La Sancerroise au Gruyt

Brewed by Sancerroise
Style: Flavored - Other
Sancerre, France


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
Gruit beer.
Bière brune Brune mais pas noire, d’inspiration belge avec des notes sucrées. Fermentation haute, refermentée en bouteille. Sur levure. Le gruyt est un mélange d’épices et d’aromates utilisé au moyen-âge avant l’emploi du houblon. Beaucoup de goût et de saveurs.

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rhoihessegold (4288) - Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2018
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2018 29-12-18 // 330ml bottle shared. Thanks Tom. Murky brownish. Beige head. Sweetish malt nose. Sweet caramel. Roasted malts, hay, raisins. Smooth. Quite nice.

beersandbass (35) - Saint-Amand-Montrond, FRANCE - JAN 4, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2018 C'est une bière brune ronde, épicée et légèrement sucrée. Vraiment atypique ! J'adore.

Benzai (19321) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2017
Bottle @ home. Opaque dark brown to black color, medium to full sized beige head. Smell and taste malts, a hint of liquorice, some herbs or spices, cardamom maybe? A bit herbal sweet, light to moderately bitter. Decent body, decent to medium carbonation. Not bad.

LLaurin (556) - Motala, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2017
Pours nice in dark brown with of white head and small sweetish nose. Taste is malty rich with notes of caramel and even chestnut. Palate is also more sweet than bitter but with personality. Slight toffee notes at and.

VDuquerroux (2682) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - MAY 31, 2017
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A sparkling dark brown beer with a medium off-white ephemeral head. Roast, chocolate, flower, heather, licorice note, skunky notes. Medium round sweet, light to medium dry spicy refreshing, bitter note. Medium body, thin texture, average to soft carbonation, sweet spicy dry refreshing finish. Overall, good !

Chudwick (3763) - Taylor Mill, Kentucky, USA - APR 5, 2016
33cl bottle with 7.6% ABV per label. Gruyt is what was used in medieval times before hops were used. Nose is akin to a bockbier. Biscuit to the max. Sweet similar to candy sugars. Better than the green lentil beer for sure. Does compliment the foie gras. The monbazillac of beers. Spice cake finish. Inter but too sweet.

Quack-Duck (10312) - Down South, GERMANY - JUN 29, 2014
bottle, Hyperboissons Dijon-Chênove. Hazy golden, mid-sized white head. Malty with hints of vegetables, slightly fruity. Hints of spices.

czar (10836) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 27, 2013
bottle from stepdad - thanks. clear brown without a head. loads of spices, coca-cola, booze, metal, caramel, hint of roastiness, cloying molassed malts. average to soft carbonation, light body, grassy-metal finish, booze. awkward brew - not because it is a gruyt.

Rciesla (5498) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 8, 2010
Bottle, pours a murky brown almost purplish hue to the body with a rocky short lived cola colored head. Spicy ginger tones, a malty body with a caramelized malt tones, light fruit dark ones plum more so raisins, almost a bit of oxidation with the dark fruit tones being rather drying and slightly bland. Overall it was pretty dam good.

nimbleprop (10243) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 3, 2009
Bottle shared at the DC Local tasting. Pours a translucent, nearly opaque brown with a creamy, ringing white head. Aroma is sweet, caramel, root vegetables, a little floral. Flavor is sweet, caramel, milk chocolate, root vegetables, some candy sugar. Some light spice. Sweet, sticky and a little astringent on the finish. Doesn’t have that extra dimension. Makes you wonder, where are the hops?

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