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Cuvée De Ranke

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97
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Brewed by Brouwerij De Ranke
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Dottignies/Dottenijs, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Old sour beer from De Ranke blended with Girardin lambic.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bamsen78 (2974) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
Draught @ Bier- & Eetcafé Gollem, Antwerp. Pours slightly hazy light amber with small off-white head. Clear vinous aroma, with notes of hops. Intense vinous flavour with touches of malt and a good deal of hops, ending perfectly dry. Lingering vinous aftertaste. Good. Really good. Really, really good.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
EdKing (1793) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle from Dranken Pauwels. Colour is an amazing bright rich orange, clear, medium to large white foam head. Nose is sour, crisp, horse blanket, bit of vinous grape, leather, citrous lemon, apple skin tannins, hay, tart and musky. This smells great. And the taste lives up to it. Crisp, sour, tart, refreshing, with a lovely balance of apple skin, apple tart, vinous grape quality, citrous lemon, funky, slightly cheesy, and nice puckering sour on the finish. Great balance between crisp tartness and complex malt, accented by leather and cheesy funky farmyard. It’s complex and balanced. Sitting down on a campsite near Stonehenge with a chilled bottle of this. It is sublime. Could be my favourite house Gueuze.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martinus (2744) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of citrus, light yoghurt, apricot, light wet dog. Light sour flavour, bitter, lemon zest, rather fruity. Light sour finish. Nice and balanced. Begs to open the next one.
(from 75cL bottle shared with friends @ home)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (1643) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2014
At Moeder Lambic Fontainas, with S&G Tasting group, first day trip. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small stable white head. NOSE: sour, fresh, fruity, nice! TASTE: sour, nice, balanced, great!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TET (1570) - FINLAND - JUL 11, 2014
A brownish yellow beer with a quite weak and blond head. The nose is sour and balanced, lots of green apples, strong and unique earthyness, lether, some green grapes and cherries. The aroma is great and complex. Taste is strongly sour, lether, apples, grapes, some vinegar. The end is dry, sour and balanced with herbs. Medium bodied, not sticky, fresh to drink. The great beer that fullfills my high expectations. Complex, interesting, fresh and strongly sour but with nice balance.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Whatup14 (678) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 10, 2014
Bouteille 750ml, léger gushing. Couleur bronze trouble, mousse beige aéré laissant une belle dentelle fuyante. Arôme boisé, vineux, plein de belles "bibittes", cuir, alcool subtil, côté fruité, champignons. Goût de cuir, boisé, levures sauvages, légère astringence, acidité moyenne, légère amertume en fin de bouche. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (5192) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2014
750 ml bottle to tulip (shared with the Mrs.). EXP: 25/04/18. Looks good; a hazy deep lambic orange with fluffy eggshell head. Smells good too; funky, hoppy, and mildly tart with a nice lambic presence. Tastes like it smells with a pleasant lambic-like mouthfeel. Good stuff!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Timvim (51) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle @ home 20140626. Very bretty aroma with loads of barnyard and a little cherries, some green apples. Taste is also very bretty with barnyard and earth, cherries. There is also some apple peels, and oaky tannins. Slightly sour, dry and refreshing. Dominated by the brett character, very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
murran (112) - - JUN 20, 2014
Pours a hazy amber body with a thin head. Aroma of stomach acid. The taste is sour but very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1333) - SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2014
Pours foggy golden low white head Aromas of sour grapes, green apples, bretta Nice sourness built up by good malty backbone. Nice n refreshing


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