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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Nothing is more evocative of summer than the beautiful aroma of flowers, and the favored flowers of brewers are hops. Our brand new summer ale, Fleur de Houblon (Hop Flowers), is brewed to bring the many elements of summer into a refreshing and easy-to-drink Belgian-style ale. Fleur de Houblon is a rich gold color with distinct floral hops in the aroma that follow through in the taste. Whole-cone Bravo hops are used to impart their earthy, fruity, and floral aromas and flavors. The body and flavor are clean and dry, with pleasing complexity and spicy notes from both primary and secondary fermentation with our unique Ommegang house yeast.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bleeng (1521) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Draft. Bright light gold with no head. Light nose of Belgian yeast and mild hops. Light body but flavors are delicate.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1110) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Bottle. Hazy golden color. Medium head. Sme lace. Aroma is a slightly sweet, floral smell. Taste is a light floral taste with underpinnings of hay and a touch of funk.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (2002) - Richmond, Texas, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Tap. Hazy golden. Frothy white head. Nice lacing. Aroma of flowers, go figure, and soft citrus and tropical fruits. Taste is malty and a little fruity, a touch yeasty, and moderately bitter. Medium bodied and dry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3381) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Pours light yellow hazy with a huge head, aroma of hops, lemon, grass and yeast, flavor is bitter with hops, yeast, lively carbonation, some lemon tones, medium bodied

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROGUE (2099) - Newark, Delaware, USA - OCT 6, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a lightly hazed, light golden body with a tall, frothy, white head. Smells fruity, citrusy, and floral with spicy and subtle resinous pine, with yeast and sugary bread dough. Taste has a moderate wheat malt sweetness with a medium hops bitterness. Some hops flavor and a fair amount of spice and fruit from the yeast. The balance is slight bitter and the finish is medium-dry. The aftertaste is of some spice and citrus. Medium body, with smooth higher carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - OCT 4, 2013
Quite strong in hops but not so Belgian. Nice to dirng and a little bit gassy. NIce in overall.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Changed (360) - Ithaca, New York, USA - OCT 3, 2013
12 oz bottle from FLBC. Pours semi-hazy yellow, foamy white head. Lacing is the the same. Aroma is spicy, lemon, summer freshness. Flavor is nicely dry, a little bitter on the finish, deeply complex, and quite quaffable. Another excellent beer from OMAGN.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5824) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 2, 2013
My starter beer for before our Old ale and BW tasting .. . Draft @ the Houston Flying Saucer .. . Pours a deep gold, foam and lacing are strong .. . Yeast, bitterness, dry peach skin, and dry hay .. . on the drier side but very quaffable .. . Quite the awesome brew .. . . chips on rolls!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
onceblind (4043) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Clear golden with a generous foamy white head. Nose has a lot of yeasty peppery esters, with a backing aroma of Saaz hops and brie cheese. Flavor is peppery and grassy at the start with a clean but assertive Saaz hops and pale cereal tone, relinquishing into a semi-dry and clean biscuity malt and dusty finish. Ends with a quiet grassy/peppery hop twang. Very nice.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
unclemattie (4183) - Georgia, USA - SEP 21, 2013
12oz bottle. Golden ale. Aroma of floral hops. Dry, bready nose. Airy flavor, light pale malt, crisp straw-like finish. Very light, easy summer ale. (3826)


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