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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
ABV from 11.5% to 12%.

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3
jeremytoni (3058) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2014
From a bottle poured a light brown color with a small amount of head. Strong sweet spicy malty flavor with a lingering finish.


2
pushkinwow (2781) - Ottawa, CANADA - MAY 25, 2017
Bottle at Per’s Almost gone tasting from Capones. Yikes Clear golden pour with a faint white head. Oxidized syrupy peach and booze aroma with some caramel, almost like a peach cough medicine, mild carbonation and sticky.

2.5
MartinT (9852) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 31, 2017
My Bottom Line:
Oxidized peach-flavored cough syrup doesn’t leave much room for caramelized cereals and fruity tartness in this trainwreck of a strong ale.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam tops the misty pale amber.
-This is too sweet and frail to be of any interest to me.
-Drinkability is really low.
-Alcohol is well hidden.

Bottle.

2
omhper (24977) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2017
Bottled at Ottawa gathering. Clear golden, small head. Peachy caramel aroma. Very sweet with full body and rounded mouthfeel. Syrupy peach and caramel. Not good.

2.9
Lubiere (13796) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2017
A golden amber ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, oxidized biscuit malt with light peaches, light bilous notes, so-so. In mouth, sweet caramel malt with light peach, light mineral notes, grassy hops, bad. Bottle at Per’s Almost gone tasting, March 2017.

3.2
UDBeernut (2883) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2016
hazy golden pour, minimal head. lots of yeast and black pepper. slight peach sweetness that is cloying at times. medium body.

3.3
UncleKorm (1315) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Bottle poured a clear orange hue w/ a big creamy off-white head diminishing to a lasting cap. Oct 2013 bottling, enjoyed July 2016. Light dried apricot and peach aroma. Initial flavor is moderate to bold sweet w/ a light bitter finish. Tastes are peaches, brown sugar, and a faint cardboard from oxidation, which I note but won't ding the score as 3 years is a long time for this style. Full bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
zgaier (1951) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2016
Bomber. Pours copper with a beige head and sweet fruit aroma. Taste is sweet as well, with peach notes along with fruits, caramel, and jam leading to a sweet, caramel and peach finish.

3.2
jjgmd (2150) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2016
Pours a dark rusty cooper color with a beige head. Nose is very sweet and fruity . Taste is fruity with some alcohol and canned peaches....syrupy and molasses like. Finishes on the same sweet fruity tasting notes . Fair at best ! Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.3
MetalNHopHead (1901) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - FEB 1, 2016
My bottle of Peach Grand Cru was bottled November 5, 2014 and had an ABV of 12%. You definitely cannot fault Great Divide for skimping on the peaches here. Lots of stone fruit aroma and bread-like yeast on the nose. Appearance is hazy, relatively heady, and dark orange. Tastes like fruity sweetness and Belgian yeast. Carbonation is still pretty lively even after the passage of more than a year. This is a lovely beer, but with the fruit juice, malts and the high levels of booze, it flirts with being cloying. Too sweet for me to have again, but a well-executed beer. Would be right at home with some mascarpone cheese.

3.7
tderoeck (9491) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2016
26/XII/15 - 75cl bottle from Luekens Liquor @ Tim’s 1st Second Christmas Day Tasting - BB: n/a, bottled: XI/18/14 (2015-1803) Thanks to sebletitje for sharing the bottle!

Clear blond to orange beer, creamy yellowish head, unstable, pretty adhesive. Aroma: sweet, malty, bourbon notes, bit spicy. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: lots of bourbon, more vanilla, caramel, very sweet and sugary. Aftertaste: sugary, vanilla, sweet, malty, some caramel.


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