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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Pilsener
Melle, Belgium

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 2.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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At one time the Brewery "Het Anker" had a complete assortment of beers, including normal table-beer, lager beer (low ferment) and special beers with high fermentation. The desire to offer a complete assortment of beers and the demand of our customers for a lager beer produced with respect of quality and tradition decided us to start the production again after 30 years. This excellent beer, called "Blusser", is locally brought on the market in the city of Mechelen. The beer is brewed at Huyghe for Het Anker


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - MAR 14, 2005
BottleBlond, clear body. White frothy head, which lasts mostly. Hoppy, yeasty nose. Lightly bitter initial flavour; moderately bitter finish. Lightly soap. Nice pilsener.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jerre (2611) - Waregem, BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2007
Tap @ the brewery, yesterday. Clear yellow color with good white head. Aroma bit hops, sweet malts. Thin to medium body. Taste is much better than the most pilseners. Light bitter, hops, sweet malts. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KUEric (886) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 20, 2009
On tap: A very solid pilsener. The flavor was there, the appearence was as basic as any pilsner, maybe a little cloudier than normal, the aroma was light, the palate was fluffy, etc.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Comes in a lovely swing top bottle with a "painted" label. Fully golden, slightly sweetish beer with a lovely, full head with good retention. Very smooth and easy to drink with a good, malty body without much bitterness in the finish. Bought at the brewery the day they released their first "Cuvée de Keizer" - great show! 061099

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jefcon (1376) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2007
Draft. Some slight spice on the nose. Light in color and very heady. Nice hops with a characteristic pils drinkability. Medium palate.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorisPPattyn (7875) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 16, 2003
Absurdly huge head, white-yellow, very lacy; gold-grain coloured beer, clear. Faint flowery nose. Grainy taste, taste of non-sweet coloured malts, giving it more an ale-character. Faint hops wafting over. Slightly burning taste from the malt, quite dry mouthfeel. Short bitter aftertaste. Tasting this beer raises more questions than it answers. First - is this top- or bottom-fermenting? Wouldn't be the first Belgian "pilsner" to be brewed with ale-yeasts. Second, and certainly it if would be genuine bottom-fermenting - then WHO brews this? 't Anker? Bottom-fermenting??

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jerohen (1990) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2005
Clear yellow coloured, medium sized white head. Flowery and bit grainy aroma. Malts in flavour. Pleasant pilsener.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sayravai (4669) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 19, 2006
Clear golden with a smallish but lasting and firm head. Slightly sweet aroma of saaz hops and lots of buttery diacetyl. Sweetish, slightly harsh-hoppy flavor with hints of toffee. Light to medium-bodied with quite high and foamy carbonation. A typical, average pils with nothing to grab into. The label is also quite cheap-looking compared to other Anker brews.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2006
Tap at the brewery. Aroma isn’t much fun, just carbonation like during fermentation process. Pale yellow color, white head, good lace. Light sweet, light malty, light bitter, very light and very refreshing. Nothing to get excited about but it sure does show quality.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6176) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2007
On tap at the Het Anker brewery tap, March 2007. Clear gold colour with a decent, long lasting white head and moderate carbonation. Slight aroma of sweet malt and floral hops. Flavour started sweet with a grainy mouth feel and short, hoppy finish. Easy drinking.


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