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Jupiler - Brasserie Piedboeuf

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211 Ratings

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Ratings: 211
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 19.45%
Wants: 6
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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2.78/5  rDev -5.1%

A - Clear, golden staw color.

S - Pretty mild, grain and grassy smell.

T - Fairly light and similar to the scent. A bit of mild malt and grainy base with a hint of grassy hops.

M - Crisp and clean taste. Light bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

D - Easy to drink with its mild, inoffensive flavors and mouthfeel.

Notes: Seems like this is one of the Macro-like offerings in Belgium. Not bad and probably slightly more flavor than Macros in the US, but if you are in Belgium there are so many better beers. I got this as a last resort eating in a fast food place because I wanted a beer to go with it, and this is what they had.

02-17-2010 11:02:29 | More by FreshHawk
Photo of Douberd


2.78/5  rDev -5.1%

Bottle of 250 ml.
Pours a golden yellow color with a two finger head that slowly dissolves, leaving light to almost none lacing on the glass. Medium amount of bubbles rising and lots of them on the glass's wall.
Malty aroma and some hops.
Taste is very flat, nothing distinguishable.
Medium thickness and light carbonation.

03-03-2012 23:29:38 | More by Douberd
Photo of cypressbob

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

2.78/5  rDev -5.1%

On tap, wetherspoons beer festival

Pours with a medium yellow body, fizzy body, pretty creamy and tight white head, good retention

Smell, pretty limited. Some hint of grain, some sweetness.

Taste, some basic malt flavour, a little hop bitterness on the palette. Very limited, very similar to stella inmo

Pretty average-crap macro lager

05-12-2005 17:04:47 | More by cypressbob
Photo of francisweizen


2.78/5  rDev -5.1%

Not bad. I had this one on tap at a Karaoke bar in Brussels, I was already drunk out of my mind, and this was all they had on tap, so we went for it. It's a dark golden colour with an off-white head. The aromas are simple and consist of light hops, light malts, and a bit of grapiness. The taste is a bit fruity, dry, and stella-like. The drinkability is good, as the mouthfeel is very light and refreshing.

05-17-2004 21:41:39 | More by francisweizen
Photo of Jason


2.8/5  rDev -4.4%

This seemed to be the swill of Brussels ... beer for the masses though few real cafes carried it.

10-20-2001 19:10:20 | More by Jason
Photo of CyR


2.8/5  rDev -4.4%

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


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

02-10-2011 16:56:37 | More by CyR
Photo of bigelguapo


2.83/5  rDev -3.4%

Not a bad beer for what it is. Consumed in mass quantities by the Belgian proletariat, it quenches the thirst and helps to wash down some of that hearty Belgian food. At the same time, if you are in Belgium there are far better beers to be had! Go out and try 'em instead of just going around the corner to the local bar or convenience store and getting this.

09-19-2007 00:51:06 | More by bigelguapo
Photo of lllarzzz


2.85/5  rDev -2.7%

Quite mediocre for a Belgian beer. Standard look and taste, nothing special here. A sour edge when it first hits the mouth, but finishes nicely. Bought this while travelling on business in the Southern Netherlands... there are much, much better local choices here.

05-20-2008 22:43:58 | More by lllarzzz
Photo of watermelonman


2.88/5  rDev -1.7%

This poured to a decent light and bright golden yellow with a small head that quickly faded. There's no lace.

The smell isn't very good, but still not as offensive as some others in this style. The taste follows that up in a similar manner. Hops come through in the wrong sort of way, and it's definitely too sharp in the mouth.

01-13-2005 04:29:53 | More by watermelonman
Photo of juju7


2.88/5  rDev -1.7%

Can't believe this was actually RECOMMENDED to me at a Belgian beer cafe. It's not a terrible beer but just a fairly unremarkable Belgian lager. Some hop action and body but really I could've got that anywhere. Excessively disappointed because it was recommended but tring not be too harsh. Tis what it is.

04-19-2009 11:03:09 | More by juju7
Photo of Slatetank


2.88/5  rDev -1.7%

I had this a few times while in belgium - first on the plane all experience from a can.

This is a golden colored light looking and thick foam of white topping with visible carbonation -not much different than most -head retention is good. The smell is faint, but sweet without much in the way of hops but nothing offensive or off. The feel is light as expected but medium carbonation with mild sweet middle and semi-dry finish.

