Brugse Zot - Unfiltered | Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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85
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42 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

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Added by koopa on 05-10-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
42
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
8.66%
 
 
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Photo of mothman
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the De Halve Mann brewery tour in Bruges. Hazy dark yellow color with good head retention. Tastes of bananas and a bit of citrus. Spices and bready malts/yeast.

Crisp, clean, and a nice change up from lambic.

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4.29/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pletser
3.51/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spycow
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This Belgian pale ale pours a dark golden color with a medium foamy white head. It is highly carbonated and obviously unfiltered with somewhat large floaties. The smell is very malty and yeasty with a slight hint of citrus, possibly orange. The taste is somewhat sweet, a little fruity, and quite complex. There is definite flavors of honey and some nice malts, orange, lemon, bananas, clove, and possibly some other things. I definitely enjoy the flavor, but the extra-large sediment is really kind of off putting. If I were to drink it again I would probably strain it first.

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Photo of Chris_C
4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SpanishUnicorn
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap after the De Halve Mann brewery tour in Bruges. Nice blonde, slightly hazy appearance with good head retention. Smells of bananas and a bit of citrus. Spices come through slightly as well. Taste is crisp and refreshing. Not an abundance of flavors, but a solid sessionable blonde. Also would highly recommend the tour if you find yourself in Bruges!

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

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

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

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of barczar
3.84/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It's a hazy golden beer, almost murky. Aroma is filled with pear, candi sugar, coriander, and bruised apple. Flavor reveals more citrus underpinnings, pear dominance, clove, and a bready malt backbone that dries out the peppery finish. Mineral and metallic notes surface late. More bready than some, and with plenty of alcohol warmth that's slightly overwhelming.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Brugse Zot - Unfiltered from Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
3.81 out of 5 based on 42 ratings.
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