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Brewed by Gentse Stadsbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Ale
Gent, Belgium

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Gruut Blonde beer is gently barleyd, has a neutral or light and sweet taste with a bitter aftertaste obtained with the special season selection of gruut.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PriorL (1743) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2014
33cl bottle at home. APPEARANCE: light clouded blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: herbs, grains, little fruity. TASTE: herbs, watery, little flat.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gnoff (7750) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2013
33 cl bottle thanks to Johan and Ĺsa (not on ratebeer). Sampled on December 26, 2013.
Marked 5% ABV from what I read from the label. BB 10/10/15.
Hazy golden color, white head with lacing. Sweet, sugary, herbal scent. Light, wheat, bitter, grainy, spicy taste. Spicy, bitter aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2052) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 5, 2013
Bottle. Light grain, honey, and yeast in the nose. Cloudy straw color. Very mild peach and lemon initial / touch of spice and yeast in mid / finishes with sweet maltiness. Medium-thin body. Mild and pleasant, lightly sweet. Drinkable, but unexceptional.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
caesar (5043) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2013
Bottled, BB 10/01/15, large sample. Clear golden color, medium frothy white head. Aroma of some hop, spicy belgian yeast, bit peppery, hint of grainy malt. Bit sweet in taste, slight corn, bit watery, slight dry. In the finish quite spicy as well. Average belgian styled beer. There is way better around.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (1518) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2013
@Gent, wazig geel/gouden met witte kraag
aroma citrus, en mout, licht
smaken: zoetje, zeer zachte smaken, zeer licht bittertje, zwakke body, zeer goed licht blondje

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GBZ59 (1116) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - SEP 3, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2013 Comercializada en Espańa como Gruit. Botella de 330ml. Copa de Vino. Color amarillo limón y apariencia turbia. La corona blanca y tupida presenta buena retención que deja anillos de encaje y copos en las paredes. Aromas leves de madera, sutil azucarado y hierbas. Tono malteado al primer sorbo que cede a un agradable toque agrio y de piel de manzana madura. Cuerpo medio/pleno y carbonatación moderada. Textura densa. Gentil astringencia en el intermedi. Notas especiadas y afrutadas se muestran en el largo y suave final. Refrescante y de muy fácil asimilación. Commercial name in Spain: Gruit. 330ml bottle. Wine glass. Lemon yellow color & foggy appearance. White & close crown shows fairly good retention while leaves lacing rings & spots on sides. Slight wood, subtle sugar & herbs to the nose. Malty at first sip followed by kind sour touch & ripe apple zest. Medium to full body. Moderate carbonation. Oily texture. Gentle astringency in the middle. Spiced notes & fruity hues in a long & smooth finish. Refreshing & very easy drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (3039) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2013
Draught at the brewery. Yellow colour with a large white head. Malt, hops, yeast, fruit aroma. Flavour is rather sweet, fruit, with some bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Countbeer (4367) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2013
Bottle: Served in an Ikea (?) taster: Yellow pour. Medium to smaller sized vast and thicker creamy white foamy head on top of a cloudy yellow colored beer. Aromas of dust, sharper grains, flowery grains, pilsmalts, light porridge. Flavours of grains, fruits, light apricot, malts, light citrus, yeast, creamy, floral tones, herbal tones, grass, hay, bitter, light dry and something wheat white chocolate ish.. Luckily not as sharp as the aroma. Aftertaste is a mix of grains, fruits, light dry, malty and some light sweet bitters. Low carbo, soft creamy mouthfeel, medium body and a creamy texture.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle, courtesy Meilby. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, green apples, some spices and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some yeast and pear. Medium body, lively carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (7384) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, wheat and yeast. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.


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