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Southampton Grand Cru - Southampton Publick House

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Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Grand Cru

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

362 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 362
Reviews: 284
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 130
Gots: 25 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Southampton Publick House visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-08-2003)
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jcalabre

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4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is a gorgeous beer. Thanks to herbjones for sharing. I thorooughly enjoyed this beer. Opaque golden color, sweet aroma with a complex fruity flavors on the tongue. In my opinion, it was absolutely a phenomenally well made brew. It was luxurious. You could sit back and enjoy it for a long time.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2003 04:05:05 | More by jcalabre
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750 ml bottle into tulip glass, best before 8/10/2015. Pours moderately hazy/cloudy golden amber color with a 2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big pear, apple, grape, orange peel, lemon zest, light banana, wheat, pepper, clove, coriander, floral, herbal, grass, candi sugar, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of spice, malt, and fruity/spicy yeast ester notes; with great strength. Taste of big pear, apple, lemon zest, orange peel, grape, light banana, coriander, clove, pepper, wheat, candi sugar, light honey, floral, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Moderate earthy spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of light fruits, orange peel, lemon zest, light banana, clove, coriander, pepper, wheat, herbal, floral, candi sugar, light honey, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Incredible complexity and balance of malt, yeast, and spice flavors; with a great malt/spiciness balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately slick and crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic Belgian strong ale! All around great balance and complexity of malt, spice, and yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

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Minimal pop of the cork. Pours out a cloudy deep orange color, about 1 fingers worth of head that fades to some patchy foam. No real lace. Just a touch of alcohol legs.

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Southampton Grand Cru from Southampton Publick House
94 out of 100 based on 362 ratings.