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Jupiler - Brasserie Piedboeuf

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BA SCORE
69
poor

243 Ratings
THE BROS
70
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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 19.05%
Wants: 6
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Piedboeuf visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-26-1998

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3.19/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From an 11.2 oz can (dated July 2, 2014) into a pint glass.

A-A normal pour produces a light, yellow-gold brew with a thin, white head that drops quickly. No lacing, not much activity in the beer.

S-The smell is slightly grainy with a mild hop bite. There isn't much here, but a little whiff of banana reminds you that this is a Belgian beer. Conversely, a touch of skunk reminds you that this is a canned, macro-style lager.

T-The taste is mild like the smell, but with less intrigue. The brew is grainy, with a hint of toast, and only a minute kick of skunky, bitter hops.

F-The feel is light to medium with a tinny, slightly fizzy carbonation.

O-This brew is ubiquitous in the old country, but that doesn't make it great. Anyway, I would rank Jupiler one or two small notches above a BMC macro AAL type lager if only for the slightly interesting smell and the slightly heavier mouthfeel.

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2.71/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

It isn't often that I go from one of the best beers in the world (Westvleteren) to one of the more common (Jupiler) in just a matter of two hours. I had a bottle at a cafe which was on the Belgium-France border outside Watou. On to the beer:

This beer is pale gold colored with a short head and decent retention. It smells of a strange iron, and it also smells of a standard malted barley. The taste at least is a small improvement over the aroma. It starts with vague cereals and some DMS. Is there fermenting asperagus in this beer? A dry barley note and slight fruitness bring a little rescue effort to the beer, making it half-decent. The beer is light bodied and "soapy", and okay with the drinkability.

Eh, it's okay. It's probably better than a skunked Stella though.

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3.21/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On-tap at Cafe Katoen, Amsterdam, Netherlands

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that died down but left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: Light aromas of bready malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of bready and grainy malts along with a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium- bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is easy to drink and tastes like an average pale lager, but without any flavors of adjunct malts.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Served on-draught into a 25cl glass in a bar in Belfort, France. Reviewed from notes taken in Summer 2011.

A: Pours a two finger head, fluffy white, with light cream, fair thickness, and good retention. Body colour is a semitransparent crystal yellow.

Sm: A light aroma of barley and crystal malts. Hopping is generic floral.

T: Light barley foundation with some pleasant smooth cream. A handful of crystal malts. Floral hops. Pretty simple but refreshing. Maybe a buried hint of lime? Balanced.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Complements the flavour profile okay.

Dr: Below average in quality. Priced highly at 3 euro for 25cl (by French standards). Hides its average ABV okay. Meh. Not very good stuff.

D+

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330ml bottle served in a Weizen glass.

A: Pours a pale and clear yellow color forming a beg bubbled and aired white head. Medium retention and tons of lacings formed and left

S: Very grainy and bready in the nose. Sweet grains. Some notes of adjunct malts and honey. Lager yeasts and light notes flowery hops in the end

T: Sweet grains upfront. Slightly sweet. Very grainy and a bit hoppy bitter finish. Notes of bready and biscuity Lager yeasts

M: Light body. Good carbonation. Grainy and slightly bitter aftertaste

O: Medium drinkability

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Jupiler from Brasserie Piedboeuf
69 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.