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RATINGS: 1163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Grand Cru is a dark chestnut-colored Belgian-style Ale with vibrant fermentation aromas of fruity esters and spicy phenols. A sweet caramel malt, raisin, and plum-like character combines with the complex fermentation profile of our Belgian yeast strain and hints of bittersweet chocolate in the finish. Its full body and velvety mouthfeel make for a slow and satisfying drinking experience. Grand Cru is meant to be savored and will age nicely.

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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sauceyhops (104) - carlsbad, California, USA - AUG 30, 2009
75cl bottle from 2006. Deep amber pour. Sweet aroma of sugary malts and alcohol. Smooth mouthfeel with warm flavors of toffee, caramel, and dark fruits. Just too much sweetness in this one and not enough complexity for my liking


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (3864) - SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2016
@ Eddan 16-12-3: en ltt och len l med sm toner av kola. Annars lite blek tycker jag.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (8171) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2016
Bottle from Systembolaget, bought in 2012. Hazy amber with a small head. Aroma and taste of malt, some dried fruit, caramel and some hints of chocolate. The body was fairly thick and the finish with warming alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (1857) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 4, 2016
Bottle to tulip Consummation: Dark fruit, spiced rum, caramel, lightly toasted malts, and slivovitz Adjunct: Strong plum aroma, caramel, raisin, currants, and sweet malt; dark reddish amber with a thin creamy, light tan, head; medium bodied, silky and smooth with some warmth

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (1667) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours brown/ dark amber with small beige head. Aroma; Sweetish, almonds, dark berries, weak roast, smooth alcohol, banana, vanilla. Taste: medium sweet, caramel, toffee, chocolate, spicy, smooth alcohol. Full body. Sweet finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Samuel214 (716) - SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2016
Flaska frn Galatea, privatimport. Provning med Nerikes lsllskap, tema amerikanska tungviktare, del II. Flaska frn augusti, 2014. Mahognybrun med litet vitbeiget skum. St, maltig doft med mycket torkad frukt, vermogna pplen, lite ntiga inslag, en aning boozy, kandisocker. Ngot strre i kroppen. St men inte superst. I smaken framtrder lite mer rostade och ltt syrliga toner som balanserar upp stman fint. Tung, maltig, men samtidigt elegant. Knns som den jmnat ut sig ngot av ldern.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wrlangin (203) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 18, 2016
750 ml bottle from Hawthorne Cellars. Pours orange-amber with very small cream-coloured head. Aroma is yeast and dark fruit. Flavours are dark fruit over a malty base. A bit less fermentation than I would like, but otherwise very, very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Korcz (1051) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imaena (2280) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - NOV 2, 2016
Bottle. This is a great belgian style ale with lots of candy sugar sweetness and dark fruits layered across the warm malty foundation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Andrus86 (491) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - OCT 20, 2016
BOTTLE. Amber pour with no real head yet laces the glass well.. Oaky tones, toffee, malt & warmth on the nose.. Smooth malt body, sweet toffee malt, some cork aroma??, spices & dried fruit are faint.. Sourced Cape Cellars

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRenter76 (845) - Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2016
Finally getting to try this one, aromas of booze soaked raisins and plums, sweet caramel malts abound. Flavor is much the same, the alcohol isnt as noticeable as you would think, the flavors meld together nicely.


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