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

bottled
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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bruges’ typical brown ale, matured 6 months in oak casks.


WingdSoldier's rating

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
WingdSoldier (61) - - MAR 11, 2014
Belgian redbrown, lightly bitter taste with a sweet edge, without the usual sour aftertaste. All in all a bit flat.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (1746) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (3347) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (3013) - 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!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (6679) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (9782) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (15568) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle. An unclear, amber colored beer with a dense, finger-thick beige head. The aroma is rather malty, with cellar, dried fruits, some ripe apples, prunes and raisins. It’s medium to full-bodied, with a nice but high level of carbonation. Dried fruits, some sweetness and a sourish touch in the flavor, some grains and ripe apples too. Long finish on the fruity side. Sure a decent one, but too grainy and sweet for me. 150724

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
GreatDane1632 (1116) - Alabama, USA - JUL 16, 2015
rated based on notes taken 11 aug 2012 -- a really solid brown flanders, drank and started my trek down towards loving sours

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tsurkan_sergey (68) - Novosibirsk, RUSSIA - JUL 12, 2015
5 !! The first time I drink this style. A mixture of mature dark ale with Lambic. 6 months aging in oak barrels. The flavor - pear, cherry, lots of fruit. The taste - sour, sweet, bitter, fruit, cherries, bread, caramel. Awesome !!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
egidis (43) - LITHUANIA - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle. Color red to brown, clear with minimal white head. Caramel and notes of bread, sweet, medium body, average carbonation

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (684) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle. Dark ruby-brown color with noisy reddish creamy foam. Aroma: floral, fruity, gooseberry jam, berries, red wine. Taste: sweet, caramel, berries (elderberries, blackberries, sour cherry) and oak finish.


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