Hertog Jan Grand Prestige | Arcense Stoombierbouwerij (Hertog Jan Brouwerij)

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124 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Arcense Stoombierbouwerij (Hertog Jan Brouwerij)
Netherlands
hertogjan.nl

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 12-18-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
124
Reviews:
44
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
10.74%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
47
For Trade:
0
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Photo of vrtx64
4.78/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JerryH
4.48/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Zet
4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful mahogany colour, but the head is unimpressive. Very rich smell of liquorice, banana, caramel and yeast. The taste is also very nice, with overripe dark fruits and chocolate being prominent, combined with the flavours from the smell. The alcohol is present, which is not surprising with 10 abv, but mixes very well with the other flavours and gives a nice warming feeling on a cold winter night. A good beer, and given its price in Holland, quite a bang for your buck.

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Photo of 50wolves
4.29/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - credit has to be given for the bottle it was bought in, very interesting. Pours chocolate / toffee dark into a dimpled beer mug, no head at all. Some bubbles with a murky appearance. Aroma - scent of honey sweetness, 10% abc given off in the smell. Almost reminds me of a bourbon. Taste - toffee, caramel extracts come through in the taste, alcohol is there however deceiving noting the presence in the scent. Goes down very easy. Feel - presence of very minimal astringency, somewhat silky smooth to the feel with a warm finish. Overall - was attracted to the beer based on the bottle. Overall would recommend, worth. $15 price tag for a 500ml bottle.

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

Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
4.21/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Fabianno
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aaabbbccc
5/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It is a comprehensive review on Jan Hertzog, Dubel, Tripel and Grand Prestige . As I understand it is Dutch of being Belgians. But, from what has been presented in Krasnoyarsk from the Belgians, Hertzog Jan the best example

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Photo of SoPeL
3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of carlborch
4.26/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful, dark-mahogany it pours, forming a 1.5 inch, creamy, off-white head that settles to the 1/8 inch. The nose suggests Madeira, dried fruit, and high alcohol. In fact, I detect significant notes of dried dark fruit, molasses, coffee, cough medicine, and cherry pits! Sweet, rich, evidently alcoholic (warmth), palate with indications of caramel, licorice, vanilla bean, and chocolate. Carbonation is low, but the sweetness and richness is very high. It makes me think of spiced, whipped, cream, including allspice, cinnamon, and mace. While the body and flavors are rich and melodious, they only play on 3/4 of my palate. The rest disappears in a high-alcohol haze. While delicious, this is neither a session beer nor a moreish beer, however, it is a perfect beer to end the meal or other activities, The ABV is high, so if you have this beer, do not drive!

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Photo of BEER88
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dark brown color with light brownish head. Aroma is spicy with some fruits. The first sniff had some sweet melon. Taste is more in the sweet liquorice, caramel area. Body is medium and quite efervescent and the alcohol is pretty well hidden for 10% ABV.

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Photo of Erwin_Sakkers
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mercarood
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcmchew
3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sammyslick
4.41/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RMentair
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BostonJustin
4.12/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of frontalot
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of flyingpig
3.78/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

330ml Bottle at Arendsnest Proeflokaal, Amsterdam (€4.50):
I wasn't sure about this one straight off the bat but it certainly grew on me, perhaps it was the 10% alcohol content finally catching up with me but the beer was a well-balanced one with some nice touches of sweetness that helped it go down easier than it should have. Despite not being a beer that is really going to stand out from the crowd, Hertog Jan Grand Prestige is a very pleasant & highly drinkable offering that is well worth trying at least once but I'm not sure it's one that would warrant a second visit.

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Photo of Sinthoras
4.32/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of -DF-
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheEggCrasher
4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rickymt72
4.22/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boy
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hertog Jan Grand Prestige from Arcense Stoombierbouwerij (Hertog Jan Brouwerij)
3.91 out of 5 based on 124 ratings.
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