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Pêche Mel’ Bush

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Pêche Mel’ Bush, Dubuisson Pêche Mel’ Bush

The Brewery

Brasserie Dubuisson
Chaussée de Mons 28
B-7904 Pipaix

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Beer Style

Fruitbier - Fruit Beer

The Beer

As the name suggests, Pêche Mel' Bush (Pêche Mel Scaldis) is a marriage between Bush Ambrée, perhaps the strongest of Belgian beers, and ripe peach juice. Allegedly it was students who came up with the concept (and the name): they mixed a 'beer cocktail' that was a simple blend of Bush Ambrée and a peach-based geuze.

Dubuisson adopted the idea, but their take on Bush-plus-peaches makes use of their own recipe, involving a heavy dosing of Bush Ambrée with natural peach extracts. The brewery introduced Pêche Mel Bush in 2009. With an ABV of 8.5% the brewery puts in a good claim for having the 'strongest fruit-flavoured beer' in Belgium.


8.5% ABV


The Pêche Mel Bush is a filtered, top-fermented beer.


Water drawn from the brewery's well, sugar, barley malt, hops, house yeast, fruit juice (15% peach) and natural peach aromas.

Colour & Transparency

Golden blonde, with a generous collar of froth, small amount of pearlisation.

Serving Temperature

Bottle: 10 – 12 °C / 50 – 56.6 °F On tap: 7 – 9 °C / 44.6 – 48.2 °F

Serving Glass

The Pêche Mel Bush is served in the elegant, tulip-shaped Dubuisson glass.

Character, Tastes & Aromas

The natural aromas of the peach extracts mingle well with the hoppy-bitterness of the Bush Ambrée. A sweet initial taste of peaches, soon developing with those characteristic Bush yeast flavours, all riding along on a firm body. The impression left is of a balanced fruit beer that tastes full in the mouth, gifting both palate and nose with lingering notes of peach.


Without prompting, fruit beers are usually associated with sweet desserts. However, beer chef Hilaire Spreuwers is all for taking a completely different approach with the Pêche Mel Bush. He pairs its fruity sweetness with sweet-tasting rare beef, and jazzes up the sauce tartare to go with a steak tartare. Taste it and you will be convinced. The Pêche Mel Bush is also the perfect partner for a blue cheese or a sheep’s milk cheese.

Keeping and Storage

Bottle: 15 months
On tap: 12 months


Bottle ✔       On Tap

Pêche Mel Bush is available in 33cl bottles and on tap (20 l barrels).

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