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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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)


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bbooth (115) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JAN 27, 2003
Never had a Grand Cru before, I was impressed. Cloudy golden in color. Small tight head. Spicey/hop nose. sweet start with a hint of spices. Middle is tingley and "alive" with flavor. Dry finish. Not too shabby.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (2614) - California, USA - MAY 23, 2014
23 may 2014, bottle. Light hold, clear, no bubbles. His is sweet honey malt and mild alcohol. Med body and mildly fizzy. Moderate alcohol, rock candy. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and sweet. Lingering fruity. Solid toasted malty. Dry, phenolic and fruity finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (7616) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2014
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, dried fruits, alcohol and sugar. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter with a long warm and fruity finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3141) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2014
Pours slightly hazy amber with small off-white head. Clear aroma of fruit and malt, with subtle flowery and hoppy notes. Sweetish flavour of fruit and caramel malt, with estery notes and faint touches of hops. Sweet aftertaste. OK but a trifle too sweet for a BSA if you ask me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11132) - DENMARK - MAY 16, 2014
Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, yeast, fruit, spices and perfume. Flavour is malt, yeast, sweet, little sugar, candy, notes of alcohol, little perfume and a little bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2473) - Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2014
[Tap] Pours a hazy golden color with a nice looking cap of white head. Yeasty aroma is mostly of clove and spicy malts. Taste includes banana, candi sugar, light brown sugar and tropical fruit. Alcohol heat is noticeable but not distracting. Definitely one of the better beers I have had from BJís. Tasting notes from 12/2011.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2014
Yeasty sweet nose. Palate adds some faint citrus and lots of bread notes. pour slowly as mine had a lot of sediment

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (6130) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 5, 2014
750, corked and baled. Pours a hazy dark amber with a loose tan fizzy head that fades quickly. Big cloying sticky sweet nose. Brown sugar and gingerbread cookies. Sticky, slippery medium body. Brown sugar and gingerbread on the mid palate. Way too sweet. Cloying finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jandd1983 (2572) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 2, 2014
It poured a cloudy golden color with a small white head. The aroma was of fresh citrus and other fruits with some spices. The taste was sweet, malty, and a little bit tart. There was plenty of bread, fresh fruit and spices. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2014
White-yellow. A-fruit, grain, one of them provides a sweetness. T-banana, fruity, anise, grain/lt malt.


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