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Jupiler - Brasserie Piedboeuf

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BA SCORE
69
poor

199 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 199
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 2.92
pDev: 19.52%
Wants: 5
Gots: 17 | 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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samEBC

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -5.8%

01-22-2012 17:52:33 | More by samEBC
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Robje

Australia

3/5  rDev +2.7%

01-10-2012 01:23:31 | More by Robje
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whartontallboy

New York

1.5/5  rDev -48.6%

01-03-2012 02:08:34 | More by whartontallboy
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

12-28-2011 23:14:27 | More by supermeniscus
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dankrutgers

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +2.7%

12-16-2011 20:28:01 | More by dankrutgers
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stevoj

Germany

3/5  rDev +2.7%

12-15-2011 19:57:59 | More by stevoj
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev +2.7%

12-06-2011 18:27:24 | More by Rochefort10nh
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sim0n17

Germany

3/5  rDev +2.7%

12-03-2011 19:14:55 | More by sim0n17
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NilsFrisk

Norway

2/5  rDev -31.5%

12-02-2011 11:27:32 | More by NilsFrisk
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rekel

Netherlands

3/5  rDev +2.7%

11-30-2011 18:12:52 | More by rekel
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IPA35

Netherlands

3.2/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had this yesterday.

A pale lager with a white head, as expected.
Good retention.

Smells grainy and quite hoppy. Pleasant.

The taste is very grainy and quite bitter, but it has this sort of chemical thing to it which is a big shame.

Not THAT watery, and well carbonated.

OK lager.

Don't believe those Belgians who will tell you how this and Stella Artois are a thousand times better than Heineken or any other Dutch lager. That's not true.

Serving type: on-tap

11-27-2011 13:37:50 | More by IPA35
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Warfarin

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev +2.7%

11-18-2011 21:16:13 | More by Warfarin
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baldiegooner

Wisconsin

4.22/5  rDev +44.5%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

11-16-2011 01:07:09 | More by baldiegooner
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Adamostella

Washington

4/5  rDev +37%

11-15-2011 22:29:52 | More by Adamostella
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Bierman9

New Hampshire

3.55/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Checked into my youth hostel in Liege on 26SEP11, but my room wasn't ready. Having an hour to kill, and being hungry, I roamed the vicinity and stopped into a sandwich shop nearby called "Chez Ali". Needing something to wash down my tasty Merguez-Frittes, I opted for a 0.25l of Juliper Blonde, at €2.00.

Poured into a short rock-glass, it was a clear, pale golden/straw colored brew. Very effervescent, with a rocky, white head that puffed up quickly then right back down. Carbo was steady, but lacing was minimal. Aroma was grassy and herbal, though mild. Medium body, surprisingly, though it was fairly prickly on the tongue. Still solid, though.

Tasted a little bready and crackery, with verrry subtle pear and green apple. The herbal finish also had a hint of spiciness. Not bad; not a keeper by any means, but it did the job at hand. Prosit!!

3.55 rDev +18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

1384

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2011 20:52:27 | More by Bierman9
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

2.63/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clean yellow color with a white head. In the aroma, basic and standard European lager smells. In the taste, a sweet to dry corn taste, but basically a standard lager. A small bite and medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a lightly dry aftertaste. I just drank this on the bus from brewery to brewery just so I would not lose my buzz.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2011 17:00:44 | More by OWSLEY069
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BEERME528

Missouri

3.4/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed a night full of Jupiler in Belgium. A fair amount of head sat atop the brew for a short period of time. There were not many noteworthy smells and the taste was somewhat bland, yet pleasant at the same time. I'm not sure if I would buy this in a store if I saw it, but I wouldn't hesitate to order it on tap in a Belgian bar.

Serving type: on-tap

08-02-2011 14:55:30 | More by BEERME528
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

2.7/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pale blonde with one finger of white head, lots of lace left on the glass. Smell is malty and not particularly aromatic, lightly grassy, mild sazz hops as well. Taste is malty up front, touches of caramel throughout, mild hop profile, there is also a cardboard like taste that comes and goes and was more noticeable towards the end. Average feel for the style, med carbonation, light body and feel. This isn't bad for what it is, its pretty close to being stella or lowenbrau or anything similar, one was ok on a hot day sitting on a patio but i will take a pass on this next time.

