Floreffe Prima Melior – Brasserie Lefebvre (Rebecq-Quenast, Belgium)

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  • My Rating: B-

Floreffe Prima Melior – Brasserie Lefebvre, 8% ABV – 330ml., (Rebecq-Quenast, Belgium)

Ingredients: water, barley malt, roasted malt, hop, canesugar, yeast, spices.

  • Style: Belgian Strong Ale
  • Taste: honeyed brown sugar malted strong ale
  • Where I got it : W. 16th Liquor Store
  • How much: $4 (after 10% off) – 330ml., September 2013
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: yes

Visual: Pours cloudy cola brown with a massive creamy-foamy head, good retention, lots of steady streams.

Nose: Caramel malt, brown sugar, honey, minor alcohol detection (7/10-pungency)

Attack: sharp-heavy sugar hit

Mid-palate: (9/10)-cola sweetness, creamy-fizzy mouthfeel, (MAIN) caramel malts, brown sugar, honey, cola (star anise/clove)

Finish: minor hopped bitter/mainly malty sweet finish.

Summary: A very full and sweet beer, quite a typical Belgian Strong Ale. Not outstanding but no slouch either.