Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1017   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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.

jnkor's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jnkor (312) - Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Aroma is sweet malty with some alcohol, an almost seem vinegar. Taste is not vinegar, but sweet like a wee heavy. Appearance is a dark cloudy red/brown with a small white head. Palate has a good thickness with a great amount of froth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Excalibur123 (62) - Soria, SPAIN - APR 14, 2014
Vierte color amarillo anaranjado con escasa cabeza de espuma que desaparece al momento, aromas a caramelo, albaricoque, manzana golden y licor; en boca entrada de trago potente y licorosa; apreciándose el alcohol al paso por garganta, trago corto sus doce grados hacen que haya que beberla despacio, buen cuerpo y carbónico ligero, pos gusto seco y dulce, cerveza demasiado alcohólica y no ofrece matices reseñables , mucho alcohol y poco más.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sharkydodson (61) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - APR 5, 2014
the aroma of malt and red wine... the taste is malty with some citric notes... the beer is rather strong, and this strengh is felt very well... aftertaste is sweet and dry...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
g_georgiou (143) - CYPRUS - MAR 31, 2014
Dark orange body. Almost clear. Off white thin head. Malty, fruity aroma. Caramel, toffee, some spice. Taste is sweet, spicy, very light bitterness. Carbonation is light. Aftertaste is a light bite from the alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (2159) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 29, 2014
330ml bottle at home. Pours clear copper, thick white head. Very light aromas, dark sugar maybe. Taste is much the same. Strangely light and thin. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (450) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 25, 2014
Une très bonne bière d’après moi. Bon, on sent bien les 12% ce qui la rend dangereuse. Caramel très présent, sucrée mais bien contrebalancé par l’alcool. A boire dans son verre pour encore plus de plaisir de dégustation !

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
budedou (256) - Villemandeur, FRANCE - MAR 24, 2014
I prefer the blond one.... This one contain too much sugar... But not too bad taste

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JeyAre (71) - - MAR 22, 2014
Golden color with very little smell and thick white head. The taste has too much alcohol in, which combined with the kind of Belgian sweetness doesn't make it so attractive. Kind of bitterness in the palate and aftertaste. Overall nothing special, except the high degree of alcohol...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WingdSoldier (39) - BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2014
Strong amberblonde beer with a red copper hue. Firm bittersweet taste with an aroma of malt and roasted nuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (104) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A sparkling amber brown beer with a large white fine head. Medium persistence. Aroma of caramel, spices and alcohol. Heavy sweet, medium bitter. Full body, oily texture, average carbonation, warming sweet finish. Overall, a good beer as an after-dinner liqueur.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rotaldinho (22) - Paris, FRANCE - MAR 15, 2014
Very little foam and non-persistent manner but shows a beautiful amber color with copper highlights and slightly cloudy. Nose, moderate to strong fruity odor dominated by banana through which we guess spices. In intensive mouth, it is very round, soft and spicy but also slightly bitter, yet a bit sweet. The final strong and persistent intensity is dominated by the fruity ripe banana with peppery notes.

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