Full Review


Peche Mel

Category: Fruit Beer

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 8.5%
93 Points
Gold Medal

Peche Mel

Category: Fruit Beer

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 8.5%
Dusty copper color. Bright, fruity aromas of dried apricot and raisin bread with a silky, racy, bubbly, very sweet medium body and a tingling, delightful, long peach cobbler and praline finish. A bold fruity stone fruit beer with great purity, balance and length.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Rich, heavy, sweet & fruity & malty
Aroma Aroma: dried apricot and raisin bread
Taste Flavor: peach cobbler and praline
Bitterness Bitterness: None
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own or with food
Recipes Pairing: Blue Cheese, Panna Cotta, Mascarpone
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bold fruity stone fruit beer with great purity, balance and length.

The Producer or Importer

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The Producer or  Importer
421 Wando Park Blvd, Suite 200
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
1 843-881-0761

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Fruit Beer

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Serve in a Shaker Pint Glass
Fruit beers are ales or lagers to which fruit has been added in order to impart flavor or color. The degree of overall flavor and aroma will vary in these beers in relation to not only the fruit utilized, but also to when and where fruit was added during the brewing process. These beers are highly individualistic, and allow brewers great creativity in their formulations. While the more common fruits used by brewers include cherries, strawberries and blueberries, many examples of fruit beer are readily available including coconut and kiwi to name a couple. Given the variation possible in this category, there are no established standards for appearance, aroma or flavor. Instead, beers in this category are defined by pleasing combination of the beer’s elements, overall drinkability and balance of fruit and base beer flavors and aromas. Noteworthy examples of this style include: New Glarus Belgian Red Wisconsin Cherry Beer, Samuel Smiths Organic Apricot Ale, Unibroue Quelque Chose and Stevens Point Whole Hog Raspberry Saison.