Buffalo Belgian Bitter | Brouwerij Van den Bossche

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van den Bossche
Belgium
brouwerijvandenbossche.be

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by weissbierdrinker on 11-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
70
Reviews:
30
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.93%
 
 
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Photo of BelgianBeerChef
3.26/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NightINgale
3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.47/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of igl
4.64/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IckyT2012
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dentist666
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

8% ABV.
Poured into tulip.
Pours very fizzy and hazy light amber beer with rocky off-white head, low retention, some laces.
Smell - belgian yeasts, pepper, wood, citrus, corn flakes.
Taste - moderately fruity and yeasty, capped by strong hop finish, a bit astringent.
Medium to light body, soft carbonation.
Interesting bitter beer.

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3.84/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.1/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of patre_tim
3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Golden with lots of yeast particles suspended within. Topped with 4 fingers of white head that fades fast.

Fruity, a hint of peach, a hint of black pepper, cayenne peppers, and Belgian yeasts. Pineapple and corn candies.

Belgian yeast up front, some pineapple, phenols, but I'm distracted by the watery mid palate. Very little bitterness on the end. Slightly peppery, slightly fruity but light overall.

Light body, medium carbonation. Really covers the alcohol and feels like a much lighter brew than it is.

Found in Vientiane, drank in Chiang Mai Sept 27th, 2015. Its strength is it covers its alcohol, but overall it tastes more like a Belgian Pale Ale, not like a Belgian IPA to me.

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4.18/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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2.99/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of desint
3.84/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.02/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.88/5  rDev +6%

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1/5  rDev -72.7%

Photo of Sappo1965
4.08/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Pithy756
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of DC_Brah
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of JimmyAloysius
4/5  rDev +9.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Anatole
2.58/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Nothing bitter here, just another tripel.

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Buffalo Belgian Bitter from Brouwerij Van den Bossche
3.66 out of 5 based on 70 ratings.
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