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Grimbergen Winter-Hiver | Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Alken-Maes
Belgium | website

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

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Added by benfons on 10-10-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
20
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
27.17%
 
 
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 20
Reviews by benfons:
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3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: dark ruby-brown colour, small head that lingers.

S: not much there, some fruits, hint of coffee

T: hints of cherries and oranges, and chocolate, overall fairly sweet but with an acidic and bitter touch

M: thinner than most Belgian winter beers, not dry at all, alcohol not noticeable

O: I quite like this one, although I don't really know why. Not that far away from soda. Normally i thin winter beer are a bit heavy and either overly sweet or burned

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Photo of jonmikel
2.54/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

The beer is literally black with a little head of foam. There's some carbonation is small bubble columns. The smeel is not very powerful and is usual for a dark beer. The taste is average, in my opinion. I had definetely better ones.

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Photo of mattfancett
2.65/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of Antyk
3.79/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of frontalot
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ManforallSaisons
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Karo
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of sagath
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of byronic
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Jotora
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of jonb5
3.79/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle, poured into Leffe Chalice. Very dark auburn colour, hazy, decent thick, tanned head, good lacing retention. Aroma was yeast, oak and molasses. Tasted malt, brown sugar, molasses, yeast and cranberry. Smooth texture, slightly thick body, not overly carbonated. Fairly similar to the Dubbel, but less sticky. Decent enough.

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Photo of 6string
4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

Photo of josanguapo
3.96/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

From Uvinum. In La Trappe chalice. Watching Vikings 4x04. Stickily sugary. Great in nose but the sugar is a bit more than desiderable in mouth, not excessively but more than I like. Watery texture but compesated with a warming feeling

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Photo of RMentair
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of peagasus
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.63/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcmchew
3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edhizdeid
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of BJSmit
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of lhwjanssen
3.48/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Grimbergen Winter-Hiver from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
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