Brewed by Murray’s Craft Brewing Co.
Style: Abbey Tripel
Bob’s Farm, NSW, Australia


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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
Murray's Grand Cru is a tripel made with an authentic Belgian yeast and pours a pale straw colour with a fluffy white head. Hints of banana and bubblegum, backed with dry-hopped spicyness of Hallertau hops, dominate the aroma and flavour, which is balanced by silky biscuity malt flavours. This intense ale finishes full-bodied with a mellow bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1369) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 8, 2013
Being from England I have good access to a lot of Belgian trappist beers and I have to say this is pretty good still. Pours a cloudy yellow with a white head. Tastes of banana and a hint of alcohol, Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7958) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2013
On tap at Murray’s in Manly, April 2013. Hazy gold with a slight white head. Light coriander notes, some spice, citrus fruits, grainy malts and a hint of bubble gum, before a gentle finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidfoley (20) - New York, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Appearance - Poor head retention, high carbonation, poor clarity, medium amber colour Smell - Fruity, banana, cloves, citrus fruit, candied orange, light alcohol presence Taste - Citrus fruits, lemon, orange & grapefruit flavour. Slight spicy hop profile. Tangy finish Mouthfeel - Light body, good carbonation, slightly bitter finish, lingering warmth due to moderate alcohol presence Drinkability - Summer sipper, pleasant well balanced Overall - Good beer, drinkable, lacks complexity of Belgians. Good on a summers day

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jonnyguns (1105) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 28, 2013
Tap at the brew house. Pours a dark red with a small off white head. Nose is like a warhead so sour. Taste is horribly unbalanced too much sourness over powering everything else. Didn't enjoy this one ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2012
Very average beer. Taste is far too unbalanced; just isn’t that easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jaytothefunk (1) - - JUN 18, 2012 does not count
This triple doesn’t taste as heavy as others but still has great full flavors. A good triple for the summer at the waters

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdpeebs (686) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 8, 2012
Had on tap and in the bottle. Pours a lovely golden amber colour with a thick white head. Hint of banana on the nose. Lovely biscuit malty flavour with a subdued hop bitterness on the finish. You can't taste the alcohol, even though it's about 8% alc. could be very deadly if you have a few. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
magdalar (516) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - APR 15, 2012
Draught at Murray’s at Manly. Pours a cleat golden with a creamy smooth white head. Smells of phenols, clove and Belgian yeast. Tastes sweet, slightly medicinal, mildly bitter. Finishes medicinal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4306) - SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2012
Bottle 33 cl, Slowbeer. Pours clear deep amber with a decent off white head leaving lace. Aroma is spicy Belgi yeast, malty, fruity, sweet, bready and fruity. Flavor is very nice; fruity, yeasty, spicy, sweet, slightly pungent, bitter and has a good malty base. Finishes slightly sweet, fruity, malty and peppery bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jessop (207) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 18, 2012
Drank from brewery tap, It poured slightly hazy and had minimal foam that turned to nothing moments later. The aroma profile is pleasant and sports candi sugar, phenols, some hops, malts and some higher alcohols. The beer is resonably well balanced and has a lovely flavour profile, some residual sweetness is there as well as some bubblegum and the alcohol warms the palate on the way through.

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