Brugse Zot is a fantastic light blonde beer which is brewed in Bruges by the Halve Maan Brewery. The brewery began in 2005 when Xavier Vanneste renovated the old brewery which has a history going back to 1856, when it was owned by Xavier Vanneste’s ancestors.
Once the brewery was restarted, Xavier bought Brugse Zot onto the market and it soon gained a name for itself due to its special recipe. Brugse Zot is now the only beer being produced in Bruges town centre.
Brugse Zot popularity has grown over the years due to its refreshing taste and unique character. This character has come about due to it being brewed with four different types of malts and two types of aroma hops. The finished product is full bodied with a sweet malt character which is nicely balanced with fruit tones and is followed with a crisp and clean finish.
Brugse Zot also goes through a re-fermentation that helps develop the taste while it’s in the bottle.
Our recommendation is that this blonde beer is perfectly paired with most seafood.
Since the brewery first started, Halve Maan has further developed their beers, including Brugse Zot Dubbel, which has been produced using Saaz hops and six specialty malts.