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Gran Met - Voodoo Brewing Company

Gran MetGran Met

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BA SCORE
82
good

153 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.09%


Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Gran Met (Grand Master) is an Ale made from our Propriatery yeast from a small brewery in Belgium. We use Cane and Beet sugar, along with German Pilsner Malt to create the unique flavor of this age old style. We also use a unique fermentation process of slowly adding the sugars to the fermentation during fermentation. This allows the yeast to more slowly ferment the beer without overloading the yeast. This process allows for a more clean, tight flavor profile.

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 07-05-2006)
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jdense

Oregon

3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle shared with beer buddy in The Big, thanks Peter for carrying this back from PA.

One finger white head, foamy bubbles, medium dissipation with some lacing retained. Hazy deep gold body, chill haze went away upon warming, several trails of rising carbonation. Nose is fairly fruity, we got a banana-like nose hit immediately after decanting but that quickly went away, leading to a spicy nose re coriander with a bit of curacao orange for good measure. Smells more like a tripel than a Biere de Garde, had a hard time picking up any roasted malt in the nose. Taste is pretty sweet for BdG style, mirror the nose, I picked up some clove notes as it warmed. Medium full mouthfeel, pretty good effervescence, just a bit sticky. ABV well hidden, pretty drinkable. Though the beer is probably mistakenly classified, this was quite tasty and drinkable despite the high ABV.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2010 22:28:56 | More by jdense
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JamnesCameron

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a MJ tasting glass.

Pours a hazy golden color with a big billowy off white head. Good mix of large and small bubbles in the head and lots of evidence of good carbonation. Lots of lace on the glass. A little light in color for most traditional biere de garde I've had.

Aromas of sweet malt and hard candy. And a nice yeasty belgian character, but not too spicy. No hop aromas evident.

First sip is like an over sweet triple, a little alcohol heat, but lots of candy sweetness. No carbonic bite, indicating a spot on carbonation level.

Mouthfeel has a slight prickle from carbonation, but not overdone. Medium bodied, and a little sticky sweet. A little creaminess to the mouthfeel lets it fully coat your mouth as you sip.

Very dangerous drinkability for a 9.5% beer. Very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2010 23:37:47 | More by JamnesCameron
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy golden color with a foamy one to one and a half finger head which gives way to some decent lacing. The aroma is of belgium candy and a hint of citrus. The taste has a sweet malt character with belgium candy and a hint of citrus. At the backend there is a slight hop bite to balance out the flavor. The mouthfeel is moderately carbonated and there is a slight boozey feel. The drinkability is good, due to the high alcohol content it could be a lot and it is very sweet however, the flavors are good and enjoyable. You could easily have a couple of these.

Serving type: on-tap

09-12-2010 14:14:09 | More by goblue3509
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mtnbikerpa

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gotta show some love for the Grandmaster Flash. Gran met is a great beer. Poured from the bomber sized bottle into my mug at the Blue Canoe Brewery. This beer pours with very small head. It tastes like a good tripel. The flavor is pretty dry, some slight sweetness. No real hops mostly yeast. Some slight fruitness in the finish.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2010 01:59:22 | More by mtnbikerpa
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A-pours a hazy dark amber color with a dense slightly off white head leaving a nice lacing.

S-the nose is strong with lots of burnt brown sugar up front and candied fruit behind, notes of yeast and acetone seem to blend together with dark fruits of plum and black cherries in the back.

T-the taste is much of the same, burnt sugars, candied fruit, acetone and yeast, some dark candied fruits in the back. lots of sweetness with notes of heat and alcohol in the finish.

M-creamy, syrupy feel, full bodied and chewy with a moderate carbonation.

D-extremely sweet and very sugary, a little burnt sugar and not much else. also shows the heat a little, might do well with a little age but i wouldn't expect much from this.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2010 23:22:24 | More by cpetrone84
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden color with a one finger head that leaves plenty of lace; not the best appearance for a Belgian but decent enough

Smell: Sugary cookie dough malts, with fruity, overripe stone fruit character

Taste: Strong Belgian candi sugar flavors, up front, which is only augmented by the earthy sweetness of the beet sugar; by mid-palate, the Germanic influence is noted, particularly in the grassy hops; after the swallow, however, the sweetness and the booziness take over

Mouthfeel: Full body with moderate to high carbonation; plenty of warmth in the gullet after the swallow

Drinkability: The high ABV limits the drinkability but this is still a very nice beer; more a BSPA or perhaps, a tripel, to my palate than a biere de garde

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2010 21:15:27 | More by brentk56
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The last Voodoo beer I could get my hands on. Props to PA breweries!

