Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1204   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gilvanblight (821) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2005
Nice looking beer. Red amber colour with a thick head. Alcohol and spice strong in the scent that can be smelled at arms length. Very smoth when it first hits the mouth but then the hidden flavour springs the ambush. Assulted from all sides your tastebuds can only smile (note last beer of a long night:)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonMoore (2063) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2005
Light amber colour with large white head. Aroma has honey, alcohol, sweet fruit and candy. The alcohol is apparent in the taste and warming thereafter. Flavour is sweet and honey to begin, finishing lightly bitter, dry and spicey. Pretty good but the alcohol is a bit too blatant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2005
Maybe a bit to dry and a bit too sour, maybe need to try it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dorqui (2188) - Brescia, ITALY - JUL 12, 2005
Light and evanescent foam. Clear branch color, much limpid and fraught. Extremely sparkling in the center goblet, unusual aspect. Wrapping and strongly scent. Marked notes of alcohol, honey, sugar and caramel. Much complex. Determined and structured taste; much full bodied and flowery. Rumors of caramel, much sugary and liqueury. Absent bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hunsell (403) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2005
Clear amber with a nice off-white head. Sweet malts, caramel, turkish fruit and some tropical fruits coming through in the nose. Smells heavy. Taste is very sweet again with malts, grainy, definitely less fruity. Sweetness is like that on the back of an envelope or stamp. Alcohol is fairly well hidden but the character is warming to say the least.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - JUN 25, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2005 250 ml bottle from HWC: Copper color with a small off white head. Aroma is sweet with alcohol and fruit. Flavor starts honey sweet with a little peach followed by some bitterness finishing dry and peppery with a light alcohol burn. Smooth palate. A belly warmer with the 12% ABV apparent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flutetokill (523) - Fresno, California, USA - JUN 25, 2005
Thick, oily body, copper color with a small white head. Strong Belgian candy sugar, cinnamon, pepper and alcohol aroma. Sweet apple, grass, pepper and spice flavors with a very dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - JUN 25, 2005
Rich, crystal clear copper color with a small white head. The aroma was full of cinammon, pepper, and alcohol. The flavor was sweet apple up front followed abruptly by a dry grassy/peppery character. The feel was very soft with an extremely dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (5648) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 16, 2005
Smells pretty fruity, but looks normal. Thankfully the lightest strong ale I’ve had. You can still certainly notice the alcohol, but this is a beer that packs a punch and can be drank more than one at a time.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bmxutos (161) - Lisboa, PORTUGAL - JUN 13, 2005
Bottle, 25cl. One of my favourites.Very beautiful amber colour, small but lasting white head. Nice caramel and toffee aromas, well combined with alcohol scents. This belgium strong ale is suprisingly smooth, with notes of malt, spices and brown sugar. The alcohol is always present but you can also feel the other flavours. Big personality. Excellent beer.

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