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ít Hofbrouwerijke Flower Sour

Brewed by ít Hofbrouwerijke
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Beerzel, Belgium


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 2.91/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Brewed with lavender, dandelion, heather and chamomile.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beastiefan2k (2904) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - SEP 27, 2015
I should have checked the ratings first, good thing it was only only a 4oz draft at Beer Junction. Just baddddd. Rotten fruit that happens to be tart, dusty and weirdly sticky and sweet malts. Didnít really want to drink more to get better descriptors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorisPPattyn (8645) - Ursel, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2015
Immediate gushng upon opening gets rid of a small glass worth of beer. Despite the relentless foambuilding, hardly any head in the glass... ominous. Fully hazy amber beer. Sour nose with clear lavender, acids, citrus. Some other strange aroma that I tend to correlate to the heather. Sour, with a resiny background (again the heather?). Lavender retronasal up in force. Bitterness - probably more the dandelion than hops. Light body, acidthinning and -burn. Letís say it are the flowers that make it Interesting, rather than the other dread I-word.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wekker84 (1940) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle a cloudy golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts yeast fruits some sourness and spicy flavor malts spicy fruits some sourness flowers hops and a sourness aftertasted

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rayaron (837) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer & Beyond, Tel Aviv. Cloudy orange-bronze with small off-white head, with lots of sediments. The aroma is very floral, soapy, lavender, chamomile, spicy, with some citrus. Very spicy and floral aroma, very soapy, green tea hints, green apple, grapes, chamomile, lavender, dry sour finish. Light carbonation, medium-bodied.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (8664) - Tel Aviv, - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle sample at a Beer And Beyon,d sour beers tasting at their shop. Muddy orange-amber with small dark floaties and almost no head. Floral spiciness aroma with lots of lavender, somewhat soapy, and a funky note. Sour funky flavor with fruits and big floral spiciness. Medium-bodied. Way too spicy for my liking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (1329) - USA - DEC 10, 2014
Drunk from 75cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Sour and herb flavoured beer. Unusual. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2014
75cl, new exclusive brew Anno 2013, with flowers, from Geers Oostakker, complex brew, floral/sour and slightly spicy, not balanced, cloudy, good head, nothing special!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Natty209 (2) - - JUN 20, 2014 does not count
Nice. Sour but not acidic. Lots of subtle mulled cider spices , reminiscent if a grut beer. Very drinkable and refreshing. Unique

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (1177) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Cloudy cider pour big floaters. Aroma of lavender, dandelion ethanol. Tastes planty, belgo yeast, malt backbone, smooth sour. Finishes bitter from herbs? bizarre, balanced, unique.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6399) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2014
Sample at Zythos 2014. Yes, it is sour and flowery. Rose petals, sour fruit, balsamico. Maybe a bit too flowery?

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