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Brugse Zot - Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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Ratings: 369
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 6
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan visit their website

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: paterlodie on 08-04-2005

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Photo of LiquidAmber
3.89/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Review from 9/2010 notes. Poured into a Caracole small snifter. Pours orange amber with a thick white head with attractive uniform bubbles, completely fills the glass and looks nice. Massive lacing. Light sour fruit aroma. Very mild, almost wheat-like start with very light malt and distinct yeast. Semi dry middle with some spice and a dry abrupt finish. Slight hops. Very subdued. Nice for a change and worth a revisit.

Photo of Birdlegs
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of oline73
2.98/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a Chimay goblet.

Appearance: This beer pours a cloudy orangish amber color with a layer of off white head that fades to a ring around the pour rather quickly.

Smell: Mild and slightly sweet. I'm getting a mild fruity note. reminds me of grape.

Taste: Again, very mild and not particularly interesting. Some malt sweetness along with a mild Belgian spice. I'm getting some banana in the background. The flavor leaves the tongue pretty quickly in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with really aggressive carbonation, really too much. The finish is slightly dry.

Overall: Nothing remarkable here, move on.

Photo of RonfromJersey
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of s4s
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of wilkinswesley
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of ant1
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of tziggy
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of jjm2503
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of akttr
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of Tomblerone
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Jagaleg
1/5  rDev -72.8%

Photo of Jose9e
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of stevoj
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of hotsudge
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Reagan1984
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Dennoman
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours clear and yellow with a medium head. Everything you expect from a BPA. Relatively low in alcohol, but not weak in taste. Bitter and robust, simply yummy. Recommendable to anyone who enjoys a nice pilsner or a Pale Ale. A beautiful marriage of both, it seems.

Photo of bh123
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of DARIVA
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Partly cloudy yellow beer with a small head.

S: Floral, slightly sour and what the scent of chamomile.

T: A little bitter, and some coriander.

M: Good tingling and a nice mouthfeel, beautiful relationship.

O: Easily drinkable with a nice body.

Photo of rangerred
3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a fairly clear dark gold with numerous particles floating around. I wasn't too careful pouring the bottle which probably caused this. Huge billowy head that lasts throughout.

Smell is quite yeasty and fruity along with some clove and other spices. It smells very belgian.

Taste starts out fairly sweet and fruity. Some clove and belgian yeast characteristics work their way in underneath but never become prominent. There is some grassyness and mild malt before everything finishes pretty clean and dry. Just a faint hint of bitterness.

Overall, this is a fairly refreshing, easy drinking beer. There really isn't a whole lot going on but it is pleasant to drink.

Photo of Brewdog1287
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Brugse Zot from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
83 out of 100 based on 369 ratings.