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


on tap

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RATINGS: 671   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 21, 2009
Tasted on tap. Pure sour cherry aroma with hints of rhubarb. Light tartness is perfectly balanced with the fruit flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YK23 (465) - Haifa, ISRAEL - JUL 15, 2009
Tap: fruity sweetness, mainly black currant, some sourness but too much, quite refreshing, some woody notes, some matallic notes, thin bodied, nice in a hot summer day

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EHSRanders (1994) - Tjele, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2009
Bottle. Clear brown colour with large creamy light brown mostly lasting head. Sour aroma and flavor. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Madsnp (933) - DENMARK - JUL 14, 2009
Bottle at Delirium Café, Brussels. Pours reddish brown with a creamy off white head. Aromas of raspberries, sugar and dust. Semi tart flavour with notes of caramel, fruit and oak. Quite dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chibuck (3510) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2009 Drank from the bottle into a chalice in Brussels. This was a surprising beer considering it came wrapped in a paper bag, didn’t know quite what to expect. The beer pours as brownish red with a red head. It smells tart but sweet. Very good tasting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheAlum (6935) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2009
Footed tulip poured draft at the brewpub (Munster, IN). Pours an almost blood red pour, a bit hazy, with big tannish red head that laces well sticks around throughly. Aromas are tart cherries, a good portion of oak and dryness, green apples, light malty sweetness. Tart, light sweetness. Initial is subtle sour cherries and fruit moving into smoothed out sweet malts, dry and oaky a good portion, green apple and cherry fruits, tart take a good portion but are smoothed out instead of sour dominant. Still, an impressive sour for the sessionability, doesn’t lose focus just prefers to be lighter fare. Finishes dry and tart. Cheers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MagnumPI (56) - Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2009
CASH CUB ! This is like a fruit beer without the fruit, but does seem to taste of fruit. Does that make sense? Its sour and stinks of it on opening but it doesnt overpower you on drinking. Its small and goes down easy and definitely creaks of Kriek. Its a pleasure to look at, and is an all round nice sour, but lets face it, this aint a Rodenbach Grand Cru. Tidy beer though for the price

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (12717) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2009
Clear red brown with a lasting off-white head. Brown sugar and molasses dominate the aroma, with some cherry notes. Dry and slightly tart fruity flavour, with a hint of oak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15491) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2009
37,5cl bottle @ Delirium Cafe. Cloudy amber/reddish with a small creamy white head. Dusty cellar, earth, light vinegar and cherries. Mostly mouldy flavor with some caramel and pleasant tartness in between. Easy and simple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13090) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2009
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Very nice sour aroma. Light sweet and moedate bitter flavor. Woody and sour notes. Average finish. Oily palate. Nice beer.

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