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

bottled
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RATINGS: 819   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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"


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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thezythologist (15) - - APR 6, 2013
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
droef (122) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2015
0.75cl bottle. Nice beer! Not to heavy, not that special, but a good belgian ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorgeLee (1429) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2015
On tap in Bruges, having lunch in a nice little square. Quite some depth to the amber-gold colour. A fairly solid if middle of the road Belgian ale, some slight sweetness, a spicy hop, a moderately estery Belgian yeast flavour. Marketed very well throughout Bruges, distinctive labelling and quite suitable flavours to hit non-nerdy drinkers. Pleasant.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maarten1993 (500) - - JUL 17, 2015
Drank with Marijn and Zico while eating olives 16-7-2015. Not a very special beer. A bit watery, lots of carbonation, bitterness is too dominant. Too flat for me.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Marduk (3972) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 13, 2015
Tap @Beer House No.1, Riga. Slightly hazy amber color. Medium size, thick white head, stays. Sweet and Belgian yeast dominates the aroma. Malty, sweet, faint smokiness at first. Later some rotten ham and metallic notes step in which I don’t like. Red currant and malts in aftertaste. Soft carbonation. I’ve had better Belgian Ales.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DavidBe (46) - BELGIUM - JUL 10, 2015
Vlotte doordrinker, smaakt mij persoonlijk veel beter als andere commerciële bieren. Leuk voor op een terras.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Padchenko (139) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 9, 2015
Pours cloudy pale yellow with thick white head. Highly carbonated refreshing beer. Citrus fruity flavours but without being sweet, in fact it is marginally bitter. There’s a certain thickness to the texture. Tasty

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beermaris (156) - LATVIA - JUL 4, 2015
On tap at T’Brugse in Brugge. Nice refreshing taste. Loke lager, however with certain tones of hoppy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
labeerinthum (58) - ITALY - JUL 2, 2015
On tap @ Expo 2015, Milano. Invitante all’occhio, dalla schiuma finissima e persistente sul vetro. Intensità olfattiva elevata e persistenza olfattiva discreta. Corpo strutturato e denso. Persistenza gustativa buona e intensità gustativa elevata.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
susonagger (88) - spain, - JUN 28, 2015
Cata: Graduación: 6º Aspecto: De color dorado, transparente muy brillante, y con abundante carbonatación. La corona de espuma formada al servirla es de gran amplitud, de color blanco y muy buena retención, dejando un atractivo rastro de encaje en la copa con cada trago. Aroma: De carácter afrutado, principalmente a cítricos. Le acompañan aromas especiados y notas a levadura. Se percibe también un ligero fondo floral, producto del lúpulo. Sabor y textura: Cerveza de cuerpo medio y de fácil trago, de sabor afrutado, algo ácido y un poco malteado. Comienza con un dulzor a malta, producto de las 4 maltas empleadas en su elaboración, acompañada de especias (clavo, pimienta), y fruta, que da paso un punto ácido, que encaja bien con un toque leve de lúpulo, que no proporciona apenas amargor. Finaliza con un regusto marcadamente seco.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Achel (175) - GREECE - JUN 22, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2015 A golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet malty with light spicy notes. The flavor is sweet malty with stronger notes of spices, leading to a dry spicy finish.


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