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Jupiler - Brasserie Piedboeuf

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BA SCORE
69
poor

229 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 229
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 19.05%
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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1.75/5  rDev -40.5%

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3/5  rDev +2%

carteravebrew, Jul 23, 2013
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2/5  rDev -32%

tbryan5, Jul 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

Ciocanelu, Jul 11, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

WOLFGANG, Jul 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev +2%

Stevedore, Jul 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev +2%

Marius, Jul 04, 2013
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DuffDaddy, Jun 18, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

beerpirates, Jun 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev +2%

Robemaco, Jun 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +19%

DutchBeerDrinker, Jun 09, 2013
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3.16/5  rDev +7.5%
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.

spoony, May 31, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

desint, May 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev +2%

bdardenne, May 23, 2013
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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.

DoubleJ, May 22, 2013
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jkball01, Apr 30, 2013
Jupiler from Brasserie Piedboeuf
69 out of 100 based on 229 ratings.