1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Bolivar Brown - Brouwerij Huyghe

Not Rated.
Bolivar Brown
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
-
no score

3 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 1.3%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 07-28-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of mattfancett
3.05/5  rDev -0.7%

mattfancett, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of thierrynantes
3.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Beer bottle (33 cl.), tasted in 2010.

Appearance : red brown color, with tan foamy head.
Smell : fruity and roasted caramel aromas.
Taste and mouthfeel : spicy, malty with caramel flavours. Mild bitterness with a dry finish.
Drinkability : an average beer in the style Belgian dark ale.

thierrynantes, Sep 24, 2010
Photo of BlackHaddock
3.03/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Formally known as Oxfam Bruin, this is a 'fairtrade' beer with ingrediants from Thailand, Costa Rica and Bolivia. Only available from Belgian Oxfam shops (as far as I know), this one is from the one in Brugge.

Brown 33cl bottle (sediment within) poured into my Westmalle chalice.

Dark Ruby Red body, clear and clean looking, good covering of a light brown foamy head which left some lacing as the beer was sunk.

Very little smell, some roasted malts maybe, but nothing much.

The taste was sour at first, some toated malts, hints of coffee and chocolate, slight but just about detectable.

A bit thin and lacking in depth for a 7.5% ABV.

I'll not be rushing out and getting a crate full of this, but one is fine.

BlackHaddock, Jul 28, 2010
Bolivar Brown from Brouwerij Huyghe
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.