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

bottled
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RATINGS: 887   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"


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DanBerg (59) - Alkmaar, - DEC 13, 2006
Drank on tap at Kafe Belgie, Utrecht. Blond Belgian Ale with a nice colour and average size of head. It tasted a bit like a Belgian white instead of an Ale, due because of the citrus aroma and fresh taste. Will drink this again.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Farma (4) - Dendermonde, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2016 does not count
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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Antonio369 (90) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2016
33cl bottle, served in snifter glass. Poured cloudy yellow with a three finger white head. Aroma: Lots of caramel, spices, banana, orange peels. Taste: Banana, bubblegum, caramel, orange, citrus. Medium carbonation. Light to medium body with a short fruity bittersweet finish with some light notes of cardboard. Not too impressed by this brew.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (3968) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 26, 2016
At Gollem 1, Amsterdam. Clear gold, soapy foam. Sharp yeast body. Simple, grassy and dusty. Clean and anonymous.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (5256) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 25, 2016
(bottle) murky golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of floral hops, powdered sugar and apricots, with a faint hint of bretty funk and sunflower fields. flavour is mostly black pepper and marzipan, with a touch of ethanol, some talcum powder and a light-bitter floral-hoppy finish. medium- to heavy-bodied with lively carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackafholmes (944) - - APR 16, 2016
Keg at the head of steam, sheffield. Golden clear with a lacy white head. Aroma is banana and cereal. Taste is sweet and crisp. Slight prickle, and a medium body. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McSherman (461) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 15, 2016
orange, leicht räunlich, etwas opal mit weißem Schaum. Das Bier ist hefig, würzig, leicht fruchtig, im Abgang bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shark_Pants (561) - AUSTRALIA - APR 8, 2016
Pours a brilliant clear amber with huge billowing head and lots of cascading bubbles. Banana esters immediately apparent, stone fruits, bubblegum, floral honey, fresh bread, spices. The taste has characteristic belgian yeasty funk, white pepper, banana, fresh bread, a little lemon. Dry and bitter finish. A little watery and less flavour than anticipated from the aroma. Light bodied and spritzy. Enjoyable enough but some more intensity in the flavour would’ve enhanced this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HammerTroll (1122) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 3, 2016
Cloudy yellow color, small but firm white head. Sweet malty aroma, banana and some alcohol. Sweet banana taste, medium body, soft carbonation. Okay.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ghawener (1553) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle: Found it in Birra Bier on a business trip to Guatemala, enjoyed it with a good friend and business partner.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (1277) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 23, 2016
Ámbar turbio y abundante espuma marfil. Aromas de uva, manzana verde, pan. Cuerpo medio, carbonatación alta.  Sabor de fruta verde, fresco y final seco.


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