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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A Night in Brussels is a Belgian-style American IPA with malts from Belgium, a blend of American hops, pure cane sugar in the best southern tradition, and an authentic Belgian yeast strain. A pleasing marriage of old- and new-world beer cultures, this unique ale is best understood as an American IPA on a Belgian road trip.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rajendra82 (946) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - SEP 21, 2013
The beer looked amber in color, with a small ring of bubbles serving as head. The carbonation appeared lively, with some very fine bubbles. The smell indicated a good deal of citric and floral hops. The taste was quite citric as well, with clear Belgian yeast inspired tropical flavors. The mouthfeel was not quite as dry as authentic Belgian ales, but it was quite close, with a Saison like, rustic, dusty feel. The overall beer was well positioned, midway between a Belgian and American IPA style. Well done new fellas in town. Keep up the good work.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (1474) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle thanks to mora...Pour is golden with a thin white head..Nose is sweet, apple, some hop, resin...Taste is apple, sweetness, spice..

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3324) - Laurel, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2014
12 oz. bottle that I received from dunn4040 as part of Local Swap 3.14. Pours a hazy gold with a moderate linen white that receded to a soapy film by the second sip and left light lace. Pleasant aroma was of citrus and Belgian yeast. Neither was particularly strong. The flavor began with malt and fruity Belgian yeast followed by a dry, moderately bitter finish. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (3749) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 16, 2014
12oz bottle in a tulip. Pours golden/amber with an off-white head. Aroma of floral and lightly citrusy hops, some pale and caramel malts, light spices, and some hints of light fruits. Flavor the same. Average texture. A pretty good beer, but could be hoppier.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2470) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Sampled at DLD 2014. It poured a golden amber color with a tan head. The aroma was of citrus, some tropical fruits, yeast esters and some Belgian yeast. The taste was of bitterness with citrus, tropical fruits, and some lingering dry Belgian yeast. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (6941) - Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
335ml bottle. Nice to see the use of cane sugar to dry this hoppy but yeasty brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (4783) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2014
Sampled at dld eve. Golden. Some clover in the aroma along with floral hops. Pale malts. A little citrus. Some biting hops that add bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7703) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark straw with off-white head. Nose is hopcitrus, tart fruit and yeast. Tastes yeasty, funky, with finishing fruity hops. Solid.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2138) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2014
Cask with extra citra dry hop at Classic City Brew Fest 2014. Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow with fluffy white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast with a nice overlying resinous citrus hop. Taste is more toward the IPA than the Belgian, but still some spicy esters in the background. Mellow carbonation, lasting bitterness, nicely done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHeath99 (797) - - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle from Lazy Dog. Pours a nice crisp transparent gold with a minimal layer of off white head. Aroma of floral hops and citrus. Taste of oranges and hops up front that lingers into a floral/grassy feel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5346) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Warner Robins, Ga - Lazy Dog Growler - 12 oz bottle. Sparkling medium golden pour, snow white head with a fair trace of lacing. Aroma has some nice spruce accents, a bit of bubble gum sweetness. Flavor is hearty with some light citrus bitterness, some maple syrup sweetness, a bit of mango fruitiness. Mouthfeel has a nice chewy thickness to it. Pretty solid.


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