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Jupiler - Brasserie Piedboeuf

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205 Ratings

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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 2.92
pDev: 19.52%
Wants: 6
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Piedboeuf visit their website

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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2.25/5  rDev -22.9%

05-18-2013 18:43:30 | More by Nolen12
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2.25/5  rDev -22.9%

01-12-2013 06:52:30 | More by Scientifichuck
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2.28/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

On tap at the Cafe Leffe in the Sablon area of Brussels, just down the street from our hotel.

A Lager look under a 2 inch head.

S Slightly sweet lager. Not interesting.

T As I suspected (which is why I put off tasting and rating this beer until the last moments of my trip) very close to water, a hint of sweetness and some barley. That is about it.

M Thin, weak.

D Good drinkability but then again so is water.

Notes: I had to try it when in Belgium but now I will not likely again!

Serving type: on-tap

07-03-2009 21:52:10 | More by adamette
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2.3/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It was on tap at the Italian trattoria Zilli in Arnhem.

Just a ordinairy pilsener to me. Bright yellow wit a medium head. Very light body, hardly any hops, some grains and a bittersweet aftertaste.
A typical beer to flush away some food or to drink on a hot summernight when any cold pilsener will do.

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2009 07:58:14 | More by PapaEugene
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2.35/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

BB 31-12-05. Hardly any foam and collapsing fast. Pale golden beercolor. Smell is creamy, unfresh malty, papery and hardly any hoparome. Very oxidated and unenjoyable.
Taste is like nose was being oxidated, empty, creamy and aftertaste is litle sweet-bitter. Lack of taste and lots of off tastes make this brew unenjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2005 13:39:30 | More by paterlodie
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2.38/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Light color, minimal head, no retention.

Light smell as well - a standard lager.

Mild taste. Pretty bland. Near end of glass is straight up gross tasting.

Watery, moderate carbonation

Easy to drink just to drink lots. Would never sit down and "enjoy" a jupiler.

I like to call this a drinking game beer.

Serving type: can

04-24-2008 15:11:40 | More by TStandley13
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2.43/5  rDev -16.8%
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.


Serving type: on-tap

03-04-2013 21:48:50 | More by kojevergas
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2.48/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pale gold color. Nose grain, like the mouth that tastes also cereals. The smell is quite unique grain and easily identifiable. The body is light at first but with a mouth-taste with a bitter taste characteristic of the Jupiler which is not really nice and comes quickly in the mouth. You can feel the finish of the bitterness of cereal a little dirty but pronounced.

Serving type: cask

04-07-2010 17:10:29 | More by ThaCreep
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

07-11-2013 19:17:42 | More by Ciocanelu
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

03-02-2012 02:27:50 | More by mdillon86
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

02-09-2013 20:18:16 | More by biernack
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

04-09-2012 08:42:14 | More by OttomanSoxFan
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

02-28-2014 04:34:20 | More by bailey_philip
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

05-28-2014 04:21:28 | More by gnaztee
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

12-28-2011 23:14:27 | More by supermeniscus
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

08-07-2013 18:32:41 | More by Duesler
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

05-07-2012 13:03:17 | More by petluo
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

03-17-2013 11:16:40 | More by Humorum
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

06-16-2014 02:55:12 | More by leffeblind

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

07-10-2013 01:44:26 | More by WOLFGANG
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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

03-26-2014 13:35:11 | More by Mississippi
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Alberta (Canada)

2.53/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

500 ml red can with "50cl MAXI' on band around top - brought back direct from Belgium (Thanks for sharing, Jeff). Pours OK, clear, blonde color, with a 1 inch head. Although it is highly carbonated, foam quickly disappears. Smell is of some grain and alcohol. Not much taste to speak of. Obviously meant to be light and refreshing - like water on a hot day. Overall, a pretty basic brew, comparable toaother macros here. I do like the crest on the label - a bull doing his best Karate Kid stance.

Serving type: can

04-09-2005 22:35:14 | More by BigBry
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2.55/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: brilliant with a light golden colour. White and foamy head with moderate size and good retention (a little bit of lacing).
Aroma: kind of weak. Grains with some citrus notes.
Taste: simple bitter herbal hops flavour.
Mouthfeel: drying sensation. Medium to low carbonation, average alcoholic strength, medium to light body.
Finish: lingering bitter aftertaste.
Overall: refreshing and crisp lager. Enjoyable quenching beer for a hot day.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2008 14:09:08 | More by AlexLMS
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2.6/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Had this beer on tap in the European Union Area of Brussels. The beer looks like a typical pilsner, with a nice white head. The smell is nothing special, and the taste has some strange malty sweetness mixed with the regular bitterness that a pilsner should have. A decent beer for a hot summer day, where as other people also mentioned, any other pilsner would do. Only I didn't like the this type of sweetness in this beer....

Serving type: on-tap

09-26-2009 15:21:42 | More by rvdoorn
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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
Jupiler from Brasserie Piedboeuf
69 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.