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

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RATINGS: 886   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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"


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thmsboyd (191) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2015
330mL bottle BBE: 29-09-2017. Medium-chill (approx 10 degrees). Pours an orangey amber body with light haze and a large, towering, loose and pillowy off-white head. Medium-intensity citrus on the nose, with dough/bread, vanilla, milk and a hint of spice. A medium crackerbread sweetness is underpinned by a light bitterness on the tongue. Light-bodied with a foamy, frothy texture and high carbonation that refreshes the palate. A solid if unspectacular Belgian ale.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MMPhilips (1) - - DEC 10, 2015 does not count
This is an amber beer with a hazy appearance and a frothy head. It has a medium sweetness and slight bitterness to the taste. It has a medium body, a slick feel with soft carbonation, and a long finish. Overall this beer is very enjoyable and I definitely recommend it.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
angel77 (2112) - oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 3, 2015
Botella 33 cl tomada en el Lupulo en marzo 2012. Lote B hasta 01..2014. (r854). Sabores maltosos ligeramente dulces. No está mal.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjogro (1906) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle at Klein Centraal in Overveen. Spicy yeast, lemon, grass notes. Backlog from 2014/07/31.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OnlyRogueAngel (42) - - NOV 12, 2015
Pours slightly cloudy golden with a pale foamy head. Aroma is hops, citrus, ginger. Tastes light and refreshing, smooth and hoppy with hints of citrus and a light spiciness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
plaugher (321) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - NOV 3, 2015
12oz bottle into chalice. Pours a slightly opaque straw-gold with a large, fluffy, white head that dissipates quickly, leaving little lace. Grain hop notes, a bit grassy, slight fruity nose. Light and crisp, with slightly bitter flavour, a bit soapy though. Quite alright.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MayumiH (707) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2015
Bottle at home. When I drink, I’m often too busy chatting or texting or messing about. So no, I didn’t keep a note for this beer either. I’m sorry okay.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (4329) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2015
Draft at Leonardo Hotel, Brugge. Refreshing, clean, with a pinched of spice. One of a bettered Belgian Ales I’d say. Session.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaelic (121) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2015
A golden blond one. Dry taste, hoppy, citrus and spicy which lasts long in the mouth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CraftBeerNick (1684) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Tap at Breydel de Coninc, 29th October 15. Pours pretty clear, nose is Belgian yeast, fresh. Taste is refreshing, slight citrus, Belgian yeast. Pretty good straight forward Belgian ale


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