Bruegel Amber Ale | Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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80
good
394 Ratings
THE BROS
83
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Bruegel Amber AleBruegel Amber Ale
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
394
Reviews:
313
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
15.23%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Kiro
3.54/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bombelsky
3.78/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Amber and cloudy, frothy foam, diminishes to a small crown, fair lacing. Low aroma of malts, some fruits like apples and some low aroma of hops . Everything well balanced. Low malt, caramel sweetness and some low bitterness.
Medium light body. Smooth, bit creamy on the beginning later watery. Average carbonation. Nice dry, medium-lasting finish.

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Photo of JakeScully
3.54/5  rDev +1.7%
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 +3.2%
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 +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of igl
4.48/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bruno74200
3.68/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jrob21
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Arthuros
3.97/5  rDev +14.1%
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 +24.4%
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 +10.1%
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 +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Winston3737
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%
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 +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of desint
2.36/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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 revist 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 +0.6%

Photo of a77cj7
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of CigarInspector
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of mattfancett
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of SocalKicks
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of BuddyZ
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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Bruegel Amber Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
3.48 out of 5 based on 394 ratings.
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