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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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.

HonusWagner's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (1872) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (4591) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bp (838) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Padron4KM (736) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - OCT 1, 2015
12 oz bottle, no date code.
Hazy pale golden, with a thick lasting white head, and sticky lace.
Aroma is fruity, tropical, citrus, earth.
Flavor starts out slightly sweet, citrus fruit, a little zippy hops, and finishes dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BiddleBrau (1052) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2015
From the bottle. Hazy with white head. Quite spicy and flavorful. Aroma has a bit of earthiness. Definite sharp bite, bigger than standard. Well dine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4918) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2015
I really light character to it with some fruitiness and a little hops. This is a very tasty and easy drinking beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (1106) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Deep and murky pour with big white head on top. Aroma of floral hop and some fruit, zest. Flavor is a bit earthy, peppery, orange peel, peach and malt now. It is light but definitely complex.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (978) - chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2015

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ARH (976) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2015
On tap, poured into a snifter. The aroma is a floral, sweet tropical note that hits the nose in abundance. It’s a clear, straw colored beer with a dense white soap head that has moderate lacing and good retention. The taste is a medium bittersweet. The medium body has an oily texture has a fuzzy carbonation with citrus and tropical fruit, and bread for flavors. The finish has a crisp spice quality, followed quickly by a sweet tropical juice (primarily pineapple) that leads to an aftertaste that’s clean with a faint hint of some bread.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Larry_Duffman (188) - - AUG 16, 2015
I had it from the bottle. The aroma is floral hops. The taste is hops, Belgian yeast, spice, and a touch of citrus. It’s dry and crisp. This was nice and refreshing, until it warmed. It’s a complex summer beer without being filling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (3683) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 14, 2015
Bouteille b.b. 03.2016. Une robe jaune trouble. Le premier nez est superbe, invitant avec du blé. La bouche est herbeuse avec des notes de poussière. J’aurais aimé plus de définition dans cette bière qui me semble brouillonne. Merci Vincent pour cette dégustation.

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