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RATINGS: 381   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyh70 (1025) - Missouri, USA - APR 22, 2013
Pours a hazy bright yellow with a massive white fluffy head that threatens to top the glass even with the gentlest pour. Great retention and lacing. The aroma is immediately bubblegum and Belgian yeast with lemon and underlying hints of barnyard. The taste is exactly what I wanted with the floral hops, lemon and a bit of sweetness from the malt. The yeast adds to the complexity with some spiciness and a little funk, ending with a subdued bitterness that fades away. Mouthfeel is smooth and refreshing with a somewhat creamy body and medium/high carbonation that helps make the beer finish dry. This could very well be my go to summer beer as indicated on the bottle. Delicious and very drinkable and Belgian Pale Ales are quickly becoming my favorite style. ---Jeremy H


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsporrer (460) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2016
Pours a semi cloudy bright yellow with a huge head of white foam. Aroma of light spices with some sweet fruity notes. Medium body. Very light grassy hop taste. Flavors are not very bold. Leaves a somewhat blah aftertaste. OK, but not that refreshing or tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosskyle (466) - - MAY 24, 2016
Served on tap at Ommegang. Hazy golden yellow color with a white head. Floral citrus aroma. Floral sweet malt earthy flavor. Light body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (4888) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
Pours a hazy medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty, hoppy, yeasty. Flavor is moderately sweet, citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcr (2517) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Bottle. Huge bubbly white head with hazy golden body. Aroma of grapefruit juice, spice, clove, basement, floral hops, toasted grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately bitter and lightly to moderately acidic. Medium body, watery/sticky texture, lively carbonation. Fizzy in the mouth to begin, sticky in the end. Tart, dry finish. Taste of citrus, lemon, clove, light funk. Good balance among hop bitterness and acidity.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (3918) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 5, 2016
bottle - Pours hazy pale yellow with a big white head. It has a yeasty, floral aroma. The flavor is moderately bitter with the Belgian yeast and floral character coming through. It has a very bubbly mouthfeel and a dry finish. Itís pretty good but not my favorite thing for some reason.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2778) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Pale golden blonde pour with lots of frothy white head and lots of sticky lacing .... Aroma of floral hops, black pepper, light funk, light fruity Belgian yeast, lemon and grapefruit .... Taste is of fruity/spicy Belgian yeast, floral and grassy hops, light black pepper, light bubblegum and lemon/grapefruit zest .... Has a dry abrupt bitter floral hopped finish .... Complex and refreshing

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sirmixsomewhat (173) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
This feels weird to type...this is the first Ommegang product that hasnít blown me away. Itís not a bad beer by any means, but it tastes a lot like a handful of other summer ales Iíve had. Itís not something Iíd feel confident being able to pick out of a crowd. That said, itís still crisp like a summer ale should be and itís worth buying again when itís actually summer. I have no earthly idea why itís available in February in Pennsylvania.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hotstuff (4763) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Rated on 11-28-2015 (Bottle) This beerís appearance is a huge foamy white head with a long retention, light hazy yellow body, very lively, fast rising carbonation, and one ring of lacing. The aroma is yeast, citrus, hops, floral, grassy, lemon, fruity, earthy, and spicy. The flavor is lightly bitter, sweet, fruity, citrus hops, floral, light lemon, light yeast, and a semi-dry finish. The mouthfeel of this beer is light carbonation and this beer is medium bodied. A very quaffable beer with a nice easy drinking flavor. It is worth trying and a beer that I would partake in again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (5173) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle at Villain & Saint. Nice golden body with good head. Nose is hoppy, with lemon and yeast. Taste is also hops, and floral and citrus and some malty notes. Smooth texture. Clean finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bp (868) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Bottle: pours cloudy yellowish amber with a thick, foamy white head, aroma is fruity, taste is slightly hoppy with maybe some citrus, very dry finish


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