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Brugse Zot | Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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3.68/5
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482 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Belgium
halvemaan.be

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by paterlodie on 08-04-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,102
Reviews:
181
Ratings:
482
pDev:
12.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
106
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 482 |  Reviews: 181
Photo of Preston
4.04/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of YvesB
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zet
3.32/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nice blonde colour with lively carbonation and a thick and steady soapy head. Smell of hops and malts, a bit grassy. Taste follows with the same flavours, a bit dull, esters seem to be absent. Finish is dry with some hoppy bitterness. It is quite refreshing and easy to drink. One of the most easily available belgian beers in Holland, together with Duvel, Westmalle and Leffe. I undertand its appeal, especially due to its freshness, but i prefer my beers a bit more complex. Won't disappoint as a session drink on a hot summer day though.

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Photo of emerge077
3.34/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dunkelnacht
4.29/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of D-HopSupreme
4.18/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A nice blonde coloured beer with a fair deal of head, with a nice citrus/malt oriented scent as well as a generally crisp taste and feel. An awesome beer, would drink again if I could get it at a lower price. I would still pay slightly above average international price for this however.

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Photo of Living
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Great taste, but the feel is too much bubbles...

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.87/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of huber4vg
4.74/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had this beer in the Belgian town of Brugse, where it is brewed. Will always remind me of this town and of eating ribs at De Hobbit. U.S. purchased bottles faintly remind me of the original beer, but just don't taste the same.
A-Clear Golden amber color with a foamy head.
S-Pleasant citrus/orange aroma, balanced and inviting. Slight hops aroma.
T-Great taste, not bitter and the hops dose not dominate. There is a subtle spiciness that adds to the refreshing character of the beer.
M-Champagne feel on the tongue. Full and round feel, all taste areas stimulated.
Overall-Great beer from the first sip. Best enjoyed outside in the fresh air.

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Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
3.96/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NightINgale
3.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dray
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ppavlick
3.64/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kiro
3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xuannamnguyen
3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of impending
3.54/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rivoire
2.01/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

Photo of FLima
3.71/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Long time no see. Amber color with a thick four fingers head with eternal retention and leaving a wall of laces.
Predominant aroma with notes of candied orange peel, sweet pears and spices. Hints of biscuit and floral hops.
Flavor with notes of oranges and pears, biscuit malt, mild herbal and floral hops, clear peppery phenols, a hint of berries and just a bit of toasted malt. Dry aftertaste with a low to medium bitterness.
Light towards medium body with appropriate carbonation.
Pleasant and easy to drink Belgian Pale Ale with rounded and assertive spicy and citrusy notes. I do remember the first time I had this a few years ago near its home country, I had felt the peppery phenols much more intense, but I was still incipient on beer types. Not super complex and maybe it should stay that way; it is surprisingly quaffable despite its peppery notes.

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Photo of Pleebak
3.7/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.84/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a moderately light amber with a vigorous head, that dissipates to a nice film. Lacing as you enjoy the beer. A steady stream of bubbles comes up from the bottom. Pleasant and easy to drink. Yum!

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Photo of Allegue04
3.48/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BcCraft710
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jort
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jrfehon33
3.81/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GarthT
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Brugse Zot from Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 482 ratings
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