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Brugs Bierinstituut
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Brugge, Belgium

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Basilius is een donker koperkleurig bier van 7% alc. VOL. Dit dorstlessend bier haalt zijn zachte karamelaromas uitsluitend uit de gebruikte gerstmouten. De hopsoorten zorgen daarentegen voor een subtiel fruitig (sinaasappel) en kruidig aroma en een verfijnde bitterheid. Stamwortgehalte: 16 PLATO 35 EBU 57 EBC 5 soorten gerstemout 2 hopsoorten: ◦Amarillo ◦Saaz

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (16730) - DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle. Slightly hazy dark amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, yeast, little toffee and a little dark fruit. Flavour is malt, yeast, caramel, medium sweet, toffee and a little nutty.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (16045) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle @ Fastelavnssmagning 2012, Ulfborg. Pours cloudy dark copper with a creamy head. Nose is yeast and fruity hops. Flavor likewise with a whiff of alcohol and caramel. Full bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (15484) - Snderborg, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle. Mild fruity aroma. Hazy red colour. Small stable tan head. The flavour is mildly caramelly. Low to medium bitterness. Clean enough finish. Distinct bitterness, slightly rough.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (15336) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle @ Brugs Beertje, Brugge. Nice dark red color, medium sized off-white to beige head that lasts for quite a while. Aroma is malts, a hint of caramel and raisins, dark malts. Taste malts, sweet, lightly leaves, slightly earthy, raisins, caramel, brown sugar. Decent body and carbonation. Ok beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14736) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is fruit, malt, caramel. Flavour is fruit, roasted malt, caramel,dried fruits, hop. Medium to full body. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (12719) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle at Comptoir Des Arts, Brugge. Hazy brown with an off white head. Aroma of yeast, caramel, light nutty notes, malt and light sweet overripe dark fruit. Flavour is over moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (10382) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2011
Bottle at Hasselt Beer Festival, Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium 12.11.11 in company of Loz, Jackie, Simon and David. Pours mid amber with lacing atop. Fresh and rather fruity, good bittersweet beer. My notes are rather sketchy with this one Im afraid. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (10019) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle @ Comptoir des Arts, Brugge. Amber-red with a frothy head. Has light pale malts with a light fruity aroma, and winter fruit flavours.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (9913) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAY 21, 2011
Good cream-coloured head with some lace over deep red-copper beer. Lightly smoked - like roasted chestnuts and roast malts, faintly spiced smelling. Taste turns out to be more bitter than expected, and definitely spiced; pinch of cacaopowder. Quite slick, well-bodied, even a bit chewy. Interesting, but not really great. Strikes me as a rather Walloon-style strong ale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (9366) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2012
33 cl. bottle @ t Brugs Beertje // 7 % Belgian Ale commissioned by Brugs Bierinstituut at the Proef // havent seen this anywhere else except @ t Brugs Beertje & @ Brugs Beer Festival // assume that this is a very local beer // label is just the name in fancy Germanic letter type // reddish amber with an uneven off-white head // smells of sweet caramel, candy sugar, caramelized apple, caramel malts // taste is Belgian yeast, sweet caramel apples, candy fruits, caramelized brown sugar, dash coffee, bitter floral finish // bit too much carb. for me // much better than I expected this is quite good // definitely better & more memorable than the White Zwaan that they also commissioned, if you ever come across this, you might consider picking it up


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