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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Melle, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 325   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


1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - JUL 29, 2005
Nose of sourish apples, some sweetness. Hazy yellow beer, small white head. Sweet apple flavor, some acidity. Too cloying.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joergen (21310) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2005
Bottled. Hazy yellow coloured with a white head. Aroma of overriped apples. Cloying sweet flavour of apples.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
HildigŲltur (5103) - KÝbenhavn, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2005
Bottled. Hazy pale yellow coloured. Apple candy aroma. Sweet apple candy and bubblegum flavour. Funny.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1228) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2005
Deeper golden with a small white head. Smells of almost sickeningly sweet apples. Thatís the only aroma... and itís too much. Flavor isnít nearly as bad as Iíd imagined... itís very sweet, very appley, but itís smooth and not overbearing. Now, I canít say Iíd revisit this beer in the near future, but itís something Iíd suggest to someone who wants something sweet.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2005
a mes rate: on tap. upon smelling this i was hoping for something quite tasty. i had fruli apple on tap from the same place and it was rather lovely. the nose is all apple juice with a chemical undertone but very pleasant. the moment i tasted it it was all over. apples yes but they are totally killed by syrup and chemicals. its pretty awful to be honest

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brigg (519) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 11, 2005
Sparkling pale yellow with small white head. Smells exactly like apple juice. Light and refreshing. Highly carbonated. I was told it was a mix between beer and cider. Tasted very much like cider. Very sweet and quite tasty. A nice change of pace after I had a heavier dark beer. Felt like I could drink it with breakfast. Though I wouldnít want to drink many of them, or too often. Perhaps the novelty was the main appeal.

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 (4695) - 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.

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   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!


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