Bruegel Amber Ale | Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
Belgium
vansteenberge.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,576
Reviews:
314
Ratings:
395
pDev:
15.19%
Bros Score:
3.65
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
12
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Photo of Dzu
3.73/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into snifter from 0.33 bottle.
L: Nice amber color wti a georgeous white foam head,
S: Plums, lemon , light fruits.
T: Dry one-dimensial taste. A little bit fruity and caramel.
F: Medium body and carbonation.
O: Expected more from thos one. But anyway it's not bad,

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Photo of Kiro
3.54/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bombelsky
3.83/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Amber and cloudy, frothy foam, diminishes to a small crown, good lacing. Mild, yeasty fruity aroma upfront. Apples, pears. Some caramel. Medium, grainy sweetness. Some bitterness. Everything well balanced.
Medium light body. Smooth, bit fluffy on the beginning later watery. Average carbonation. Nice dry, medium-lasting finish.

It is a very good beer for this price.

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Photo of Shanex
3.54/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Disappointed in this one that came in a Chritsmas haul gift. An okay amber Ale. Poor color, poor smell and taste, and didn't feel too great. It was a gift but I'm not going to buy this one on my own.

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Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A 330ml bottle brought back from Belgium last summer. Pours a golden clear colour with a white head. Aromas of cereal, banana, apples & caramel. Tastes of yeast, caramel, bread, cereal, banana & apple. Carbonation is medium & body is medium to light. Aftertaste is a light balanced hopped in finish.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.6/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of igl
4.48/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bruno74200
3.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.48/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jrob21
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Arthuros
3.97/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Honeyish amber ale.

Good complexity, sweetness, overall very pleasing and very good for its style.

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Photo of EekDaGeek
4.33/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tastes like a childhood spanish drink called malta, but with a kick. Love it!

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Photo of IckyT2012
3.83/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aged 4 years. I don't know what it tastes like fresh but this is definitely better

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Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Winston3737
4.25/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Excellent belgian ale. Unsure of all the shade towards it.

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Photo of RochefortChris
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of desint
3.01/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Bottle poured in a Bornem chalice, Giraf Gent

Malty, little caramel, no complexity.
Tastes like it was poured through a used sock, but i'm quite sure there's nothing wrong with my bottle.
Will revisit in a couple of months just to be sure.
For now: very disappointing effort from Van Steenberge.

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Photo of Hellpop65
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of a77cj7
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of CigarInspector
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of mattfancett
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of SocalKicks
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

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Bruegel Amber Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
Beer rating: 3.49 out of 5 with 395 ratings
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