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Brugse Zot - Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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BA SCORE
83
good

344 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 344
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 5
Gots: 30 | 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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4/5  rDev +9%

millelacsmark, Aug 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

DrDominator, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of JLSIV
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a hazy dark yellow, head was a little disappointing, at 1/4 inch, with little to no lacing

Aroma was pretty basic, nothing really behind some malt, not a great characteristic.

I liked the taste, malty with a very refreshing taste and feel, less brett than Orval, more normal yeast flavor.

Mouthfeel was crisp and refreshing, more akin to a lager than what I would expect a belgian ale to be like, carbonation is light,

Overall a very pedestrian Belgian ale, which is probably what the brewery intended. I think this is a very blue collar beer in Belgium, but it's imported price tag leaves Americans looking for more. I would get it again, but I would also try others first.

There are a lot of American attempts at Belgian ales to keep you happy.

JLSIV, Aug 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

IgorBorisovich, Aug 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Hayley_86, Aug 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

rostencrantz, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Magery, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

knot, Jul 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

DrBier, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

atrocity, Jul 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

MojoIRL, Jul 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

Tinfang, Jul 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Jordy777, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

elamb106, Jul 08, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +18.8%

josvemden, Jul 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Zorko, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

mille_K, Jun 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

brandon911, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

backslide311, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

patre_tim, Jun 18, 2014
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2.43/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

It pours into a nice head and amber color. Medium carbonation. No significant aroma or flavor other than a tiny bit flowery. At room temp the carbonation is gone and smells like a pilsener Urquell. Tastes like an Urquell but not so dry. Drink it while is cold and forget about it.

tomordonez, Jun 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

gnikola, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Gakusei, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

timmynyc, May 31, 2014
Brugse Zot from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
83 out of 100 based on 344 ratings.