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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Day 173 Drink: Fruli Strawberry Beer

Fruli is a fruit beer produced near Ghent, Belgium, by Huyghe. It is a blend of white beer and strawberry juice. The label says it uses coriander and orange peel, with natural and artificial flavors.

The 4.1 percent alcohol by volume beer pours a strawberry rhubarb color with a thin off white head. The aroma is straightforward strawberry and the flavor opens with a sweet soda pop note. If you are accustomed to fruit lambics, you will miss the balancing sour note. If you enjoy wine coolers or sweeter mixed drinks, this will be right up your alley.

1 comment:

Lost said...

Fruli is an incredibly popular beer in Europe. I know this because after I reviewed it in the spring of 2009 I started getting tons of hits to my site and lots of questions about where to get it in the states. Inquisitors included transplants from the UK, as well as people who have traveled to Europe and tried it there.