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Bush Ambrée (Scaldis)

Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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It was created in 1933 by Alfred Dubuisson, grand-father of the present family brewer, Hugues. Its former name was "Bush Beer 24°" (the density in Ballings), but today it is known as Bush Amber. Its amber colour is due to the use of caramel malt in the production process. Its bitter sweet taste provides it with firmness and personality. What's more, it helps digestion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PauloAG (122) - BELGIUM - APR 15, 2015
330 bottles. Pour clear amber with thin head. Fruityness and sweetness. Malt, molasses, caramel, apricot. Great beer. Like a dopplebock with an ale caracter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (2689) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2015
Bottle from carrefour@soissons, France. Amber beer with small head. Aroma if caramel and marzipan with a little spice. Taste is caramel, malts and a little treacle with some alcohol warmth. Good sweet stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kajser27 (140) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 6, 2015
Amber to copper colored, light off white head. Aroma is of candy sugar, quite sweet, some spice and a bit of alcohol. Taste fairly sweet brown sugar, caramel, candy, fruits, spices, boozy with alcohol warmth which lingers in the aftertaste. Some low to moderate bitterness in the finish. Dry sugary sticky, medium to full bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DenverLogan (854) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Poured from a bottle into a St Feuillien glass. Pours amber copper with modest head and lace. Note...this bottle is at least 5 years old. Aroma of sweet malts, alcohol and powder sugar. Medium carbonation and big mouthfeel. Flavors of rich malts, powder sugar, raisins, prunes, alcohol, slight herbs and chocolate. Overall big, bold, and quite flavorful despite the age.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HammerTroll (691) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 24, 2015
Clear amber color, minimal white head. Aroma is caramel and malt. Mostly malt. Taste is liquor, pretty boozy, caramel, heavy sweet. Thin body. Boozy finish. All in all, too sweet and too boozy. Like they even didn’t try to hide it. Don’t like it.
(Svijet Piva 0,33 bottle)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marko (4143) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 24, 2015
Courtesy of Pornoguru (thanks Nikola!), shared with him and Jablanko. Possibly ogivlado as well. The last beer of the tasting. Hah. Poured an amber-orange body with a lovely white head. Boozy malty aroma, apples, Belgian spiciness. Sweet, remarkably light matly taste, thin for the percentage. Again, not my style. Better than the Blonde.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Augdraught1981 (170) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Pale to medium, opaque amber pour with a thick, but diminishing, slightly off white, bubbly head with plenty of small, clear suspended particles in the glass. The bitterness is long lasting, though dull and the taste becomes more sweet than bitter halfway in. The aroma & taste is a little fruity with a medium-strong vodka like alcohol presence, and even some sourness. I would compare this in some ways to a slightly better than mediocre, homemade wine; Its a little rough around the edges, has a kick to it & gets easier to drink halfway through. Overall its enjoyable and a great brew to sip on before dinner.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (3834) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle at a big tasting (Nördprovning 2015). We tried the 2004 vs the 2006 version of this beer. Smell of dried fruit. Similar taste, a bit boozy. A bit boozy with a distinct alcoholic warmth. A bit too rough. There wasn’t a big difference between the bottles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Werthergoethe (87) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAR 9, 2015
Один из самых крепких бельгий& элей. Пожалуй, немного жестков& Но всё равно весьма неплох

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Peter_L (1020) - SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2015
Flaska från Bier Tempel Bryssel. Gyllengul färg med inslag av rött. Doftar medicinskål och svagt av fänkol. Smakar anis och gröna örter. En hög sötma kamouflerar den 12%-iga alkoholhalten. Fyllig och eldig munkänsla.

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