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Dikkenek Grand Cru

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Brewed by Brouwerij Kerkom
Style: Belgian Ale
Sint-Truiden, Belgium

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Disclaimer: Untill 2000 the precedor of Dikkenek Grand Cru was brewed by Affligem BDS. It was entitled "Dikkenek" and is as such in the database. From 2005 onwards Dikkenek is brewed by Kerkom with bottle conditioning and released as "Dikkenek Grand Cru".


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2464) - BELGIUM - AUG 12, 2014
Commissioned ale, tasted in the Kerkom version on 75 cl, since 2005. Coarse, light beige, stable foam, bronze colour, clear. Spicy character, cloves, pepper, some ginger, pear, dates, raisins, dried leaves, peanuts, iron, grass. Dried fruits in the mouth, nutty maltiness, some bitter chocolate, iron, dry, rather thin mouthfeel, medium long bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwalking05 (3935) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Tasted in 2009 (backlog). Brown in color and cloudy with a small white head. Aroma is potatoes, raw malt and brown sugar. Taste is of grain malt and potatoes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - NOV 14, 2011
A clear amber colored beer, with a small beige head. The aroma of fruits, sweet, some caramel. The taste of sweet fruits, some berries and apple. In the back some bitter. The aftertaste of old flat fruits with boitter notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4168) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2010
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. The look is clear, copper in color, and has a white head. The taste is tart, veggies, fruits, and alcohol. The taste is alcohol, fruits, and ok.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 7, 2010
Bottle 75cl. @ The Danish Summer Gathering Tasting, TSODRBSG09.
Clear medium amber color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, fruiy, prune, wood , light roasted. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090822]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 30, 2009
( 750ml bottle ) Pours a cloudy golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of raisins, caramel, and baked apple. Flavor of raisins, caramel malt, apple, coriander, and yeast.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - DEC 12, 2009
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured amberish with a white head and lace. aroma was orange, citrus, and grains. flavor was grains, spice, and alcohol. light body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4959) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2009
bottle thanks to bu11zeye I believe. cloudy light brown with a cream head. fruity malts and yeast with light spices on the nose. decent on the palate with a big fruity flavor and a spicy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WeeHeavySD (3359) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - DEC 8, 2009
Bottle from bu11zeye at the dallas tasting around thanksgving. I really didnít know what to think of this brew. Pours orangey brown with a tan ring. Nose is sweet, weird. Taste is sweet, rich, and big.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cavie (3844) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2009
Bottle courtesy of bu11zeye. Hazy orangish pour. Apple juice type smell. Actually, thatís exactly what it is. Taste is spicy fruit. Some wet grain on the pour also.


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