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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Brugge, Belgium

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Basilius is een donker koperkleurig bier van 7% alc. VOL. Dit dorstlessend bier haalt zijn zachte karamelaroma’s uitsluitend uit de gebruikte gerstmouten. De hopsoorten zorgen daarentegen voor een subtiel fruitig (sinaasappel) en kruidig aroma en een verfijnde bitterheid. •Stamwortgehalte: 16° PLATO •35 EBU •57 EBC •5 soorten gerstemout •2 hopsoorten: ◦Amarillo ◦Saaz


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (3468) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAR 25, 2013
Pours clear amber almost no foam Smell is amber malts Very unique maltyness . Ok beer Drank at de kelk

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5550) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 28, 2013
33cl, new exclusive brewfirm Anno 2011, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, malty/sweet and slightly fruity/spicy, balanced, hazy, good head, good brew, ’This to celebrate my 2000th Belgian Beer Rating. Always nice to see some new Belgian breweries and brewfirms coming out! Starting my life as a wine taster I didn’t think I would get so far with craft beer... I still pursue all bottled Belgian beers I havn’t rated yet, except low alcohol. Many thanks to those fellow Beergeeks who helped me out in this never ending venture...’ Note to Joris: the deal still goes on... (as soon I will have another milestone!)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martinus (2892) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2013
Slightly hazy reddish brown colour, firm white head. Aroma of iron, malts, liquorice and roasted malts. Very bitter flavour, roasted malts, caramel, burned sugar, sweet touch. Bitter finish, caramel.
(Draught @ Brugs Beertje, Brugge)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3222) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2013
Red brown colour. Aroma of sweet dried fruit and malts. Soft and smooth with low carbonation. Flavour has rounded malts and a light bitter, dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (3905) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2012
18th Oct 2012 on-tap in Daisey’s ’t Brugs Beertje: good deep amber/brown body, tan coloured head that stayed a while. Burnt sugar and honey in both the nose and taste: so a bit sweet then! Belgian style yeast esters and flavours calmed it down a bit but other sweet notes also came and went during my tasting: namely candid fruits, brown sugar and caramel. The alcohol was well hidden by the sweet brew; it did have a mild hop bitterness under the surface and towards the end of each sip it was easy to find. A nice easy drinking beer for 7.0% ABV.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14703) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2012
bottle at ’t bruge beertje ... deep brown ... thin tan head ... sweet tofffee ... sweet toasted sugers .... litle too gold ... dark roast malts ... quite yeasty ... little brown sugers ...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (4135) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2012
33 cl. bottle @ ’t Brugs Beertje // 7 % Belgian Ale commissioned by Brugs Bierinstituut at the Proef // haven’t seen this anywhere else except @ ‘t Brugs Beertje & @ Brugs Beer Festival // assume that this is a very local beer // label is just the name in fancy Germanic letter type // reddish amber with an uneven off-white head // smells of sweet caramel, candy sugar, caramelized apple, caramel malts // taste is Belgian yeast, sweet caramel apples, candy fruits, caramelized brown sugar, dash coffee, bitter floral finish // bit too much carb. for me // much better than I expected this is quite good // definitely better & more memorable than the White Zwaan that they also commissioned, if you ever come across this, you might consider picking it up

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4859) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2012
Bottle from Brugs Beertje. Pours copper with a solid yellowish head. Spicy caramel aroma. Quite dry and fruity in the mouth, some spicy notes. Hints of citrus fruit. Interesting new beer from West Flanders.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (10845) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is fruit, malt, caramel. Flavour is fruit, roasted malt, caramel,dried fruits, hop. Medium to full body. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Matts_Property (831) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark brown/red with a small ring of head. Aroma of various autumn spices, cinnamon, nutmeg, some yeast, bread and caramel malts. Flavour of caramel malts, toasted nuts, yeast, spices, acid, orange peel, with a perfumed aftertaste. Nice to begin with but has a really unpleasant aftertaste. Don’t usually dump beer...


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