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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Share this beer with friends!
Belle-Fleur India Pale Ale. The pure taste of hops

Rastacouere's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6126) - Montreal, Quebec, - JAN 27, 2013
A gentle haze punctuate this straight golden ale which develops a towering frothy, dense white foam. Resinous and fairly green, herbal nose delves into the spicy, bready yeastiness to raise up a chivey, accentuated spicy profile. Not as fresh as I should have drank it, but I can see how the mostly faded dry-hopping must have been strongly flowery and resinous earlier on. At this mature stage (probably closing on 1-yr old), the yeast is fairly present though fortunately not stealing the show from the hops and the malt remains just gently cerealic and on the pale, bready side of the spectrum. This makes for a straightforward oiffering that does not necessarily strive for balance, but rather focuses on hops and I can see how enjoyable that must be for variety’s sake in Belgium. Fairly dry, yet convincingly warm and bold for a 6% offering, offering a relatively dense texture presumably thanks to the non-filtration and smallish, tighter than average bubbles. Hop-forward indeed despite having several months under its belt (BB Apr. 2014). Pretty good, though at this stage, it’s stronger on bitterness than aromas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (7195) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2014
Leicht trübes orangegoldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch nach tropischen Früchten, sehr malzig. Geschmack sehr hopfig fruchtig, bitter, tropische Früchte, sehr gutes IPA!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer4000 (4449) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2014
330 ml bottle @ Patricks. Unclear golden body with a big and long lasting white head. Strong aroma of citric fruit and spicy yeast. Flavor is sweet malt and quite bitter, citric fruit and spicy yeast like aroma. Quite sweet, but like typical Belgium beer it manage to have a certain balance and don’t become sticky. Feels like a good combo of American hops with traditional Belgium pale ale. Fine balanced body with a decent aftertaste. Nice and moorish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2304) - NORWAY - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle at Cafe Sara, august 1st 2014. Near clear golden body with a big white head. Aroma of mango, lemon, oranges, pine. Taste is light spicy, again fruity, with a semisweet malt presence. Dry hoppy finish, not as fruity as the start promised, still a nice ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvilCat (80) - FRANCE - AUG 6, 2014
Bouteille 33cl. L'île du malt. Robe orange pale , joli col de mousse blanc. Nez houblonné et fruité. Bouche fraîche et délicate , sur les fruits exotiques et les agrumes. Finale sèche , amère et florale. Une ipa raffinée. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6246) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle from Beer Emporium, Bristol. Hazy gold in colour, with a thick and rocky, off-white head. Citrus fruit, sweet marmalade aroma. Flavour had more fruits, a yeasty edge and sharp, bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crlnts (280) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 5, 2014
Hazy Straw. Nice white head. Citrus aroma, grapefruit, ananas. Bready. Peppery saison notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LomYst (481) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2014
@kaaps festival 2014 soft citrus, first the bitter and then the sweet, soft carbs long bitter citric finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (2634) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2014
Taste this many times first @ home on bottle 33 cl oct. 2012. Hazy darkgolden to Amber color, with off-white head. Aroma: malts, fruity, citric hops. Medium body. Taste: malts, fruits, caramel note, nice fruit hops, good bitterness. Nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Csouye (36) - OLNE, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2014
Perfect equilibrium, citrus aromas due to hops: I really love it ... A great IPA !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikske79 (1118) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 2, 2014
Heel lekker biertje met een lekkere diverse smaak voor een blond bier te zijn. Een absolute aanrader om eens te proberen. Ook de afdronk is zeer goed. Niets slechts over te zeggen

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 24

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50