonation. I'd drink this over the ciders I have tried so far.

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Photo of BDTyre
3.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nice, easy drinking lambic. Light yellow, cloudy like unfiltered apple juice. Aggressive head.

Very mellow, almost non-detectable scent. Wheat malt, very faint hops and an apple cripsness.

Sweet, almost sugary apple juice taste. Very faint malts, and a bit of hop bitterness. Very pleasing, but almost too tame.

Nice, gentle mouthfeel. Very nice cold and the low abv make this a great session beer.

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Photo of weissbierdrinker
3.06/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a cloudy yellow color with a two finger white head that leaves very little lacing around the glass.

Smell is of cider.

Taste starts out with a crisp faint apple sweetness up front that then changes to a more mild cider like flavor that finishes with a slight green apple aftertaste. Light bodied beer with no hops or malts apparent, but not in a bad way. It's more of a cider and I really like it. I'm not usually much of a fan with fruit beers but this one is good. It's not the over powered over flavored fruit beers you usually find.

Worth a try. I'd drink it again.

I hope my cider turns out this good!

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Applebocq / Brussels Fruit Beer Apple from Brasserie Du Bocq
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