Brugse Bok
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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From:
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
 
Belgium
Style:
Bock
Ranked #68
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
83
Ranked #25,690
Avg:
3.6 | pDev: 8.61%
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
23
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jul 25, 2022
Added:
Oct 30, 2008
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  11
SCORE
83
Good
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Rated: 3.59 by HopBelT from Belgium

Jul 25, 2022
 
Rated: 3.59 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 18, 2022
 
Rated: 3.96 by steverx8 from England

Mar 05, 2021
 
Rated: 3.77 by arzt from Germany

Nov 05, 2020
 
Rated: 3.88 by Eltrandos from France

Sep 21, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by dannycohen62 from Illinois

Nov 14, 2019
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Reviewed by josanguapo from Spain

4.03/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
From Belgiuminabox. In Teku glass. Playing Oceanhorn. More a dubbel or belgian dark than a bok. Some dark fruits, nuts, toffee. All fairly pleasant. I just miss a bit more body
Feb 20, 2018
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Rated by yaron73 from Israel

4.03/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A bottle from Supermarket in Brussels.
Apr 10, 2017
 
Rated: 3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Feb 22, 2017
 
Rated: 3.38 by bird_soul from Netherlands

Sep 27, 2016
 
Rated: 3.25 by Euroglot from Belgium

Aug 10, 2016
 
Rated: 3.45 by rderedin from Maine

Feb 03, 2016
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Reviewed by Zet from Netherlands

3.23/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Dark brown orange colour with a decent head of foam. Smell of caramel, yeast and malt. These flavours return in the taste, accompanied by fruity esters (pear, peach). The caramel sweetness tends to dominate: hop bitterness is only present in the aftertaste. It's a shame the carbonation seems to cover flavour though. Also a bit (not much) on the watery side and a bit stingy on the tongue (carbonation again). Due to the yeasty character and overall sweetness, this tastes more like a dubbel than a bock to me.
Oct 18, 2015
 
Rated: 3.59 by dcmchew from Romania

Jan 06, 2015
 
Rated: 3.25 by spycow from Illinois

Nov 28, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by DrewLikesBeer from Florida

Oct 14, 2014
 
Rated: 4.16 by Jelle

Oct 12, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by Carpetsmoker from Netherlands

Sep 26, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by 22Blue from Kansas

Sep 18, 2014
 
Rated: 3.28 by Antiantianti from Russian Federation

Sep 08, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by BJSmit from Netherlands

Feb 02, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by mikehillman from Pennsylvania

Oct 24, 2013
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Reviewed by BlackHaddock from England

3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
21st Oct 2012: Cafe De Grendelpoort in Valkenburg, on-tap, along with a host of others in a ’Bok Fest’.

Had this before in bottle form.

Lighter than I remember the bottle: this poured a mid-brown colour with a tan head on top.

The aroma is still that sweet caramel and maltiness and again those smells follow on into the taste: this is a sweet brew and although I enjoyed it I thought the body depth and the overall flavours on the thin side for a Bok.
Nov 07, 2012
 
Rated: 3.75 by fionn13 from Ireland

Jun 16, 2012
 
Rated: 3.75 by samEBC from Belgium

Feb 02, 2012
 
Rated: 4 by rekel from Netherlands

Nov 28, 2011
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Reviewed by Jason from Massachusetts

3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
33cl bottle at the brewery.

Dark orange amber, good lacing.

Caramel, toasted bread, yeast, dried fruit, hint of alcohol and spice in the nose.

On the dry side, fresh toasted malt, hint of herbal hop, spicy alcohol, nutty yeast and a little figgy in the finish.

A good sip, great to run into these bocks in the fall ... A departure from other seasonals.
Oct 27, 2011
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Reviewed by Bierman9 from New Hampshire

3.61/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
I had a 0.33l serving of this on tap (for €3.25) during a 30SEP11 visit to 't Brugs Beertje.

My glass contained a clear, deep chestnut liquid, topped by a rocky, light beige head. Some carbo was visible within, and the lacing was decent in the glass. Aroma was malty sweet, with some caramel plus a bit of bitter hops. The body was medium, and the bier itself was quite smooth on the tongue.

Flavor had light sweetness, with a touch of caramel. There was lots of bitterness present, though the sweetness was still evident. Roasted choco notes had a big part in the flavor composition, and tended to make this seem more like a Munich Dunkel than a Bock. Still pretty good, but much too bitter and not enough maltiness. Prosit!!

3.6 rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

1395
Oct 07, 2011
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Reviewed by benfons from Belgium

3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
A: Dark hazy red brown colour, with a big head that stays. There seemed to be alot of debris.

S: Nuits, caramel and some hops.

T: Caramel and nuts are there again. But the flavours are very thin.

M/D: It's a very watery beer, hardly any carbonation. Alcohol level is fine.
May 20, 2010
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Reviewed by PapaEugene from Netherlands

2.98/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
Finally, the last Bock beer bottle in my fridge (besides de ijsbok that is waiting for the next tasting with rvdoorn).

A: Nice brown/amber color with a 2 finger thick head.

S: Roasted malts, caramel, yeast and a nasty vedgetable smell in the background.

T: I think a diluted westmalle best describes this beer for me.

M: Medium carbonation, light body and a nice dry creamy finish.

D: Not bad. More a dubbel than a bock to me.
Oct 19, 2009
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Reviewed by rvdoorn from Netherlands

3.38/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
Had this beer in the Vlaamsche Reus in Wageningen.

Poured into an original Brugse Zot glass. The beer pours a dark brown reddish color, with a nice thick bit beige-colored head.

Smell: caramel malt nose, yeast, some hints of flowery hops, and some cherry sourness.

Taste: Metallic, sweet malts (caramel again), some sourness. Some well hidden dark fruits. Finish is a bit dry and hoppy.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body, slightly watery, medium carbonation

Overall: Too watery, a bit unbalanced. Not as good as the regular Brugse Zot.
Oct 11, 2009
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Reviewed by ViveLaChouffe from Georgia

3.72/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Sampled this new beer at Cambrinus in Brugge

A very clear nutty brown in the glass, frothy khaki head. No real lacing to speak of. Smells of lightly roasty caramel malt.

Nutty caramel malt in the mouth with just a hint of noble hops. Bready but very much a straightforward, traditional tasting bock beer. Lightly sticky body but with a crisp finish. Some nutty malt in the aftertaste and just a but of noble hops. Perhaps a bit more hops than you would expect in a bock beer but otherwise very true to the German style. Tasty stuff and quite drinkable. Worth a try, especially if you find it in Brugge.
Oct 30, 2008
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