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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 610   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Matured in oak barrels for a sweet-sour taste.


3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
koshack (1181) - Gdañsk, POLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Aromat słaby. Trochę owocowy, nuta słodkawa, lekko kwaskowe. W smaku słodko-kwaskowe. Jak na leżakowanie w dębowych beczkach to słabo. Jest jakaś nuta, ale nie do końca beczka. Dość ciekawe, ale nie powala.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LEO666 (7) - - MAR 2, 2016 does not count
Disappointing. Tasteless. May be "special" for people used to Heineken or Maes but this is a mediocre beer, period. (bought 4-pack in bottle at Delhaize in Belgium).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PietS (126) - Bergen op Zoom, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
Heavy coffee-like scent, but the taste is quite the opposite: sour sweet, like cherry or raspberry. It’s not too sweet though and the beer taste is still present. It is also a bit watery though.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dermi (1051) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Bruges. Roodbruin bier op basis van lambiek. 5 %. 33 cl, bottled. Pours clear ruby, two finger fizzy head. Aroma: Malt, yeast. Cherries, wood. Taste: Some acidity, quite sweet. Some bitterness. Malt in flavour, also some berries and wood. Notes of spices. Palate: Light-medium body, a bit oily. Feels quite sweet and artificial. Decent. (31.8.2015)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (11563) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle consumed at home. It pours clear deep brown with a thick beige head. The nose is earthy, sweet, tangy, cherry cola, Dr Pepper, caramel, sweet dried fruits, damp leaves and wood. The taste is bitter - sweet, tangy, dark fruits, candy, Dr Pepper, caramel, damp wood, brown bread, fruit cake, candy and some vinous notes with a dry, earthy finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Interesting, but a bit too sweet overall.
Earlier Rating: 5/5/2013 Total Score: 3
Tap at Timmermans during TdG, 2013. It pours deep red with a thick beige head. The nose is brown bread, Christmas pudding, date, raisin and brown sugar. The taste is dark fruit, berry, caramel, cola, light tanginess and some metallic notes with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Unfortunately it’s not that sour. Not a whole lot to it really, but pretty smooth and easy drinking. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sydgilmour90 (8) - Catania, ITALY - JAN 24, 2016 does not count
Buona birra ma non la berrei una seconda volta.. Sentori brettati ma sapore un po’ troppo stucchevole.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alausgidas (19) - - JAN 20, 2016
30cl bottle Aroma: visible mix of citrus, toffee, chocolatish, Appearance: pours dark brown/red, with a medium long lasting amber head Taste: medium sweetness, cherry, malty, light spices Palate: full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, slightly bitter finish Overall: would definitely recommend it to any craft lover

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (1474) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 12, 2016
butelka, warka do 17-03-17, przejrzyste, czerwono-brazowe, z kiepska piana. aromaty czerwonych owocow, winne w lekko octowej odmianie, drewniane, chlebowe. w ustach bardziej slodkie niz kwasne, w posmakach dosc dlugich kwasne i taninowe. pojawiaja sie czasem tez jakies ziolowe akcenty. srednie wysycenie. w sumie ciekawe, ale niekoniecznie cos, co mi smakuje, czy mialbym powtarzac

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rubin77 (720) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 10, 2016
F: quite big, pale brown, good retention. C: dark red to brown, clear. A: sourness, vinous, woody, fruitiness, earthiness, dark cherries T: bitter sweet cherries, sourness, woody tones, malty, hint of plums, some decent bitterness on the palate, light to medium body, good carbonated, OK for this style, 0,33 bottle from Match supermarket in Brussels.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (850) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle - pours dark red with small head. Aroma is sour, cherries and a bit of oak. Taste is sweet up front then a sweet/sour finish. Medium palate moderate carbonation.


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