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RATINGS: 429   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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Our Belgian Style Dark Ale is inspired by traditional Abbey Ales to deliver the richest of malt flavors but with a slightly elevated hopping and increased complexity given from two different yeast strains. This malt laden ale is designed to satiate and keep your taste buds dancing.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JefVerstraete (1274) - BELGIUM - FEB 11, 2014
Brown colour, some beige foam. Medium body, medium carbonation. Aroma of caramel, brown sugar and hops. Balance between sweet and bitter. Good but nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16584) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark amber ruby color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel with weak hints of dark fruit. Slightly sweetish malty spicy caramel bitter flavor with weak trash hints. Had a sweetish malty spicy bitter caramel finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielyabu (1163) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - FEB 2, 2014
average frothy offwhite head. good lacing. mostly diminishing. flat thick brownish-black body. aroma: heavy malty, dark chocolate, mild coffee, dried banana, raisin, brown sugar. if: moderate sweet ilght bitter. ff: moderate sweet bitter light acidic; long duration. palate: medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, light alcoholic finish. Dulçor de figo permeado por amargor lupulado tipicamente americano, que acaba se sobrepondo mais que o necessário. Dulçor traz também malte e café. Diferenciada, mas não é “deliciosa”, principalmente pelo estranho amargor, inadequado. Bem alcoólica, não esconde nada os 9%. 140 s

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dan269605 (235) - Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Murky brown, a finger of beige head, not the prettiest. More hop aromas than I would expect from a Belgian style Dark. Fruity aromas of orange and darker fruits like fig. Taste is malty sweet and hoppy bitter, better as it warms. I’m not a fan of the extra hopping, but I guess I would expect it from Green Flash, but one of the weaker beers I’ve had from them which is disappointing, especially since its called "Grand Cru".

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1620) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
A nice full and heavy Belgian style brew with a yeast and toffee palate. Pours a nearly pure black with a finger of beige head. The nose is sweet, malty, and fruity with notes of prune, raisin and caramel. Mild spiced notes on the finish lend a dubbel-esque style. Well balanced but heavy and rich throughout with big toasted Beglian malts.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (854) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Red-brown pour. Aroma of prunes, brown sugar and yeast. Flavor is quite hoppy: orange, resin, malt, dark fruits, and alcohol. Great. Nice mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (1336) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2014
Duft av humle ofg rosin. Fin gyllen amber farge. Dekkende skum. Fin smak av rosin og frukter.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3578) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle: Pours deep brown with a huge, dark tan head. Light chocolate malt aroma, yeast, dark bread. Taste is sweet, malty caramel and cocoa powder..... banana...cake. Very tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freeofthoughts (651) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - DEC 29, 2013
One year old bottle pours a medium reddish brown with a little eggshell fizz. The aroma is a nice rich roasted malty brew with an herbal hint. The flavor is rich and malty, kind of chalky grains with a good bit of depth and roast. A nice light chocolate with whole grain bread feel. The hops are still well in the mix, an earthy herbal and dried flowers. Moderate carbonation leaves it feeling full and lingering on the tongue but with some dryness. Nice brew, did well to age one year.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2253) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Had on draft at the brewery. Fruity, spicy/clove, solventy, malty, Belgian yeast character, nice overall.


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