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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Ingelmunster, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 323   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Van Honsebrouck is a family owned brewery in West Flanders Belgium. It makes a range if beers including Bacchus, a beer in the local style of the region. It is on this beer that the kriek and framboise is based, a premium fruit beer for which Belgium is well known. Hand wrapped and presented in half champagne bottles. This is a remarkable beer.


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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
laiti (8069) - Helsinki, - AUG 3, 2012
37,5 cl bottle @ home, BBE 04/2014
Aroma is slightly sweet and somewhat floury with raspberry juice. Flavour is slightly tart and a bit messy with raspberry juice and hints of licorice. Sticky finish. Does not feel very sour or ”wild”. Not my thing, too much juice here.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmacklin (848) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 25, 2016
375ml bottle. Pours a clear ruby with a medium, short lived, fizzy, pink head that leaves spotty lacing. Sweet, fruity aroma of raspberries. Sweet, fruity flavour of raspberry, red wine and oak with a dry, tart, slightly acidic finish. Light body with an oily texture and lively carbonation. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (2250) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 17, 2016
Rating #2118 - 2015.10.09 - Sample from @49thParallelYEG - Pours a ruby red. Aromatics of raspberry jam. More raspberry jam sweetness than any real tart bruin notes. Colour is mystifying. Sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ysok02 (995) - MOns, BELGIUM - SEP 6, 2016
Robe brune, fine mousse. Nez puissant sur des notes florales, des framboises fraîches sur un fond lacté et acidulé. Bouche à l’attaque fruitée, milieu de bouche un peu creux, fine bulle et finale assez courte. Une bière d’été.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bonev (264) - POLAND - AUG 25, 2016
Piwo w kolorze czerwono brazowym z ladna rozowa piana ktora pozostawia bardzo ladny lacing na szkle. W aromacie czuc stare dojrzale maliny, troche kwaskowosci i slodow pszenicznych. W smaku dosc slodkie, ratuje kontra kwasnosci i lekkosci. Pijalne i nawet przyjemne bo bardzo lubie ten styl ale troche jakby zbyt sztuczne.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1668) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2016
Pulled the paper off-wait-no label. Back to the garbage to retrieve paper. Pours dark red with little head. Nose is wonderfully raspberry and fruity. Taste comes off a little sweet-reminding of the Lindemann’s beer. Not bad but a sipper was good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (835) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2016
Red-brown beer with a small white cup, low carbonation. Taste : raspberries, sweet, immensely fruity and a little sour. Like it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (717) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - AUG 11, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2016 Cor de vinho de média/alta turbidez, espuma vinho de média formação e pouca persistência. Aroma intenso de framboesa, amora, com médio dulçor e leve acidez. No paladar mantém o médio dulçor e leve acidez do aroma. Corpo leve e média carbonatação. Final de média duração, praticamente só amora e framboesa, tende a ficar um pouco aguado com aumento da temperatura. Tem boa drinkability, fácil gostar pelo dulçor e aroma, mas está mais para keepcooler.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (752) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2016
Ruby brown with a butter coloured head. Smells of raspberry, of course. Light body, softly carbonated. Flavour is sweet, slightly acetic, and bags of raspberries again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarageBrewer80 (389) - SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2016
Köpt i öl- automat på ett hostel någonstans utanför Brugge. Mörkt, vinröd med lätt smutsvit skumkrona. Doft av söt, mustig hallon. Smak detsamma.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (3383) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2016
bruin/rood (mm\eer bruin dan rood) met zeer licht bruine kraag. aroma van frambozen is heerlijk, stevig zoet, fruit zuur, smaken zijn fris zuur, enorm fruitig, zacht, licht bitter, stevig zoet (stevia), iets licht metalig, redelijke body, goed fruit bier, komt fris binnen iig niet naar oud fruit.


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