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Grimbergen Cuvée D'exception | Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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Brewed by:
Brouwerij Alken-Maes
Belgium
maes.be

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by thierrynantes on 12-12-2008

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
6
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
13.64%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by aeminter:
Photo of aeminter
4.57/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

S-Spicy phenols, malt, faint apple/pear esters.

A-Deep amber, clear, but the head was short lived. Simply a thin film across the surface of the beer.

Rich, creamy, little spicy, no bitterness, slightly dry finish...medium bodied. Very drinkable.

A friend brought it back from his study abroad trip to Europe. Came in a 25 cl bottle.

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Photo of corneliusfontaine
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of Thomas_Picton
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of simont1
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of rvdoorn
3.33/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Look: Poured a clear deep amber with a small white head
Smell: Roasted malts, caramel, ripe fruits and yeast
Taste: Sweet up front (candy sugar, fruit, caramel), light bitter metallic finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation, medium body
Overall: Nice to have tried this rare grimbergen beer.

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Photo of thierrynantes
3.7/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer bottle (25 cl.), tasted in dec. 2008 (same recipe as Christmas
draught version ?)

Appearance: amber/red color, with a white foam head (not persistent).
Smell : slightly spicy aromas.
Taste and mouthfeel : fruity, caramel malt and spicy, well balanced between sweetness and bitterness, slightly sweet in finish.
Drinkability: a good Christmas beer in the style Belgian Dubbel

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Grimbergen Cuvée D'exception from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
3.74 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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