The taste is pretty ordinary and on the sweet side but not much malt depth and lacks any real hop flavor -pretty cookie cutter lager flavor which is low flavor and best enjoyed chilled. Overall I didn't mind this it is not metallic or grainy as some in the style but it does not stand out either.

07-23-2014 15:53:34 | More by Slatetank
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2.9/5  rDev -1%

Overall, this is a very average beer, hence my scores. It tastes just about like any other Euro pale lager, which is generally unimpressive.

However, it is far from repulsive, so if it isn't too pricey, it's a safe bet.

A: Flat saffron color, not much of a head or lace.

S: grainy, grassy...like a euro pale lager.

T: Fairly unassertive, everything is there but nothing stands out.

M & D: Overall this merits a below average drinkability because it feels like not much effort was put into it. I didn't really know what to expect when I ordered it, but I did expect better.

11-30-2009 15:35:03 | More by AmberMan22
Photo of soulgrowl

United Kingdom (England)

2.9/5  rDev -1%

Appearance: Meringue-white head, fairly solid yet rough and spotty, above a plain, yellow-orange body.

Smell: Pale malts with a light fruity sweetness and a touch of sour bread, offset by a mild, herbal hop character.

Taste: Distractingly metallic - not at first, but the taste of coins comes in mid-sip and lingers on beyond the finish. Besides that it's fairly plain but not too bad, with a nice bitter/dry German Pilsener-like edge, put together from light malts and mildly spicy, resinous hops.

Mouthfeel: Very dry, very light, and well-carbonated; not too fizzy (but far from flat).

Drinkability: Pretty good! A refreshing, if flawed and unremarkable, light lager.

07-20-2008 14:40:01 | More by soulgrowl
Photo of BeerAdvocate


2.95/5  rDev +0.7%

Presentation: Small 25cl (8oz +/-) brown bottle. - Brasserie Jupiler Brouwerij

Appearance: Crystal clear, yellow straw colour with a fine white lace.

Smell: A bit grassy from the hops, probably aged Saaz hops, very mellow and distinct. Touch of pale malt aroma.

Taste: Very light, crisp, smooth with a touch of mouth coating diacetyl. Faint malt flavour, grassy bitterness, turning dry at the end. Cotton mouth finish, which is not pleasant.

Notes: Not too bad. Not fantastic either, but, we would definitely not dump this.

08-26-1998 00:00:01 | More by BeerAdvocate
Photo of spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

2.95/5  rDev +0.7%

On Tap at the Aulde Dubliner

Appearance – Clear yellow colour with an avergae size fizzy white coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for 2 or 3 minutes.

Smell - Grains, bread, malts, light hops

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an average amount of carbonation. I can taste malts mixed with light hops and a grassiness. There is also a bit of a pear or apple sweetness. Not a whole lot of taste going on. It ends with a grainy bland aftertaste.

Overall – Nothing special going on here.. high drinkability but nothing that sets it apart from other beers in its style category. It's basically the same as something like a Stella Artois.

02-05-2012 18:12:23 | More by spinrsx
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District of Columbia

2.98/5  rDev +1.7%

Got a tiny (25 cl) can of this from some Belgian friends who came and visited. Not really my thing, to be honest, but it's the thought that counts. It's basically your standard euro lager, with maybe a little less skunkiness in the odor and flavor than most, and a little spiciness in terms of the malt, especially in the nose. Mediocre, if a little above average for the style, and you could drink a bunch of them if in need.

09-13-2008 21:22:17 | More by soupyman10
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3/5  rDev +2.4%

07-04-2013 19:05:33 | More by Marius
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Dominican Republic

3/5  rDev +2.4%

06-09-2013 17:29:08 | More by Robemaco
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3/5  rDev +2.4%

08-13-2012 17:58:08 | More by martyjhuebs
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New York

3/5  rDev +2.4%

08-22-2013 02:36:49 | More by JohnQVD
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +2.4%

12-30-2013 13:30:36 | More by Hoagie
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3/5  rDev +2.4%

08-28-2012 11:47:12 | More by warpedrevolution
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev +2.4%

12-16-2011 20:28:01 | More by dankrutgers
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3/5  rDev +2.4%

07-23-2013 19:29:35 | More by carteravebrew
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +2.4%

04-14-2014 18:43:20 | More by cfalovo97
Jupiler from Brasserie Piedboeuf
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