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Brewed by Gentse Stadsbrouwerij
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Gent, Belgium

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Gruut brown beer has a deep brownish colour with a golden touch and develops a delicate and stable foam. The degustation is surprising but very pleasant. The beer has character and the presence of abundantly much taste.


Bosbouw's rating

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (1673) - Gemonde, - NOV 26, 2013
Mooie caramelbruine kleur met een volle creme laag. Ruikt zoetig, caramel en iets gebrand. Smaakt wat flauw en dun. Verder iets zoetig.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alusmamuts (823) - LATVIA - MAY 17, 2015
Brown with medium beige head. Malt aroma. taste of roasted malt with certain bitterness and the taste to big extent reminding kvass, more bitter, but quite sour as well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martin00sr (1457) - Haderslev, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2015
Slightly hazy, dark amber. Small, creamy offwhite head. Aroma has malt, dried fruit, raisins and prunes. Flavour is sweetish with more dried fruit and malt. Semi dry with creamy mouthfeel. Short, light mouthfeel. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (3996) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle, courtesy of fonefan. Pours hazy ruby amber with small off-white head. Clear aroma of caramel malt and fruit, with notes of hops and cough drop. Sweet flavour of caramel malt and fruit - really sweet for the style - with some bitter notes of hops. Hints of yeast. Sweetish, fruity and estery aftertaste. Nice, although not top-notch.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hansen (7309) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2014
Amber coloured and almost clear. Has an off-white head, medium duration. Sweet notes of bread, teoaste, rye bread.
Earlier Rating: 5/28/2012 Total Score: 2.9
Dark brown coloured and hazy. Has an off-white head, mostly lasting. Aroma is sweet, caramel and sugars. Flavor is mainly sweet. Creamy, syrupy texture and soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (5315) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2014
nice sweet bread aroma,brown, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, harmonic nice finish.
Earlier Rating: 5/28/2012 Total Score: 3.3
light bread aroma,amber, light brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, fizzy, soft carbonation, nice brown sugar finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle @ Assentoft tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are bread, roast malt, caramel, nuts, herbs, licorice and grass. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11257) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle. Frothy White good mostly deminisihing head. Amer colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter grainy spicey flavior. Average moderate bitter finish. oily palate.
Earlier Rating: 5/26/2012 Total Score: 3
Bottle. Frothy off-white good mostly lasting head . Moderate bitter flavor. Light fruity notes. Moderate light bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (848) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
33cl flesje via 8 Zaligheden, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 7,5% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: hazelnootkleurig met minimale schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: rozijnen, donker fruit, zoetig Conclusie: wel redelijk zoet, maar wellicht iets teveel ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2982) - BELGIUM - NOV 3, 2014
Tasted from tap. Bronze colour with yellowsih hue, under a thinnish pale beige head. Sweetish, spicy and fruity aroma, lots of caramel, dried plums, cloves, red apple, grass, orange peel, nuts; dried fruity taste, candi sweetness, caramelly, soft mouthfeel, smooth, light spicy, herbal bitterish finish. Quite enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sureshpa (314) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2014
Aroma: Caramel, yeast, dates Appearance: Light brown, red glow, beige quickly disappearing fine head, medium lace Taste: Dates, caramel, very light bitter fruity finish


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