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Ichtegem's Grand Cru | Brouwerij Strubbe

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Ichtegem's Grand CruIchtegem's Grand Cru
BA SCORE
3.79/5
Very Good
573 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

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Added by audiojon on 05-07-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,830
Reviews:
254
Ratings:
573
pDev:
11.87%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: Nice brownish color. Slightly transparent. Low head that reseeded quickly.

S: Black cherry and some strawberry. A touch of cedar.

T: Tastes like it smells with blacks cherry. Except here its a bit more extreme. Sweets are sweeter and sour is sharper. A little too fruit juicy with some red grape, red apple and ripe pear notes. Finishes somewhat crisp and sharp but the sweetness does not yield.

M: Light, and goes down really easy. Again too sweet which leaves a candy feeling after a while.

O: It's got some nice flavors but too sweet. It could have used a little bit more sharpness to finish it. Somewhat lacks the complexity of other oud bruins.

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3.97/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

11.2 fl oz bottle poured into a tulip.

A - Dark brown with red and black overtones. One finger head with decent head retention.

S - Vinegar, mild apple and pear, bread notes.

T - Similar to the nose, though the pear and bread notes are at the forefront.

M- Very solid. Carbonation is a touch above average, but it is still has some creamieness to it.

O - Not as sour as some others I have tried (or are my taste buds adjusting?), but very tasty and well done.

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4.02/5  rDev +6.1%

Pours thick head of fine bubble. Looks like a ton of carbonation. Dark ruby color. Merky. The nose is certainly sour. Notes of apple cider vinegar, apples, cherries, and dusty oak. The taste is also quite sour and slightly sweet. The taste follows the nose. A little syrupy. Smooth, a little tacky, and medium body.

This is a good Flanders. It's a little too sweet but the tart level is very nice.
A little too syrupy.It's similar to Rodenbach.

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Ichtegem's Grand Cru from Brouwerij Strubbe
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 573 ratings
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