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Bush Prestige - Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

140 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 140
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 19
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Bush Prestige starts out as Bush Ambrée, which instead of being stored as traditionally in stainless steel vats is matured in oak barrels for a period of six months.

During bottling, a small quantity of sugar and yeast is added to the beer, which, placed in a hot room, causes refermentation in the bottle that gives it a natural cloudiness and a particularly high alcohol content of 13%."

(Beer added by: kmpitz2 on 12-19-2004)
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afsdan

Colorado

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08-27-2014 14:42:53 | More by afsdan
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mattfancett

United Kingdom (England)

3.55/5  rDev -12.1%

08-27-2014 08:58:03 | More by mattfancett
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-21-2014 06:26:01 | More by MarkyMOD
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jakewatt135

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1%

08-11-2014 20:54:53 | More by jakewatt135
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shelby415

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-10-2014 06:00:51 | More by shelby415
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

08-09-2014 03:27:19 | More by BARFLYB
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memphischas

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-29-2014 22:58:49 | More by memphischas
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Danny1217

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-21-2014 16:36:46 | More by Danny1217
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ZEB89

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-11-2014 03:59:52 | More by ZEB89
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GClarkage

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-02-2014 18:21:26 | More by GClarkage
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-24-2014 05:40:42 | More by Jspriest
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Liberatiscioli

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

06-21-2014 11:03:55 | More by Liberatiscioli
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MQ3867

Portugal

5/5  rDev +23.8%

06-19-2014 15:35:07 | More by MQ3867
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

4.28/5  rDev +5.9%

Pours a thin white layer, that fades slowly leaving some lace. Cloudy amber color. Good carbonation and medium bodied. Nose is candy sugar, Belgian yeast and hints of alcohol, flavor is smooth, sweet, fruity & hints of caramel. Nice clean finish. The 13% ABV is not really noticeable but savor this beer, it ain't cheap. Caged & corked 750ml bottle. Bottled in 2013.

05-30-2014 22:16:19 | More by jdhilt
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Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -56.7%

04-21-2014 23:00:31 | More by sweemzander
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gillagorilla

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1%

03-23-2014 21:38:26 | More by gillagorilla
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-14-2014 15:06:05 | More by wattoclone
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Griffith

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-14-2014 02:28:22 | More by Griffith
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Chuck_25

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

02-23-2014 22:59:17 | More by Chuck_25
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

12-27-2013 16:05:07 | More by Janeinma
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Twal

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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Nevada

3/5  rDev -25.7%

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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.68/5  rDev +15.8%

I've been enchanted by the Prestige. Poured at a good temperature with a huge, cream-colored, foamy, billowy head that settle after a bit to a light cover and good lacing. Color is a clear medium amber with some bubble trails. Aroma is malt, yeast, candy sugar, caramel, spice, fruit, hint of oak. Flavor's like nose, but much more pronounced. Starts out sweet turning to bittersweet with tang to balance; oak comes out much more while teats becomes muted. It wouldn't be hard to rhapsodize about the intriguing minutiae of flavor nuances, but I'll leave that to you n yer beer chums. Body/carbonation are spot on. Finish is clean, rather short, and easy despite its power. They nailed it with this one.

12-10-2013 09:05:59 | More by drpimento
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Quafftastic

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

11-08-2013 01:16:17 | More by Quafftastic
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dcmchew

Romania

4.8/5  rDev +18.8%

Pours golden to coppery, opaque. Foam build up fast, not a lot though. Decent lacing.
Smells of ripe fruit, peach, honey, flowers and raisin, and there's a also a light sourness.
From the first sip my mind goes straight to sherry/brandy. Big complex fruitiness, with lots of sour and sweet cherries, red forest berries, with green apple like acidity, mild citrus (tangerines, blood oranges), white grape and sweet yellow pear. The Bush brews are usually exaggerated in their sweetness, but i found this one surprisingly balanced.
The malts are grainy in the back, and with lots of caramel up front, but again, not exceedingly sweet. Nice hints of vanilla, honey and some floral notes. The hops are green and herbal in the finish, providing a mild bitterness, just enough.
But it's not the bitterness lingering in the aftertaste, but the booze. This is the only problem with this one, the booziness is a bit too much, hard to be hidden with the given acidity and quite a fizzy carbonation. Still, the alcohol doesn't feel medical, but nice, warm and noble like in a good whisky, given the big barrely notes, with oak, dry wood and a light peat smokiness.
Even considering this one a sipper, the alcohol still seems a bit "not in its place", so i can't consider this one an imaculate 5. Still, beautiful.

11-03-2013 16:46:28 | More by dcmchew
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Bush Prestige from Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
90 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.