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Brewed by Alfa Bierbrouwerij
Style: Low Alcohol
Schinnen, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 2.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 75   ABV: 2.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This original 'Old Brown' is brewed using traditional methods, and has a soft sweet character. Alfa Oud Bruin has an alcohol content of 2.5% by volume. The ideal serving temperature is 7/8°C.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hrabren (719) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 11, 2015
0.33 l bottle shared with ?omo, Dinko and Jela. Thanks Dinko. Dark brown with small off white head. Light and sweet. Caramel and dark malts aroma. Brown sugar. Very light finish, but that’s normal for the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (39608) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2009
30 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a golden orange glare and a small tan head. Aroma is fruity yeasty with a light caramelish malt note. Sweet malt flavoured, light yeasty/estery fruity. Sweet lingering finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maupie (926) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2009
After the beer was served in the glass there was found a lasting quantity not wall adhesive light brown foam collar which was fine and evenly of structure. The beer also contained much carbonic acid in the glass. The beer has a clear dark brown color and a sweet taste. The after tast of the beer is yeastybitter with a roasted malty touch. This beer smells sugarly.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Douberd (4533) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2012
Bottle, 300 ml at home. My 3rd different Oud Bruin for tonight and this one has a two finger light beige head which lowers slowly, leaving no lacing on the glass. The colour is amber but lighter than the ones I had before. Aroma is of malts, some caramel and some pears maybe. All very faint. Taste is sweet and fruity with the typical sour aftertaste being there but very discreetly. Thick on the body and quite carbonated. Leaves the palate dry.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1846) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2013
clear orange brown, thin tan head, sweet malty nose, caramel, brown sugar, citrus, medium sweet, bit roasty, hint of sourness, light body, thin texture, sugary sweet, slightly bitter and a hint of sourness

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
William (202) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2003
Dark brown sweet low alcohol beer. Mixes nicely with alfa's pilsener. Not my favourite type of beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bierkoning (12053) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2002
Sweet flavor with brown sugar and caramel. Fresh, with just a hint of sourness. Has more bite and body than most other oud bruin beers.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hildigöltur (5105) - København, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2004
Dark brown coloured. Buttery and sugary. Extremely sweet and caramelly. Very thin and watery.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RW80 (1860) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2016
33cl bottle. Appearance: A 2 finger light beige head which has a ok retention, but doesn’t leave lacing on the glass. Appearance: Dark amber body. Aroma: malts, some caramel and some minerals. Taste: sweet and fruity, caramel, luckilly it has a light sour hit it’s aftertaste. watery texture ,thin body and quite carbonated. Dry palate. backlog rating

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ungstrup (33786) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2004
A red brown beer with a small disappearing beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of caramel. The flavor is sweet caramel with only hints of malt. The body is thin.


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