Serving type: on-tap

07-07-2011 15:06:13 | More by peensteen
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kwjd

Ontario (Canada)

3.23/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap at Fionn MacCool's. Waitress just said it was called Jupiler, so I'm assuming it is the standard one. Served in a branded glass. Pours a clear golden yellow colour with thin white head. Nice enough head retention, mild lacing. Smells pretty clean, some mild grassy hops and a bit grainy. Flavour has a hint of bitterness. This is a pretty nice lager on a hot day on a patio, so it hit the spot. Nothing worth seeking out, but I enjoyed it.

Serving type: on-tap

06-02-2011 03:50:01 | More by kwjd
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orz

Netherlands

3.88/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

To begin with, I would like to say that this is not a proper tasting. I bought a few bottles of Jupiler for the evening because it was only 30c per bottle. I've just opened one and started sipping from it and surprisingly this beer is really good from a bottle. I've had it a couple times before but on-tap and it was terrible.
Because I'm drinking it from a bottle it is difficult to say anything about appearance and smell, but the rest of the features is extraordinarily nice for a cheap commercial beer. It is worth stressing that it has something from Belgian ales - sweetness and banana aftertaste. I will definitely buy a crate of Jupiler the next time instead of Grolsch, Heineken or Hertog Jan.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2011 20:25:51 | More by orz
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CyR

Belgium

2.8/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Transparent

S: Smells of classic Pilsener

T: Pilsener basic, no surprises

M: not last long, slightly bitter but also sweet enough

D: Getting drunk easily but without much flavor

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Lager number one in Belgium, without strong business and great flavor without much originality. Often mixed with syrups to reduce the taste unpleasant.
ÉcouterLire phonétiquement

Serving type: on-tap

02-10-2011 16:56:37 | More by CyR
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Wegomlegging

Virginia

3.53/5  rDev +20.9%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

02-08-2011 01:55:25 | More by Wegomlegging
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

2.63/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

33cl Brown bottle (best before 21 Sep 2001) drank and reviewed 7 Jan 2011.

So this is Belgiums best selling beer, lets see why!

Poured into my stemmed 'Veltins' pilsner glass.

Pale golden in colour, clear and bright. Large snowy white head on top. Looked like a lager/pilsner/etc.

Minute hop aroma with a touch of cereal grain type esters.

Fairly bland, with only a hint of hops to give it any true flavours. It isn't sweet, nor is it bitter or sour. It does become a mouth drying lager as the beer leaves your throat, but it isn't a hop bitterness type of dryness, more a cardboard sort of dryness.

The sort of beer you'd want to quench your thirst after some hard labour and before having something you liked!

So why is so popular with Belgians? I blame the advertising industry (and InBev or whatever their name is at the moment), plus the ignorance of some Belgians when it comes to matters about beer. I'm sure that something simular could be said about the most popular beer in your country, no matter what it is!

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2011 21:10:54 | More by BlackHaddock
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benfons

Belgium

3.2/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

33cl bottle

A: Nice head light golden, pale straw colour, nice carbonation, overall looks like it shoulkd look

S: hops, malts, sweet bread

T: Basically the same thing as the smell only with a slight metallic taste

M/D: Good mouthfeel, very drinkable.

They have a lot of bad ones.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2011 20:13:17 | More by benfons
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jrallen34

Illinois

3.38/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap into a Juliper glass at a random bar in Oostvletern...Pours a piss clear gold, a white head with ok retention, but nice sticky lacing...The aroma is light grain and skunk, not terrible but I'm not happy either...The taste is light skunk, really pretty boring, a Belgian BMC but about 50 times better than BMC. No reason to ever drink though.

Serving type: on-tap

11-25-2010 21:31:44 | More by jrallen34
Jupiler from Brasserie Piedboeuf
69 out of 100 based on 199 ratings.