Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 322   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Icedwarf (1400) - Etten-Leur, - JUL 27, 2014
Helder levendig geel bier met schuim. Smaak is zoet, licht zuur en licht bitter met spoeren van citrus en rozijnen. Blijft lang hangen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MetalMurphy (550) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 22, 2016
bottle @ supermarket (budapest) golden-brown colour, strong body, highly carbonated, yeast, sweet, typically belgian strong ale notes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Orange_times (227) - UKRAINE - DEC 17, 2016
0.33l bottle. Pours golden colour with medium size white head, fuzzy liquid. Pretty intense aroma of caramel, flowers, perfumes. Medium sweet, light bitterness. Medium body, thick feel, almond like bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
adamnowek (2116) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 28, 2016
Clear golden. Smells like alcohol and musk. Taste is spicy with a lot of warming alcohol. A hobo blonde.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Demens (325) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 4, 2016
0,33l bottle. Cloudy yellow colour with quickly disappearing white head. Aroma: Candy sugar, banana, notes of matured chedar. Taste: Very, very sweet malty start with a strong sweet mouthfeel that slowly turns into slightly sour feel, than the bitter tones are coming together. Quite dynamic. The alcohol isnt harsh especially for 10,5%. Medium body with fizzy carbonaion. Long sweet/sour and slighlty bitter mouthfeel. A great dessert beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sissio (1443) - Orsenigo, ITALY - OCT 24, 2016
Gold light hazy, cream head. Dessert wine, well balanced alcoholic note, caramel honey, cantaloupe, yellow peach, dry apricots, pineapple. Carbonated, rich fruity caramel honey taste, passito dessert wine and dry apricots.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4230) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2016
Bottle from real ale store Newark. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Slight honey and yeast aroma. Taste sweet. Body has slight harsh alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ardeo (276) - Flmalle, BELGIUM - SEP 4, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2016 Bottle 33. Alors que pour la Bush ambre, je ne ressens pas les mmes effets, avec cette blonde 10,5%, jai limpression que lalcool domine vraiment lensemble. Je consommerai avec modration .... sauf lorsque jaurai envie dalcool (toujours avec modration :-) !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ysok02 (1210) - Mons, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2016
Robe blonde, fine mousse peu persitante. Nez assez peu expressif sur la farine, les fruits la banane. Bouche lattaque acidule, fruite, fine bulle, finale assez courte sur lamertume. Agrable sans plus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
daigoon (183) - - AUG 22, 2016
330 ml bottle. Clear golden color with medium white head and lacing. Some yeast sediments. Yeast aroma. Yeasty taste and sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GoufCustom (1776) - HONG KONG - JUL 29, 2016

330ml bottle bought at ICBeer in Kwun Tong.

Looks: Translucent golden orange colour with a cloud of yeasty particles; One finger head with crumpety white foam which last for 2 minutes; Excellent sticky lacing with quite fizzy small carbonation.

Aroma: Very fragrant and sweet full malt, with very strong banana, vanilla, strong yellow fruits, light pineapples, caramel, sugar, light alcohol, earth, strong Bel yeast and very light grass.

Taste: Medium sweet malt, with medium alcohol, fair plums, banana, red fruits, light caramel, floral, candi sugar, sterong Bel yeast, strong herbs, fair lemon, medium bitter hops and light grass.

Body: Full body. Creamy and thick palate.

Mouth Feel: Rich Pale maltyness in a thick and very smooth background, almost Tripel-like. Strong fruity esters of banana, light plums and red fruits. Quite flowery with fairly strong but tasty sweetness, rounded with strong herbs and lemon. Very nice!

Booze: The 10.5% abv here is notable but rather lightweight compare to other Bush beers. Slightly warm and very tasty. Yes!

Hoppiness: Earth and light grass in nose. Strong herbs, lemon, and light grass in taste; Bitterness is moderate for an abrupt, mid astringent sweet bitter finish.

After Taste: Fairly dry. Creamy and fairly bitter to mouth.

Comments: This one is essentially a nicely-brewed Tripel, with decent blond colour, nice head, strong with a bit overdone fruity ester aroma, excellent Pale maltyness with nice sweet fruitiness, and a nice herbal hoppy finish. This is pretty much on the same wavelength with Chimay White, thats how nice and easy it is. Highly recommended!

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