Grand Cru Winter Reserve | Flying Fish Brewing Company

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Grand Cru Winter ReserveGrand Cru Winter Reserve
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
flyingfish.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stirgy on 09-14-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
571
Reviews:
232
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
13.32%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
93
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Wheels2532
3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Girouxsalem
4.26/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A subtle, easy drinking, sweet brew that can be picked up for cheap. Really helps hit my "Belgian" quota without breaking the bank.

Look: finger or so of head, clear, but not crystal clear. Medium carbonation, Medium lacing.

Smell: candy. Lots of sugary sweets, a little bit yeasts.

Taste. Candied Phenols. Yeasts. Sweet and light on the tongue, very inviting for someone who's unfamiliar with Belgian brews.

Feel. goes down medium-smooth.

Overall: Simple, sweet, one of the two best bangs for your buck from Flying Fish. Worth buying again.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VABA
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of zotzot
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gbw5009
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lambdon
3.92/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wanderluster11
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevoj
3.09/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle from Beer Heaven. Hazy golden with spare head. All the elements of a true Belgian, but diminished. Malty but subdued, sort of bland. Minimal finish.

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Photo of tharley
3.74/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ultimate
3.67/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jmski
3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bluehende
2.79/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of q33jeff
3.54/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

**
02/4/2012:
Sweet Aroma, Nice Amber Color, Taste is Slight Sourness, but good malty flavor. spicy finish On Tap at McGillans, Philadelphia ** update, 2.11.16, side by side With ff abbey dubbel. Slightly. Superior. Golden color . white head. Nose is banana, orange, lemon, ester, yeast. Taste is Wangy, but refreshing. Lots of citrus, fruity flavor with the Yeast. Esters. Feel is very alive, bubbley.
**

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Photo of stacey08
4.37/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jams1220
3.61/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Urk1127
3.55/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of madelf66
3.71/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of etooms
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigAl18
3.19/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beerrat
3.38/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Not that grand not real hoppy but a taste of fruit.

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Photo of Justinprintz
3.41/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.94/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Grand Cru Winter Reserve from Flying Fish Brewing Company
3.68 out of 5 based on 571 ratings.
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