A - Golden yellow with impressive white fluffy head. My second pour produced a bouquet of head that hugged the top of my glass like a dome. Great lacing also hugging the glass. Very impressive.

S - Mostly Belgium sugars and alcohol really. Not too complex but shows what the beer will overall offer. Not sure how beets would smell but they are in there.

T - Pretty much tastes like Magic hats wacko with double alcohol. The sweetness really helps make the beer enjoyable but the constant taste of the alcohol is kind of off putting.

M - Pretty heavy and gets repetitive after the first glass.

D - Overall I enjoyed getting to try the beer but really would prefer the Voodoo Love child since it's a more mellowed version of this with great fruit flavor. Pretty good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2010 19:36:53 | More by DrDemento456
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bamadog

Kentucky

3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

I picked this bottle up back in November while on a trip back to Indiana, PA. Finally got around to drinking it, but I have to admit that after drinking it, I kind of wish I would have waxed it and put it away for at least 2 years. Review is from notes taken on 6/28/2010 and poured from the bottle to a tulip.

Appearance: Pour is a straw yellow;light golden color; starts with a 1/2 finger soft white head that fades to a thin and uneven, but full skim; body is very cloudy so I can't really get a feel for the carbonation based upon the appearance; fair spots and washes of lacing are left behind.

Smell: Some honey sweet maltiness that comes with an added blast of Belgian candi sugars; a slightly acidic green apple presence sneaks in as well as quite a bit of fusel alcohol as it continues to warm; overall the smell is pretty robust, especially when it comes to the proper temperature in my glass.

Taste: Alcohol is really the first and primary flavor that comes across throughout this drink, but as the bottle says, it's softened a little bit by the candi-like sugars (the beet sugars, perhaps?); a very mild Belgian spiciness is buried under all the alcohol and sugary sweetness; as it continues to warm a little, a light and slightly tart acidic green apple creeps in; the big booziness is a bit much and the sweetness from all the sugars is a bit cloying.

Mouthfeel: Body is of medium weight and is a little slick and oily; the alcohol is so big and present that it comes across as vaporous and the palate and gums are left very tingly; the carbonation is soft and fizzy, and really doesn't make much of a difference in the mouthfeel as the hot vapor from the alcohol kind of dominates; a thick and dry stickiness is left all over the mouth -- overall, a pretty interesting mouthfeel, and there's no doubt left in your mind that you're drinking a big beer with this one.

Drinkability: Really, kind of low because of the big and overly present ABV and slightly cloying sweetness; I wouldn't mind picking up another one of these though on my next trip home and waxing it up and letting sit for a couple of years to see if this alcohol mellows any; for the first offering I've sampled from this brewery though, I'm not disappointed -- I really want to try a couple of their smaller beers to see how they do those, because they can clearly do the big ones.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2010 02:36:40 | More by bamadog
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at hulmeville inn.

A- very faint head that dissipate instantly. Hazy sunset yellow orange in color.

S- musty and dusty with some wet hay and green vegetation. Green pepper corns as well.

T- herbal and spicy with wet hops and pepper corns. Musty barn yard, pale malts, mild honey sweetness.

M- slightly higher then medium mouth feel with about the same in carb. Nicely dry.

D- no way this stuff is this high in abv. Very well done matt. Super flavorful and very easy to enjoy.

Serving type: on-tap

06-11-2010 01:57:51 | More by oglmcdgl
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

4.22/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy, golden yellow color with a white head. In the aroma, a bit sugary and dry fruitiness. In the taste, dry sugary flavor and a nice white grape flavor. A dry bite and a medium to big mouth feel with a dry fruity aftertaste. A nice fruity presence, yet a bit dry. A very nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2010 13:43:02 | More by OWSLEY069
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MbpBugeye

Ohio

3.53/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I wasnt lucky enough to find some BBVD on my trip to Pittsburgh, but I picked up a bottle of this. From reading the label I thought this was going to be a quad. Oh well, there arent many Biere de Gardes around so here goes.

