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Bush Ambrée - Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

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very good

578 Ratings

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Ratings: 578
Reviews: 398
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 15.28%
Wants: 20
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 09-25-2001)
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Photo of adam5454
4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

adam5454, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of ChristianT
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

ChristianT, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of Jbennette
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Jbennette, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of MQ3867
5/5  rDev +29.5%

MQ3867, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of mille_K
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

mille_K, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of a0lbudman
4.11/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-clear amber color with a large white head that leaves a lace
S-dark fruits, spices, malts
T-A mixture of malts and spices with a good spice and hop aftertaste that goes into a spice flavor and an alcohol warming in the end
M-medium body and high carbonation
O-This was an outstanding beer with plenty going on

a0lbudman, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +3.6%

wrightst, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of Homers_Beer_Odyssey
4.34/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

APPEARANCE - Peachy orange, slightly opaque. Creamy, light brown, 4-finger head that lasts, with lots of lacing

SMELL/AROMA - A little sweet, piney.

TASTE - Quite sweet, fruity, Sherry-like, and mildly piney. ABV fairly well-hidden.

MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - Surprisingly well-carbonated, thick and a bit syrupy.

OVERALL - A very well balanced Tripel. The sweetness works, and the ABV doesn't hit you. Quaffable, but not chuggable. Do not limit this to dessert only.

Homers_Beer_Odyssey, Jun 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Socialiste, May 30, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Latarnik, May 30, 2014
Photo of Arriskuwonder
1.25/5  rDev -67.6%

Arriskuwonder, May 30, 2014
Photo of StomachUlcers
4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

StomachUlcers, May 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Troublebar, May 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Ty1607, Apr 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Texasfan549, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of KindaFondaGoozah
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

KindaFondaGoozah, Apr 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

DanGeo, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of jaws1477
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

jaws1477, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of Everything_Belgium
4.83/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This is one superb beer I just found it today.

Pours very well. Leaves a small amount of head. Poured into tulip glass. Smells great.

It has a great smooth sweet taste thats not too heavy with a nice sweet aftertaste. Not too sweet and not too much alcohol taste considering 12% abv.

This has just hit the list of one of my favorite beers. I have nothing negative to say about this beer. I will buy again!

Everything_Belgium, Mar 06, 2014
Photo of Beer-Ed
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Beer-Ed, Feb 17, 2014
Photo of stephens101
4.28/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Off-white head thins out with the quickness. Color is brassy and clear with a red tint in spot.

Aroma of orange, malt, yeast, fresh baked vanilla cake, some faint caramel and subtle lemon.

Sweet and creamy to the tongue with that 12% ABV trickling away almost unnoticed. Has some sugar, vanilla, orange and bitterness at the far end.

A worry free sipper that allows for pure enjoyment if you take your time.

stephens101, Feb 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Chemister, Feb 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

sfore8, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of bishopdc0
3.48/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First I must say Belgian Strong Pale is a stupid categorical name. While it is belgian, strong it is more certainly not pale.

This beer was served in a Scaldis tulip glass. As part of my Uprising at Novare Res.

The bee is amber almost the dark side of amber. A thick head forms and dissipates to the glasses edge, surprising amount of head at 12%. The head is dense and sticky.

The nose is pale malts hints of a mattalic not but faint figs and other berry notes come across no alcohol.

Unlike the nose the taste is more in your face, bigger fig and prune notes. The maltyness is prominent with a slight and I mean slight alcohol in the back.

bishopdc0, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

a classic belgian strong amber beer with a lot of character. the most impressive thing about it is the feel, and how well it hides its intense alcoholic strength, its barley there, not the least bit hot, and rather smooth drinking as a result. slightly hazy orangey amber in color with a patchy white head that lasts. i smell a lot of residual sugar here, sweet dusty almost english type grain on this, with a robust belgian yeast strain that gives off some dried apricot notes and maybe even a little apple. the sweetness is there, but its short lived, the finish is still pretty quick on it, and the big carbonation makes it drink a little cleaner too. i like the elegant simplicity of this beer, despite also being dynamic and very strong, it comes across well refined and completely dialed in. they do a refermented in the bottle addition of this, which i have to imagine is even more enjoyable with the rest of its sugar gone, but i like the little brother edition here. definitely an underrated brew.

StonedTrippin, Jan 26, 2014
Bush Ambrée from Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
87 out of 100 based on 578 ratings.