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Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Fruit Beer
Chambly, Canada
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1510   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Éphémère is the third in a series of lively original-recipe beers that come and go before you know it. From season to season and year to year you’ll find a different Éphémère beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stoned99 (482) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 5, 2015
Bottle thanks Mario M. Aroma: apple, cereals, spices. App: hazy pale, medium white head. Taste and palate: medium body, high carbonation, fruity, light acidity finish. Overall: not exactly my style but well executed for the style. Quite refreshing

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dhatton (175) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2015
Clear golden body with white head that dissipates rather quickly. Steady upward stream of bubbles. Aroma is apple at first, then funky yeast. Crisp, fruity taste; apple, pear, white grape and a bit of spiciness. Solid level of carbonation. Overall, refreshing change of pace. Thanks Leafs93.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbuskirk (606) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - APR 4, 2015
I had to laugh when I saw this beer had a whopping 10 IBU. I say that because Ephemere Apple can’t really be described as sweet. Hedonistic is more like it. The body is cloudy and light-colored. Aroma features bread, apple cider, banana, and a touch of clove. Taste is where things get odd. Bubble gum, gummy worm, banana, candy apple, light spice, and subtle sourness. While I wouldn’t choose to have something like this very often, it makes for one hell of a dessert beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HuskerTan (750) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - APR 3, 2015
Bottle. A- Apples, coriander, wheat, spices. A- Light orange color, hazy liquid, off white head. T- Apples, coriander. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, spiced finish. O- This was not what I expected. I was thinking it was going to be more like a sour green apple lambic sort of beer. In fact, it was more like a Witbier with all the spice and then had a touch of apple cider thrown in. Not bad, but a pretty subtle brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wolffish (343) - Saint-Donat, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 31, 2015
Bon produit dans l’ensemble... J’aime bien que le goût de pomme ne soit pas soutenu par une trop forte présence du sucre. C’est légèrement acidulé et bien fait.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dukeandduke (118) - Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2015
3/22/15 (Bottle) - Light golden pour, generous pillow head, thick texture. Sweet apple aroma. Beer is very sweet, tastes OK, feel light and smooth. OK beer but I like others better from this brewer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pumpkin87 (118) - - MAR 7, 2015
Pours hazy gold with white head that reduces quickly but leaves attractive skim. Aroma of wheat, green apples, spice with a vegetal note, like a farm kitchen before making pies on an early evening in late August. On the tongue, there’s more sharp apples with orange essential oil, while the expected cinnamon note turns sharper, peppery cardamom, but there’s also a light drizzle of honey. With a spritzy creaminess, this is a refreshing but also filling swallow, a seemingly summer brew that is substantial enough to serve on a winter’s eve. An ale as opposed to a cider or lambic, this doesn’t make for easy comparison with other fruited brews, not being sour or substantially sweet. It makes a good change-up to the regular line-up. While not as epic as Unibroue’s top beers, it’s just as thoughtfully made.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omega (786) - NEW ZEALAND - FEB 26, 2015
Not sure if I am rating the right beer here - my bottle looks like the unflavoured, but in the small print says apple. Defo apple on the nose -granny smith I believe! Quite carbonated with a small bead. Flavour profile on the whole is a bit weird for me - like a wheat beer with apple finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (2291) - California, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Fruity aroma of apples with hints of Belgian yeast characteristic of a blonde... Golden in color with thick foamy white head... Almost a cidery flavor with an unbelievable sweet palate like cherries that lingers on the palate.. Don’t know if I would consider this a beer but an interesting beverage nonetheless...

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KapitiCritique (369) - Xincheng, Henan Province, CHINA - FEB 17, 2015
Full fruity taste and spicy apple nose, balanced sour and semi-dry, medium body, spritzy, nice head, good lacing, nice honey gold and slightly murky. Excellent winter beer with a hearty meal.


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