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RATINGS: 329   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoR (536) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2014
12 fl. oz. bottle. Pours a hazy orange colour with nice white head. Aroma is straw, citrus. Taste is citrus, straw, spices. Very good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
monkeychugg55 (910) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Cloudy yellow pour with a big white head. The aroma has some sweet, banana-like esters, earthy and floral hops, and spicy notes. The flavor is similar, with lots of spiciness on the finish, very earthy too. Good amount of bitterness, and a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ontbeertaster (2345) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle, smell is spicy, taste is a spicy yeasty brew, with a nice floral notes and a good clean finish, really full of flavour for such a light beer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9189) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2014
12oz bottle.Poured a golden color with an averaged sized head. Spices, citrus, some straw and grassiness. Some fruitiness there too.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1840) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Pours hazy yellow with lots of fine sediment swirling about. Aroma is floral with yeast and spice. Taste is similar with more pepper.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
generallee08 (717) - New York, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12 oz bottle into a tulip glass. The label lists the abv at 6.8 % abv and there is a nice short description of the beer. Appearance: The look of the body is cloudy and the color is a light golden hue. It’s head is tall bright white in color and long lasting. It slowly settles to a thin creamy foam covering which leaves nice lace patterns on the glass. Smell: Fleur De Houblon has a classic Belgian character. Pale light grain with classic spicey Ommegang yeast mixed with some light citrusy, grassy and spicy hops. Taste / Palate: The nose and tongue are right on the same page. The base is light pale grain with white pepper and clove like spicy yeast. It also brings a light and pleasant Belgian funk/barnyard note to the mix. Hops add a touch of dryness and mild bitterness along with balanced grassy, floral and citrusy lemon flavor notes. The palate is on and very easy drinking. It feels smooth and creamy yet still lively with carbonation. Notes: In my opinion Ommegang just keeps on hitting home runs and this is no exception!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5086) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured a cloudy golden yellow color. Aroma is light lemon, sweet malt, white pepper notes, straw wheat notes. Flavor was sweet light lemon and straw notes. Tasty and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pjames317 (89) - Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Pours a hazy, glowing honey gold with ultra pillowy, puffy cloud-like head with nice retention. Some yeast sediment floating around. Aroma reveals what is undeniably a Belgian style ale, from their distinctive proprietary yeast strain. Other notes are rose petals, Juicy Fruit bubblegum, mild clove and other earthy spices. Hop element is definitely floral. Tastes like I just bit into a flower petal in full bloom. Peppery and spicy yeast flavors up front are eventually overcome by a pleasant hop bouquet. Nice subtle bitterness and dry on the back end. Good summer ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (804) - - AUG 11, 2014
Draft at Hopcat in Grand Rapids. Pours a hazy yellow color. Aroma and taste are floral, citrus, and Belgian yeast.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigguns22 (709) - Maryland, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Only had a few sips of the beer my wife was drinking hope to try it again so I can get more detailed. Aroma is earthy and floral. Flavors are nice crisp and refreshing with yeasty spice notes.


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