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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Belgian-style Grand Cru is a full bodied winter warmer. A slightly spicy aroma and flavors of dark fruit and caramel are harmonious with the classic Belgian-style finish. Part of our seasonal series, Mercy is available on tap and in six packs at your favorite Wisconsin and Illinois craft beer outlet from December through February-ish.

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4.5
JonnyMadison (87) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle. Poured a cloudy, amber, almost ruby in color -- quite beautiful! Very little head, dissipated quickly. Delicious flavor. Fruity, but still with caramel smoothness -- enough bite to keep you going back for more, but never bitter. Wonderful finish! Delightful winter addition to Ale Asylum’s great line up!

4.2
kjbryan (8) - Missouri, USA - AUG 1, 2012 does not count
caramel, chocolate, deep brown color with no head, medium sweetness, thick feel, full body - this is one of my favorite beers from a too overlooked brewery. If you have the chance to try this on tap or in bottles don’t hesitate. Just a bit sweet and not roasty at all, this beer is begging for a snifter.

4.1
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 22, 2009
Tasted 1/3/09. 12oz bottle. Slightly hazy with an orange golden hue. Bubbled ring of off-white head. Sweet nose with hints of raisins, cinnamon, molassia and a citrus banana yeast character. Rather full bodied with a sweet malt character. Both the malts and the yeast offer sweet nuances. Flavors of dark berries and citrus, Belgian style yeast. Slight bitternessin the middle. Nice citrus zest. Sticky finish that lingers with a pleasant mix of cola and a touch burnt wood and caramel. Solid style and interpretation. Lotta respect for these guys. Another Ace.

4.1
kkleu357 (634) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Sweet smelling. Banana smell. Medium orange in color. Lots if flavor. Hints if banana with a rich caramel yeast flavor. Really tasty. Slightly expensive at $12 a sixer, but worth it. Buy it before its gone.

4.1
TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2014
I had two of these, and wow, fantastic. Spice and nutty on the nose, with the palate being the same. A nice toasty sweet finish lingers around a while. The higher ABV is well hidden and makes this dangerous!

4.1
drdisque (830) - Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2017
On tap at Haymarket. Flavor is boisterously fruity and spicy with a bit of alcohol warming but an overall bright character. Somewhat caramelly. Slightly dry finish. Quite good.

4
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 26, 2008
Ive been waiting a while to try this brew. Pours a semi translucent amber colour with a huge off white head. Aroma is beautiful, enticing with ripe cherries, raspberries and sweet rich caramel malts on the nose. Taste is flavourful with ripe fruit notes and a creamy mouthfeel.

4
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 25, 2009
Opaque orange with a thin off-white quickly fading head. Aroma of Belgian Yeast, dark fruits, sweet and toasted malts. Taste of sugar, toasted malt, fruit, mild citrus and spices. Not too much alcohol on the palate but noticeable warming effects afterwards. I haven’t had a whole lot of this style, but this was pretty good as far as beers go.

4
Scubatrip (610) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2009
From the bottle, pours a clear crimson red with a thin bubbly white head. Some fruits, apples, caramel make up the aroma. Taste is what is expected form the aroma, flavors of caramel malt, a slightly spiced and bitter finish, with a smooth aftertaste. This is a pretty good beer.

4
SudsMcDuff (8388) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2009
thanks to John, you rock sir! ... pours a light tawny red -copper ... nice firm coco cola head ... light fruit, sugar, raison bread, light rum smells and flavours ... abv is A-OK ... great lacing ... do people even get excited about the old firm derby? ... wow, i feel this warming my belly on this cold night ... a very enjoyable way WAY to easy to drink brew! This brewery has great promise with their bottled beers if this is what they put out... who you callin a psycho!?!?


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