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RATINGS: 291   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
corpsuckle (101) - Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2013
What a wonderful summer beer! Somewhat fizzy carbonation with lovely hops and a citrus finish. I like it!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (1944) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Draft. Pours mostly clear gold with with a creamy white head. Smells like bready malts, yeast, pear, light toast, and faint floral notes. Tastes like bready malts, citrus, light sweet fruit, faint toast, and yeast. Medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3377) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Tap. Pours mostly clear gold with with creamy white head. Aroma is bready malts, Belgian yeast esters, pear, light toast, and faint floral notes. Flavor is bready malts, citrus esters, light fruit esters, faint toast, and yeast esters. Medium body and carbonation.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SpongeRuiner (672) - Michigan, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Thanks HisBoyElroy. It pours bright yellow with a foamy head. A decent fresh springy aroma. Very carbonated and airy. Good summer beer. Just not much flavor and a little too off on the mouthfeel for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SamP01 (546) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Poured into a trappist glass, a hazy golden yellow with a large long lasting white fluffy head. Aroma is of ripe fruit, Belgian yeast, light floral notes. Taste is of ripe fruit, pears, some mild spiced fruity notes, a bit of sweet alcohol, yeast. Palate is crisp medium body with lively carbonation which sits well on the palate. The finish is ripe fruit of pears, mild spice fruit notes, Belgian yeast, has a slight dry sweet alcohol ending with mild bitterness. Overall a very good, flavorful and pleasant drinking brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4110) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle... Poured cloudy, pale, golden-amber with a thick, retaining white head. Aroma of floral, grassy hops with yeast spicing. Full mouthfeel, a little drying, zesty spicing from bot hops and Belgian yeast tones. Light honeydew, grass, and vanilla. Hints of wheat and grains to settle this one out.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1363) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2014
This ale has the "glow" of hops around it, from its soft yellow and orange hues to the creamy, bitter palate. Somewhat earthy but with intense fruit and lemon and herbal notes. Really complex and well-finished.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ilovedarkbeer (2230) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pours a hazy straw color with a foamy / creamy white head. Notes of yarn, lemon, pepper, custard, orange citrus, and honey. Crisp mouthfeel and long finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beachmaster (98) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 18, 2014
12 oz bottle into a tulip glass. Pours a clear light yellow, with a big white head that quickly fades, leaving good lacing. Nose is hops and spice, and the taste follows the nose. Short finish with medium carbonation, with spicy hop notes. A refreshing summer drink that’s not excessively hopped.

1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
klk343 (43) - - JUL 16, 2014
Totally cloudy gold appearance Doesn’t smell or taste all that good. Flowery aroma. Just odd

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
teemoney (19) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Poured from bottle into skinny tulip glass. Nice hazy yellow color, with thicker white head that sticks around, and some fizzy carbonation bubbles and sone yeasty sediment. Nose has citrus, flowers, a little grass, a little wild/ barnyard funk. Taste is strong on the flowers and pleasant citrus hoppiness. Almost 7%, but can’t tell at all. Nice, smoothe palate, not too sharp or fizzy. Kind of not my thing, but definitely a good beer for what it is.


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