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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Fruit Beer
Melle, Belgium
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RATINGS: 319   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Also known as Florisgaarden Apple.

Beer brewed with spices and juice of apple


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ancherrera (162) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2005
Plenty of apple flavor though it did not seem artificial. Tasted more like cider than beer. Tasty departure from regular beer

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
presario (4611) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 5, 2005
Tap. Very pale yellow. Highly carbonated. Big lasting head. Smells like sugar, sugar, sugar and green apples. Inoffensive very sweet syrup with green apple flavour.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - APR 18, 2005
i had unibroueís ephemere the other night and thought itíd be fun to taste this one while the apple-beer experience was fresh on my mind. i was wrong--it really wasnít fun at all. it looks like a wit with itís moth-soft powdery pale yellow under a froth of pearly foam, and itís long icycles of lace. perfumy apple sap aroma, green apple jelly, possibly a note of dough-- but the apple is screaming so loud i wished for the olfactory equivalent of earplugs. a creamy yeasty feel, but so dismayingly sweet i believe that a honey badger would find it cloying. pure apple syrup with a shake of pie spices. would probably be fatal to a hyper-active nine year old. what were they thinking? as an imperial IPA is a hop bomb, this is imperial sugar bomb and a royal disaster.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 10, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2005 On tap at the Yard House in San Diego. Pale yellow and cloudy. White head with great lacing. Flowery apple cider sweet aroma. Chalky, extreme sweetness and tart. Bubble gum and medicine. Suggested flavor of Lemon Alka Seltzer cold medicine. Very tart finish. UPDATE: Now on tap at the Dundee Dell in Omaha. Apple aroma is so aromatic that a couple of pints of this stuff nearly masked the acrolein of all the cigarette smoke (I said nearly). I liked my second pint of this EVEN MORE!

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Hugh (153) - Zillebeke, BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2005
Urgh. Is that flavour apple? Whatever it is it overwhelms any actual beer present. Bubblegum and synthetic bio-mulch flavour, and this at the ZBF 2005. Who let them bring this one along?

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 14, 2005
Hazy blond color. Light aroma of green apple. Sweet, a bit fruity, artificial, with an unpleasant vanilla touch.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4909) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2007 This was labeled as Floris Apple WIt at Piperís Pub in Pittsburgh where I had this one on draft. It poured a cloudy pale yellow color with a small white head. There was a strong apple juice aroma. The flavor was sweet strong apple with a hint of banana and spice underlying. The finish was surprisingly dry given how sweet the front was. Pretty darn tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - MAR 7, 2005
Nice head some candy sweetness and apple acidity with orange blossom and coriander. good for kids and 100+ degree lawnmower days.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dortmunder (961) - Herdecke, GERMANY - FEB 20, 2005
Bottled. Appley, spicy (cinnamon) aroma. Tastes very sweet, like apple juice and spices. Actually, it tastes like liquid McDonalds apple pies.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
highlandlad (1416) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - FEB 10, 2005
Belgian wheat beer flavoured with apple juice. Appeals to drinkers who arenít that keen on beer. Too sweet to drink on its own but a potential partner for the right dessert at a beer dinner. It poured a cloudy lemon colour with a lasting head. The nose has the expected wheat and crisp green apple characters but also cherry notes. The palate is syrupy-sweet with minimal carbonation. In fact, the sample was close to flat. Some nice apple acidity in the finish but the middle is teeth-rottingly sweet. Can only handle this in small doses. (Bottle)


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