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Brewed by Grolsche Bierbrouwerij Ned. (SABMiller)
Style: Low Alcohol
Boekelo, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 75   ABV: 2.5%
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Grolsch Oud Bruin is a very thirst-quenching dark beer. It is brewed following the classical brewing method of bottom fermenting. This results in a full, rich taste. Such is the skill of Grolsch. The beer is bestowed a mildly sweet taste by addition of natural sugar.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alengrin (2085) - BELGIUM - AUG 18, 2014
Typical Dutch oud bruin, which is a totally different thing from Flemish oud bruin and which would be called brown table beer in Belgium; thin, watery body as expected, stable, off-white head, chestnut colour, irony and caramelly main character with not much else. Industrial, but it serves a certain purpose as a daily, domestic beverage, like the Belgian table beers.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ansjelaah (1450) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle @prestonpalaceNL. Dark/copper brown with a beige head. Smells iron, fruit, caramel. Tastes caramel, too sweet.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (4637) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2014
Appearance: Ruby brown color with a tan head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Caramel malty, toffee, some roasted malt and fruity.
Palate: Medium to light body. A bit sweet and a moderate bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, bready and caramel malty. Thin texture.
Overall impression: The aroma is quite ok. Just a bit to sweet when I drink it. Otherwise quite ok for its style.
Personal stats: Bottle from Boni in Odijk, Netherlands.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blackisle (752) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 26, 2013
Clear red brown, acceptable off-white head; sweet aroma, a bit roasty, caramel; wuite sweet with some roastiness, brown sugar, caramel; medium sweet taste, slightly bitter; light body, somewhat watery texture, flat carbonation; moderate sweet finish

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Shaney (2428) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - OCT 26, 2012
#770 Ein typisches Malzbier, das sich schnörkellos einfach trinken läßt und bei sommerlichen Temperaturen wohl auch ziemlich durstlöschend ist. Etwas dünn zu Beginn entwickelt es eine malzig Süße mit etwas Würze im Abgang. Keine Perle unter den Dunkelbieren, aber auch nicht grottig. Test vom 15.11.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 8,8,9,9,9,9 - 8,75

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
BobEvers (283) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2012
fles 30cl Kleur: licht bruin, creme schuimkraag, snel verdwenen. Geur: zoet, (veel) suiker. Rode vrucht. Smaak: licht bitter, maar vooral zoet en suiker.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Countbeer (4539) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2011
Bottle: Light brown foamy head on top of a ruby brown colored beer. Smell sweets, herbs, brown sweet and spices with some darker fruits. Taste darker fruits, brown sweets and sugars, toasted malts, herbs a hint of something light bitter. Low to medium carbo, soft tingly mouthfeel, medium body and a light watery texture.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2010
Bottle 300ml. @ Fastelavnssmagning, Ulfborg.
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, toasted, caramel, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100220]

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2010
Clear mahogany with a medium off white head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt and hints of caramel. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, nuts and hints of caramel. Not as cloying sweet as most of this style. Finished moderate sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29477) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2010
Bottled. A dark brown beer with a thin lazing tan head. The aroma has notes of caramel and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel and some malt, leading to a dry nutty finish.


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