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Grimbergen Optimo Bruno - Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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BA SCORE
84
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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 17.91%
Wants: 11
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Alken-Maes visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-14-2003

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Grimbergen Optimo Bruno from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
84 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.