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Grimbergen Optimo Bruno

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Brewed by Brouwerijen Alken-Maes (Heineken)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Alken, Belgium

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RATINGS: 443   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
French version brewed by Kronenbourg.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (353) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 19, 2015
Coloração acobreada,espuma bege belíssima,volumosa,cremosa e duradoura;aroma complexo apresentando vinho do porto,frutas vermelhas,ameixa,caramelo e notas amadeiradas;sabor potente tão complexa quanto o aroma,começando com o dulçor do malte passando por notas picantes e terminando com o calor do álcool lembrando um bom licor,corpo alto,baixa carbonatação,retrogosto adocicado levemente alcoólico. Ótima cerveja de abadia.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jamaty (1234) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2015
Ambar clara, de escasa espuma. No me va el aroma, alcohólico y agrio. Ni el sabor, al que se añaden toques metálicos y demasiado azucarados. Y es totalmente incapaz de disimular el alcohol. Licor de cebada, y no precisamente bien hecho. No entiendo tantas buenas valoraciones.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjik83 (963) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2015
33cl flesje via drankgigant.nl Alcoholpercentage van 10% Uitgeschonken in origineel Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: donkerbruin, amper schuim Aroma en smaak: donker fruit, gebrande mouten, caramel, kandijsuiker Conclusie: lekkerder dan de normale dubbel, met een hoger ABV ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rubin77 (135) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 23, 2015
Foam: pale brown to white, not long lasting. Colour: clear dark red to brown. Aroma: malty, caramel, sour fruit, burnt brown sugar, a hint of some spice and fortified wine. Taste: sweet/sour, caramel, raspberries, plumy, baked apple, cognac, winey, syrupy sour fruity mouthfeel, moderate bitterness in finish, good carbonation, quite full body, interesting strong Abt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsekouratos (479) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - MAY 23, 2015
330 ml bottle at Bossa Nova, Chania Greece. Dark ruby color, slightly hazy with a tan head. Aroma is caramel. dried fruits, honey. Taste is very nice, sweet caramel, honey, dried fruits, plums, sugar, alcohol nowhere to be found. I was really impressed. Aftertaste is long and sweet. Body is medium with high carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dreamer (152) - PORTUGAL - MAY 13, 2015
Dark red brown color, with medium beige head. Low to medium carbonation. Texture is oily but with average body. Aroma is raisins, caramel, malt and wood. Taste is caramel, malt. spices and bitter to dry. Aftertaste is long and sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5802) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle at the Delirium Monasterium, Brussels. Poured a medium brown with a frothy white head and some clingy lace. The aroma is sweet malt, light red berry fruit, light acid. The flavour is moderate sweet with a rich sweet roasty malt, cheesy yeast, light liqourice fruit palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
clockk (186) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - APR 15, 2015
Color pardo, con buena carbonatacion y espuma blanca persistente de cuerpo medio.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
luklaer (144) - BELGIUM - APR 8, 2015
04-07-2015 - This is the best brown beer I have ever tasted, very nice carbonization

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (485) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 6, 2015
Butelka, warka do 17-08-15 (czyli juz dosc ulozona chyba? nie ma daty rozlewu, a nie wiem, ile daja waznosci). Bardzo ladna piana, wysoka, acru, drobna. Niestety bardzo szybko sie redukuje do cienkiego korzuska, za to ladnie brudzi szklo. Samo piwo bardzo rubinowe, fajny kolor. przejrzyste. Aromat to glownie kwasne owoce - wisnie, te okolice. Czuc tez nieco przyprawowosci i korzennosci. troche rodzynek. Zaskakujaco malo nut slodowych w aromacie - dopiero po ogrzaniu, pojawiaja sie nuty zbozowe, sliwkowe, kandyzowanych jakichs rzeczy, moze troche cukru trzcinowego i krowek. W smaku wlasciwie analogicznie do aromatu, przy czym dziwny efekt wystepuje - przy zimnym posmaki owocowe sa w kwaskowata strone, im cieplej, tym bardziej w slodka strone. malo zlozony niestety. dosc nisko wysycony jak na quadrupla, generalnie raczej wodnisty niz tresciwy, nieco lepki w konsystencji. ALkohol bardzo dobrze ukryty. TO dobre piwo, ale do najlepszych w stylu nie ma startu.


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