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RATINGS: 281   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghostbear12 (3) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - JUN 21, 2013
grassy, flowery and citrus smells coming off of this sucker. Ranking it highly for the aroma. Not bitter at all, though little malt shows through. good hop notes. Ironically, the yeast is the main event. Another good one from Ommegang.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IrishBoy (3803) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Draft at Barrelhouse 101. Nose is spicy, lightly fruity, yeasty, sweet, with a hint of horseblanket. Lightly hazy gold with a small,lightly lacing off white head. Flavor is lightly sweet, spicy, and lightly bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2195) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2014
earthy and sweeter with flavors of banana. softer carbonation, some hop perhaps citrusy. full enough yeasty body a little grain?

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Crash_the_dog (141) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Nice herbal nose, very malty backdrop for a range of flavors, including pepper, bread, banana and a general floral note. A nice beer, clearly well crafted, but a bit too cloying. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerKurve (482) - - JUL 8, 2014
Belgian Yeasts, Floral & Piney Hops, and a fairly moderate malty backbone with some black pepper notes. Pretty good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4170) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Poured a hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of flowers, light hops, and yeast. Flavor similar, pretty standard Solon’s Belgian offering from ommegang

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CObiased (13) - - JUL 6, 2014
It pours a rich hazy unfiltered golden honey hue with a perfect frothy head. An upfront yeasty wheat flavor turns into a citrusy ale with cream notes. Delicious, smooth body

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvanFriend (297) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Very light both in color and in body, floral tastes/smells as advertised, also an aroma of pepper and a bright, lemony flavor that makes this an excellent beer for a long summer day.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BLADT (473) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle pour. Hazy, golden yellow with pillowy white head atop. Minimal lacing. Floral perfume of hops, cut hay, lemon and light funk. Zippy. Medium to light body. Effervescent. Good showing of earthy hops. Peppery and dry. Lemon tartness holds the middle. Bready yeast. Some pear flesh. A small amount of funk on finish. Flavors play a bit rough with each other, but otherwise solid execution. Good summer sipper.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JDBaker11058 (1205) - Maryland, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Appearance: bright honeyed gold, lightly hazed, with a huge, fluffy electric white head that slowly shrinks to a thick, creamy cap that lasts for the entire tulip. Aroma: hugely floral, with honeysuckle, rose hips, light marmalade, lemongrass, wet grass, and white pepper. Taste: floral hops are front and center, with nice honey and champagne notes underneath; hint of citrus (orange peel) coriander, and clove. Finish: lasting floral sweetness, slowly drying. Notes: Typically overpriced bottle from Gilly’s in Rockville, MD. However, a typically superb offering from Ommegang. Slick but effervescent palate. Flowery hops nicely showcased, combined with that excellent house yeast...mmmm.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (1328) - Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
A very good example of the style, extremely floral on the nose, like being in a well kept flower garden with a variety of different breeds, not as light and easy drinking as you might expect from the style and a bit of the herbal quality becomes harsh on the finish or else this would be an unbelievable beer.


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