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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A sour version of the Bruin.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (389) - Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Pours murky brown. Smells of funk. The mouthfeel is very flat and lacking in carbonation. Nice fruity notes with vinegary sourness.

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
onceblind (5721) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2012
@ Falling Rock, GABF 2012. Black hued with a thin off white head. Smelled no-good, with an aroma like mop water and sour-barrel dark malts. Flavor was thankfully better with some bretty and bacterial funky barrel dark earthy toffee, earthy dark malts, and a clean bretty raisin/oak tones on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (6063) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 31, 2012
16oz on tap at Falling Rock. Pours a translucent mahogany amber with zero head. Aromas of sawdust, wood chips, grass, collard greens, onion patch, pencil eraser. Tart flavor, grass, herbs, tarragon, medicinal, treated wood. Medium bodied, tart finish. Pretty nice but the wood character is very non-traditional. More of an American take on a wild ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (7600) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2012
750 ml bottle shared by Chris- thanks again! Pours a cloudy amber-hued brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of vanilla, caramel, cherries, plums, earth, and brown sugar. Funky, tart, and sweet. Same with the flavor but without as much tartness. Medium-bodied, with low carbonation and a sweet, dry mouthfeel. Solid oud bruin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6377) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Hazy amber color with fleeting foam. Bretty lemon, cherry, dry wood aromas. medium body. Dry wood, caramel, chocolate, tart fruit flavors--good

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mattyb83 (737) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Bottle. Deep brown with some ruby highlights and a large khaki head. Mouth watering aroma with plenty of cherries. Seems like it may be pretty tart, but alas it wasn’t. Taste was sweeter with some cherry pie, kool whip, and coconut. Pretty good, but not the tart character I was expecting. Slight dryness towards the finish. This may be a bit thin, but it is still a solid beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atom (1818) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Bottle pours a dark brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of brett, caramel, berries, sweet and tart. Taste starts sweet, with sour brett, dark malts, caramel, alcohol, cherry, finishing with a whip cream coconut. Interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5817) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2012
(750ml bottle) ruddy deep brown pour, creamy offwhite head. Nose of currant, cranberry and other earthy berries, pineapple, tart and lightly caramelly. taste of cranberry, mild mossy and cellar notes, misty basement, currants and other earthy flavors. Medium body and well carbonated. Dry and nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2012
512 wild bear. 750ml bottle again thanks to mar. Thanks dude... Murky somewhat non-transparent deeper toffe hued elixir and topped with a thin soapy white head... Red fruit and berry with a semi-tart, pineapple cherry Brett forwardness through the middle and backend... Flavors are lacking in a sense with a mostly earthy Brett influence. Lighter bodied but could be improved by more of a sour quality which was somewhat lacking 8/4/7/3/13

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4205) - SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2012
Bottle 75 cl, tnx to Kan. Pours hazy mahogany with a small rim of tense tanned head. Aroma is sweet sour stable malty toasted a bit honey floral buttery. Flavor is sour acidy strawberries in front more fruity brett and dryish from middle to end. Finishes dry sour berry and slightly bitter.


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