Grolsch Amber Ale - Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.
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Reviews by avylover:
3.35/5 rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
Came with a grolsch "Bremasters Selection" 12pk. 2 different beers...what variety!!! Enough with the sarcasm. I paid $8 for this 12 pack and at that price it was a steal. A clear brown beer with nice bubbly white head. Smell is slightly skunky and somewhat flowery. Taste is crisp & mellow with a slight maltiness. Very easy to drink and a good easy on the wallet session brew. There's really not much bad to say about this beer, yet nothing stands out either besides the trademark holland skunk factor. A decent beer,and for the price it's hard to beat.
Serving type: bottle
04-27-2003 12:34:56 | More by avylover
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3.26/5 rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
This alt is darker than amber, on the darker end of the style at a dark sort of brownish-red that's bright and completely clear but for the darkness. The head is creamy, sort of an eggshell white color. It achieves a full finger on top of the beer and remains pretty steady there, falling but very slowly. A sturdy rind of lace is left at the top of the point where it's settled, followed by some good patching.
The aroma is fairly light, malt forward with some dry, wheat-like malts but with a bit of herbal leaf showing a light hops presence as well. There's a mix of vague things, including vaguery in sweetness and spiciness with a sort of tangy twang that detracts a bit.
It shows a little less of the tang, which comes off as a weird note on the nose that doesn't quite fit. It's got some toasted grains on the tongue while remaining pretty wheaty, and the light hops comes through, this time a bit grassier.
It's lighter in body that expected, though it actually fits fairly well and isn't watery or overly thin. It does lean a little too much in that direction, but not heinously so. It's definitely crisp, with a fair smoothness off of even carbonation.
Serving type: bottle
04-04-2014 19:40:54 | More by Brenden
Grolsch Amber Ale from Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.
75 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.