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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1460   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
REDDOGICE (202) - nantucket, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 19, 2010
I really enjoyed this beer. The apple was different, and not in a bad way. The beer was rather quenching, and pretty inoffensive. On my list to have again, when it comes around.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestlake (134) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Pours a hazy orange with a huge white head. Aroma is strong apple, almost champagne-like. The taste is kind of like a sweet white ale up front and apple cider on the finish. I thought from the smell that this was going to be way to sweet, but the combination works. If you’re in the mood for a fruit beer, this is a good one.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bellco33 (286) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Poured from bottle into tulip: Pours cloudy golden with a one finger head. Aroma of banana, coriander, apple. and sugar. Taste is much like a white ale up front with the wheat, lemon, banana, coriander coming through and finishes a bit like apple cider. Very interesting, tasty beer. Light body, a little sweet, nice!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lownote (64) - USA - JUL 18, 2014
Smells like Granny Smith so much! Gold color with less than a finger of head from tap. Very fruity but not distinctly apple. Also sweet. Tiny bit hoppy. Light on the palate

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edwardbass (498) - Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2014
I’m not a white ale fan, but it came in the combo box of Unibroue beers I got, so had to try it. Yeast, apple (duh), banana. It seems more like a hard cider than a beer, but it doesn’t suck.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
firstsip (392) - Michigan, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle. Opaque, yeasty brown-gold. Green apple nose. Tastes more cidery than beer-- green apple, only notes of spices. A bit one note, though good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Petkus331 (243) - Redford, Michigan, USA - JUL 4, 2014
A strong aroma of apple pie and vanilla with a hint of cranberry. Appears clear gold with a thin ring of white foam. Tastes of wheat, vanilla, apple and a hint of bitter hay. Palate is fizzy and mildly filling. Overall, nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stephane_Houle (107) - - JUN 22, 2014
Apparence: D?une couleur jaune pâle, elle est coiffée d?une bonne mousse légèrete d’une bonne durée. Très forte effervescence avec des bulles de petite taille. Arômes: Au nez, ce sont des notes de pommes (Granny Smith) avec un peu de céréales. Saveurs: Très frais, très léger en bouche. Définitivement rafraichissant, sans aucune surprise les notes de pommes sont bien présente en bouche sans prendre trop de place. D’une bonne durée avec une belle effervescence et aucun amertume. Fiche technique Style: Bière de fruits Format: 750 ml Taux d?alcool: 5,5%

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5360) - Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle from backlog notes 07/08. Pours a cloudy golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have tart apples, sweet apples, yeast, light bready notes. Better than ciders I’ve had, but not something I would seek out again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cmacklin (251) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 2, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden colour with a small, short lived, white head. Aroma is apples and yeast. Sweet flavour of artificial apple, yeast and citrus with a dry finish. Medium body with oily texture and soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oscbert (1019) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 28, 2014
~Grainy wheaty aroma with strong yellow and sour green apple aroma. Earthy hops. ~Pours a cloudy golden color with long lasting fluffy white head. ~Extrememely well balanced myriad of flavors, Corriander, grain, banana, apple, spice. ~Light fluffy body with high prickly CO2, lingering grainy apple finish. ~Very well crafted beer. Seems a lot of thought went into this one. I don’t care much for the apple, but do respect this beer. Refreshing and interesting.


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