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.