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Grisette Fruits Des Bois / Bosvruchten - Brasserie St. Feuillien

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76
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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.12
pDev: 22.44%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie St. Feuillien visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierschenker on 01-23-2006)
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Reviews by mmahut:
Photo of mmahut
3.45/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark bloody colour with no visible carbonation and shy head.

S: Forest fruits as the title suggests.

T: Amazing fruity taste... a lot of wild strawberries there.

M: Light body with low carbonation on your tongue.

D: Refreshing drink for the summer if you like forest fruits. I do.

mmahut, Jun 09, 2010
More User Reviews:
Photo of ant1
3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

ant1, May 06, 2014
Photo of mattfancett
2.65/5  rDev -15.1%

mattfancett, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of Bierschenker
2.13/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I bought this at my local supermarket at the begining of summer. I guess It was more the time for sweet fruit beers.

The smell is very syrupy, a bit like very sugary marmalade. No trace of alcohol, hop, malt,… Reminds me of grenadine. Its head was very fluffy, very pink and very (quickly) gone.
The colour is very pink-purple.
The taste is very superficial: starts off with a lot of carbonation on the tongue, thick, sour-sweet dark berries. Bitter-sour citrus aftertaste. Notes of chocolate and spirits like cassis.

Not a world shocking beer, a good idea on a sweating hot summer day maybe.

Ut Vivat, Crescat, Floreat!

Bierschenker, Jan 23, 2006
Photo of PaBeerLover
3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

PaBeerLover, May 29, 2012
Photo of Squelch
3.1/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: Looks like a Kriek. Pink with a minimal head that leaves quickly.

Smell: Smells like plums.

Taste: Super sweet dominated by flavors of summer berries, and dark cherries

Mouthfeel: Very light.

Overall: a drinkable beer. Would not go out of my way again to try.

Squelch, Aug 07, 2011
Photo of ThaCreep
2.08/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Nose high in fruits, probably in syrup or woodfruits juice with a mouth so sweet that quickly becomes sickening. The taste of beer is almost absent and the body is extremely sweet and refreshing. Another example of what I call "bières diabolos".

ThaCreep, Jan 18, 2010
Photo of bostonryan
2.5/5  rDev -19.9%

bostonryan, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of rarbring
2.35/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

The beverage is clear red with hints of brown, a pink head that settles quickly leaving a few lacing and has small curtains.

The smell is very berry, forest fruit juice.

The taste is very sweet, red berries, slightly yeasty. Reminds mainly, or solely, of lemonade.

Medium carbonation, small foamy bubbles, slightly sticky, but actually some dryness at the end.

No, mostly slightly fermented berry juice. Does not strike anything in me.

rarbring, Dec 04, 2011
Photo of Macca
3.45/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This pours cherry red with a generous pink head.

Nose not too bad. A nice mix of fruit & a hint of fruity sourness.

The best part about the taste is that it's not too artificial which I found was the problem with their cerise.

Light bodied.

I'm generally not a fan of fruit beer but this one is ok.

Macca, Jun 05, 2011
Photo of gregmurer
4.2/5  rDev +34.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

for a fruity beer, it's one of the best... honestly, i'm more into bitterness and dryness, but when i'm thirsty, and when i want fruits, my best choice is to go to some pubs in Mons-Belgium, and found a pub that serve it on-tap... it's always a success for a great afternoon... the fruits taste like... fruits (that is not always the case for fruit-beers!!!), the appearance is great...

gregmurer, Dec 26, 2008
Photo of Sspeer1
3/5  rDev -3.8%

Sspeer1, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of wer3w01f
4.25/5  rDev +36.2%

wer3w01f, May 06, 2013
Photo of paterlodie
1.95/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

BB 19-06-06.Pink head and a deep red beercollor. Nose is very sweet, fruity mostly framboise and blueberries but also a very whee maltarome that shows lots of oxidation. Taste is oversweet and lemonade like. Quiet some sourness in it and maybe a bit of malts that come out after sweet sour taste is gone. Hard to dig for me but people who like the "atreficial" lambicbrews probably like this too.

paterlodie, Feb 13, 2006
Photo of the_encinitan
3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

the_encinitan, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of 77ships
3.4/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

tap@Chez Moeder Lambic, from notes:

A: deep pink/red/rhubarb colour with small pink head
S: smells of strawberry jam & syrup
T: like the smell, bit like mashed wild strawberries plus jam & syrup, sweet, not artificial, the basis appears to be a wheat beer but the fruits really dominate
M: bit jam-like somehow but still overall light body, not much carbonation
D: bit too sweat to drink to much, nice if you like jam or forestfruits but can quickly get too much

77ships, Mar 13, 2011
Photo of Slatetank
3/5  rDev -3.8%

I poured this in a small tulip chilled.

The color is deep red like raspberry juice with pink head and very fine bead.3.75 The smell is decent with very sweet aroma that is fruity like a cooler with floral and berry odor dominate with a light sugar accent. 3.25. The feel is very sweet and carbonated like a spritzer with sugary and fruity juicy almost syrupy texture but semi-dry as it finishes with low acidity and no bitterness to balance. 3

The taste is very strange raspberry mixed with currant juicy yet not tart very sweet with low acidity and slight berry candy-like taste w/ mild dark fruit sweetness and earthy finish w/ low yeast in the flavor.3 Overall I was not pleased - not worth having again -once is enough I suppose there are worse examples in the fruit beer style but not for me-I guess it isn't bad if you enjoy Lindeman's lambic perhaps 2.5

Slatetank, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of electrojosh
4.22/5  rDev +35.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I ordered this beer for my fiance at Moeder Lambic during our final night in Brussels, because she desired a sweet, fruity beer. The bartender sized her up and knew exactly what beer to draw.

Expecting something crummy (such as of the Lindemanns variety), I was pleasantly surprised by this beer. OK, it's not a real lambic, and it's not especially complicated. But for a sweet beer, it does have an excellent taste and a pretty good mouthfeel. The fruity smells don't seem at all artificial, and the taste on my tongue didn't offend me by being too syrupy. (I agree with previous reviews that head and malt were limited, but I think that's normal for this kind of beer.)

Not what I would normally drink, but for a sweet fruity beer, it is exceptionally good. It's worth a glass.

electrojosh, May 17, 2009
Photo of SStein
3/5  rDev -3.8%

SStein, May 08, 2013
Grisette Fruits Des Bois / Bosvruchten from Brasserie St. Feuillien
76 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.