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Brugs Bierinstituut
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Brugge, Belgium

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   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 karamelaroma’s 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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3.4
Fin (10536) - 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 I’m afraid. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4

3.4
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours amber with a slight haze and a creamy off-white head. Skewed caramel aroma. Solid body, caramel and spices with some sweet dark fruits. Warming alcohol finish. Appears stronger than 7% ABV. 180212

3.4
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 28, 2013
33cl, new exclusive brewfirm Anno 2011, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, malty/sweet and slightly fruity/spicy, balanced, hazy, good head, good brew, ’This to celebrate my 2000th Belgian Beer Rating. Always nice to see some new Belgian breweries and brewfirms coming out! Starting my life as a wine taster I didn’t think I would get so far with craft beer... I still pursue all bottled Belgian beers I havn’t rated yet, except low alcohol. Many thanks to those fellow Beergeeks who helped me out in this never ending venture...’ Note to Joris: the deal still goes on... (as soon I will have another milestone!)

3.4
Jerre (3376) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
Brugs Beerfest febr. ’13. Copper color, with small off-white head. Aroma: caramel, spice. Medium body. Taste: sweet, caramel, chocolate, soft bitter touch.

3.3
saxo (18299) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt and hops.

3.3
Rasmus40 (20632) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Clear dark amber with small floaties and an off-white head.. Flavor is sweet, malty, caramel and fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 180212

3.3
Borresteijn (7016) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2013
33cl Bottle from De Hopduvel, Gent. Clear ruby/chestnut colour, ochre head. Aroma of caramel, candy, light fruity, light spicy, orangepeel, sweet nuts. Flavour is medium-sweet, malty, caramel, light spicy, nutty, light spicy bittersweet finish. Light to medium-bodied. OK.

3.3
Abio (1869) - BERMUDA - MAR 20, 2015
Pretty simple but decent brew. Never heard about it but a decent surprise.

3.2
yngwie (17049) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle, 75cl. There’s a few small floaties in this one, else it’s clear, with a dark amber body and a small but firm light beige head. The aroma has some toffee and a little bit of roasted malts, as well as both fresh and dried fruits. Mostly dried though. The flavor has a pleasant sweetness, with malts, roasted notes, dried fruits and some faint bitterness. Medium to full body, dry and pleasantly carbonated. There’s a more pronounced bitterness in the end, but still it can’t really be classified as bitter. Anyway, it’s a beer I wouldn’t mind drinking again, I like the way the flavors are integrated. 120218

3.2
Ungstrup (37558) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottled. A dark amber beer with a light tan head. The aroma has notes of spicy hops, malt, caramel, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, malt, spicy hops, and alcohol, leading to a dry finish.


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