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Brewed by De Dochter van de Korenaar
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Baarle-Hertog, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Belle-Fleur India Pale Ale. The pure taste of hops


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6148) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Draft at Torst. Pours golden orange with a white head. Flowery and moderately bitter hops, with faint fruity notes, low sweetness, and a nice dry bitter finish. Good, not great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mrenaerts (8) - BELGIUM - JUN 7, 2014 does not count
Hazy Amber color with a nice white head on top. Good hoppy nose in this IPA. Taste is hoppy bitter and yeasty. Strong drybitter aftertaste but very drinkable!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suedehead288 (400) - BELGIUM - JUN 6, 2014
2014.06 - 33cl - goudkleurig (beetje naar oranje neigend) biertje, mooie romige schuimkraag, bier zelf is licht troebel - neus : fruitig, hooi - mond : fruitig, zacht romig, weinig bitter op het eind - verfrissend (mocht wat mij betreft wat bitterder zijn)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kayres (486) - , Georgia, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Hazy orange yellow. Thin white head. Sweet yeasty aroma. Light to medium bodied with lots of citrus but sort of yeasty? Strange ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (4032) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 8, 2014
500ml bottle in a glass. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of floral and grassy hops, some pale malts, light spices, light wheat, and some hints of grains. Flavor the same. Average texture. A pretty good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (1991) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2014
Pours amber with a fading head. Nose shows sweet grainy and hay-like malt, some soft Belgian phenols and sweet confectionery notes. A little subtle. More sweet hay notes as a flavour. Some spicy and floral hops as well as a little honey. An assertive bitterness round things out. Carbonation is much too high.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ST247 (386) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle sample @Quintessence thanks to the guys from Dochter van de Korenaar. Pours cloudy golden with a nice white head. Aroma is hoppy, citrus. Taste is hoppy, citrus, medium bitterness. Really nice one.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (3033) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle. Light golden, cloudy, average to large and mostly diminishing head. Moderate malty and sweetish aroma, light caramel and some floral fruitiness, light grassy - herbal hoppyness. Body is medium, malty - faint wheat and lightly sweetish flavor, some caramel and light fruitiness with faint hoppyness. Finish is average, malty - faint wheat and lightly sweetish, light caramel and fruitiness, faint hoppyness and light alcohol. Nice hoppy aroma. For "IPA" flavor could really use more bitterness. Nice head though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12815) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 29, 2014
Bottle 330ml (Saveur)
Clear orange color, good white head, lace. Tropical fruits, gooseberry bushes, citrus in the nose. Medium-bodied. Sweet fruity, a good amount of grapefruits, lime. Kind of woody, even smokey (?) touch in the finish. Hop oriented IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (2471) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 28, 2014
Bottle, thought about gushing. Lots of sediment left in the bottle, but pours clear pale amber with a large white head. Aroma of bitter oranges, grapefruit, pine, grass, light dough. A touch grapey too. Creamy textured, moderate carbonation. Nice hops with the oranges seeming quite Belgian, moderately sweet hayish pale malt, but a distracting cheese rind note doesn’t fit for me but bothers me less after a while. Dry finish with lingering oranges is bitter but less so than expected.


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