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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 920   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"


john_henry's rating

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john_henry (124) - - SEP 14, 2013
This would make my perfect nama beer (Japanese draft beer). Very drinkable and tasty, but still very refreshing. Great beer, one of my favourites in this style.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fantti (935) - FINLAND - SEP 26, 2016
Hana @ Halve Maan, Brugge. Suodattamaton versio. Kaatuu lasiin samean kullankeltaisena noin kahden sormen paksuisella vaahdolla. Tuoksu on hyvin mausteisen hiivainen, sitruunaa ja korianteriakin tuntuu. Maku on hyvin yrttisen mausteinen, sitruunainen ja pippurisen hiivainen. Suutuntuma on melko täyteläinen ja suht napakasti humaloitu. Laadukas belgiblonde, hyvin mausteinen ja sitruunainen tapaus. Näin suodattamattomana todella hyvä tyylissään.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maracuja05 (565) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2016
[backlog] 23-07-16 // bottle at home. Gift. Hazy dark orange. Solid white head. Typical belgian yeast aroma, some banana, some spices. Medium sweet body. Ok.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sharkydodson (1163) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - SEP 21, 2016
the aroma is malty and fruity with hints of hay, candy, yeast, garden berries and grasses... smells like saison... the taste is malty and fruity with notes of flowers, lollipop, yeast and herbs... sweet, bitter and dry aftertaste...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nutjes (248) - Heestert-Zwevegem, BELGIUM - SEP 15, 2016
33cl-fles bij Restaurant - Tea Room Vivaldi te Ieper. U: Helder goudblond met grote witte schuimkraag G: Pilsmout, brood en gist S: Licht bittere aanzet daarna moutzoet met een eerder neutrale afdronk. M: Medium koolzuurprikkel en medium body

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ALIBALI (687) - Kiel, GERMANY - SEP 10, 2016
Solides Belgian Ale der real belgian Version. Gras, Kräuter, belgische Hefe und die legendäre Malzsüße umgarnen sich, im nicht ganz zu kunstvollen Belgian Beer Gewitter. 0,25/?€ im CAFE DE KLIKSPAAN, Groningen.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zimbo (900) - SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2016
I really like this but I don’t think my score really does it justice. Light fluffy with elements of sweet juicy banana. There’s a light juicy chewy quality that is really nice. This deserves way more than its paltry 56 score.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ysok02 (999) - MOns, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2016
Robe blonde, reflets ambrés, mousse peu persistante. Nez fruitée et levuré, pointe de houblon. Bouche à l’attaque fraîche, moins d’ampleur et de complexité que la précédente. Une blonde assez banale.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dxbrad (50) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2016
Bottle from Trembling Madness, York. Pours amber, fluffy white head. Quite sweet, banana bread, toffee - in fact a bit medicinal . Doesn’t linger on the pallet like other ales of this strength. Very drinkable but there are better Belgian beers out there

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tjeerd (253) - GERMANY - AUG 15, 2016
What to say. I didn’t find this belgian beer very belgian. Spicy but flat tadte. A little mouthfeel and too little aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ulrikolsen (338) - DENMARK - AUG 7, 2016
Tap@Halvemaan. Pours hazy golden with white head. Aroma is light malty and floral with some banana and koriander. Taste is malty with bread and biscuit, yet fruity with banana and koriander. Finish is quite balanced dry and malty.


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