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Jupiler - Brasserie Piedboeuf

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BA SCORE
69
poor

214 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 214
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 19.45%
Wants: 6
Gots: 21 | 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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DutchBeerDrinker

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev +19.5%

06-09-2013 15:54:31 | More by DutchBeerDrinker
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spoony

Colorado

3.16/5  rDev +7.8%

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.

05-31-2013 02:30:19 | More by spoony
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desint

Belgium

2.25/5  rDev -23.2%

05-24-2013 11:47:51 | More by desint
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bdardenne

Belgium

3/5  rDev +2.4%

05-23-2013 22:57:44 | More by bdardenne
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DoubleJ

California

2.71/5  rDev -7.5%

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.

05-22-2013 04:58:13 | More by DoubleJ
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Nolen12

Kentucky

2.25/5  rDev -23.2%

05-18-2013 18:43:30 | More by Nolen12
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HardyGeneraL

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev +19.5%

05-13-2013 18:32:12 | More by HardyGeneraL
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cnwillis31

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

05-02-2013 21:21:53 | More by cnwillis31
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BDF2000

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +19.5%

04-30-2013 20:06:48 | More by BDF2000
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jkball01

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

04-30-2013 03:16:52 | More by jkball01
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2.4%

04-26-2013 22:46:43 | More by randylangford
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dar482

New York

3/5  rDev +2.4%

04-17-2013 13:27:43 | More by dar482
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metter98

New York

3.21/5  rDev +9.6%

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.

04-13-2013 12:45:35 | More by metter98
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kylehay2004

Florida

3/5  rDev +2.4%

03-27-2013 19:48:11 | More by kylehay2004
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Humorum

Netherlands

2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

03-17-2013 11:16:40 | More by Humorum
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

03-08-2013 09:05:33 | More by tbeckett
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kojevergas

Texas

2.43/5  rDev -17.1%

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+

03-04-2013 21:48:50 | More by kojevergas
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Beerstorian

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +28%

02-15-2013 16:41:20 | More by Beerstorian
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biernack

Netherlands

2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

02-09-2013 20:18:16 | More by biernack
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

3/5  rDev +2.4%

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

02-09-2013 15:32:12 | More by eduardolinhalis
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Satyr179

Sweden

1.5/5  rDev -48.8%

02-03-2013 17:22:13 | More by Satyr179
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Baileux

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev +19.5%

01-27-2013 22:09:54 | More by Baileux
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Scientifichuck


2.25/5  rDev -23.2%

01-12-2013 06:52:30 | More by Scientifichuck
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

1.88/5  rDev -35.8%

A very light, golden amber colour with a very thin, bubbly white head that is more lacing than anything else.

Very grainy with some lager malts and a basic malty base coupled with some vegetable adjuncts on top.

Sweet malts and some citrus with a hint of skunk in there. Quite grainy with some bread and light hops.

Quite light bodied, fairly skunky and cheap tasting with a sweet but not overly pleasant tang to it.

Cheap and nasty tasting lager, I'm amazed that this is the best selling beer in Belgium and quite frankly it is an awful lager.

01-08-2013 13:30:08 | More by flyingpig
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wafels_and_schnapps

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +10.9%

01-07-2013 00:14:09 | More by wafels_and_schnapps
Jupiler from Brasserie Piedboeuf
69 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.