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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 556   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.


medallaisla's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
medallaisla (91) - - SEP 21, 2012
It is dark brown, white head. Smells like dark cherries, vinegar and sugar. Tastes like cherry coke, vinegar, brown sugar and molasses.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (4142) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 27, 2014
Beim Bierzwerg geholt und mit McTapps geteilt. Wenn man diese mit den bisherigen Alten Braunen vergleicht, dann sind das Lichtjahre. Stark in Richtung Lambic mit einer wunderbar ausbalancierten Säure, etwas Getreide und einem Schuss Schoko nebst Beeren. Jawohl. DAS ist ein trinkbares Piwo.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (4143) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle from Bierzwerg. The beer pours out in a deep brown colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of acid, nuts and barley. Taste of acid, mild vinegar, woods, oak, green unripe berries and light wine. Hints of barley and bread. Very easy drinkable beer, wonderful. Enjoyed it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (3771) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"Fruity, sweet and sour acidic aroma. Bubbly feel, light-medium bodied. Flavorful, hinting at tart apple and cherry. Acidic and malty without being overly aggressive in the sour department. Good session able sour and/or food beer. Glad I got 2."

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (718) - Collinsville, USA - SEP 23, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours reddish brown with a tan head. Taste tart, fruity, sweet. I thought this was pretty good. I would definitely drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trappist1 (507) - Diest, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2014
brown reddish color with a beige disappearing head. fruity nose, cherries, wood. taste is cherry, bit wood. lacks some punch, sweet finish, candy. Feels more like a sweet kriek, than an oud bruin. Still, decent. ok

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
apickles (124) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Very dark colour with a touch of red and a dark cream head. Vinigary nose. A little cherry - lovely and sour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikeyo1 (214) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2014 Bottle @ home. Pours light brown/red, small head. Slightly sour and fruity with hints of sour horse blanket, vanilla and fruits. Light acedic & tart taste of lemon, horse, dry raspberries. Tart finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (4733) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2014
37.5cl Bottle from Prik&Tik Pauwels. Clear dark brown colour with a red hue, off-white head. Aroma of wood, red wine, some oak, red fruits, berries, light tartness, sugar, light metallic. Flavour is medium-sweet, tart, brown sugar, red wine, wood, forest fruits, red fruits, berries, short light tart-bitter finish. Light-bodied. Goudenband light. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (1199) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (612) - 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.


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