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Brugs Bierinstituut
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Witbier
Brugge, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with 2 pilsnermalts and wheatmalt. Flavoured with chamomille.

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2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hopverdju (1120) - BELGIUM - OCT 30, 2016
Troebel goudblond bier met wit schuim. Geur: mout, licht kruidig, oliebollen deeg. Smaak: wat vettig, zeepachtig, koriander. Redelijke koolzuurprikkel.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
erickok (5951) - Leuven, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2016
Hazy and quickly headless. Light dive, fruity yeast yet not so much esters. Bread dough malts. Quite refined. Taste is more flat, simple. Expected more, good start but ultimately not special enough. (Bottle at M Cafe Leuven)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
VDuquerroux (1602) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - MAY 26, 2016
Bottle, 33cL. @bar lEstaminet, Pouanay. A golden orange clear light opaque beer with a medium white foamy head ; medium retention. Caramel, honey, biscuit, herbal note. Light to medium sweet, light acid, bitter note, light dry refreshing. Light body, thin texture, average carbonation, sweet acid short finish. Overall, average witbier ; nothing special ; lightly refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bierridder_S (857) - BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2016
17/02/2016 @home - 33cl bottle bought from brewery @ BAB. Hazy light orange with fading white foam. Grains, orange, some light sweetness. All a bit too thin, wattery

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alengrin (5187) - BELGIUM - FEB 10, 2016
Chamomille-flavoured witbier from Brugs Bierinstituut, at Brugs Beertje. Loose, thin, off-white (not as dense and moussy as I normally expect from the style), orange peach blonde colour, lightly hazy with vivid fizz. Aroma ruined by DMTS (burnt rubber), covering more pleasant hints of caramel, redcurrant, coriander, chamomille, dried tomato; some iron and DMS (cooked cabbage) as well. Fruity taste, pineapple, apricot, gooseberry, soft carbo, smooth caramelly maltiness, grainy and soapy edges, minerally touch, coriander with soft herbal hop bitterishness at the back; soapy wheat continues. Flavour as such was okay but the nose was a bit off-putting, unfortunately.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (12767) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle at Comptoir Des Arts, Brugge. Very hazy orange blonde with a white head. Aroma of herbs, weeds, light yeast and light malt. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and bitter. Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (6184) - GERMANY - APR 22, 2015
(bottle) hazy golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of powdered sugar, chamomile and cobwebs, with a light hint of peaches, chestnut honey and peanuts. flavour is mostly wheat, bubble gum and caramel, rather sweet, with a hint of earth and some more dust. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (10046) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - JAN 12, 2015
33cl bottle from 2 Be. thick white head. Cloudy golden pour. Refreshing and easy drinking

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
corkyrory66 (1870) - BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2014
Bire calibre sur une blanche puisquelle contient 30 % de malt de froment, mais aussi 2 malts dorge de type pils, de la camomille et du miel. Elle titre 5 % abv. Couleur blond dor moyen, avec une clart nette (bizarre pour une blanche!!). Bulles assez grosses, partout dans le verre, assez vives. Mousse blanche bien crmeuse, qui fait un nappage 2 mm. Armes dherbe chat, camomille, houblon sec, malt ple. 1re bouche soyeuse sur des herbes aromatiques, avec un fond malt clair. Arrire-bouche assez bizarre, plutt une spciale quune blanche. 2me o la texture saffine, mais o le got reste sur la spice/vegetable plutt que la blanche. 3me bouche trs banale, plate, faible. Arrire-bouche fade et sans relief. La longueur montre une forte erreur dassemblage, des saveurs fausses (non harmonises). Rien nest agrable, on touche mme la pils de bas niveau!!! La levure est banale, quelconque. Lalcool est faible, conforme au genre, mais sans effet sur lensemble. La finale est nullissime!!! CONCLUSION: une bire qui est en fait entre une spciale banale et une pils basique... Quelle tristesse pour Bruges que cet institut qui nen est pas un!!! Cette splendide ville ne mritait pas pareille humiliation!! Mme le chant du cygne ne peut les sauver ...

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markoijelena (3093) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle 0.33l from De Hopduvel beer shop Ghent Belgium.Pour it yellow colour with small white head.Too much carbonated and sour, not good balanced.Must be better.


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