Brewed by Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Style: Belgian Ale
Brugge, Belgium


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RATINGS: 763   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Bottle; Unfiltered.
In 2005 Xavier Vanneste, son of Mrs Véronique Maes, renovated and restarted the old brewery which had been in the family since 1856. He launched Brugse Zot, a new beer with a unique recipe. Today Brugse Zot is the only beer brewed in Bruges’ town centre!
The people of Bruges are known as "Brugse Zotten" (Bruges Fools), also known as "Brugse Jonckers"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
darr (24) - - NOV 14, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2014 Bière belge dégustée à Hannover en Allemagne. Goût similaire à une bière blanche. Excellente avec un nez fruité de zeste de citron.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WingdSoldier (61) - BELGIUM - NOV 6, 2014
Clear golden blond, rich foam head. Dry, light bitter taste, fruity aroma with citrus touches.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zoret (116) - Badalona, SPAIN - OCT 30, 2014
Cervesa daurada d’escuma abundant i persistent. Aromes i sabors de pa, flor blanca i terra.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3629) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 22, 2014
From a 33 cl bottle shared at home. Pours a clear gold with a massively thick off white head. Somehat funky nose. Flavors of bublegum. Smooth and silky mouthfeel. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (4611) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
Lasting frothy white head atop a sediment-filled brownish amber body. Yeasty nose with coriander. Pretty zesty flavour with a citrus base. Rather straight-forward Belgian Ale. It becomes more plump and fruity as it warms.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2160) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Golden with no head. Malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit and caramel. Medium body with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (940) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2014 330ml bottle served in a tulip glass. Re-reviewed @ 2012.11.24. A: Pours a clear golden yellow to orange color forming a big bubbled and aired white head. Good retention and some spotty lacings formed and left in the glass S: Sweet and spicy in the nose. Candy sugar, cinnamon, cloves, orange zest, honey and flowery hops. Bready yeasts which are quite Belgian style T: Taste follows the nose: Sweet and bready upfront. Quite malty. Notes of candy sugar, honey, cinnamon, pepper, cloves, orange zest followed by earthy Belgian yeasts and some flowery hops M: Light to medium body. A little bit molasses. Good balanced bittersweet aftertaste O: Easy drinking beer which is, at the same time, quite complex. A classic Belgian Ale. Strongly recommended --- OLD REVIEW (on-tap): 330ml own tulip served from the tap at the Amsterdam airport. A: Pours a clear yellow to orange color with a big fluffy white head. Medium retention. No lacings S: Quite spicy to a lager Beer. Candy, honey and flowery hops T: Taste follows the nose. Not bad. Quite refreshing. Yeasts are also very much noticed M: Light to medium body. Good bitterness. Again, refreshing O: Good beer. Recommended [ BA Review @ 4/21/2011 ]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CharlyBeer (102) - Bruxelles, BELGIUM - OCT 12, 2014
Bonne biere de Bruges, pas lourde et complexe mais non plus légère comme une Maes ou Jupiler. Meilleure en été, sûrement sur une terrasse sur un canal de la Venise di Nord.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kleurplaatje (46) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2014
Pours clear dark orange with a big off-white head. Quite apealling looks. First aroma that came to my mind was that of hand soap. Bits of floral hops, some malts far, far away... Disappointing. The taste is also not that appealing. Quite bland. Just only bitter (which isn’t that bad actually). A bit crisp in the aftertaste, but it lacks any further taste which makes it quite a dull beer. Watery mouthfeel and a very thin texture. Disappointment in general. Only some decent bitterness in the taste, that makes this beer quite drinkable... But that’s just it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2014
Fresh and fruity blonde with a light, but distinct hopping. Beautifully turbid peach-coloured with thick white foam, smells warmly of yeasts and vinosity. Balanced, slightly botanical taste.

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