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

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RATINGS: 623   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   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!


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GregClow (2891) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 20, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2006 I’m writing an article on fruit beers for a local food & drink website, so I gave this another shot to see if it’s as bad as I thought the first time around. It still looks as ugly as hell - murky reddish-brown with a wisp of a head. Aroma of strawberry jam - not just any jam, but the sickly sweet freezer jam that is common on the east coast of Canada where my family is from. Flavour is quite sweet and candyish with a hint of tartness in the finish. It’s not quite as cloying as my original rating suggested - it’s still too sweet for my personal taste, but I don’t hate it quite as much the second time around. (original numbers - 3/2/2/2/4/1.3)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mustang3 (254) - Whitby, CANADA - JUN 15, 2004
This is a bit of an alcopop, but I found it somewhat enjoyable nonetheless. Taste is very strong, but genuine strawberry with a nice tartness at the end to counter the sweetness. That being said this is little more than a cooler with a beer base.

1.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Radek Kliber (6457) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 15, 2004
Aroma of organic strawberries that were a bit spoiled, earthy, sweet .Pour big head, cloudy truskawkowy kompot (strawberry juice) .Highly carbonated, bitter strawberry flavour does not go well with alcohol. It does feel wrong. Tart, fruity beer, but not refreshing at all.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Michael Tuguigui (16) - concord, Ontario, PHILIPPINES - JUN 15, 2004
Smells like strawberry jam with wheat, looks alright the taste and the smell are the same, there nothing really nice about it, its just nice to have a different beer once in a while P.S i like strawberrys its a nice twist

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2004
Hazy dark rhubarb red color with bubbling white head. A soft fresh strawberry presence emanates from the glass - quite sweet smelling, but not really getting too candyish, although if your nose is in their long enough it can get a bit perfumy. The body is candyish and too sweet. A spritzyness encompasses the mouth and carries with it a mild tartness that somewhat masks the initial sweetness thankfully. A bit more of a wheat presence in the body would do this beer well. Overall a bit sweet, but fresh tasting and straightforward.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
CapFlu (4516) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 9, 2004
(250ml bottle) Pours a thin, pink head and a reddish-orange body. Nose of strawberry and apples. Sweet strawberry syrup mingles with the likes of fizzy soda water. Can this even be considered beer?

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gorbalev (2924) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 5, 2004
Not bad. Great strawberry aroma, poured a syrupy brown. Taste is not a great balance between artificial flavour and malt. No bitterness to speak of. Refreshing taste on my deck in the sun, but not great.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 3, 2004
Berry and assorted fruit aromas and sugar. Hazy rose, tiny pink head. Sweet, sugary, berry candy flavour. Throat tighteningly cloying. Unenjoyable.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DanielBrown (3809) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2003
This really is an alarmingly red beer, if you can call it that. It does taste extremely strawberry-y, but is too sweet and the sugary thickness of it leaves your mouth and teeth coated in the stuff. OK.

1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
SilkTork (5218) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2003
On tap, The Hot House, Chelmsford. Strawberry aroma. Strawberry ice lolly flavour. Sweet, with no redeeming quality. I love sweet beers, but this is so awesomely one dimensional it becomes truly disgusting. Undrinkable. Disgusting.


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