Ichtegem's Grand Cru | Brouwerij Strubbe

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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
Ratings:
564
Reviews:
251
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
12.06%
 
 
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28
Gots:
49
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Photo of yancot
3.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 31Sam13
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.76/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

a little steep i think at ten bucks a go, but pretty cool beer here. is a flanders red type through and through, with its vinegar sour profile and sweet malt middle. this is interesting to looks at, not much head, very syrupy texture, and a lot of haze, even for the style. it smells nice, rich and fruity, almost gummy on the malt body, red malt transcends the caramel realm for dark ripe fruit, apple, and bread pudding. the flavor matches the nose, with moderate acidity balanced out by dried fruity sweetness. cherry and raisin come to mind, brown sugar, lemon. the sweetness and the vinegar are weird, and i am glad i am sharing the bottle, but the beer does appear to be quite traditional. have not seen this in out market here until recently. more body than the style calls for makes it linger a little too long and lose some of its refreshing qualities, but its mature beer, far out, and tasty on the whole, especially if you like the traditional belgian sour red types. Lots and lots of barrel here, if that's your thing

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Photo of esmyth15
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Donkster46
3.34/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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

Nice, but would be better if it was more sour.

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Photo of mpisani099
4.27/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Tangy. Tastes a little like a cross between a beer and a wine.

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Photo of esiason14
3.99/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of grahuba
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Expected this to be a bit more sour

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Photo of JoelClark
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DangerDawg
3.84/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of George2744
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dataylor21
3.17/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of tvljr
3.04/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not to my taste. A little too sweet and woody for me with the taste of the barrel.

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Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Casey3236
3.92/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
4.1/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of NorthCoastPranqster
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of BierGirl2
4.28/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of ChrisMon02
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of shanny_koenig
3.9/5  rDev +4.6%

Photo of jprivott
4.08/5  rDev +9.4%

Ichtegem's Grand Cru from Brouwerij Strubbe
3.73 out of 5 based on 564 ratings.
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