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Bière De Belœil - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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Bière De BelœilBière De Belœil

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BA SCORE
88
very good

93 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 05-30-2004)
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Reviews by metter98:
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metter98

New York

4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear amber in color and has a high amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a two finger high light beige head that has excellent retention properties and took a very long time to slowly die down, also leaving lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: The smell has moderately strong aromas of earthy yeast.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of earthy yeast but also has added complexities with flavors of biscuit and hay like malts plus hints of floral hops and fruits. Notes of peppery spices are present in the finish. There is a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels a bit shy of medium-bodied and very dry on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer shares some similarities with a saison, but is much more complex in taste and is also a little fuller bodied. No traces of alcohol are detectable.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2013 02:05:23 | More by metter98
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Virginia

3/5  rDev -23.7%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-09-2014 17:12:50 | More by Griffith
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

12-03-2013 17:19:34 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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Kerrie

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -30%

11-21-2013 02:47:26 | More by Kerrie
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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beernads

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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ccrida

Oregon

3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into my large Gulden Draak tulip, Bière De Belœil is burnt gold with a big bubbled white head that is pretty quick to dissipate, leaving light lacing.

Smell is fruity esters, tropical.

Taste is also rather fruity, with a very sharp dry biting finish, a mix of minerality and alcohol. A little caramel from the malt, develops more as it warms.

Mouthfeel is dry, medium bodied.

Drinkability is pretty good, nice stronger, slightly maltier saison.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 06:30:56 | More by ccrida
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pknyc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A-Pours a cloudy, pale orange color. Head starts big but quickly dies off to a thin sheet. Speckly laced.

S-Musty and dusty with light, sweet, moldy bread. Earthy and yeasty. Light spice notes. Damp basement.

T-Again, very musty. Modest sweetness complemented by spice. Finishes a bit bready with a herby, earthy finish.

M-Softer carbonation. Medium bodied.

O/D-An interesting BSPA. Very old timey, I can see farmers blowing this bad boy back back in the day or at least something like it.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2013 01:34:47 | More by VelvetExtract
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle served in a Duvel tulip

A - Hazy reddish orange with 2 full fingers of pillowy off-white head. The head never drops below 1/2 an inch.

S - Dry and yeasty, earthy mushrooms, bready malts in the background, old bubblegum, spearmint, fruity alcohol, spiced taffy, spiced tea.

T - Spicy yeast, very spicy, nutmeg, all spice, maybe some cinnamon, very dry but there is an underlying sweetness tied to the heavy malt base, some herbal spearmint-like hops, finishes dry with yeast coating the palate.

M - Full bodied, foamy carbonation, creamy body with snappy dry finish.

Yeast and spice dominate this beer. Not a typical BSPA which is nice. A sturdy malt base brings intentions of strong sweetness but is snuffed out but the dry yeast. Very complex and ever changing through the different temperatures of the drink. Dupont delivered my expectations of this beer.

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Bière De Belœil from Brasserie Dupont sprl
88 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.