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Grumpy Old Time - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 14.43%
Wants: 7
Gots: 22 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dark sour Belgian ale aged in apple brandy barrels.

(Beer added by: thegoon55 on 10-16-2013)
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-17-2014 04:12:55 | More by kbuzz
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PHBoiler

Illinois

1.23/5  rDev -69.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

This is truly the worst beer that I can remember drinking. It pours dark brown with minimal head. The look is fairly on point for the style. The smell is dirty, spoiled diapers, wet/dank basement, and as another person in the tasting group described rat/mouse droppings. That carries into the taste because you can't avoid the scent when you take a drink. The taste is just as offensive. Rotten apples, spoiled milk, and just all sorts of similar flavors. The mouthfeel was fairly thin and watery. I can't understand how/why this beer made it to market.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 14:01:17 | More by PHBoiler
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Roze

New York

1.75/5  rDev -56.5%

07-13-2014 19:44:23 | More by Roze
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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-12-2014 22:43:21 | More by ystazi
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-10-2014 03:42:25 | More by thatoneguymike
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jschonert

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -44%

07-04-2014 21:45:38 | More by jschonert
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-25-2014 01:01:27 | More by JAHMUR
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

06-23-2014 11:23:45 | More by Cubatobaco
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kjrod20

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-18-2014 17:20:35 | More by kjrod20
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petepiroc

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

06-12-2014 19:29:25 | More by petepiroc
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-12-2014 19:28:51 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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KYGunner

Kentucky

4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Dark tawny red to auburn and brown coloring this poured with a fizzy bubbly foam that collared quickly.

The nose is tangy Apple Brandy, brownie batter, dates, raisins, plums and a tart wine or cider.

The flavor is very sour but with a chocolate malt and brownie batter. The Apple Brandy is quite tangy and finishes this off.

The feel is intriguing as its 11 pct ABV but not a hint yet it's a puckerer. Tangy and smooth, the sour lingers nice on the tongue.

Westbrook continues to impress me with their Apple Brandy aged beers and this is yet another fine edition.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 00:50:13 | More by KYGunner
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-11-2014 15:22:35 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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jkball01

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-10-2014 18:02:09 | More by jkball01
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-06-2014 22:35:13 | More by Dicers
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Boski

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-27-2014 19:27:00 | More by Boski
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brentk56

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a mahogany color with very little head and the foam fades quickly

Smell: The apple brandy tones are very pronounced, along with dark fruit, caramel, licorice and a bit of funk

Taste: Dark fruit, caramel and licorice, up front, with the apple brandy tones building into the middle; gets slightly funky with hints of lactic sourness in the finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied but flat

Overall: Despite the carbonation problems in this bottle, this is a very tasty beer with an interesting twist from the Lactobacillus

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2014 20:46:23 | More by brentk56
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South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-24-2014 05:06:24 | More by WckdVbz
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Fitze

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-20-2014 12:14:44 | More by Fitze
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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Nevada

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Grumpy Old Time from Westbrook Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.