Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Belgian Ale
Ertvelde, Belgium


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RATINGS: 620   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Bruegel is an easy drinking soft and tasty amber ale. Thanks to the refermentation it offers more body, more head and more taste than most other American and Belgian Amber ales. It is brewed with Dutch barley and German hops. Although the bitterness is clearly present, it is not dominant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2008
Bottle @<a href=http://ratebeer.com/forums/thisted-kalder target=_new> Thisted Tasting by Maria.. Clear light to medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty, bread, brown sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (120408)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (37031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 1, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours clear orange with a lacing white head. Malty and mildly spiced aroma. Flavour is light fruity and light spiced. Mild caramel malt note with a light acidic touch. Light acidic finish with a spice note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (31471) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2003
The color of this beer is amber and it has a beutiful caramel colored head. The aroma is slightly sweet, fruity, and fresh. The flavor is sweet, malty, and yeasty and rolls over the tongue with lemon and coriander notes. It turns in the end - and all the flavor with all of its complexity lingers a long time. It has a great palate for a beer thats "only" 5.2% ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Amber golden with a small off-white head. Malty nose, and some roasted malt throughout. No real sweetness though. Not really what you would expect from Van Steenberge, but then again of course they would also have a "Speciale" type in their impressive portfolio. Pleasant if not exactly thrilling. 260798

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (23682) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 26, 2008
Bottled. Amber colour with mediumsized off-white head, which turns small quite fast. The small head last for long, along with the lace on the glass. Flavour is flowery hops, some breadyness and yeast. Vegetablyness dominates the finish and also aftertaste. very watery, and not too pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (21892) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2002
Orange-red. Light bodied. Balsamic, sweetind & sourish, but still simple.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2011
23rd February 2009
Clear amber-brown beer. Mild carbonation. Pretty uninteresting beer with a simple malt start and just a very light touch of hop in the crisp dry finish. Perfectly drinkable but very very average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (17690) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 28, 2011
Bottle. Amber color, small white head. Aroma of caramel. Taste is similar. Not much character or complexity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (16924) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 23, 2004
Light amber color. Light aroma, corky (it is a corked Magnum bottle). Very dry mouthfeel, quite poor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (15794) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2006
Bottle. Golden with sparse white head. Toasty golden syrup aroma and toffee. Some yeasty/toffee in the mouth, bit of boiled sweet. Finish has touch of hop, more toffee. Not a great golden/amber beer, but ok.

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