Brewed by Timmermans (John Martin)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Itterbeek, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Bruges’ typical brown ale, matured 6 months in oak casks.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Xstream (217) - - JUL 10, 2013
Sour fruit, caramel, but cola like and medium sweet finish. It’s an ok beer but lacks a special kick.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (13324) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2015
Hytte 240715. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, hop, caramel, sugar. Flavour is malt, hop, caramel, dried fruits, apple, raisin, sugar. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bozo_skeleton (824) - Grenoble, FRANCE - OCT 10, 2015
Ruby tres sombre, belle carbo; collet fin et belle dentelle. Aromes fruits rouges, cerises, aigre, bois. Attaque (trop) sucrée ce qui gache quelque peu l’equilibre, saveurs pas differente des aromes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
TET (2254) - Kaarina, FINLAND - SEP 26, 2015
A dark red, a head is small and beige. Aroma is quite sweet, cherries and some raspberries. Taste has cherries and raspberries, not so sweetness as in the aroma, some sourness. Medium bodied, slightly sticky. Too sweet and too less of sourness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tide (2442) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 6, 2015
Bottle from Alko. Dark brown color, beige head. Bittersweet taste with nuts, caramal, toffee, toast and a bit of oak. Bittersweet finish with toffee, nuts, plum and toast. Decent brew, but not really sour at all, maybe a bit too sweet even.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
metalspice (384) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - SEP 5, 2015
Mørk brun med et lite rødskjær. Lyst beige skum. Lukta bruker litt tid på å komme til sin rett, men når den slår til så er det tørket frukt og noe epler som dominerer. Smaken er mer umiddelbar. Tørket frukt sammen med vått høy og en behagelig surhet dominerer før den slår over i en lang bitterhet. Første forsøk på denne typen, er ikke skremt bort.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (1895) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - AUG 23, 2015
From a supermarket somewhere in Normandy. Pours a dark brown color, topped with a decent and lasting beige head. Mild aroma, a bit fruity with some yeasty notes, slight apple presence. Sweet and quite fruity start. A bit peppery and yeasty presence. Slight burn and mild bitterness. Burning feel in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (3573) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle from Carrefour City supermarket, Brugge, Belgium. Hazy dark brown with a thin white head. It has a sharp cherry, spicy dried fruit and sherry flavour followed by slightly thin chocolate, vanilla and soapy sourness on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (3292) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2015
A small taste from a friend (bottle) @ One Pint Pub. Pours deep red with no head. Aroma is grainy malts. Flavor is sweet grainy sour malts. Interesting!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (6866) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours brown with an off-white head. Aroma of red berries, some malt, some caramel and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some caramel , sour red berries and malt. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (9999) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle 330ml @ gunnfryd’s hytte
Pours clear deep amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grainy, caramel and hint of funk. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long grainy, malty and fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

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