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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Base Burgundy Sour aged in Oak Barrels. Our Hommage to the history of barrel-aging and those who have influenced us along the way.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3357) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2013
375ml bottle... Pours a reddish brown consistency with a thin soapy light beige head... Aroma of soured seedy berry, softer cherry, earthy pits. Light basement quality. Bretty dust and grapes? Perhaps... Flavors are more oud bruin focused, somewhat intensely sour. Medium bodied with semi-lively carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours with a hazy, deep amber brown with an off-white head with good retention and lace. Aromas are of oak, caramelization, coconut, lactone, vanilla, dark fruit, dates, leather, honey biscuits. Damp wood and red wine. Flavors are medium acidic, nutty, earthy, currant, oaky, mild brett. Sawdust lactones. Very cleanly acidic. Mildly leathery. Mild acetic. Fuller carbonation, medium body, puckering and tannic dry finish. Reminds me a bit of what young La Folie use to taste like when it was corked and caged.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbeatty (1022) - New York, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle, 06/21/2013. Pours deep mahogany, ruby highlights, thin fizzy white head, cohesive ring of lacing around the glass. Aroma is vanilla, tart berries with lactic barnyard funk and mild vinegar, musty caramel, oak. Taste is quite tart and lactic, tangy red berries and sherbet, nutty wood quality. Medium body, puckering, which slowly grows on you. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scopey (6865) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle, many thanks to Bill! It pours cloudy deep red-brown with a medium off-white head. The nose is tangy, sour berry... raspberry, cherry, bitter-sweet aspect, vinegar, wood, faint vanilla and coconut. The taste is tangy fruit, tart cherry, raspberry, high level of tartness, sherbet, lemon, Granny Smith apple, wood, mild acidity and vinous notes with a dry, rather tart finish. Medium body, fine carbonation and velvety mouth-feel. Very nice level of tartness and excellent balance. Delicious!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6175) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark orange-red pour with thin off white head, aroma brought nice oak, lactic notes going into some red fruits, slight toffee, caramel notes with a nice grassy, funky note, mixing with a slight spice note. Taste is nice, sweet red fruits and caramel mix into a heavy oak, spice, and tart lemon notes, touch of earth, finishing with more oak, sour fruits, and a slight bitter funky note. Nice stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DesertDevil (526) - Arizona, USA - JUN 7, 2013
375-ml bottle. Beautiful understated aroma of wet leather, lactic acid, horse blanket, and a touch of dark stone fruit. Pours a dark mahogany brown with a soapy head. Nice melange of light balsamic vinegar, raspberry, slight tannins, and lactic funk. The flavors mesh well without a dominant tone. Very carbonated, which helps create a prickly, acidic mouthfeel. Lightly dry, soapy finish. I need more!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4604) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle @ Bruce’s. The pour’s ruddy brownish red with a small head. The aroma’s or brown sugar. Red berry. Soft acetic sourness. The taste is nice biting tartness, mild brett. Woody tang. Red grapes. A bit of terry’s chocolate orange. Medium body, fine carbonation. Overall, quite nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
17th May 2013
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Thanks again to Bill and Paul for the tag team here. Hazy deep reddish amber beer, little pale tan head. Light crispy palate, dry. Thin creamy malt. Nice winey sourness and tangy red berry fruits. Again a slight Flemish red vibe here. Semi dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sherm1016 (1150) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 28, 2013
375ml bottle, thanks Aaron. Pours a deep, reddish brown color with a tan head that fades to some bubbles around the glass. Aroma is earthy, yeast, oak, a little nutty. Medium on the palate with average carbonation. Flavor is sour, oak, vanilla, nutty, earthy, grassy, with a light sour finish. A nice sour brown ale. Needs just a touch more sweetness to balance it out.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamJackson (2622) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Thanks Chad. Not a fan of Oud Bruin style but this was different. Cherries, vanilla, banana and oak. Smelled sweet and fruity. finishes with a tart aftertaste that really lingers for a while. Stoked to be getting more of these.


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