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Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Lurago Marinone (CO), Italy

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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



3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GregClow (2812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2006
Bottle sample at Union Beer Trade Tasting, NYC. Honey-golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is very floral - lots of rose, clover and honey. Flavour is light, with similar floral notes to the flavour but more subdued. Fairly simple, but a nice & unique beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (7716) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 1, 2007
Draught Huge very dense & fine head; pinkish-amber beer, orange shine. Very fine, fruity-flowery nose, garden herbs and a hint of lemon(soap), touch of vanilla. Soft-sweet, very lightly fruity taste, with a sharper citrus spike, cider-like, in the bottled version. Again vanilla retronasal. Very lightly bodied, slick, a bit oily, but ending dry and extremely well-attenuated. This is probably one of the best summer drinking beer ever had - big congrats to the brewer for this effort in such a light beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skyview (5109) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - FEB 22, 2008
Sampled at Cellars Wine & Spirits in St Paul, MN, and shared by brewfiend. Pours a semi-hazy golden brew with an average off-white head that quickly dissipates to a fine film. Aroma of light golden grain malt, some citrus zest and grassy hop character and a touch of apricots. Taste is medium bodied, some light carbonation with flavors of golden grain malt, some citrus hops, white grape and some fruity pear. Finish is semi-sweet, fruity aftertaste that slowly disappears with a light grapefruit finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bibendum (117) - ITALY - JUN 13, 2012
Colore arancio. Forte odore con prevalenza di agrumi. In bocca si conferma il sapore principale di agrumi, a tratti quasi citrico. Leggere, quasi impercettibile il sapore dei petali di rosa. Ben bilanciata e in bocca il suo sapore permane a lungo.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (7107) - , 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
litio (4) - ITALY - JUL 13, 2005 does not count
very good summer beer. weak alchol grade make this beer perfect if you’re thirsty in hot summer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5045) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 16, 2006
Comes in a 1 liter swing top bottle. Pours a blshing orange-amber with a small white head. Thankfully, this has none of the explosiveness that the Cassissona had! Aroma is unique, to say the least! I smell rose water, rye bread, tart berries, peppery spices, and some Brett-like notes. Taste is soft flowers, mellow rose water, pepper, touch of dill, sweet malts, and light tart fruitiness. Body is light but well carbonated. Ends with more spices, rose water, bread, light tart fruits, and light earthiness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - OCT 26, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2007 Yellow body with white head. Nose had trace floral, spice and sweet. Taste was spices, complex and hard for me to nail down. Tasted like flowers? Weird, in a good way.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cornfield (5362) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2007
The body is a hazy light ambered toppede with a thick, well sustained solid head that does some fine lacing. The aroma is sweet and yeasty backed by scents of roses, citrus and dark fruits, honey, and hot spices. It has a complex merging of flavors, liberally spiced, and has a wheaty tartness to wrap it up. Dry finish. Refreshing and tasty.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (7797) - 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


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