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Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium

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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Created in June 1998, Bush Blond is obviously a discovery in the strong blond ales market in which it will undoubtedly play a major role. It has a light and glistering colour. Hugues Dubuisson who is the current brewer wanted it to be worthy of the famous Bush Amber and gave it the same nice aroma and flavour.


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2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thanatosti (870) - - JAN 29, 2013
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Hogerdijk, Culemborg. Hazy golden with a big white head. Very fruity aroma, with hints of vanilla and spices. Yeasty taste with some very present alcohol. Medium bitter aftertaste and lively carbonation. Too overpowered blonde in terms of alcohol content. Maybe if the ABV was lowered to 8% the result wouldn’t be so harsh and boozy


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4752) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Deanso. Pours slightly hazy golden with barely any head. Aroma is fruity, some yeast and caramel. Flavour is over moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rikstar (656) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2014
Gedeeld met bryanvdv, aroma valt wat tegen met beperkt mout. Smaak is volzoet met een beetje lavendel en honing. Erg alcoholisch weinig inhoud, ook niet vies.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bryanvdv (497) - - MAY 23, 2014
Fles gedeeld met rikstar. Goudgeel licht troebel bier. Aroma is zoet, bloemig, honing. Smaak is zoet, alcohol is gecamoufleerd. Wat gist proef je. Body is matig. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (62) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2014
Blond bier. Smaak vanille, kruidig,weinig bitter, lekker veel alcohol. Sterk bier.De bush 12 is nog lekkerder.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
seynie (129) - Tienen, BELGIUM - APR 28, 2014
Pale blonde with a quickly diminishing top. Quite a bit of residu for a blonde. You can smell the alcohol. Taste is yeast and malt, grass and citrus, but also a bit of cheap whiskey. Bitterness and alcohol in the finish,but not unpleasant. Good for one, not for two.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2802) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2014
330ml bottle from beergusto. Pale golden pour, big white head. Belgian yeasty aromas, bread, grass. Warming alcohol taste, but slips down very easily. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
budedou (358) - Villemandeur, FRANCE - MAR 24, 2014
J’ ai bien aimé cette bière :) Gout prononcé qui tient en bouche, ni trop forte ni trop sucré

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WingdSoldier (40) - BELGIUM - MAR 23, 2014
Sweet blonde Belgian strong with a soft and balanced aroma, easily digestible.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1132) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 21, 2014
OLD NOTES NOV 21, 2004 Quite a strong sweet aroma. Typical Belgian strong ale yeastiness to it. Spice, apple and apricot kind of fruitiness, and alcohol. Pours a hazy peach coloured body with tightly packed white head. From the word go it’s thick. Creamy mouthful with plenty of light fruit flavour, spice, alcohol and hop hints. I found this one much less harsh than their 12%. An enjoyable Belgian strong, but not outstanding. Certainly couldn’t have more than a couple of these either!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (567) - Besançon, FRANCE - FEB 11, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 33cl, bière blonde et peu de mousse, en bouche c’est un peu trop fort sur l’alcool, et une note de citron, un peu too much en alcool


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