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Ichtegem's Grand Cru - Brouwerij Strubbe

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Ichtegem's Grand CruIchtegem's Grand Cru

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BA SCORE
85
very good

451 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 451
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 16
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Strubbe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: audiojon on 05-07-2006)
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

ADTaber, Aug 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

BigTrubble, Aug 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Smurf2055, Aug 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

fayenatic, Jul 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Satchboogie, Jul 23, 2013
Photo of facesnorth
2.75/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Very bland. I didn't know what to expect with this one. But I've had quite a few sours now - of various styles, including Flanders & Flemish Reds, Browns, etc. This one didn't have much flavor to speak of, no tartness, not very sour. Sort of like a flat soda without the sweetness. I actually only got through about 1/3 of my tulip, and I laid it on the arm of my couch, and it actually spilled over on top of me and my couch cushions, and I didn't feel too bad about it. I won't be buying this one again.

facesnorth, Jul 18, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: A deep red brown in color, hazy, with a light tan head on top.

S: Tart and acidic, but fairly mildly so. Dark berries, and plums round out the smell with a touch of apple cider vinegar. Raspberries and blueberries mingle with the Belgian yeast character in the finish. Lovely.

T: Sweet and tart at the same time. There is a nice mix of acid and dark fruits. This almost drinks a little more like a Belgian dark with some light funk. Sweet and smooth with just a little edge.

M: Medium in body. The carbonation is fine, and a little more than medium. The finish is slightly tart and drying.

O: Overall a very enjoyable beer. Good flavor, and tastes like it was the easiest thing in the world to make. Smooth, succulent and enjoyable.

Beejay, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

pathman, Jul 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Zbeetleman, Jul 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Caskaway, Jul 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

mrfrancis, Jul 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

brutalist, Jun 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

kp29, Jun 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

JohnQBeer, Jun 22, 2013
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3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear mahogany with a medium tan head with impressive lacing. Aromas of vinegar, and super ripe fruit. Taste begins with some super tart cherry, followed by a hint of grain, then some woody, mouth puckering sour finish. Mouthfeel is rich. Overall a nice sour beer.

tronester, Jun 18, 2013
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4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle into a pint glass. best by 12/17/17.

pours a dark brown/red with no head. moderate amount of bubbles. the smell is of sour cherries, quite pronounced and strong. taste is about the same, with an added flavor of grapes as well. enjoyable and true to style. medium bodied with medium carbonation.

overall a solid example of a flemish red. very tasty and enjoyable.

Axnjxn, Jun 15, 2013
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Chugger, Jun 08, 2013
Ichtegem's Grand Cru from Brouwerij Strubbe
85 out of 100 based on 451 ratings.