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Grimbergen Rouge

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Brewed by Kronenbourg (Carlsberg)
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Obernai, France
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottled
available

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.39   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle, can, and keg: Filtered.
Strong lager with flavouring and colouring.
Grimbergen Rouge combines the flavors of sweet strawberry, cranberry and elderberry with the spicy notes of an authentic abbey beer. Its ruby color and creamy pinky foam renew the traditional abbey beer.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wozap (281) - Węgorzewo, POLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Według notatek z przeszłości. Kolor czrewony ciemny, piana różowa. Piwo słodke, nuty czerwonych owoców.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
SarkyNorthener (2803) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Can from carrefour@soissons, france. Pink beer with light pink bubbly head. Aroma is faint cherry drops. Taste is lemonade, light lager malts and stale cherry drops. Not great.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DraftDodger (368) - - MAR 3, 2015
Paris 2/9 2014. 50 cl from can. Pours high clear red with white head which only slowly subsides. Aroma like strawberry lemonade - not much like a beer. Slightly prickly mouthfeel. Sweet synthetic taste which does not last long. Slightly sweet aftertaste. In the description they promise a combination of berries and autentic abbey beer. Not much of the beer around. Too much berries - too little beer.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ChtiBreizh (92) - Rennes, FRANCE - APR 17, 2015
Once upon a time fashion made it for sweet fruity beverages. So beer global players started to mix fruit sirup with beer. An awful mess. If you want fruits, go for lambic!

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Deu (874) - Nantes, FRANCE - FEB 19, 2015
The beer poured red and clear. Its head was medium sized and pink. Aroma had strawberries, tartness and sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, strawberries, mild tartness and low bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet, tart and bitter. A sweet juice.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
dchad56 (79) - - APR 19, 2015
Bright red with thin white head. Little carbonation. Little like strawberry cream soda or fizzy ribena. Slight fizz on tongue and mouth - too sweet, not very enjoyable as a beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (22073) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2015
Bottled. Reddish amber colour with a mediumsized white head, that vanishes quite quickly. Aroma is strawberries, some sugary and syrupy notes along with some mild raisins and sweet malts. Flavour is rather similar, but the berries really dominate it. Interesting concept, which kind of has the "traditional" Grimbergen flavour, but goes rather experimental.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
puredelusion (120) - Lviv, UKRAINE - MAR 3, 2015
0,33 bottle. Pours hazy ruby colour with minimal white head, that is quickly diminishing. Aroma is strictly artificial and sugary, some redberries, bubblegum, raisins. Taste is medium sweet, almost without bitterness. Raisins, strawbery, cranberry are present. Aftertaste is abrupt and something sour, nothing to said about. Hazy liquid, medium carbonation, medium body. Boring beer, if it can be called so.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
w_adwersarz (311) - Cracow, POLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Dostało mi się coś takie dziwne, ale butelka ładna i kapsel ładny, no to pomyślałem że spróbuję. Jest to radler w dodatku zrobione przez Carlsberga Barwa czerwona, klarowne, coś tam pracuje, ale piany brak. Aromat truskawkowy, coś jak połączenie herbaty owocowej i winiacza, taki lekki kwach. W smaku aż się boję co to będzie. Płaskie, owocowe, ze wskazaniem na truskawki, kwaskowe. Wytrawne, wysoko wysycone, goryczki jak to w radlerach nie ma co szukać.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TedE (397) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 26, 2015
On tap, some sports bar in Paris. Sweet acidic nose. Dark red beer with thin head. Tastes like fizzy Ribena. Only hint of beer is a slight malt undercurrent to the blackcurrant aftertaste. Nice but not beer.


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