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Gambrivinus Bruin
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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Belgian Ale
Ertvelde, Belgium

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beer made for Bierbrasserie Cambrinus in Bruges, Belgium.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34743) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 12, 2010
Draught @ Bierbrasserie Cambrinus, Philipstockstraat 19, 8000 Brugge, Belgium.
Clear medium to dark red brown color with a average to large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, moderate yeasty, fruity, coriander notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, light nutty and toffee. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100304]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14187) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 18, 2008
Bottle at GBBF 08... Deep red/brown ... sweet vanilla ... rich fruity ... little over sweet ... again vanilla ... would get sickly.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2014
Tap @ Cambrinus , Brugge. Pours unclear dark amber with a white head. Dark fruit, cabbage, yeast and spices. Full bodied. Oily and slick. Sippable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13596) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2008
Draught at Cambrinus in Brugge. Sweet, brown sugar aroma. Very dark brown colour, seems clear. Big, stable light brown head. The flavour starts off roasted, turns sweet, like brown sugar, and ends with a bit of sourness. Good sweetness with a hint of alcohol to balance.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (7885) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2007
Draught Huge, dark-beige head, very dense; very dark burgundy-red beer. Nutty, meaty, very estery and yeasty brew. Sweet nose, but the meaty notes get realy imposing; Nutty taste again, very sweet hazelnuts on cheap Marssala. Retronasal dark malts, earthy, as well as leafy. Very slick, rather well-bodied, aftertaste with more sweet cheap port-like,fading flavours. Itís probably pleasing to the masses.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (7553) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 9, 2008
Tap at Cambrinus. Chocolate and molasses malt aroma. Dark red-brown color with moderate head. Thick molasses and toffee malt flavor. Nice full body. A great beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2008
On tap at Cambrinus. Brugge, April 2008. Noticeably better balanced than the blond. Dark brown with a lasting tan head. Smooth and easy drinking. Some residual sugar but not too sweet. Touches of caramel, liquorice and raisiny fruit. Not packed with character but perfectly pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7134) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2012
Tap, Cambrinus, Brugge, 15/02/12. Garnet with a slim cap of foam. Pretty lush Vimto and Burdock aroma. Berry and red boiled sweet, Vimto character. Lacks a bit of malt back up, but tasty stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 21, 2010
On tap at Cambrinus on 9/3/09: Pours a transparent ruby mahogany with a well-lacing froth of light tan head. Aroma of sweet dark caramel and raisins with some doughy yeasty complexity and light fruity esters. Starts with good fullness and malty sweetness with a finely dissolved carbonation and hints of peppery clove and dark caramel and bready complexity before a slightly drier full finish. Very well-balanced and enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2007
A Sim Rate (draught at Cambrinus, Bruges): I knew this beer would turn up eventually. Iíve had this rate in my phone for about a year waiting for someone to enter it as I didnít have all the details! Thanks oberabcbbsok! Sweet aroma of cream cheese and jam. Smells like a caramel covered Belgian waffle a.la Lowlander. Gorgeous ruby colour. Tastes a bit watery for a brune, but tangy alcohol tinge in the finish. Toffee and nuts in the flavour. Itís apparent thereís a reasonable amount of alcohol in there.


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