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


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RATINGS: 568   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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A typical Flemish beer with a pleasant wine-like taste and a rich past. This dark brown beer, which is matured in oak casks, has a slightly acid aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (1447) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle from Bruges. Pours chestnut with a fading cream head. The taste is sour with vinegar and fruit notes. Light and refreshing with a good tart finish. Not as complex as other beers of the style, but decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (763) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Sample at Voldby Ølmesse 2014. Dark brown hazy pour with a frothy head. Nose and taste has some light funk, vanilla, cherries and some banana.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
stchloe (793) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 19, 2014
A world of good reds, fruity malt body, sweet notes dominate that leans towards a nice sour acidic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6925) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2014
12.7oz bottle. Thanks to Sean Y. Bottled on 2012/02/14. Mostly clear very dark red color. Slight brown Pours with a thin khaki head, that quickly fades to a minimal ring. Loose dots of lace. Lighter body. Smooth, kind of crisp, light carbonation. Light slick finish. Kind of a more mild sour brown overall. light to moderate sweet taste, light to moderate sour. Mild bitterness. Decent wood flavor, some dark fruit, oak, light vinous notes, mild spice, some mild musty funk and little caramel malt. It’s all not bad at all, just tastes, mild, almost watered down from your typical sour brown. Easy-drinking and refreshing, though. I start to enjoy it more halfway through, when my notes are done and I’m just sipping it not thinking about it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5861) - Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle shared by DrSilverworm. Pours a clear amber brown color with very little head. The aroma and flavor have tart berries, tart black cherry, vinegar, some oak, the finish gets really soft. If this carried the opening character throug the finish it would be much better. Opens good, finishes meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gurthnar (2135) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle. Aroma fruity, berries, red berries. Bretty bubblegum. Deep brown colour. Taste has light diacetyl, almost moderate sourness. Somewhat plain and watery in the finish, lacks length and depth. Otherwise good and sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
paologalloni (129) - ITALY - AUG 4, 2014
Aspetto bronzo scuro con schiuma color nocciole a Chiara che sparisce quasi subito senza lasciare merletti. La Roma è il vero punto debole di questa birra. Si sentono le ciliegie e il tamarindo e l’acidità acetica però senza profumi definiti te ebook e risulta un po’ confuso. In bocca si apprezza la leggerezza estremamente beverina e dissetante placidi non viene a risolvere eccessi dolci. Birra coerente con il canone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikske79 (1247) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 2, 2014
Ik ben geen fan van oud bruin. Er zijn er enkele die me konden bekoren maar dit is er zeker geen van

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (6304) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle @ St. Nicolas, Brussels. Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma of malt, caramel, brown sugar, wood, light sourness. Flavor is very light sour, some malt, caramel, wood. Thin body, average carbonation, light acedic finish. 290714

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11728) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle from Willems. Clear dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, earthy and light sour. Flavor is medium sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 290714

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