Brewed by Gentse Stadsbrouwerij Gruut
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Gent, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
ABV from 9% to 8.5%.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christos (5352) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2017
(Gruut Inferno) Bottle 330ml at home, served into a tulip, ABV 9% Deep golden colour on the body, crystal clear, with a tall and thick white head on top, quite good retention. Aroma of grains, stone fruits, sugars. Taste is sweet with malts and grains, sugars, alcohol, notes of peaches and apricot, I cant really taste any spices. Medium thin body, carbonation on the high side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wixie (511) - BELGIUM - FEB 26, 2017
Clear golden/yellow liquid with bits in it, large head. Aroma of banana and triple. Light body, strong carbonation. Taste is bitter, banana.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AtronSeige (1465) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 15, 2017
Aroma: Medium spiciness, coriander, floral. banana, Medium-light pepper. Appearance: Brilliant, deep golden body. Large, white head, Flavour: Medium toasty, bready, banana, coriander, Light pepper. Dry finish with lingering bready, banana, Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. High carbonation, smooth. Light warming. Overall: Smooth, complex, clean. Head retention is an issue. 330 ml bottle, poured. 25C. Belgian Golden Strong Ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DijkBier (297) - AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2016
Bottle in Gent. Clear golden pour with foamy white head, good retention. Soft aroma of malts, fruits and some unclear fresh spices. Taste is medium sweet, yellow fruits, both apple, tropical, as banana; light bitterness, somewhat spicy. Mouthfeel somewhat creamy, moderate carbo. Dont experience the 9 ABV. Might to me be stronger of taste, being a tripel or being called inferno.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChewyBeer (329) - SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 19, 2016
Appearance: bright crisp golden with good fluffy head Aroma: spicy, hints of clove, coriander Mouthfeel: medium full Mouthfeel, low carbonation Taste: spicy, pepper, biscuit, warm alcohol and bitterness on aftertaste. Overall: very good Belgian strong. Enjoyed drinking this

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartholos (245) - GERMANY - OCT 4, 2016
Bottle. Clear golden colored with a full white head. Aroma is fruity and spicy, notes of lemon, grass and spices, hints of glove and coriander. Taste is light sweet with a medium bitter finish. Medium to thick body, low carbonation and a quite smooth mouthfeel, along with a alcoholic warmth. Flavor is fruity and spicy as well, but gets some more malty notes and a peppery hint. Leaves a light bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (2763) - Hagen, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2016
Sampled from tap at the brewpub. Clear, golden yellow with a slightly creamy, slowly diminishing, white head. Sweetish, herbal-fruity aroma of lemongrass, pineapple and some clove. Sweetish, slightly bitter, herbal-fruity taste of lemongrass, pineapple, some ginger and a bit of clove, followed by a medium long, moderately bitter, quite grassy-herbal and a bit yeasty finish. Medium to full body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, soft to average carbonation. Nice, best of the five beers for me!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mice (900) - FINLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Paksu valkoinen vaahto, joka j pitkksi aikaa oluen pinnalle. Vriltn oranssi/vaaleanrusehtava. Tuoksu varsin mieto, hedelm ja makeutta, maussa makeahkoa hedelmisyytt. Ei juuri jlkipuraisua, suutuntuma ei kovin vahva, hieman metallisuutta havaittavissa. Alkoholi ei maistu liikaa kovista volteista huolimatta. Hiilihappoinen, paljon pieni kuplia. Ei mikn erikoinen tapaus, paljon parempiakin Belgej on maa tynn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (12458) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 5, 2016
courtesy of Philipp and Thomas - clear bronze beer with a little long lasting foam left; spicy with solid notes of raisins, pears; full-bodied, fizzy, fairly sweet; light grainy, lot of residual sugars, esters and candied fruity notes with more notes of spices and marmalade

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jerre (3272) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2016
Taste the first time end nov. 2011 @ brewpub. Last time 28.01.16 @ home. Hazy golden color, with a large darkwhite head. Aroma: pale-malts, yeast notes, fruits, a touch of honey. Medium to almost full body. Taste: sweet start, pale-malts, fruits, soft bitterness, alcohol warming.

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