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Brewed by Gentse Stadsbrouwerij Gruut
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Gent, Belgium

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gruut brown beer has a deep brownish colour with a golden touch and develops a delicate and stable foam. The degustation is surprising but very pleasant. The beer has character and the presence of abundantly much taste.

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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1534) - - SEP 4, 2011
At draught at the Gentse Stadsbrouwerij. Chocolatey brown with a yellowy brown head, served in its own flute shaped glass. Tastes nice, sweet and spiced. Not much of an aroma. Lacks body.


3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DijkBier (273) - AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2016
Hazy brown with quickly vanished beige head. Strong aroma of roasted malts, caramel, red fruits, plums, raisins, cherry, and indeed some nuts. Taste is quite sweet and quite much cherry and other red fruit; too much for me, and somewhat flat. Quite low carbonised. This beer is not well in balance to me; and not my taste...

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
satanas147 (21) - FRANCE - SEP 21, 2016
Fairly average. Roasted grain, bit of spice, hints of bread and dark fruits and maybe some raisin . Dark amber color, very few foam.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (2607) - Hagen, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2016
Sampled from tap at the brewpub. Hazy, brownish amber with a beige head. Sweetish-malty, slightly fruity and a bit spicy aroma of caramel, brown sugar, some nuts and slight hints of dark fruits. Sweetish-malty, moderately yeasty-spicy and minimally fruity taste of caramel, nuts, some honey, clove and some dark fruits, followed by a short, slightly bitter, moderately yeasty-spicy finish. Medium body, smooth and moderately effervescent mouthfeel, average carbonation. Nice!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KoNrRiI (1368) - rhus, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2016

0.33 bottle.
A very hazy, brown color with a small, off-white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, sugar, and vanilla as well as some sweet dough. Taste of malts, caramel, sugar, dark fruits, and some notes I cannot distinguish from the mix yet feel their impact. A full body, a creamy texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is sweet, medium long, and emphasizes the caramel. Overall, not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (12360) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 1, 2016
@Fte de la Bire 2016, Vevey - hazy and quite dark brown beer with a good head retention; toasted aroma of caramel and biscuit, light spicy; full-bodied, pretty sweet with a chewy spicy, malty and sweeties-like finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Boxereddy (479) - BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2016
Troebel amberbruin bier met licht bruine schuimkraag. Aroma: Medium banaan, brood, vanille. Smaak: zoet, vanille. Mondgevoel: gemiddeld met gemiddeld koolzuur en droge afdronk.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Parmenion777 (204) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2016 Pours a cloudy amber colour with a light tan head. Caramelised banana, honey and vanilla aroma. Caramel sweetness and pronunced vanilla taste and a creamy feel in the mouth. A smooth lingering banana finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
strap (838) - Sindelfingen, GERMANY - APR 20, 2016
Sweet yet perfume like aroma with a hint of nuts and a fair amount of raisins. Caramel, raisin and vanilla flavor. Fairly decent beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AtronSeige (1428) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAR 5, 2016
Aroma: Medium banana bread, vanilla, marshmallow Appearance: Clear, amber body. Small, light brown head, fair retention. Flavour: Medium vanilla, bready, toast. Dry finish, lingering malt, bread crusts.Dry finish, lingerging banana. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium carbonation. Overall: A good beer. Well balanced. 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 26B. Belgian Dubbel

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (1789) - BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2016
Drunk from 33cl bottle at the athletics arena in Ghent. Dark, sweetish brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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