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Jupiler - Brasserie Piedboeuf

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BA SCORE
69
poor

225 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 225
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 19.39%
Wants: 6
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Piedboeuf visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-26-1998)
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Reviews by baldiegooner:
Photo of baldiegooner
4.22/5  rDev +43.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Having grown up in brussels on jupiler, and the rest, I know the standards of this beer can vary wildly. If served correctly, ice cold, in an immaculately clean 25cl glass, and in a bar full of friendly belgians, jupiler is hard to beat. I dont know what their export beer may taste like, but I think it is a lager that is balanced, maintains its head to the bottom of the glass, has lacing that runs the length of the glass, balances bitterness at the end with the sweetness that first hits your lips, and is really quite refreshing. Looks like lager should look like, served with a two-finger head that hangs around long enough. As far as commerical lagers go, it wins hands down against all the terrible commercial lagers from anywhere but belgium and germany.

baldiegooner, Nov 16, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of cam477
2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

cam477, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of tbryan5
2/5  rDev -32%

tbryan5, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of BeerAdvocate
2.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Presentation: Small 25cl (8oz +/-) brown bottle. - Brasserie Jupiler Brouwerij

Appearance: Crystal clear, yellow straw colour with a fine white lace.

Smell: A bit grassy from the hops, probably aged Saaz hops, very mellow and distinct. Touch of pale malt aroma.

Taste: Very light, crisp, smooth with a touch of mouth coating diacetyl. Faint malt flavour, grassy bitterness, turning dry at the end. Cotton mouth finish, which is not pleasant.

Notes: Not too bad. Not fantastic either, but, we would definitely not dump this.

BeerAdvocate, Aug 26, 1998
Photo of Satyr179
1.5/5  rDev -49%

Satyr179, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of Todd
3.45/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this several times in Belgium. It was commonly served in small, ridged glasses which would raise the fingers from the glass surface and keep the beer cooler, for longer. Not a bad brew, refreshing.

Todd, Dec 30, 2000
Photo of petewheeler
3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

petewheeler, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of Jason
2.8/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This seemed to be the swill of Brussels ... beer for the masses though few real cafes carried it.

Jason, Oct 20, 2001
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3/5  rDev +2%

Marius, Jul 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +53.1%

Keegan, Mar 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +36.1%

MeneerBeerSnob, May 09, 2012
Photo of watermelonman
2.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This poured to a decent light and bright golden yellow with a small head that quickly faded. There's no lace.

The smell isn't very good, but still not as offensive as some others in this style. The taste follows that up in a similar manner. Hops come through in the wrong sort of way, and it's definitely too sharp in the mouth.

watermelonman, Jan 13, 2005
Photo of mattfancett
3/5  rDev +2%

mattfancett, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of Wegomlegging
3.53/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Looks good poured the standard Belgian bar way, 2-finger head scraped off at the top. Light hop scent. Great beer for an all night social event, nothing too serious here, very fresh and dry, even tinny. Like its sister brands (Stella, Maes, Martens, etc.), soft texture and goes down fast. My personal choice for a fun night out.

Wegomlegging, Feb 08, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

Ciocanelu, Jul 11, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

PretzelCity, Apr 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

RCH1, Aug 02, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -40.5%

corneliusfontaine, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of Foulon
2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Foulon, Jan 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +19%

jeroen2555, Jan 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

Rickus, Sep 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev +2%

Robemaco, Jun 09, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

mdillon86, Mar 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev +2%

martyjhuebs, Aug 13, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

desint, May 24, 2013
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Jupiler from Brasserie Piedboeuf
69 out of 100 based on 225 ratings.