Brewed by Arcense Bierbrouwerij (InBev)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Arcen, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Zwaar donker-bier met een rijpe volle zoet-bittere smaak.
Grand Prestige wordt door ons met zorg gebrouwen met de beste ingrediŽnten. Het is ťťn van de zwaarste speciaalbieren van Nederland. Grand Prestige is een bijzonder bier, dat ook wel "gerstewijn" word genoemd. Het heeft ook veel eigenschappen gemeen met een goede wijn, zoals de volle, rijpe smaak. Wanneer u de tijd neemt voor uw Grand Prestige geniet u van de volle romige schuimkraag, ruikt u de hop en kunt u zoet en bitter duidelijk onderscheiden. De smaak en de geur hebben de rust nodig om zich te ontwikkelen. Dus u kunt Grand Prestige best een tijdje bewaren, tot u de gelegenheid heeft er eens rustig voor te gaan zitten.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maarten1993 (200) - - NOV 6, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2013 Tastes very nice. Smell is pretty neutral. Tastes Sweet and good, very balanced, but a bit "hollow". Misses the pannepot depth. Good beer. Nice and dark and good sweet smell.Updated: a couple of days later I had a 1993 bottle at my sister in law?s birthday, totally awesome!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
NeaRoW (8) - Tilburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2013 does not count
Iíve been in the beer basement of Hertog Jan today in Arcen. Had a 2013 sample of the final 75cl bottle, pretty ok but nothing impressive. However, we had the great opportunity to share a bottle of 2005 that has been in the basement for so long. I already heard that the taste would be like a wine/port and so it was. Smelled just like a red wine, very warm and strong! Tasted, WONDERFUL, top of the bill for sure. Thereís definately a good signature of beer in there, but itís transformated into a more full, warm red winey flavour. If this would be a freshly beer that was easy to get, I think it would be leading the scores of this whole website (even better than rochefort, st bernardus abt, rochefort 10 which Iíve tasted multiple times). So if you can get this somewhere, take a couple of bottles and hold it for at least 5-10 years. I will never forget this beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1440) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Pours mahogany with a thin tan head. Caramel and dark fruit. The alcohol isnít exactly hidden but also doesnít detract.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (1338) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
Pours a dark red colour, taste is of strong alcohol and a malty finish, a very good beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (701) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2013
30cl bottle at home. Hazy brown with a small beige head. Full body with moderate carbonation. Sweet with some bitter hints. Caramel, herbs, roasted malts and spices. Not too alcoholic. A decent full flavoured beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (648) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2013
Pours a dark red/brown with a beige head. Aroma of dark fruits, raisins, some caramel. Big sweet flavor, surprisingly the relatively high alcohol content doesnít really surface that much. The best brew from Hertog Jan.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dennis88 (7) - - OCT 19, 2013 does not count
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2013 Lekker donker bier met een goede volle smaak eraan. Drinkt bijzonder aangenaam ondanks de 10% alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
KLTZK (50) - Alkmaar, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2013
Bottle 30cl. Pours a small off-white head that vanishes immediately. Ruby appearance. Yeasty, malty aroma with hints of nuts, dark fruits and a little hops, nothing special so far. More malty and earthy taste, but everything is overwhelmed by the alcohol that almost burns through your tongue. Whatís this?! Beer isnít supposed to do that! The body is also not what I would call good, but itís not bad either. Average quad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (836) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2013
Diep donkerrode kleur met aardig schuim. Ruikt niet zoveel. Iets mout en caramel. Smaakt behoorlijk zoet, alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pringao_Toribi (180) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 11, 2013
The strong taste of a quadrupel and the drinkability of a dubbel, this beer comes as one of the most special Belgian beers. For cap collectors: a black and gold cap with a gothic "H" black letter in a golden shield, and "Grand Prestige" in white letters.

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