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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: 315   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 (7981) - 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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarageBrewer80 (350) - 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 (3152) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (9986) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2016
Keg at salthorse. Pours clear ruby, nose is raspberry, light funk, taste is sweet, sugary, raspberry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boxereddy (451) - BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2016
Heldere amber-roodbruin bier met een roze schuimkraag. Aroma: zoete taart framboos, tarwe, licht mout, azijn. Smaak: matig zoet, matig scherp, licht bitter. Mondgevoel: gemiddeld met gematigde koolzuur en verrassende afdronk. Zalig bier!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (9481) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Bottle thanks to Gibson. Pours a dark brown with medium off white head that lasts. The aroma is berry jam, funk, oak. Thick, jammy, nice tartness, low acidity, good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (1263) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 18, 2016
Restrained cherry candy aroma in a red tinted black pour. Lovely balance between the tart and the sweet makes this an excellent example of the style (and shows why the Belgians are considered the masters).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wiedrzensky (727) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 21, 2016
On tap at na 7.schode, Zilina. Pours is red/amber clear with medium reddish head, leaves lacing. Aroma of raspberries, sirup, light malts, barnyard. Taste is fruity sweet, sirupy, raspberries. Medium body, oily to sticky texture, flat carbonation, fruity aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mesjasz (873) - Lodz, POLAND - APR 20, 2016
Butelka. Miedziano czerwony kolor, spora piana koloru écru. Aromat słodkich malin, wręcz dżemu. Smak słodki, lekko kwaśny i wytrawny. W smaku maliny, trochę wiśni. Piwo jest dosyć płytkie, jednostajne, z męcząca słodyczą. Raczej do ominięcia.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wolfcarnival (231) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 1, 2016
Bottle, split with rich and connie. wrapping is a nice touch, adds a bit of ceremony to divvying it out. pours clear dark red with a small powdery head. aroma of syrupy raspberries, tastes of sweet and tart raspberries with a sour leafy aftertaste. pretty good man pretty good yeeeeeeee

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LazyPyro (478) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2016 375ml bottle, nicely wrapped and presented. Pours a clear deep red-brown colour, with a small rapidly disappearing pinkish head. Aroma is sweet and of real raspberries. Likewise the taste is also sweet raspberries, some malt, light sourness, with an acidic tart finish. Not too sweet either. Really nice.


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