A- Soapy large head eventually fades to a strange looking film. There is some lacing. The beer is a totally clear amber/red/burnt orange color.

S- The nose is a bit faint. I can get lots of bread dough like malts and lots of sugars. There are some light fruits like apples and pears as well. There is some very floral hallertau hops.

T- This almost reminds me of what an imperial Dortmunder might be like. Lots and lots of bread dough, flowery hops, sugary sweetness, prunes, beats and lots of alcohol spice and warmth.

M- Fuller body that it looks. Low carbonation. These characteristics create a smooth, slick, soft beer. The alcohol is totally prevalent. There is a lot of warmth on the finish.

D- This beer will surprise you. Its look, smell and part of its taste lead to you believe it is not such a beast of a beer. In actuality it is darn near a sipper.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2010 03:12:04 | More by MbpBugeye
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metter98

New York

3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: A clear golden color with a little bit of lingering head
S: Can definitely smell the aroma of European hops and orange peels
T: Complex with flowers, hops, and a little bitterness
M/D: With the high alcohol content, nice to sip and take time to appreciate all the flavors

Serving type: on-tap

03-14-2010 15:15:16 | More by metter98
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours a clear orange color with some yellow highlights. A short head disappears quickly.

Smell: sugar and fruit sweetness dominates, with some yeast aromas that are a bit softer.

Taste: caramel, big fruit sweetness, yeast, pepper, and a nice bitterness. Alcohol is noticable.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Crisp to start, less so at the finish. Long sweet aftertaste here.

Drinkability: a nice slow sipping beer here. Once the bomber was empty I did not want any more based on the high alcohol level.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2010 13:31:55 | More by Gavage
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an uber hazy gold color, fluffy poof off white head that's gone quickly, leaving little lacing. Smell of shortbread, Belgian yeasts, faint citrus, faint white grape and hints of vinegar... interesting. Taste is a light blend of candy sugar, shortbread and Belgian yeasts. The background gives way to the faint citrus and white grape tastes. As the beers warms, there is a slightly acidic vinegar-like quality too it and the alcohol becomes more noticeable as well. Medium bodied, slightly heavy on the tongue, good carbonation, drying. A decent beer, interesting flavor profile, if not a tad light, the big bummer was the change from light and delicate when at a lower temp, to acidic and boozy when gets closer to room temperature.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2010 14:25:55 | More by rfgetz
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ShadesOfGray

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bomber into a chalice. Pours an average clear copper color with little to no head at all, which is surprising, because it seems pretty carbonated. Needless to say, not much lacing to talk of at all.

Aroma is pretty hard to put my finger on...very, very faint. Can slightly make out a spice...ginger maybe? A little note of citrus too.

Flavor is nothing special either. It's got a kick of some spices, but I didn't really enjoy it. Grand Met has a carbonated/seltzery feel/taste to it. Light bodied, therefore easy to drink.

Not my favorite Voodoo brew.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2009 02:41:31 | More by ShadesOfGray
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berserker256

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

This 22 ounce bottle was was in a shopping cart full of discounted beers at my local rip-off joint. It was half off so I paid $4.50 for it. I don't know why it was discounted but I bought it anyway. I like this style of beer so I figured "why not?" It poured out hazy and opaque with a slight orange straw color. A decent head formed but fizzled out rather rapidly. An abundance of unfiltered floaters hover about. The smell has some sort of bitter astringent sweet charcter that I can't really put my finger on. It's a scent that I don't hate but I'm not particularly fond of it either. Smells like cleaning chemicals, orange peels, and corriander... I guess. Perhaps it's old beer and that's why it's in the bargain bin. I thought this was a "keeping" beer, though. I do think the taste is superior to the scent, however. Sweet, bready, yeasty, grassy, earthy, and spiced. Bittersweet and alcohol-warmed afterglow. Good body and not syrupy with the right level of carbonation. Good drinkablity but watch out with the ABV.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2009 19:37:04 | More by berserker256
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Mistofminn

Minnesota

3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this sweet bottle the BA Secret Santa 09 box I got from Tanger. Thanks Jon!

