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Brewed by Duvel Moortgat
Style: Pilsener
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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BEL PILS is one of the most traditional of pils beers, mainly on account of the high quality of the hops used, which give the beer a characteristic aroma and taste.


1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JefVerstraete (2037) - Ghent, BELGIUM - JUN 18, 2015
Draft @ Leuven. Golden colour, white foam. Medium carbonation. Sweet and malty pils. Light bitter finish. Boring lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ysok02 (326) - MOns, BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2015
Une pils classique assez raffraîchissante et légère, une bière de ducasse..

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ruigo (1502) - PORTUGAL - MAY 27, 2015
25cl on tap. Clear straw yellow colour with a thin white head. Cereal and floral aroma. Average carbonation and light watery body. Taste is light but refreshing. Overall, average industrial pilsner.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erzengel (5283) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2015
*Old rating from 201. Nett mildes, leicht süßliches Pils. Nicht zu getreidig, nicht zu süß. Erfrischend mit leicht herber Note im Nachgeschmack.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Douberd (3127) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2015
(Bel Pils) Bottle 250 ml at home, served into a footed pilsner glass, ABV 5% Golden yellow colour on the body with intense activity in it, two fingers of white thick head, very good retention, medium lacing left on the glass. Aroma has stale, dried straw, not much else. Taste is sweet, some malts, the same dried straw, some grass. Not offensive. Thin body, average carbonation. Below average pils.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thellgren (422) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2015
0.5 l from tap @ Belge, Helsinki. Something less strange from Belgium. Quite normal pils, nothing special but OK.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PriorL (2643) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 16, 2015 Bottle at S&G tasting. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small stable white head. NOSE: hoppy, grains, fruity. TASTE: hoppy, grains, fruity, little oxidated even? Drank at S&G big pilsener tasting, blindly comparing 24 pilseners. Taste for most pilseners was the same, some grains, bit hoppy, quite malty and mostly bit metallic.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
zvsn (983) - ISRAEL - OCT 30, 2014
On-tap at Porter & Sons. Clear golden yellow with a big frothy head. Aroma of grainy malt with some earthy hops. Taste is pretty much the same, light malty sweetness, grains , grass, some lemon with a bit rough bitterness. Thin body, dry-ish finish. Quite dull but drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Countbeer (5237) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: White head. Clear yellow colored beer. Aromas of malts, grains, some sweat, herbs and porridge. Quite typical. Flavours of malts, honey, some bitters, light grainy, light herbal and lighter earthy touch. Aftertaste is a mix of bitters, malts, herbs and some light earty tones. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, low bodied and a creamy texture.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Syfher (194) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2014
Very common beer, uninterresting. But good for a pils, average taste, nice color.


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