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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.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
scotty (1050) - SCOTLAND - AUG 18, 2009
Good clear brown with a long lasting beige head. Quite malty nose, with malt dominating the palate as well. It is pretty sweet, but it’s not too cloying and adds to the overall " full rich " taste. I liked this!

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4166) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2009
Bottle, Göteborg, 2009-12-28 AR: roasted malt AP: dark brown a bit reddish body, brown 1 cm had diminishing F: roasted malt, sugar (a bit Danish caracter)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29223) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10349) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
turbothy (1086) - Bonn, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2009
Pours very dark brown with a decent light brown head. Little in the way of aroma. Malty watery flavour.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2010
Bottle 30 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a clear warm reddish brown with a small and lacing beige head. Some burned caramel in the nose. Light body, roasted malts and burned caramel - a little metal as well. Roast in the finish. Not bad. 210210

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34777) - 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]

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JorisPPattyn (7885) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 25, 2005
Coca-Cola colour and ditto foam; just a bit more stable. Subdued sweet nose, caramely, vaguely grassy. Quite sweet start, immediately diminishing to more neutral, quite woody taste, not acidic. Flavour of water-colour paint, and milk sugar finish. Bit of tartness, rather dry after the initial sweetness. Knowing Dutch Oud Bruin and Flemish Oud bruin are different is one thing, experiencing it quite another. As far as the Dutch go, this one ranks amongst the better. Among the least sweet, too.

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

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blackisle (661) - 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


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