Brewed by Gentse Stadsbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Ale
Gent, Belgium


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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
"Gruut" is an ancient Flemish coin. In medieval Ghent, brewers used Gruuts to pay taxes on the richness of their brew. Gentse Stadsbrouwerij has revived this ancient tradition with Gruut Amber Ale. Enjoy it’s rich taste, deep copper color, and smooth-drink-ability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Japalo (1703) - DENMARK - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle@home. Golden. Small head. Herbal, Caramalty notes. Dry sweet sour in a very nice balanced way. Fresh and light.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
77ships (7023) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2013
33 cl. bottle @ Gruut bar. Lovely glass. Appearance is clear copper amber with a very creamy white head that never disappears. Smells of brown sugar, leaves, plenty of herbs & caramel apples. Taste is pretty simple, herbal, candied apples, Moroccan dried fruits, candied apples, plenty of brown sugar, herbal notes dominate all. Fluffy body. Pretty simple & basic, lacks a bit pizzazz but enjoyable all the same.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (3262) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 5, 2013
Bottle. Nose of caramel, prunes, and some herbs. Dark amber/brown color, little head. Moderate dark fruit, brown sugar, caramel, bread. Medium body. A bit amped up in flavors and alc. for an amber. Tastes more like a bock. Okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (3015) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2013
@Gent, amber met witte kraag
matig zoet, licht bitter, ietwat caramel, niet zo’n geslaagd biertje, de smaken vind ik wat minder, niet slecht maar ook geen topper

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GBZ59 (1217) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - AUG 30, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2013 Comercializada en España como Gruit. Botella de 330ml. Copa de Vino. Color ámbar y apariencia algo velada. Espuma amarillenta que crea una corona tupida con bastante buena retención. Aromas de malta cristal, caramelo y toffee. Sabores de maltas dulces, toffee y matices de chocolate. Cuerpo ligero y carbonatación moderada. Paladar suave con especias y fruta madura en el intermedio. Final seco, algo picante, redondeado por un retrogusto dulzón que no empalaga. Refrescante y de muy fácil asimilación. Una cerveza bien equilibrada y suave desde el principio. 330ml bottle. Wine glass. Amber color & chill haze appearance. Yellowish foam creates a close crown showing fairly good retention. Crystal malt, candy & toffee aromas. Sweet malts, toffee & chocolate hues on the flavor profile. Light body. Moderate carbonation. Smooth palate. Spices & ripe fruit in the middle. Dry spicy finish rounded by sweet no-cloying aftertaste. Refreshing & easy drinkable. Smooth from the beginning & well balanced beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kingstoni (1880) - FINLAND - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber color with a thin off-white head. Metallic aroma of malt. Dry taste with some bitterness. Flavors are bread and caramel. Lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
paulvanpelt (485) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2013
Aroma van geroosterd mout. Donker amber van kleur, met dunne kraag. Medium zoet, licht bitter. Fruitig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (6317) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2013
Draught at the brewery. Amber colour with a small head. Aroma if fruit, yeast, some roasted malt. Flavour is fruit, yeast, caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JefVerstraete (2712) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JUL 22, 2013
Amber colour, white foam. Medium carbonation. Aroma of caramel with notes of spices. A bit metallic and watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vickey9 (966) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 17, 2013
Bronze with creamy head. Hospital/medicine aroma.Thick texture. Medium body and carbon. Taste is sweet and sour. Palate is overhelmed by bitter herbs, medicine like tincture. B@H

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