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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (3536) - austin, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Hazy deep yellow, white head forms a thin ring. Aroma is wild yeast, straw, spice, bubblegum. The body takes on an earthy quality with a sweet wood taste.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (2062) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 26, 2013
From the 355 ml. bottle dated Best By 10/20/14. The pour is a highly carbonated foggy pale yellow with a tremendous fluffy head that takes quite some time to settle back. The aroma is luscious with its Belgian inspired yeast, pale malt, biscuit, spicy, and earthy hop notes. The body is light and incredibly creamy. The taste has a slightly more citrus flavor with a peppery finish. I have a new favorite summer brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2343) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2013
On draft at the Blue Monkey Tavern, Honey, corriander, bread and pepper. Blended really nice and very refreshing on a summer day.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WooPigBrewey (46) - North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Pours a cloudy gold color. Aroma and taste has an earthy hoppiness, fruity. Plenty of spiciness. The flavor is nice and clean.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3229) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Tap at hoppy monk july 2013 Pours hazy lite orange with somewhat vigerous carbonation witb a small sudsy white head and sparse lacing. Nose is very spicy herbal grassy hops witb some medicinal yeast character. Flavors are very spicy hops peppery with some resin on the finish. Very dry witb a soft palate. Lite lemngrass and herbal qualities long into the finish. A very solid beer but not very belgian if you ask me. Saison meets hoppy pilsner.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nate (3648) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 24, 2013
On tap at Zeno’s. Nice floral-fruity nose, like a traditional saison. Honey and bubblegum and spice. Mild hops. Light golden clear with some haze, topped with thin head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Starts medium sweet with dry hop flavor, bubblegum, and wheat. Fairly dry finish with smooth sweet after.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dpjuart (1049) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Tap and Zeno’s. Pours golden with rimming white head. Bubblegum nose with herbs, thyme and grass clippings. Lots of bready notes, mildly bitter and dry with some bubblegum, herbs. Nice little saison.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gachupines (853) - USA - JUL 20, 2013
Hazy golden with a thick white head. Aroma is peppery with notes of grapefruit hops. Flavor is peppery but clean with a pleasant hoppy aftertaste. Very effervescent with notes of grapefruit. Wife: 4.5

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Not much of a small, but it has a pretty good taste. A little watery but has a complex mixture of tastes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
libertine (192) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - JUL 20, 2013
pours a cloudygold with a ton of white head. aroma is fantastic. smells a lot like a Belgium triple. its citrus, herbal, peppery, getting that funk from the yeast. flovor is citrus, hops, peppery. mouthfeel is fizzy.finish is clean and dry. this beer is clean, crisp,and very delicious.


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