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Grand Cru Winter Reserve - Flying Fish Brewing Company

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Grand Cru Winter ReserveGrand Cru Winter Reserve

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BA SCORE
82
good

430 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 430
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.77%
Wants: 4
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 09-14-2002)
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droomyster

Virginia

3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a hazy gold with almost no head to be seen. A few bubbles can be seen moving up through the body, but what little foam they produced lasted only a few seconds. Aromas are not unlike those of a witbier: cloves, yeast, oranges, banana peels; good stuff. Flavors are good and predominantly sweet: I get a lot of bubblegum and candy flavors from the Belgian yeast. The body is just a mess. The lack of carbonation makes it feel flat and sticky, and kills the drinkability of an otherwise good-tasting beer. Pity.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2011 05:45:02 | More by droomyster
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A: The beer is clear amber yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short white head that quickly died down, leaving a patch of bubbles in the center and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of Belgian and fruity yeast as well as candi sugars are present in the nose.
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Grand Cru Winter Reserve from Flying Fish Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 430 ratings.