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

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RATINGS: 621   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PeatyPete (703) - - AUG 21, 2013
ertaling Amber coloured beer. Foam head with coarse structure. Smell of yeast and dough. Taste is sourdough bread, slightly sweet and a little bit spicy.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
angel77 (1918) - oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 3, 2015
Botella 33 cl tomada en el Lupulo mayo 2011. Lote 05KI 09:44 hasta 08..11..2011. (r621). Belga suave maltosos dulces. Normal 5.2 vol fácil de beber.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bonkiedeaap (534) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 13, 2015
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer is deep golden/amber colored and pours a large and stable white head, with rich carbonation. The aroma is malty with tones of caramel, dark fruits and hint of wood and coriander. Taste is light to medium bodied, little sweet and very fruity with a hoppy bitterness. The finish is sweet and light bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vickey9 (888) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 31, 2015
Medium amber with a small head. Nose is sweet and fresh. Body is light,carbon is medium. Taste is rather sweet. Palate gives an impression of a standard pils. B@H

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MMR (648) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2015
A rather tasty Amber Ale. It is more sour and lively aroma than most other Amber Ale’s. Nice texture and great hops!

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Godfather50 (155) - SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle supplied by J. Halket. Pours light straw with pale head. Very thirst quenching when watching England in World Cup rugby. Reminds me of the old Stella.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
comperchris (31) - - SEP 6, 2015
Poured a lovely clear golden colour with a long lasting head. Has slight hints of honey with a slight bitter aftertaste. Somewhat disappointing, won’t be in a hurry to have again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (2343) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2015
Flaska frĺn Saveur Bieré. Smak och doft av karamell, belgisk jäst, torkad frukt, brunt socker, honung med toner av lönnsirap. Stor sötma, rund och len, lätt beska. Hade tjänat pĺ lagring dĺ den är alldeles för söt.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
YantarCoast (678) - Moscow, RUSSIA - AUG 10, 2015
330ml bottle. Pours amber with a medium white head. Aroma is malty and slightly smokey. Taste is sour, malt, wood. Seems like something is wrong with my bottle.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (16286) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle shared in London - with Lyoli. Pours totally clear gold, effervescent, with a creamy white head. Pleasant lightly toasted biscuits in the aroma, subtle Belgian yeast, candi sugar. Medium sweet flavor with lightly dried, bready malts, light toffee, faint dried berries, dates, very slight leafy hops. Light to medium bodied with average to lively carbonation. Finishes sweet with simple but tasty bready malts, candi sugars, Belgian yeast, banana chips, lightly toasted toffee. Fairly basic but not bad overall.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
susonagger (134) - spain, - MAY 12, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2015 Descripción Bruegel Amber ale recibe su nombre en honor del famoso pintor del siglo XVI Pieter Bruegel. Se eligió una parte del cuadro “El baile de los mendigos” para ilustrar la etiqueta de la cerveza, que refleja la vida cotidiana de esa época, donde la cerveza era una parte esencial de los habitantes de esa zona que más tarde, en el siglo XVIII se llamaría Bélgica. NOTA DE CATA: - Aspecto: Dorada ambarina. - Aroma: Aroma a galleta, ligeros recuerdos de plátano. - Cuerpo/sabor: Ofrece más cuerpo, más espuma y más gusto que la mayoría de las estadounidenses y cervezas belgas Ámbar. Se elabora con cebada neerlandesa y lúpulo alemán. A pesar de que la amargura está claramente presente, no es dominante.


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