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

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Marduk (4071) - Reval, ESTONIA - AUG 29, 2015
250ml bottle (5% abv.). Pale yellow color. Small size, white head, stays. Sweet, malty, corn, cereals in aroma. Sourish, malty, cereals and straw in taste. Medium carbonation. Malty straw in aftertaste. Soft bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eduardovl (1104) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 25, 2015
330ml bottle served in a pint glass. A: Pours a clear golden yellow color forming a big, creamy and soapy white head with medium retention forming and leaving a lot of lingering soapy lacings in the glass. S: Very grainy nose. Strong notes of sweet pale grains, wheat and grassy hops. Crispy, bready, citrus and flowery. T: Very grainy and crispy. Strong noted of pale malts and wheat. Hints of corn. Slightly sweet upfront. In overall, a dry taste and a light but good grassy hops bitterness. M: Light watery body. Average carbonation. Crispy and grassy aftertaste. Not very persistent aftertaste. O: Good drinkability. The worst thing that Moortgat can do is still an average brew.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (19545) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2015
Draft @ Pressklubben, Stockholm. Pours a clear yellow color with a longlasting white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Fruity malty grainy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy weak grassy finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
markoijelena (1233) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JUL 9, 2015
Draft 0.25l at The Radio One Brussels Belgium. 24.06.2015.Pour it clear golden color with small white head.On the nose malty.Taste of malt, quite watery, light summer pils.Ok drinkable.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JefVerstraete (2143) - 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 (416) - 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 (1622) - 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 (5644) - 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 (3296) - 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 (478) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2015
0.5 l from tap @ Belge, Helsinki. Something less strange from Belgium. Quite normal pils, nothing special but OK.


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