Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 1157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chris__hartley (349) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2015
It pours murky copper with orange highlights; the head is beige and mousse-like. The aroma has notes of: toffee, candied apricots, and fruit cake. The taste is medium heavy sweet with a slight bitterness; there are notes of: hazelnut, fruit cake, plums, and alcohol. The palate is medium full bodied, has light carbonation and a long finish. Overall, the flavourful profile is correct - but the complexity is boring.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Canmoore (344) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 12, 2015
Pours a copper with a nice head. Aroma notes include fruity esters, alcohol, and caramel. Tasting notes include esters, apple, pear, apricot. Boozy, high carbonation, and butterscotch. Finish is slightly bitter and smooth, with a faintly cloying aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
CurbDog (72) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2015
One finger white fades quickly. Copper crystal clear. Big esters, pear, Apple, fig, alcohol, caramel. Med full mouthfeel, high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvgeniyKurilov (74) - - SEP 23, 2015
2 недели назад,бу 0,33 в баре Гента. Яркое,кр Отличны& эль!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BobyFischer (186) - FRANCE - SEP 14, 2015
Ambrée limpide et mousse blanche, à la manière des bières d’abbaye industrielles. Nez de malts dorés, liquoreux et fruité, douceur, pointe d’épice et fine acidité. En bouche, subtil de manière surprenante, on aurait pas dit.Raisin, sucres, poivre, petite acidité.Liqueur, alcool présent mais les 12 degrés se font relativement discrets. Plutôt très sympa.Une bière dite "extrême" mais tout à fait subtil et qui n’a rien de trop "bourrin".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2523) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2015
Bottle bier huis ossett. Amber ok head. Aroma is caramel malts alcohol taste same nice sweetness some yeast pepper alcohol warmth on the throat. Pretty strong stuff drunk before bed I’m sure I will sleep well tonight. Ok mouthfeel prickly carbonated. Decent stuff

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Achel (273) - Ioannina, GREECE - SEP 5, 2015
Bottled. An amber coloured beer which pours with hardly any head. The aroma is full of warming alcohol and buttery fruity smoothness. The taste is extremely pleasant, masking the alcohol content well. There is a similarity IMO to many good English barley wines with a butterscotch smoothness in the mouth and a sweet hoppiness. This is a truly wonderful beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wiosna (517) - - AUG 16, 2015
0,33 l hana @ Alchemister Salzburg. Pronssinruskea kirkas. Tuoksussa rommirusinaa, makeaa mallasta. Maku lyhyesti: huhhuh! Pidemmin: Säilöttyä hedelmää, mallasta, rommia, liikaa makeutta, aivan liikaa alkoholia. Phuh..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kavu (3298) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2015
0,33l on tap @ Alchimiste Belge, Salzburg. Pours clear amber with a low head. Aroma is sweet malts, dark fruits and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet malts, rum, some dark fruits and plenty of metallic alcohol. Hard to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bawelt (188) - Lyon, FRANCE - AUG 9, 2015
Beaucoup d’alcool pour pas grand chose... Le nez est vraiment prometteur : malgré l’alcool ce qui est normal à l’ouverture de la bouteille, de belles notes de raisin et de pomme ! Par contre, la bouche est bien en dessous de ces promesses. On a beau laisser respirer la bière, la boire à température ambiante, l’alcool est agressif et laisse peu de place pour le palais et les arômes. On sent toutefois derrière ce corps très présent et le sucre (pas trop présent pour le coup ce qui est appréciable) quelques notes qu’on avait repéré au nez mais sans plus. Plutôt déçu je dois dire. Dommage parce qu’encore une fois, au nez comme au regard, le produit avait l’air maginifique.

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