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Grand Cru | North Coast Brewing Co.

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Grand CruGrand Cru

Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by nbree00 on 07-22-2011

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Bottle from Gator Bev. Pours cloudy gold with a one finger white head. Aroma of honey, Belgian yeastyness, I assume agave nectar, hint of vanilla. Not much bourbon here. Flavor is big sweet honey up front (agave nectar?), some yeasty esters, banana, pear, light spice, vanilla, and finishing with a big burn of bourbon booze. Very sweet. Medium plus bodied with medium carbonation. Not what I was expecting here. It’s no terrible, but don’t think I can get through the whole bottle alone. Like an insanely boozy saison.

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Apperance is a beautiful golden color with little lacing. Smell is of bourbon with a hint of dark,sweet fruit. Mouthfeel is moderately thick although the carbonation seems very light. Taste is very heavy on alcohol with bourbon Flavor hitting first. hints of vanilla and malt round out the flavor followed by a unique sweetness on the finish. Overall a nice alternative to big bourbon aged stouts but don't let the color fool you, this is a bomb of a beer.

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Grand Cru from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 475 ratings
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