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Brugse Zot - Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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BA SCORE
83
good

313 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 313
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 5
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: paterlodie on 08-04-2005)
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2.9/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy golden color, topped with a decent white head with a solid retention.
There is a weak malty aroma, aided by some yeasty smell too.
The taste is somewhere between bitter and sweet, All together finishing with a slight spicey feel.
A very decent beer.

Serving type: bottle

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

03-16-2014 00:11:06 | More by chris1919
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

03-09-2014 22:44:10 | More by mizx
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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02-26-2014 16:21:50 | More by ketan324
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Dark golden color, slightly cloudy. Very thick white head.
Aroma: Good clean smell of  banana and spices.
Flavor: Banana and spice flavored with a sweet finish. Full bodied and good foamy carbonation.
Overall: A very good tasting beer. This is a spicy, sweet beer, with just enough hops to balance it out. The carbonation is like many Belgian Ales, not just  bubbly, but foamy to the mouth.

Serving type: bottle

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SmashPants

Australia

3.43/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: a standard, solid brown 330mL bottle with a really chincy gold label with a pretty dodgy jester on it. Not a good package.

Appearance: poured into a tulip. A very hazy light yellow with a great solid finger of pure white head. Limited lacing, but the head hangs about for some time.

Aroma: quite a light and basic aroma of yeast, fruit and grain. Nothing brilliant, but refreshing.

Taste: the Belgian yeasts take the fore with some light grains and fruits backing up. Update: a very different flavour straight from the bottle - again with the yeast, but much more bitter with an odd metallic taste behind. I prefer straight from the bottle.

Aftertaste: lingers for a time, with a decent amount of bitterness.

Mouth feel: a decent mouth feel - medium in body with a moderate- to- higher carbonation. Carries the flavour well.

Overall: a pretty decent Belgian Pale Ale, with plenty of quality Belgian yeasts and some fruits and spices. The only real detractor is the truly catastrophic price of AU$150+ for a case of 24 x 300mL (2013), which is pretty close to the most expensive of the 600 beers I have had thus far. I can probably run a list of at least 50 beers that are better than this and cost 30 - 40% less.

Serving type: bottle

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Brugse Zot from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
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