Poured into a pint glass, this is a beautiful cloudy orange gold color with a nice tan head and lively carbonation. Head retention is excellent and leaves lacing. There is lots of floaties in the beer just cruising around. Good look to it.

My intial thoughts on the nose were it is very vinous. Very wine like in nature, but I also get a vinegary acidic quality I wasn't expecting, nearly like a Flanders ale or Lambic. It gives way to Belgian yeast and a huge malt backbone. Spicey and floral, very fruity. Very unique nose.

The taste is similar, but much more malty. There is a huge fruity malt backbone on this. I had this pegged for a Tripel before I got to it's page to see it's a Biere de Garde. Totally threw me off. Very thick. The Beet sugar gives it a very distinct and unigue taste.

Mouthfeel is medium to heavy, on the thick side. Smooth and creamy with a light (despite the lively nature) carbonation. Slightly dry aftertaste. Drinkability is good.

Overall, a solid offering from Voodoo Brewing, and a solid introductin to their beers. I look forward to trying more!

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2009 08:04:19 | More by Mistofminn
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BeerImmediately

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber into tulip.

Pours with a low, 1F head over top of a relatively clear, dirty blond color, with a little bit of carbonation and a decent amount of lacing for the style.

Smell is peppery, with some orange peel, wing sauce, and heavy yeast.

Flavor is citrusy - orange tang quality, with an unexpected caramel and vanilla sweetness. Black pepper bite in the finish. Not bad.

Mouthfeel is surprisingly smooth.

Drinkability is nice, and the ABV is pretty well hidden in the flavor/mf.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2009 03:25:02 | More by BeerImmediately
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GbVDave

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into two generic goblets. Thanks to HeatherAnn for the assist! Extra special thanks to mikereaser for sending this in our trade from a little while ago.

A: Pours a hazy golden hue. Big, soapy, light orange head that reaches three-fingers in thickness reatures excellent retention and lots of sticky, ropey lace.

S: Fruity, spicy yeast with hints of caramel and spice.

T: Sweet, fruity yeast, soft rounded fruit, dusty/toasty malt, and a shake or two of white pepper.

M: Sweet and fruity. Dry spicy alcohol that becomes almost intrusive near the end of the glass. Too hot!

D: Not bad, but but kind of one-dimentional. We liked Voodoo Love Child better.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2009 20:31:08 | More by GbVDave
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured a bright orange with an ivory 2 finger spongey head that was well lasting while leaving a spongy ring lacing around the glass vessel. There was a slight turbidity of small micro speckled yeasty matter but not enough to disrupt clarity of objects or light from the opposing side. The visible carbonation was medium-strong with a steady showering display of fast moving micro bubbles.

S: The initial aroma was yeasty with dry bread, and dry banana chips. Slightly dried orange skins with a soft dry flowery scent are also noted here.

T: There is a bit of dried spiciness (cloves) and a warm honey glazed sweetness. The fruitiness comes off rather dull and mundane with moments of warm pineapple slices. The finish finds a warming of alcohol and warm oranges with a moderate fade of flowery hops. There is a distinct sharp bite after the swallow that livens things up a bit but overall found the flavor to be rather mundane itself. The beer ends dry with light tart finish that was rather quick off the tongue and forgettable.

M: very sharp with a crisp bite. A light creamy texture with some carbonation edginess adds some feel to a medium consistency that ends with a sharp bite of carbonation felt in the pit of the stomach after the swallow.

D: Good drinkability per style, though a bit boozy then usual with only moderately good enjoyment. A dry booziness and dry sweetness along with a sharp acidic bite makes for an honest sipper. Drinks much bigger then its advertised 9.5% bottle labeled abv which is strangely labeled as 10.5% on BA? A bigger interpretation of a biere de garde that ultimately lacks a bigger flavor and wouldn't be in rush to buy again. Overall does the job with minimum results.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2009 22:18:34 | More by beerthulhu
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Wasatch

Utah

3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks goes out to Hojaminbag for this one.

