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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Melle, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 628   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fruli is a high quality Belgian white beer blended with pure fruit juice. The strawberry juice compliments the zesty fruitiness of the wheat beer and the result is a natural, soft and refreshing drink that is simply delicious!


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gpnterojd (176) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2007
Pours dark, cloudy blood, very much like you’d expect an unfiltered ’white’ beer to look like with strawberry juice added. Tiny pink head. The smell is incredibly sweet, almost completely sugary strawberries (another reviewer likened it to strawberry jam, I like this comparison). There is some faint malt buried beneath the strawberry sugar aroma. Taste is lighter than expected -- while the nose is very sweet strawberry syrup, the beer finishes as a blonde ale or wheat. Sweet citrus lingers on the palate. Tasty, but not incredibly balanced -- especially in the aroma.

1.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
KingofCastle (205) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2007
bottle: Well, i think you either like fruit beers or you don’t. Make that, you either love strawberry beer or you hate it. Thin to no head, dark cloudy colour . . . and really sweet. My wife almost likes this & she hates beer - is this a good sign? My beef with this beer is that it doesn’t feel or taste like a beer, but more like a cooler. Do yourself a favour & grab an amazingly flavoured belgian white (Blue Moon, Hoegarden), german wheat (Erdinger), belgian ale (Leffe Blonde), an abbey dubbel (Chimary Red) or even a hgh quality ESB (Hobgoblin), where you can taste fruit but still feel like you are drinking a beer. Now those beers are an amazing combo of fruit flavours & matls. This just tastes like strawberry juice/smoothie mixed with cheap lager, brutal.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EHSRanders (1790) - Tjele, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2007
Bottle. Hazy red colour with small creamy off-white mostly diminishing head. Aroma is Strawberry. Sweet flavor.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Christian (11260) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2007
Red with a white head. Strawberry aroma, and sweet strawberry lemonade flavour...

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
scotty (1060) - SCOTLAND - SEP 26, 2007
Is this really beer? Ok it tastes of strawberries, but it bears no resemblance to any beer I’ve tasted before. It’s sweet and so unbalanced, to me it’s quite unpleasant. I honestly hate to appear sexist, but I suspect this is aimed at the female market, and while there’s nothing wrong with that, it’s not my cup of tea, or "beer" for that matter, so sorry!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2007 A floral and strawberry/ yeasty nose. Strawberry notes. Light body. Some bitterness. A nicely balanced brew. Very much a palette cleanser.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
larsniclas (5699) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2007
Bottled. Hazy red with a pinkish head. Extremely sweet in both aroma and flavour. Smells and tastes like strawberry-jam. The sweetness chokes every other flavour.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2035) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2007
Pours a pink colour with some light pink head. Definite smell of strawberrys and a similar taste, kind of like liquid strawberry jam. It’s alrite at first, but I found that after half a bottle it became too insipid. Not so much a fault with the beer, but I’ve never been a fan of strawberry juice, in a similar way to raspberrys, I find that they lose their tart edge when juiced and are just too sweet. Maybe the cranberry version works better?

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (10720) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2007
Draught at dr. Louise, Esbjerg. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Ugly muddy red colour. Powerfull strawberry aroma. Really sweet flavor, average finish, powerfull strawberry notes. Syruply palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TC2642 (265) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2007
Bottle. Cloudy (due to yeast no doubt!), strawberry yogurt like aroma, pinkish head which quickly disappears. taste starts of sweet but becoming tart towards the end.


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