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Gandavum Dry Hopping - De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

32 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot) visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GCBrewingCo on 09-20-2006)
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Sappo1965

Italy

3.7/5  rDev -5.6%

08-18-2014 14:35:06 | More by Sappo1965
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

08-06-2014 06:59:52 | More by hughesmike
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endovelico

Portugal

3.13/5  rDev -20.2%

Perky flowery scents shine through a dense, honey like aroma. A soapy, uncarbonic mouthfeel carries the type of flavours you'd expect from smelling this mustard-colored brew; Flowers, honey and grainyness. The finish is neutral, but not without it's flaws - An out-of-style, out-of-balance buttery taste can easily be picked up on.

08-03-2014 17:13:22 | More by endovelico
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

07-24-2014 23:39:07 | More by DrBier
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Gregaroo

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-05-2014 22:51:01 | More by Gregaroo
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amalburg

Michigan

3/5  rDev -23.5%

05-03-2014 16:27:13 | More by amalburg
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emerge077

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -9.9%

Pours an opaque saturated orange, a finger of foam, spotty lace in the glass.

Aroma isn't all that hoppy, floral with sandalwood traces, and specialty malt. Reminds me of a faded malty IPA.

Sweet with a faint bitterness in the aftertaste. Crystal malt bready caramel sweetness. Medium bodied with a soft carb level. Bready malt flavors dominate, some vague dried orange peel surfaces occasionally. Again, it's pretty malty with minimal hop character. Graham cracker aftertaste. Not especially impressed by this, just showed up and at $15 I'd hoped it would be relatively fresh.

03-30-2014 05:51:51 | More by emerge077
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-17-2014 16:16:17 | More by nmann08
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

02-14-2014 20:36:53 | More by stephenjmoore
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huysmans

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

11-09-2013 12:33:53 | More by huysmans
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

10-09-2013 04:52:42 | More by SocalKicks
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sneaks2210

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

10-05-2013 03:12:05 | More by sneaks2210
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Jeeb

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-16-2013 17:47:31 | More by Jeeb
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-01-2013 01:18:33 | More by Kelp
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

09-01-2013 00:15:26 | More by Satchboogie
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ncelauro

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-23-2013 20:27:49 | More by ncelauro
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jeff1973

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-09-2013 02:30:04 | More by jeff1973
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ste5venla

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-01-2013 20:15:02 | More by ste5venla
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

4.11/5  rDev +4.8%

Pours dark gold with a good white foam head. Some lace.

Some herbal notes and mild sweet fruit, tied to a hint of alcohol. The nose on this is nice, but not over-strong.

Good herbal hop presence, with some tropical fruit, but not much. A little creamy wood and a toasted malt bite. This one lays out the bitterness fairly full, but there are just enough nuances to this beer to smooth out the hop bite.

Medium bodied, well carbonated. A good tingle.

Shocked to see this bottled. Really nice and drinkable, with some good complexities.

06-23-2013 03:36:45 | More by OtherShoe2
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jhm


4/5  rDev +2%

08-20-2012 16:00:37 | More by jhm
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jmtpi

France

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

08-20-2012 09:38:19 | More by jmtpi
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

04-06-2012 08:41:43 | More by morallybankrupt
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bsullivanuser

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

12-17-2011 23:17:15 | More by bsullivanuser
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kojevergas

Texas

3.38/5  rDev -13.8%

Served (exlusively) on-draught in Het Watershuis in Ghent, Belgium, into proper Gandavum glassware. I was excited for this one. Reviewed from notes.

A: Hazy orange colour. Decent cream and thickness. God retention.

Sm: Malted barley and hops - mostly bittering hops methinks.

T: Hoppy body. Fairly light in strength. A complex climax is interesting but not as flavourful as it could be. The balance is offset by an overabundance of alcohol in comparison to the flavour, which is lacking adequate bittering hops for the style. This makes the beer built rather strangely for the style, but not necessarily badly. The hops aren't layered per se; they just slam together.

Mf: Entirely too smooth, as though trying to sneak past the alcohol presence. Nicely wet.

Dr: Very drinkable and quite good for the price. There may be a tendency for reviewers to over-rate this beer due to its exclusivity. The dry hopping is more a novelty effect than a significant one in terms of flavour or mouthfeel. Don't go out of your way to get this one, lads. But do give it a go if you're in Ghent. It's worth it just for the pub it's in.

06-11-2011 11:30:17 | More by kojevergas
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rinhaak

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Had on tap at Het Waterhuis Aan de Bierkant, a quaint old style tavern on the river in Gent with a huge beerlist. This is the place to get this beer on tap.

Pours a beautiful thick gold. Like a light caramel. A nice two finger head is a little thin and fades fast leaving a nice lace.

The nose is reminiscent of an American IPA: bright hops mingled with lemonhead candy.

Mouth is very well balanced. Dry hops with honey and a hint of lemon zest complement each other very nicely.

This is very drinkable and goes down fast. Highly recommended for a warm spring day outside overlooking the river.

02-21-2011 16:38:31 | More by rinhaak
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Gandavum Dry Hopping from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
87 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.