Jupiler | Brasserie Piedboeuf

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69
poor
316 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Piedboeuf
Belgium
interbrew.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-26-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
316
Reviews:
87
Avg:
2.89
pDev:
19.72%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
87
For Trade:
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Photo of peensteen
2.71/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pale blonde with one finger of white head, lots of lace left on the glass. Smell is malty and not particularly aromatic, lightly grassy, mild sazz hops as well. Taste is malty up front, touches of caramel throughout, mild hop profile, there is also a cardboard like taste that comes and goes and was more noticeable towards the end. Average feel for the style, med carbonation, light body and feel. This isn't bad for what it is, its pretty close to being stella or lowenbrau or anything similar, one was ok on a hot day sitting on a patio but i will take a pass on this next time.

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Photo of crob3888
3.5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of patre_tim
3.25/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of Todd
3.4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this several times in Belgium. It was commonly served in small, ridged glasses which would raise the fingers from the glass surface and keep the beer cooler, for longer. Not a bad brew, refreshing.

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Photo of Adamostella
4/5  rDev +38.4%

Photo of bostonryan
2.5/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of flyingpig
1.87/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A very light, golden amber colour with a very thin, bubbly white head that is more lacing than anything else.

Very grainy with some lager malts and a basic malty base coupled with some vegetable adjuncts on top.

Sweet malts and some citrus with a hint of skunk in there. Quite grainy with some bread and light hops.

Quite light bodied, fairly skunky and cheap tasting with a sweet but not overly pleasant tang to it.

Cheap and nasty tasting lager, I'm amazed that this is the best selling beer in Belgium and quite frankly it is an awful lager.

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Photo of BigBry
2.53/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

500 ml red can with "50cl MAXI' on band around top - brought back direct from Belgium (Thanks for sharing, Jeff). Pours OK, clear, blonde color, with a 1 inch head. Although it is highly carbonated, foam quickly disappears. Smell is of some grain and alcohol. Not much taste to speak of. Obviously meant to be light and refreshing - like water on a hot day. Overall, a pretty basic brew, comparable toaother macros here. I do like the crest on the label - a bull doing his best Karate Kid stance.

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Photo of safaricook
3.25/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of desint
2.25/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of spoony
3.19/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From an 11.2 oz can (dated July 2, 2014) into a pint glass.

A-A normal pour produces a light, yellow-gold brew with a thin, white head that drops quickly. No lacing, not much activity in the beer.

S-The smell is slightly grainy with a mild hop bite. There isn't much here, but a little whiff of banana reminds you that this is a Belgian beer. Conversely, a touch of skunk reminds you that this is a canned, macro-style lager.

T-The taste is mild like the smell, but with less intrigue. The brew is grainy, with a hint of toast, and only a minute kick of skunky, bitter hops.

F-The feel is light to medium with a tinny, slightly fizzy carbonation.

O-This brew is ubiquitous in the old country, but that doesn't make it great. Anyway, I would rank Jupiler one or two small notches above a BMC macro AAL type lager if only for the slightly interesting smell and the slightly heavier mouthfeel.

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Photo of Oidmoe
3/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rarbring
2.76/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

The brew is clear golden straw colored, has a white head that settles rather quickly but leaves good lacing, some curtains.

Smelling sweet corn flakes and boiled vegetables.

Starting with some white bread, lemon and orange peel.

Medium carbonation, medium sized bubbles, rather refreshing, medium body, a dry finish.

An average pale lager, on the plus side not too sweet.

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Photo of mdillon86
2.5/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of TheBigBoy
3.25/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of Noelito76
3/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of wonothesane42
3.35/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FreshHawk
2.78/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Clear, golden staw color.

S - Pretty mild, grain and grassy smell.

T - Fairly light and similar to the scent. A bit of mild malt and grainy base with a hint of grassy hops.

M - Crisp and clean taste. Light bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

D - Easy to drink with its mild, inoffensive flavors and mouthfeel.

Notes: Seems like this is one of the Macro-like offerings in Belgium. Not bad and probably slightly more flavor than Macros in the US, but if you are in Belgium there are so many better beers. I got this as a last resort eating in a fast food place because I wanted a beer to go with it, and this is what they had.

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Photo of thierrynantes
3/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Beer on tap (33cl), tasted in 1999.

Appearance: clear blond color, good sparkle
Smell: well hoppy
Taste and mouthfeel : malted
Drinkability: a slight and balanced beer in the style Pilsener, correct but without more

Review translated from french 6-1-2008.

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Photo of BenBreeg
2.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of mtbdonn
3/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of YvesB
3.35/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Jupiler from Brasserie Piedboeuf
2.89 out of 5 based on 316 ratings.
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