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

bottled
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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The second 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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
electrotype (226) - Montreal, Quebec, - MAY 16, 2014
Je ne suis en général pas pas un grand amateur de bières fruitées. Mais j’avoue que j’aime bien cette bière. Raffraichissante et pas trop sucrée. Une bière d’été parfaite!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
worldbeertaste (1653) - AUSTRIA - SEP 26, 2014
Nice smooth smell of cranberry, yeast and rosemery. Sweet taste of caramel with a dry herbal centre and a fruity sour and sweet finish. Bittersweet. Fruit added to a belgian ale. Not bad. Drinkable but a bit sour. I like the cranberry.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BreWedge (316) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
On tap @ The Port Trenton. Pours a dark hazy gold with minimal head. Aromas are cranberry or white grape juice. Tastes are cranberry, clove, and orange zest. Tangy, lively carbonation, short spicy finish. Interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RhetoricalAns (267) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2014
Draft. Hazy straw pour, thin bubbly white head. Aroma is strongly cranberry, lemon, mild bread. Taste is doughy bread malt. Light body. Enjoyed it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (5927) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2014
draft at Unibroue brewery, chambly, Quebec. good wheat beer, crisp with slightly more than subtle cranberry flavor. easy drinking, decent

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2086) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. A light cloudy gold with a wheaty cranberry tart aroma . The taste is wheaty tart cranberry, lightly sweet with a hint of cinnamon. This is a very tasty fruit beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregorymconway (42) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2014 750ml bottle from LCBO. Minimal white frothy head on a great blonde body. Citrus/ fruity notes, the cranberry is not as overbearing as expected and orange notes are just as present in aroma. Tart in flavor, alcohol and some fruit. Cranberry isn?t one of my more enjoyed fruits for beer flavoring, but I was pleasantly surprised.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
sam_rates_beer (20) - Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
Watered down, hmm. Had this before but tasted better. Can't say i enjoyed it, flat.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6800) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
750ml corked & caged bottle shared at the lake. Hazy golden body, lively white head. Yeasty, vaguely fruity nose. Yeasty pale malts with lightly perfumey unsweetened cranberry. The fruit here is not very assertive, and the overall profile is light and dry. I quite liked it for these very reasons, but I could see why others may be looking for something more.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (560) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
A nice after dinner pour. Watching season 3 of Deadwood as I write this so I should really be drinking fire whiskey & swearing like a cowpoke. Nice brew: tart cranberry, unibroue stable yeast, & lively carbonation. Crisp finish. Recommended.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SuperTiti33 (539) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
Blonde dorée. Blanche/blé. Sucré. Très fine acidité. Légèrement florale. Fruité. Baies. Un peu épicé. Bien.


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