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

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RATINGS: 767   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"


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2013
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw, yeast, pineapple, pear and light spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of straw, yeast, pineapple, light earthiness and a hint of spice with a crisp finish.


2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
markschiedon (277) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2014
Drinking from a 33 cl bottle. A sweet aroma, nothing special. The clear orange beer has a large white head. In the taste hop, sweets and alcohol. Sour comes up when the beer warms up. Medium carbonated.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
florent.janssens (83) - - DEC 27, 2014
Belle mousse. Goût houblonné très léger qui s’accentue en arrière goût. Bière qui reste légère. Classique sans intérêt particulier, mais qui se boit très facilement.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olliejobbins (974) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
had on tap in Bruges centre. pours a slightly hazy golden colour with inch thick white head that lasts a little while. aroma is yeast, dough, bread and sweet malts. taste is very smooth caramel, malts, hops and a yeasty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
g_georgiou (292) - CYPRUS - DEC 20, 2014
Clear golden body with a thick white head. Aroma is malt, yeast, fruit, some spice. Taste is medium sweet with medium bitterness. Light to medium body, some bitterness, refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (1780) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 15, 2014
Pours a cloudy golden amber with a thin yellowish head. The nose has tons of caramel malts and a light citrus fruit note. Sweet caramelized malts in the middle with a bit of citrus zest, light Belgian spice notes and a floral hop that adds a bit of bitterness to the finish. A easy going but boring Belgian brew.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alusmamuts (498) - LATVIA - DEC 11, 2014
Light amber / yellow, bibbly with rich, creamy on top head. Malty aroma with fruity notes. Malty sour&bitter taste, balanced with sweetness, rich of fruity / citrus nites. Easy drinkable, refreshing and rich in taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2297) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 10, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Cloudy medium amber with a solid 1/2" off-white head, lace that slips back into the drink. Aroma of caramel malt. Taste is caramel malt that adds carbonation on the swallow, then turns only a little bit hoppy in the finish. A light version of a Belgian Ale, which is perfectly all right.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (659) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Redelijk Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (5103) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle from BeerGusto web shop.orange golden color with thick white head. Aroma of malt, Belgian yeast, spices, hops. taste, malt, some sourness, coriander, other spices, grassy hops. Easy drinkable beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Baramba (219)
- ITALY - NOV 29, 2014
On tap @ Doolin. Cloudy orange with thin white head. Fresh floral aroma, sweet malt flavour, moderate bitter end. Pleasant lager


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