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Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgajdaczewa (1476) - Katowice, - AUG 1, 2013
Mocne! Cholernie mocne piwo! A alkohol w nim wcale nie jest ukryty pod przyprawami i owocowymi aromatami. Wali prosto z mostu, cała reszta to drugie tło. Najśmieszniejsze jest to, że to nie napój dla ludzi, którzy chcą się odurzyć, tylko smaczne, belgijskie piwo!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Parmenion777 (84) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2016 Pours a clear light golden amber colour with a thick off white head. Caramelised banana, vanilla and raisin aroma. Despite the strength the alcohol is nicely balanced by sweet caramel malt, raisin, plum and vanilla flavours. A nice warming slightly spicy bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ardeo (94) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2016
Bottle 330ml. Couleur cuivrée limpide et mousse blanche irréprochables. Arômes caramel, raisin, fruits divers dont agrumes. Bouche fraîche épicée, sucre (pas trop), fruits. Les 12%annoncés ne se sentent pas vraiment ...sauf si vous en avez bu 2 ou 3 car vous avez apprécié et à la première vous avez senti -ne mentez-pas- l’alcool (porto???)!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LeWorm (44) - FRANCE - MAY 1, 2016
Nez alcool et malts caramelisés. En bouche on retrouve les malts, l’alcool et pas mal d’épices: c’est assez complexe. Palais sucré et huileux.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Demens (126) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 20, 2016
0,33l bottle. Beutiful clear amber/orange colour with quicklydisappearing white head becouse of the high alcohol %. Aroma: Sweet fruity, banana, candy sugar, alcohol, honey. Taste: Very sweet start a bit bitter too but it has a warming mouthfeel. Oily texture. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Surprisngly bitter finish. A good beer, but not as good as a usual belgian strong ale. The high alcohol% is okey not too harsh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Helsdon (340) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2016
First sip said booze! Took that second look at the label and saw 11.8% Ahhhhh. Past the booze, which isn’t overwhelming considering the percentage, you get some sweet caramel malts, some mild bready yeasts, nothing notable on the hops front. Overall an alright beer, a boozy bonanza, but not exceptional.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (1236) - CROATIA - APR 16, 2016
Bottle; pours clear amber with an off white head; aroma of caramel, dark fruits, yeast, and spices; taste is sweet with caramel, dark fruits, and yeast; finish is slightly bitter with some spice and alcohol warming; okay

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 20/20
josanguapo (880) - SPAIN - APR 6, 2016
UPDATED: APR 6, 2016 From 2d2despuma. In Teku glass. Playing South Park The Stick of Truth. 75 years edition (2008) Nasty aspect (no foam at all, nasty brownish color) but very pleasant sugary sweetness. To drink slowly because of its booziness

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hman43 (914) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2016
World Beer Festival Raleigh There are aromas of alcohol and caramel malts, vanilla, spice, and some yeast. It has flavors of caramel malts with spices, yeast, fruit, and hints of vanilla. It has some alcohol warming.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchad56 (283) - - APR 2, 2016
Bottle - clear golden, high carbonation with thin off White head. Pleasant, strong fruity aroma. Ting on tongue - strong tasting, lasting in mouth. Can feel the alcoholic 12% content - but nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9169) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 19, 2016
Pale amber pour. The nose is softly spicy. There’s a little bit of vanilla and a touch of fruit and spice. Very peppery and a little bit fruity. Some light higher alcohols. Quite dry and a little bit zippy. Has a touch of acidity and some soft pepper. The alcohol is apparent and there is a little bit of heat but it’s a solid strong ale.


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