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Brewed by Birrificio Italiano
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Lurago Marinone (CO), Italy

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La Fleurette has an amazingly unsual character and complexity despite its very little 3.8% alc/vol.

Ingredients:
- Malts: pilsner and rye
- Hops: Kent Goldings
- Yeast: Saccharomyces Cerevistiae
- Whole Roses & Violets
- Citrus Bee Honey
- Elderberry
- Black Pepper



3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2007
(1L bottle) Pours a cloudy amber body with a medium white head. Aroma of a florist shop dominated by roses on Valentines Day. Flavor of floral hops, berries, citrus, honey, and gueuze-like sourness. Reminds me a lot of a rose beer I had while in Dali, China last year.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2007
(IL bottle) Small off-white head atop yeast-flecked cloudy apple cider body. Aroma is moderately sweet, spicy/fruity (pear, nectarine), some pepper. Taste is medium sweet, lemon, pear, some spice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11131) - Kolding, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2008
Bottle @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours muddy yellow with practically no head. Aroma is lemony, lightly tart. Good deal of oranges and floral notes. Low carbonation, okay mouthfeel. Flavour is soft, lightly fruity tart, oranges, wood and brett. Light dryness. Okay, but not terribly balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2012
25.4oz bottle-shared by jtclockwork-pours cloudy/hazy gold with a light tan head. Aroma is berry, spice/herbal/floral, light/medium malt. Taste is soft berry with some tart, herbal/lemon hops, honey, light/medium malt-bready. Not as much going on here as the nose. Soft carbonation, easy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2008 Date: 02/03/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: opaque orange, whispy bright white head, touch of drippy lace,
Aroma: light sweet spicy aroma,
Flavor: lots of spicy flavor with a floral character, nice pepper stands out from the rest of the spices, touch of sweetness,
Overall: quite unique with the spices and floral character,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10807) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 25, 2008
750 ml bottle opened with quite a pop. Aromas of citrus, unknown spice and yeast? Hazy orange tinged gold color with a minimal white head. Medium body with creamy carbonation. A slightly brett-like sour for flavor with light spice, some yeast, and a lot of lighter fruits. I think I detect a little rose oil on the palate. Only a slight floral hoppiness. Reasonably dry. There’s a lot going on here. It’s very fresh and refreshing. A session ale for sure.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10420) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2008
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Slightly sour moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Watery palate.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8025) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow. White head. Nose and taste of elderberry, citrus peel, herbs, wheat malt, banana, florals, rye, pepper and Honey. Light bodied. Much more complexity in nose.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (7887) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 9, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2009 Sampled from a 1L bottle, 2007
Poured near the end of the bottle so the yeast was most likely heavy, but I don’t mind since the yeast smelled and tasted fantastic. Nice soft funkiness in the nose, some sour and peppery basil/herb/spice aromas, the black pepper is certainly evident, and I pick up some lavendar floral scents and something resembling spiced berries and wood. Lightly tart flavor, tingling the tongue, then turning pasty while still remaining peppery all across the palate, start to finish. Even some grassiness in the finish as well. Good stuff. Weird beer and I like weird beer. 3.8

draft @ the brewery in 2009
heavily spiced, unkempt floral/soap character. soapy and messy. 3.4

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7834) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 22, 2011
Overpriced ($17.99) bottle. Pours with a hazed golden body and a minimal bubbly white head that fades quickly. Aromas are tart and musty with notes of fruit (berries), honey, concord grapes, and saffron. Flavors of cork, bread, lactic acid, DMS, and just not entirely pleasant. Lightly herbal. Light carbonation. Odd finish.


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