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Brewed by Birrificio Italiano
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Lurago Marinone (CO), Italy

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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La Fleurette has an amazingly unsual character and complexity despite its very little 3.8% alc/vol.

Ingredients:
- Malts: pilsner and rye
- Hops: Kent Goldings
- Yeast: Saccharomyces Cerevistiae
- Whole Roses & Violets
- Citrus Bee Honey
- Elderberry
- Black Pepper


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1.7
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 13, 2008
In short: A perfumy rose-water based beer. Girly and sickeningly aromatic
How: Bottle 750ml. Consumed some 6 months after the beer release. Sample at Cathschlag birthday party tasting
The look: Cloudy blonde body with big ugly chunks of yeast topped by a short-lived white head
In long: The floral aspect of this one goes has flower petals and the likes but goes way beyond that, this is downright rose water, perfume and other romantic girly aromatic notes. Some fruity notes (mainly grapefruits) feel like and added flavour to a rose water drink rather than the other way around. Body is watery. Light sensation of cleaning product. Not even refreshing, just annoying. What the fuck were my drinking partners drinking giving positive review to that gross girly perfumy beer, I haven’t anything so gay since Dancing With The Stars: Special Hairdressers.

3.6
Rciesla (5607) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2008
Bottle. Pours light amber yellow body with a light head. Floral notes, elderberries and a hint of honey. No etoh noticed. Light pilsner malt and a tart sweetness.

3.4
Cornfield (5569) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2007
The body is a hazy light ambered toppede with a thick, well sustained solid head that does some fine lacing. The aroma is sweet and yeasty backed by scents of roses, citrus and dark fruits, honey, and hot spices. It has a complex merging of flavors, liberally spiced, and has a wheaty tartness to wrap it up. Dry finish. Refreshing and tasty.

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3.7
Bragesnak (5393) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2008
Italian Tasting at FOF, Gyngen, Aarhus, DK Bottled, 291008. Orange with white head. Aroma of lots of flora and some berries. Flavor of frutti bosco, blackcurrant and a tone of sourness. Very refreshing

3.4
badgerben (5372) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 21, 2008
Courtesy of Brewfiend. Hazy gold color with a medium head. Strong citrus hop aroma. Very fruity taste, predominantly grape, grapefruit and tangerine. Quite unusual, but good.

2.8
martjoobolut (5337) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 7, 2017
Tap at brewdog tallinn. Pours amber. Aroma hoppy, fruity, sweetness. Flavor is sweet and bitter, spices, herbs, honey, some malt. Body is watery. Overall: drinkable

3.3
Dickinsonbeer (5073) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 29, 2006
BCTC. Sampled from a big 1 liter bottle. Pours a cloudy medium amber/deep copper with a fizzy head. Aroma is very floral and fruity with hints of raspberries, roses, lily flowers, and other herbal notes. Light spice in the aroma, pepper yeast, fruity and herbal. High carbonation.

3.6
goldtwins (4319) - Nesconset, New York, USA - FEB 5, 2007
Poured a hazy orange with chunky yeast floaties. The aroma was sweet with notes of flowers, spicey cracked pepper, orange skin, toast, and a hint of honey. Decent complexity. The flavor was sweet and almost ginger ale like. Spicey with a wet finish.

3.3
FlacoAlto (4228) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 11, 2008
This is the weirdest looking 750ml bottle I have ever seen; squat and almost like the new Sierra Nevada 24oz bombers, but thicker & different. The beer pours with a frothy, initially three-finger thick, light tan colored head. The beer is a hazy, honey amber color, but shows a lightly reddish tinged, fully hazy, orange-gold color when held up to the light. The aroma is light and spicy with aromas of lemon zest, orange blossoms, light honeysuckle, a touch of lavender and even some light ginger and pepper towards the end. This has a very floral aroma and it is quite inviting. A little bit of digging around reveals some malt influenced aromas of honey-malt, crushed saltine crackers.

Very dry, in fact one of the most dry tasting beers I have ever had. It is so dry that it tastes lightly tart and has a pepper-like flavor from a zippy carbonation. It is actually a bit fizzy, but it is so light that it does not feel gassy. The floral notes really come through as a nasal influence during each sip. Cracker & bread like malt mixes with touches of ginger some sourness (perhaps from the elderberries as this is more than just a typical yeast influence), and a light pepper hit in the long finish. Flavors of rose hip tea mix in with the general floral notes to provide a bit of herbal character that mimics the function of hops. Despite being so light, the malt character really does come through quite well here, especially as it warms.

I like that this is very easy drinking, it also has an interesting blend of flavors and aromatic notes (the nose more than the flavor though), but for some reason it is not nearly what I hoped it would be.

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3.4
bartlebier (4209) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2014
0,2L draught [email protected] Bierdorf, Tettnanger Hopfenwandertag 2014. Pours thin and somewhat milky, aroma of sweet pollen, wild honey, summery petals, some rose-scented bathfoam and mamouchy elderflower. Not picking up any pepper. Taste is sweeter and more lieblich than that, would prefer more attenuation, but still very pleasantly drinkable. More of a spring/summer seasonal.


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