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Flemish Red Ale Grand Cru - Brouwerij Strubbe

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Flemish Red Ale Grand CruFlemish Red Ale Grand Cru

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152 Ratings
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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.59%
Wants: 12
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sacfly on 02-18-2006)
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1.5/5  rDev -59.7%

illidurit, Jun 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

tbryan5, May 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

vicsju1991, May 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

hopoilcrazy, May 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

Mosul, Apr 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

RashyGrillCook, Apr 15, 2013
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5/5  rDev +34.4%

Unchi, Apr 13, 2013
4/5  rDev +7.5%

NOLANDMAN, Apr 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

jwps214, Mar 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Phillyz, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of nsnd
2.33/5  rDev -37.4%

This was not a beer for me.

Served this beer in a chilled pint glass.

Appearance (4) - Beer had a lot of head and a dark red color.

Smell (2.5) - Smell of citrus mostly, but had an off smell for me like vinegar.

Taste (2) - The citrus tones in the beer were good, but the vinegar taste did not agree with me. Unfortunately, I had to choke this beer down. Too sour for my liking.

Mouthfeel (3.25) - Good feel, but nothing spectacular. Gave me a feeling like dry white wine.

Overall (2) - The sourness of the beer didn't agree with me, but the citrus flavors were good.

nsnd, Mar 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

dipso123, Feb 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

hayesjw, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of dertyd
3.38/5  rDev -9.1%

Pourd from a 11.2 oz bottle to a chimay challice

First off this is my verry first sour and I love sour stuff so I been looking for the sour style for a wile

A: pours a dark brown readish color almost looks like mister pibb soda verry minn head that kinda lingers and lilttle laceing that sticks around nice apperance

S:smells fruity and acidic.I smell cherries the most with a little vinager smell

T:wow!!! This is my first sour and damn is it sour and some people say it is not that sour. I taste sweet wine,vinager,cherries, and the more I drink the more it mellows out
And I start tasting an oaky flavor frm the ageing

M:verry dry like a cab wine

Overall: well for being my first sour I am surprized about how sour it is and I thought I would of liked it more but its overly sweet the more I drink the better it gets far frm a bad beer but I think I need to get more acquainted with the sour type of beers

Live life drink beer!!!:-)

dertyd, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of pkalix
4.4/5  rDev +18.3%

poured a dark brown with minimal head.... smell seems a tad vinegar-y but i dont know what to expect from this. it says sour is a characteristic of the flanders red ale so . . . . . . let's see!
oh yeah. that was definitely a vinegar i smelled... i like these 'tarts'. they dont always mix with the others i try in an evening, but i like 'em. fruity, vinegar-y, tart as in an over-ripened cherry.... but delicious!
overall... not much lacing on the glass- seems a bit thin, but flavor is there. i like the sourness of it and i like the general style of these brews. often wonder why no american brewer attempts a 'sour' . . . . do americans just not 'get into' these types of beers? i love 'em!

pkalix, Feb 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

rheimbro, Feb 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

TheAngryBurrito, Feb 10, 2013
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4.09/5  rDev +9.9%

Served from a bottle into a Chimay goblet.

Appearance- Quite brownish/grey with very little bubbly head that left quickly leaving some nice lacing behind. Quite dark, can't see through it.

Smell- Rich dark fruits. Light vinegary notes. Yeasty earthyness.

Taste- Some cherry and raspberry. Slight boozeyness. Light tartness. Oaky notes. Nice. Sweet.

Mouthfeel- Good carbonation. Medium bodied. Smooth.

Overall- This is a good Flanders with a sweeter approach. I like my Flanders to be a little more tart, but this is solid.

Seanniek91, Jan 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

djaeon, Jan 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +21%

Tibi81, Jan 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

sludgegnome, Nov 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

kaelingirl, Nov 05, 2012
Flemish Red Ale Grand Cru from Brouwerij Strubbe
84 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.