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

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RATINGS: 737   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hansvf (152) - - OCT 14, 2013
Heerlijk belgs biertje. Vrij normaal maar toch net dat beetje extra. Arjan en Loes bedankt!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (289) - Airvault, FRANCE - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A clear brown orange beer with a large white creamy head. Medium retention. Fruity aroma (citrus), spices, herbal, caramel. Medium dry bitter, light sweet. Refreshing. Medium body, silky texture, fizzy carbonation, bitter finish with a sweet note. Overall, good experience : fruity, pleasant taste and palate.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zymurgeist2 (1027) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 19, 2014
At a cafe in Brugge by the old windmill. Mostly clear orange-yellow with a spicy aroma. Taste is bland and slightly biting. Moderate bitterness on the back felt disjointed from the rest of the beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1711) - WALES - SEP 19, 2014
Keg at Draft House. Dark yellow, hazy, slightly sparkling, small foamy off-white head … dense sparse lacing. Aroma is sweet and malty with light lemon, very light wheat. Must be some wheat in this. Body is medium, slightly foamy, low carbonation. Taste is light wheat ester, some lager, light straw and butter.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (711) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden colour with a tiny white head. Aroma and taste are wheat, and fruit, with a sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SuperTiti33 (532) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 18, 2014
Blonde dorée. Beau collet blanc et dense. Nez: Levure. Souffre. Céréale. Houblon. Épice. Bouche: très effervescente. Fruité. Pomme. Levuré. Pain frais (levain). Banane (pelure). Bien.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Elwood (3220) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Serving: 750 ml. bottle. It pours a deep gold color with a tight white head. Nice mix of Belgian yeast aromas, light caramelized malt, candied citrus peel, and spice. Straight forward flavor profile. Citrus, yeast, and a light sweet flavor. Fairly high carbonation. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (686) - - SEP 7, 2014
Pours a hazy golden color. Aroma and taste are wheat, hints of fruit, and has a sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RenataLF (21) - - SEP 6, 2014
Fomos a fábrica situada em Bruges e apreciamos o sabor e toda a história que envolve essa cerveja saborosa, leve amargor e teor alcoolico moderado.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SPDickerman (955) - Texas, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Pours murky orange with a small white head. Smells fruity with hints of caramel. Taste is caramel, banana, hints of biscuit. Medium-bodied with a slick texture and average mouth-carbonation, Brugse Zot finishes with a lingering spiciness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ulysse (19) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2014
Fresh hop aroma. Orange with a wall sticking foam. Carbonation tickles the tongue. Gentle feel in the mouth, ladylike.


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