Ichtegem's Grand Cru | Brouwerij Strubbe

Ichtegem's Grand CruIchtegem's Grand Cru
BA SCORE
63.9%
Liked This Beer
3.79 w/ 571 ratings
Ichtegem's Grand CruIchtegem's Grand Cru
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Strubbe
Belgium
brouwerij-strubbe.be

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by audiojon on 05-07-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,670
Reviews:
253
Ratings:
571
Liked:
365
Avg:
3.79/5
pDev:
11.87%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
50
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 571 |  Reviews: 253
Photo of Seabass1964
3.23/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chickenshack
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wlynch
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdTheEdge
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of paresis
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beeragent
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle was a gusher and lost about a 1/4 of it. Pours a deep Amber with off white head. Medium lace on the glass. Aroma is strong tartness with dark fruit. Flavor is tart but not overpowering. Dark cherries, light malt, and a Belgian candi sugar finish. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Overall aside from being highly carbonated, this is a great sour!

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Photo of stevoj
4.01/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from Brewers Haven. This my kind of sour, not overly puckering, perhaps tempered by the barrel aging. Some mellow wooden notes are added as a result. A murky ruby brown pour, soft tightly beaded head, acetic plum aroma. Taste is initially tart, mellowing quickly to a dry, sweet finish. Excellent all around.

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Photo of JonasD
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mizx
4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 57md
3.6/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Brownish copper in color. Oak notes in the nose but the wine notes predominate. Tastes like a mild dry red wine that was opened and left out for a week.

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Photo of Texasfan549
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Cloyingly sweet. Mouthfeel is very syrupy

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Photo of kjkinsey
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BenBreeg
3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Choppr
4.8/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Just awesome. From bottle at the Ashbury Festhalle. Perfect balance.

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Photo of MattMorin
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Burkbom23
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tone77
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a dark brown/amber color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of dark fruits, grapes. Taste is a bit wine like, tart, some malts, vinegar. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall, a style I know little about, but a decent beer.

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Photo of Budlum
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PGD120
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of craftbeersweden
3.62/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Clear red-brown beer with a thin head.

Nose: Tart, cherry, oak, red apple, vinegar and pear.
Taste: Cerry, tart, oak, sourness, sweet apple, grape, blackberries and bread.
Body: Medium body with a crisp carbonation. Pretty sweet but the sourness balance the beer.

Very good Grand Cru from Ichtegems with complex, balanced taste. A little to sweet for me. I think I put my remaining bottle on hold for a few years and let it mature :)

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Photo of jfcaa193
4.27/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Weixiaobao
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A bit more subdued compared to other Belgian sours I've had. Beautiful deep, dark red. A great smell. Not much head.

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Photo of Whitey_from_Remedy
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lillitnn92
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Ichtegem's Grand Cru from Brouwerij Strubbe
Beer rating: 63.9% out of 100 with 571 ratings
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