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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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149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.55%
Wants: 11
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Strubbe visit their website
Belgium

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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hopoilcrazy

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-05-2013 23:13:16 | More by hopoilcrazy
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Mosul

Arizona

3/5  rDev -19.6%

04-23-2013 04:26:44 | More by Mosul
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RashyGrillCook

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

04-15-2013 01:32:45 | More by RashyGrillCook
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Unchi

California

5/5  rDev +34%

04-13-2013 01:49:36 | More by Unchi
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NOLANDMAN

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

04-09-2013 05:19:28 | More by NOLANDMAN
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

03-16-2013 01:23:41 | More by jwps214
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-13-2013 17:39:18 | More by Phillyz
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nsnd

California

2.33/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2013 02:35:44 | More by nsnd
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dipso123

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

02-22-2013 21:18:32 | More by dipso123
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hayesjw

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

02-20-2013 21:20:25 | More by hayesjw
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dertyd

California

3.38/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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!!!:-)

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 08:24:09 | More by dertyd
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pkalix

California

4.4/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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!

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 02:12:48 | More by pkalix
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rheimbro

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.6%

02-12-2013 15:06:50 | More by rheimbro
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TheAngryBurrito

California

4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

02-10-2013 19:18:00 | More by TheAngryBurrito
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.09/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 20:08:26 | More by Seanniek91
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djaeon

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-27-2013 21:00:43 | More by djaeon
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Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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Chieftog

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-17-2013 07:30:08 | More by Chieftog
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Tibi81


4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-23-2012 14:35:05 | More by sludgegnome
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-05-2012 14:00:59 | More by kaelingirl
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emile772

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

11-04-2012 00:07:52 | More by emile772
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sbanacho

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-03-2012 04:11:42 | More by sbanacho
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marct

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

10-23-2012 02:46:35 | More by marct
Flemish Red Ale Grand Cru from Brouwerij Strubbe
84 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.