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


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hikeg (227) - - SEP 23, 2015
Pours red brown with small light brown head. Aroma is bread, nuts, citrus, dough, port, burnt paper. Taste is medium to heaby sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour. Light body, oily feel, average carbonation. Not very nice.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beersiveknown (4820) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 6, 2015
Bottle with Belgian Family Brewers at Lindemans
not overly sour, sherbetty, woody, lactose sweetness, high carbonation, citrussy, corn notes, harsh, too much young sweet brown ale, insufficient lambic for balance.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tide (2696) - 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.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
RexTalionis (3378) - FINLAND - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle. Mahogny ruby, small off-white head. Berries and lots of artificial notes in aroma. Not much difference in taste either. Quite horrible brew to spoil a good style.
Earlier Rating: 6/26/2013 Total Score: 3.4
Bottle 33 cl. Pours clear dark amber in color with a creamy white head. Burnt bready notes and sweet cherries in aroma. Quite the sweet in taste, a bit of burnt grains, some cherries and notes of oak in flavor. Bittersweet cherrywooden finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
metalspice (522) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ST247 (491) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle @Bierhuyske. Pours dark brown with off-white head. Bit sweet sour taste, caramel, bit watery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3999) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 29, 2015
On cask, Tasting Set at La Becasse. Bourgogne 5% lambic, brown beer mixed and aged in oak, who knew? A nice looking deep brown with a sweet caramel brown sugar aroma. Med-light bodied with a fairly full smooth mouthfeel. The taste is malty caramel fudge with a bit of tartness around the edges. Easy to drink brown. Alright but the Doux is the best, if I ever get back here I’ll get the half liter of that for 5€ or hell the liter. Good stuff.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerViking (3813) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2016 Bottle, candy sugar nose with an oaky hint, red-brown, some sort of herbal cola note, generally too sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (2126) - 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 (4028) - 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.


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