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Brugs Bierinstituut
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Brugge, Belgium

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   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


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tderoeck (4696) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 6, 2012
4/II/2012 on tap @ Brugs Bierfestival - BB: n/a (2012-87)

Clear red brown beer, beige aery big head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: tobacco, malts, smoke, rotten fruits, dried fruits. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: smoky, tobacco, mocha, bit fruity, bitterness, overripe fruits, bitter spices. Aftertaste: bitter, rotten fruits, mocha, unpleasant bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4674) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 4, 2012
(Draught) Clear dark amber with a small, very lacy head. Aroma of diacetyl, caramely malt, dark bread, some sourness. Flavor is licoricey, roasted-caramely, diacetylic, slightly sweet and syrupy. Medium body, lowish CO2. Quite interesting, although not very clean. 5345

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (6515) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 30, 2011
750mL bottle, split with manuchampions, Matts_Property and uhlan, pours a dark reddish brown with a thick off-white head - lots of sediment. Aroma of spices, pepper, sort of rye bread, and some floral notes. Flavour is sort of like a dark malt saison with Belgian spices, chocolatey-ish malts, and subtle orange [peel]. Nice melange of spices, with light molasses and light toasted bread. Very enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7421) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2011
Bottle at Hasselt Beer Festival, Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium 12.11.11 in company of Loz, Jackie, Simon and David. Pours mid amber with lacing atop. Fresh and rather fruity, good bittersweet beer. My notes are rather sketchy with this one I’m afraid. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (7929) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 21, 2011
Good cream-coloured head with some lace over deep red-copper beer. Lightly smoked - like roasted chestnuts and roast malts, faintly spiced smelling. Taste turns out to be more bitter than expected, and definitely spiced; pinch of cacaopowder. Quite slick, well-bodied, even a bit chewy. Interesting, but not really great. Strikes me as a rather Walloon-style strong ale.


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