22oz. Bomber

Poured into a chalice a very nice golden yellow color, nice carbonation, nice little fizzy white head, with some sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, with some yeast, and hops, corinander, and slight banana. The taste is sweet, malty, nice yeast notes, with some spices. Medium body. Drinkable, this is a tasty brew, glad to have had a chance to try it.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2009 00:15:39 | More by Wasatch
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Hojaminbag

Colorado

3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A clear, golden body with just about two fingers of white head. The final pour from the bottle leaves a good amount of yeast sediment in the glass. The head quickly has ok retention and it leaves behind some nice, sticky sheets of lacing.

Just a bit of peppery yeast in the aroma along with some rather light smelling malts. A little bit of slightly tart, musty yeast.

The taste has a very light malt profile once again, but it is interesting and refreshing, so no complaints from me. A good peppery flavor pairs with a slight tartness that is a bit funky. Some light fruits such as apple come through. The end has a good bit of alcohol warming and a blast of ethanol in the flavor. Also, a big, sweet, sugary flavor comes through along with the alchol. A little too strong on the alcohol probably.

Mouthfeel is light and effervescent, pretty good overall I would say.

A pretty good beer overall, but a little too boozy overall.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2009 23:12:16 | More by Hojaminbag
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beachbum1975

Ohio

3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gran Met came to me in a 22 ounce brown bottle with a silver pry off cap. This is one of many beers that BanditBrewingCo sent my time a couple weeks ago. Thanks again, man!

After a Sunday full of painting around the house, a beer sounds heavenly...

I let this one sit outside the fridge for about 10 minutes before opening... I see about 1/2 inch of yeast sediment in the bottom of the bomber, so I gently pour the first sampling into my imperial pint. Pours a light, hazy copper or dark brass, depending on your inpertretation. The head retention is great on this beer. After the initial pour, a 1/4 inch white foam and active head remains. There's also some attractive lacing seen, as well.

I get lemon zest and light, toasty malts on the nose. In addition, I get some hops and light oaky qualities to that as well. Nose is pretty strong with a trace of alcohol, too.

Medium bodied and medium to full flavored for a Bière de Garde. High carbonation in the mouth helps breakdown the thickness in body. I get woody flavors mixed with slightly bitter and earthy hops in the beginning, sweet caramel like malts in the middle and a lemon or orange zest, tobacco and fig in the finish. The 10.5% is hidden well when it's near fridge temp. As it warms the heat comes with it.

Though not a favorite style of mine at this time, I really this beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2009 01:33:49 | More by beachbum1975
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-Tap.
Gran met has a slighty hazy dark tan/gold look to it. Unfortunatly, there was no head/cap on the top just some a faint skim of foam, leaving no lacing. Smells consist of a strong malt addition with bready scents. The cane and beet sugars used somehow overpower the other smells though. Also getting fruits and spices and a whiff of alcohol. Taste is ok for a belgian pale but is kind of all over the place. Im liking the wheat/belgian yeast strain used but the overlying sweetness from the sugars kind of klll this one for me. This has a medium body with ample carbonation but I was not intrigued to get another glass of it, the recipe could use some tinkering.

Serving type: on-tap

05-17-2009 18:10:34 | More by BARFLYB
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brewandbbq

New Hampshire

3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle at 58 degrees.

Pours pale, hazy gold with plenty of particulates in suspension. A quarter inch head of white dissapated to a partial skim coat and a few dots of lacework are present.

Aromatics lead off with candy sugar, citrus-laden spice, and light malt. Orange peel, coriander, cloves, and bubblegum.

Medium bodied with a slightly syrupy mouthfeel and somewhat tacky. The carbonation is low for style. Crispish.

Powdered candi sugar, cloves, orangy citrus, and honey lead off the palate. A warming alcohol bite steps forward along with a mild bitterness and plenty of bubblegum.

Finishes with a bit of brash alcohols, citrus spice, and a lingering honey-like sweetness.

Pretty tasty but a bit on the sweet side and the carbonation could be ramped up a notch.
The spicyness is pretty straightforward and this beer really comes off as more of a big Triple.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2009 23:27:43 | More by brewandbbq
Gran Met from Voodoo Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.