Monk’s Café Grand Cru Flemish Sour Ale
Monk’s Café Grand Cru Flemish Sour Ale blends young and oak-aged beers. The result is a deep brown beer with ruby highlights and a tan head. The beer’s aroma features sour cherry and caramel with flavors that are balsamic and fruity with a light body and slightly dry finish. The ABV for Monk’s Café Grand Cru Sour Ale is 5.5%.
Glass to Use:
Sour beers are best served in a tulip glass.
About the Brewery
Brouwerij Van Ertvelde was founded in 1874 when Jean Baptiste De Bruin started up De Peer brewery in Ervelde. After Jean’s death, his wife would run the brewery, followed by her nephew Jozef. After World War I, Jozef would pass the brewery over to his son-in-law Paul Van Steenberge. Brouweij Van Steenberge has had a rich history and continues to produce sought after beers!
Tobin’s Review 2 out of 5
Monk’s Café Grand Cru Sour Ale has a dark brown he with a toffee colored head. The beer has yeasty raisin aromas with sweet, slight vinegary and lemon tea flavors. The result is a crisp beer with a sweet finish after a sour start. It reminds of apple juice.
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