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

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RATINGS: 382   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Matured in oak barrels for a sweet-sour taste.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maak_d (10) - - NOV 19, 2012
Aroma of caramel, cherry, raisins, and vinegar. Very nice dark amber color and clarity- poured a very thin head but left some lacing. Tastes sweeter than I’d imagined, slight oaky notes, low acidity, roasty. Kind of a sherry or Madeira flavor. Palate is semi-thick, with large tangible bubbles. Roasty


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alausgidas (15) - - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rubin77 (466) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bornyensis (321) - BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2015
Toch wel een licht bier voor zo’n zwaar bruine kleur. Je zou denken dat het een trappist is :).

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2971) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 29, 2015
Thanks, Cara, for the sample. Darkish body off white head. Blueberry aroma. Taste is slightly dry and tart with a distinct blueberry element. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (14958) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2015
Bottle split at home, 21/11/15. Reddish brown with a decent off white covering. Nose is sweet and sour fruit, caramelised sugar, light spice, earthy red berry. Taste comprises light cherry sourness, wood must, fruit cake, trace of funk, earthy, bitter red berry, light spice. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a light acidic rise. Adequate but low down the order for this style ... too sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (3460) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2015
0,33l on tap @ Vihreä Haltiatar. Pours deep ruby red with a low head. Aroma is sweet and sour malts. Flavor is sweet and sour malts with berries. Good.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
OnlyRogueAngel (42) - Heerlen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2015
Deep red/brown colour, with an off white foamy head that dissipates slowly, leaving white lacing. Aroma is caramel, red fruit, roasted malt, herbs, spices, earthy wood and some chocolate. Taste is similar with a light sour cherry, wood smoke, sweet vanilla and raisin. Aftertaste finds raspberry and strawberry tones.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (612) - ITALY - NOV 2, 2015
33cl bottle at Le Bon Vieux Temps, Bruxelles. Hazy deep red, off white head. Aroma is sweet switch dark fruits and wine notes, taste is similar with a nice final acidity. Medium body, medium carbonation. Lots of wine flavors.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerhammaren (1496) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - OCT 30, 2015
.3l on tap @Vihreä Haltiatar. Pours dark red with nice thick creamy head. Aroma is red berries, malts, belgian yeast, vinegar notes, cherry notes. Sweet n sour flavor is malts, cherry, apple juice, yeast.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thellgren (601) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2015 0.33 l bottle from Alko Arkadia, Helsinki. Brown colour. Taste is mainly sweetish brown ale combined with some sour lambic. Note that you should cool this too much since you’ll loose then the taste of lambic.


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