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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Brewed with imported Belgian malts and a blend of exotic spices, BJís Grand Cru has a malty character with a whirlwind of fruit and spice flavors. First brewed to celebrate the new milennium, BJís Grand Cru has been a seasonal tradition ever since. This Belgian-style amber ale is bottle-coinditioned and flavorful enough to age in the bottle for many years. Like a fine wine, the beer will change over time as some flavors mellow while others become more pronounced. For optimal aging, we recommend that you store BJís Grand Cru for at least one year at between 55 and 65įF. Or enjoy it now!

Silver Medal winner (Belgian-style specialty ales) Great American Beer Festival (2002) World Beer Cup (2000)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3595) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 11, 2005
tap at brewpub-pours golden yellow with a small white head-big ginger, spicy aromas with some lemony components. belgian definately! good spices! flavors are sweet, banana, estery, with some lavender/flowers. pretty damn good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (9146) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 13, 2005
Boulder, Jan 2005. Light yellow body with a white head. Mostly clear. Spicy, sweet trippel-like candy sugar and spiced flavor. Sweet lemons and spices in the nose. Light body, watery at times. Perfumy white grapes and coriander... a light alcohol finish as well. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2005
On tap at the Broadway pub in portland. Pours a transparent amber with a medium white head. Very floral aroma, fruity, with apple and orange smells, and some herbal floral hops. This brew smells and tastes like herbal soaps smell. Very flavorful and unique, the herbal notes really bring this brew to life.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 14, 2004
This belgian ale pours with a deep amber brown body topped by a thick head with a good amount of lacing. The aroma is sweet, malty and spicy with a slight note of dark fruit. The flavor is very similar to the aroma. Full bodied, smooth and slightly warming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigBastard (668) - L.A., California, USA - FEB 12, 2004
Mild alcohol taste with some banana, apple and slight citrus notes. I was amazed at how smooth and easy drinking this was. I am always impressed with BJ's quality.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JAN 21, 2004
Boulder, CO (2004): Amber-orange with a slight haze to it. Fruity, alcoholic, grapefruity, vinous and strong-tasting. Had a sharp, orange peel citrusyness to it, too. Not overly complex, but enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BelgianGirl (89) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2004
This stuff is great and it is scary that it is so high in alcohol. Very fruity smell and taste, like apple juice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 20, 2003
This stuff was intense. Solid malty body, backed up with serious spiciness from the corriander and other stuff they put in it. I enjoyed this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeaverBrown (245) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 23, 2003
Golden brown with a big head. Smells like men's cologne. Taste sweet and wintery and quite nasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 22, 2003
golden orangish and transparent with fumes of overly spiced 4th grade cafeteria pumpkin pie..nutmeg and cinnamon and pumpkin flavors breakdancing on an acidic piece of linoleum...kind of gimicky actually...but a nice alcohol warmth..

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