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Brugge Brasserie

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BEER AVG
3.88/5
Brugge BrasserieBrugge Brasserie
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1011A East Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46220
United States

(317) 255-0978 | map
bruggebrasserie.com

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Added by Indybeer on 04-19-2005

BEER STATS
Beers:
23
Reviews:
170
Ratings:
410
PLACE STATS
Score:
91
Reviews:
73
Ratings:
114
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
8.15%
 
 
Taps:
6
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 73 | Ratings: 114
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Photo of karst
3.93/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5 | food: 5

I came to Brugge for the Belgian brews: Black Ale brewed with 9 malts, molasses, poplar syrup, dark candi sugar, chocolate, coffee, vanilla and some orange peels.
Sadly some found its licorice flavor a bit much ("Too much COW BELL") but as the taste buds saturated on that flavor and this Black beauty warmed up, it showed is Malt pedigree and even a bit of the belgian yeast characterists.

We backed off and chose the Belgian Blonde to pair with Moules Frites (2 lbs of PEI mussels and a cone of pomme frites with warm French bread @ $16.95)
The huge metal clad table had holes cut for the cones of frites. With just three brews on tap Brugge Brasserie lives by its excellent food such as the crepes mad ala minute with local and seasonal ingredients. I can not drink Belgian beer with out food - the L'Enorme classic pomme frites of Belgium $11.95 whetted my appatite as I finished the Belgian blonde sampled the Saison which was soon to come off tap and be followed by a Tripel - Belgian style Abbey Ale.

We had just judged a special barrel aged sour ale and I had a nice conversation with Ted Miller following the award ceremony at the Indiana Brewers Cup competition. Brugge Brasserie owners have purchased the former Terre Haute Brewing Company / Champagne which will allow bottling and distribution of larger batches for his wonderful creations.

http://indianabeer.com/history/R-IndianaHistoryTerreHaute.html

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SomewhereInTheMiddle
4.34/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.15/5  rDev -22.2%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Odd spot. Doors downstairs were all locked, directions to use "north" door... which was apparently upstairs? Then after ordering a flight I attempted to sit at a table - all of which were empty - and was lectured that this was "table service" and that I was apparently infringing on someones service area. OK. I just wanted to sit in the sun. Beer selection is small but what I tried was solid quality. I didn't sample the food but it looked decent.

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Photo of fredmugs
3.25/5  rDev -19.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

This is probably the most disappointing place I have ever been to. I love Tripel de Ripple but all of the other offerings were horrible. The mood inside was very somber and depressing. The beers for Outlier were as bad as anything I have ever had.

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Photo of mayorQuimby
4/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Nctide
4.45/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Benjhilmer
3.68/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of neckbracesub
3.71/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Very good service. Beers were varied and there was a good selection. Food was very good.

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Photo of RblWthACoz
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

About 5 or 6 years ago, someone sent me a Triple de Ripple in a trade. Ever since then, I wanted to visit this particular spot, since the beer was quite nice. Decor is really quite nice, beautiful and quaint. Lots of attention to detail and a very clean and mature kind of place. Service was very nice. Since I was there for lunch I basically had the bar to myself. I talked a good bit with the owners and they are very nice people. Beer was good, although they had more beer from their second brewery, Outliers, than they did for BB. Two guest beers also. I wouldn't have minded a wider selection on the Belgian edge, but there was still plenty to have. Overall a very worthy stop and a visit I have been wanting to make for quite some time now.

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Photo of Joeyphunk
4.61/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

I love this place. I actually think the mussels And fries are better here than in Brugge Belgium!

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Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Nuggetz
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of sgrechukhin
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Some great food options- stick with mussels though. One great beer on tap- Pooka. Delicious. Everything else can be hit or miss.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.44/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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