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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: 674   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
l1br4r14n (451) - Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA - APR 17, 2010
An easy drinking sour. Pours brown with a red tinge. Mostly malt, some cherry, wood, gentle sourness, a bit of vinegar. A nice "session sour", if you will.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MeadMe (1602) - Fishhawk, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2010
on tap at hopcat A: Pours a slightly hazy murky shade of reddish brown with a small tan head. No retention or lace. S: Aromas of sour berries, mild spice, and a hints of sweet cherry juice. T: Flavors of red berries, both sweet and tart. Mild wood, vanilla, and spice. M: Medium in body, pretty smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enniskillen (2045) - Salinas, California, USA - MAR 24, 2010
Amber/Ruby off white head. Aroma is sour, light caramel, oak, dried fruit. Taste is light cherry, very mildly sour, oak. Lacks complexity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (2160) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2010
375 ml bottle a dark brown colored beer with a tiny beige head aroma wood sourness fruity caramel taste fruity like cherries and berries sourness and some sweetness

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sigma23 (380) - , Maine, USA - MAR 15, 2010
pours rich amber with no head. high carbonation. aroma is light and fruity, slight tartness. drinks very similar to the nose. very light and light bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - FEB 24, 2010
12.7 oz black fancy pants label. Dark ruby color. Aroma is distant, but some nice hints of cherries and berries. Flavor is cherries, lemon and a slight vinegar flavor. Lightly sour, not overdone. Sessionable. Tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21403) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 14, 2010
Tap at Max’s. Brownish red. Aroma of plums and cherries. Flavor starts sweet and becomes progressively more sour. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - FEB 12, 2010
Pours a brownish amber color with a fast fleeting spritzy head that reduces to a glassy surface. Smells of sour cherries and wet wood. Light to medium nectar with excellent carbonation. Mildly sour with a defined plumb like essence and a bone dry finish. Mildly complex yet pretty tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - FEB 12, 2010
If this is a "typical Flemish beer", I feel bad for typical Flemish beer drinkers. Rather bland, lightly sweet, some carmel, very lightly tart, touch of cherry. Very watery finish. Meh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 10, 2010
Sampled at the 2010 Crescent Moon Extreme Beer Festival. Pours a dark reddish amber with a thin off-white head. Has a butterscotch bourbon aroma. There’s a mild tartness to the taste. Cherries and lemons. Has a very quick finish that leaves almost nothing on the palate.


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