Brewed by Brasserie St-Feuillien / Friart
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Le Roeulx, Belgium


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RATINGS: 620   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Grand Cru is a speciality beer carefully crafted by Belgium’s St Feuillien Brewery. This extra-blond amber nectar masterpiece undergoes refermentation in the bottle, resulting in a beer endowed with unforgettable character. The secret lies in the unique combination of the most noble hops and the finest aromatic ingredients. Grand Cru differs from other beers in the range by its absence of spices. Its full, white head is light and frothy, and when poured it creates a subtle lace effect. The very pale colour of Grand Cru lends clarity and brilliance to its body.
Grand Cru’s delicate nose is a veritable cascade of hoppy aromas with hints of fruitiness coupled with subtlety and sheer richness.
When savoured, the first sip is light and intriguing. The next impression is one of a slight bitterness full of captivating nuances. When it hits the palate, Grand Cru creates a lingering moment of hoppiness, rounded off by an intense yet pleasant bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KW92 (1093) - Warszawa, POLAND - FEB 20, 2016

WYGLĄD: Barwa złota, opalizujące. Piana niska, krótka.
AROMAT: Intensywny. Mocno fenolowe (przyprawy korzenne), sporo "dzikości"
SMAK: Słodowe. Półwytrawne. Posmak przyprawowo-korzenny Wysoko nasycone. Alkohol dobrze ukryty, delikatnie rozgrzewa przełyk.
OGÓLNIE: Dobry, choć piłem dużo lepsze.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjorsvdg (353) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
Deze tripel heeft een lichtgouden kleur en is redelijk helder, met een mooie witte schuimkop. Mondgevoel: vettig. De geur is zeer fruitig. De smaak is zeer zacht: hop, rozijn, citrus. Lekker bier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ardeo (108) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle 33. Belle bière or avec mousse blanche abondante et persistante. Nez conventionnel où les houblons sont bien perceptibles. En bouche, l’impression est intense et l’amertume finale très agréable. Bière bien équilibrée

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kapusil (1088) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 9, 2016
0.33l bottle. Almost completely clear golden body, huge white head. Aroma of bread, tangerine, spicy hops and and cheese. Taste of bread, apricot, orange peel and spicy hops. Nice beer, for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tokyo9 (250) - GERMANY - FEB 4, 2016
Grape/white wine aroma, fruity
Slight alcohol smell
Very foamy, long lasting
Sweet nose
But not really sweet finish (which is good)
Small metal smell in the finish
Alcohol smell but not as strong as the ABV 9.5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (5402) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle 0.33l at home, Oulu. BBE 07/08/2015. Colour is cloudy golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, some citrus, grain? orange peel, Belgian yeast and malts. More like tripel. Too old.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (792) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 27, 2016
F: white, quite big, but not very dense, and poor retention. C: yellowish, a little hazy. A: malty, spicy, lemon, like coriander, orange peels, honey, hint of grassy floral hops, yeast, sweet estery fruity, peach, apricots, hint of alcohol. T: malty, yeasty, nice complex hops, like lemon, orange tones, dusty, medium to full complex body, lively carbonated, a little oily on the palate, good rich BSA worth to try, 0,33l bottle from Match supermarket in Brussels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kauge (1451) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 21, 2016
Bottle; BB in 1 year and 1 day. Wooh, a beer fountain! There goes 1/4 of it. It had stood still for more than a month, I should add. After some cleaning up it pours a rather pale, clear, bright yellow with a big, but fast receding white head. The aroma is as you’d expect from the appearance: it’s yeasty, kind of wheaty, there’s some faint spiciness (probably from the yeast) and lemon peel bitterness. Tastes sweetish bitter, surprisingly hoppy. Crisp on the palate. The 9.5% is hardly noticeable. Dryish and a bit unsatisfying in the finish... Overall I think it’s good, well made, but too yeast-dominated for my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
impuritylaw (57) - Freibierg, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle bbe 20.01.16. Clear, pale yellow pour with a huge white head. Aroma: slight banana, pale malts, yeast, caramel sweetness Taste: malty sweetness, spices, light sourness, oily texture, light bitterness Overall: Enjoyable Stong Ale with a nice spicy taste. Goes pretty well together with German Weihnachtsstollen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopverdju (469) - BELGIUM - JAN 16, 2016
Helder blond bier met wandklevende wite schuimkraag. Geur: aromatische hopgeur, iets kruidig, Smaak: licht zoetig met hopbitter tegenwicht, wat zeepachtig als van Korianderblad, exotisch fruit. Veel koolzuurprikkel, medium volmondigheid. Droog bittere afdronk met een appeltje en exotisch fruit. Leuk!

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