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

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RATINGS: 798   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
timmwillum (84) - - NOV 3, 2013
Lidt for bitter blonde ... ellers et af mine klare favoritbryggerier. Holder mig til deres Straffe Hendrick :-)


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (713) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAY 19, 2015
330ml bottle at Beer Station, Xiamen. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of malt and Belgian yeast. Sweet finish with some bitterness. OK blonde but not great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gangstergafje (152) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2015
The beer has a beautiful color, clear golden orange. The beer is fizzing livingly. The smell is nice. It is sweet and bitter, really nice. The taste is nice. It is a great blonde beer, bitternes in the back of the tongue and a nice sweetness in the front of the mouth. The beer is really nice together with a tasty meal. The beers flavors change with every bite you take, so they perfectly enhance eachother. Realy nice blonde beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Graafmans (12) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2015
Mooi blond biertje met een goede kraag. Smaak is niets op aan te merken, een prima biertje

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alpha10 (415) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
UPDATED: APR 27, 2015 2015/04/26 - On tap at De Halve Maan brewery in Brugge. Pours a hazy orange straw colour with a thick, fluffy white head that lingers and leaves a ton of lacing. Aroma is yeast, bread, banana, orange citrus, clove and coriander. Taste is cereal, banana, clove, coriander and orange. Mouthfeel is medium with slightly biting carbonation and a drying, mildly citrus finish. Very enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AGCostaNeves (68) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - APR 24, 2015
Golden color slightly opaque with various sediments. White cream that high fashion, but with little durability. The Aroma shown with little "power" in this Belgian, but is slightly sweet surrounded by citrus, lemon, tangerine peel, cloves, cinnamon, bananas, malts, bread. Nice feeling I can tell. The flavor tends to have a slight imbalance between sweet and bitter pulling mouth to a final dryness. This is done by the strong presence of hops.   This set is built on a solid foundation of Belgian spices such as cinnamon and carnation, and strenghten the shells of cereals, lemon juice, orange perennial and transcending an interesting bitterness. Your palate is medium and heated by alcohol. In short, dry and fruity with orange peel appearing and spices, has a carbonation a bit aggressive, but not displeased at all. Good beer!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Woc (43) - BELGIUM - APR 24, 2015
Me like it! Very nice aroma, fresh. Pours enormous white head, never saw anything similar. Almost nothing in the glass, just full of lovely foam. And it stays whole time, smaller but still present and I like it. It has very nice quite bitter finish which is what I also like in this type of beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flying_pig (1094) - SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2015
330ml Bottle from Albert Heijn supermarket, Amsterdam:
A light, easy going beer with a good balance that fell short of being a classic Belgian offering but was refreshing, lively and quite crisp which helped it go down easily. I’m not sure it’s one that I’d go out my way to find again but it was an enjoyable offering and one worth trying if you happen across it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thellgren (401) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 21, 2015
Small free glasses after the brewery tour right from the brewery tap. Very refreshing, but nothing really special. Just a decent blonde.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PlutonowyMan (105) - POLAND - APR 18, 2015
Kolor jasno ?ó?ty, z?oty, do?? m?tny. Piana spora, z drobnymi p?cherzykami, do?? d?ugo pozostaje w szkle, topniej?c pozostawia ko?uch na powierzchni trunku. Aromat owocowy, w którym prym wiedzie brzoskwinia, morela. Jest te? delikatny akcent miodowy, zio?owy i lekkie nuty trawiaste. Smak wed?ug mnie jest bardziej ubogi i mniej "oczywisty". Jest miód, nieco moreli, przypraw, troch? suchego trawiastego chmielu. Brugse Zot jest odrobin? kwaskowy, do?? mocno nagazowany, co niestety ?le wp?ywa na jego pijalno??, goryczka jest delikatna, znikoma ale wystarczaj?ca dla tego piwa, alkohol dobrze ukryty. Piwo warte uwagi, w ko?cu to te? belgijska klasyka.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Humlehode (269) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 17, 2015
Pours clear golden with large head. Highly carbonated. Quite phenolic and slightly astringent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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