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

bottled
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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Old sour beer from De Ranke blended with Girardin lambic.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tognetta (391) - Campinas, BRAZIL - MAY 24, 2015
Âmbar alaranjada, Espuma branca de fácil formação, cremosa e média duração. Aroma de frutas tropicais, média acidez que lembra maça verde, cereja fresca, levemente adocicada, sem amargor. No paladar a acidez é mais presente e de média intensidade, prazerosa, diferente de outras sours que havia experimentado. Corpo e carbonação média. Final levemente seco. No aftertaste prevalece a acidez de frutas vermelhas e um amargor leve/médio conforme fui terminando a garrafa. Um estilo que ainda estou aprendendo a apreciar.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (4750) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle thanks to bull11zeye, year uncertain. Pours hazy orange amber, no head, no lacing. Aroma is very gueuze-like, oaky, horse blanket, dust, sweat socks. Flavor is the same, dry, light plus tart and medium funky, lots of horse blanket and oak tannin, a hint of fruitiness. Medium body, flat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6777) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle at dina’s. Pours hazy orange, nose is sweet citrus, funky, taste is juicy fruit, dry, funky.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aleigator (496) - GERMANY - MAY 17, 2015
Pours a vibrant, golden yellow color with a decent, bubbly head. Has aromas of an enjoyable tart rustic ale, with some barnyard to it, together with strawy hay and crisp, white citrus peel. Exhibits a high, fitting carbonation among a smooth, enjoyable mouthfeel with a medium body. Full, round taste, of straw, old leather, citrus and soft, dough hay. Citrus shines through in a very convincing fashion, among the present, apple infused acidity. Finishes very refreshing, with stony minerals, slightly sweeter malts and sour citrus - very clean and refreshing. Tastes a tad smooth and softer than your usual Lambic, gently fruit accentuated, with a pleasant depth of flavors.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ambro206 (273) - ITALY - MAY 13, 2015
Assaggio da 100ml allo Zythos Beer Festival 2015: Interessante blend. Birra bilanciatissima. Aromi di limone, yogurt, frutta. Corpo medio, frizzantezza vivace ed adeguata.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VictorStr (1740) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2015
[Ölresa Bryssel med Wihlan 2015] @ Moeder Lambic. Fantastisk smak, hyfsad balansera, syrlig.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
archer (8) - - MAY 6, 2015 does not count
awesome sour beer, nice taste of lemon, colour was orange. Complex smell sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2377) - NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle shared by Simonsen
Orange hazy, thin white head. Smell of funk, horse blanket, berries, light malts and wheat. Light sweet, quite tart, lemon and funk, moderate sour. Ends with a moderate bitter tail. Enjoyable

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielecamo (841) - ITALY - APR 30, 2015
Alla spina ZBF 15. Molto elegante, profumata, frutta gialla, pesca, albicocca, acida, aspra e facile da bere nonostante la gradazione elevata.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malin_aiisa (279) - SWEDEN - APR 25, 2015
Draft moeder lambic Aroma: weak sour cellar Appearance: golden yellow, white light head. Hazy Taste:medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, apricot. medium body, fizzy, long finish, Easy to drink, fresh after dinner drink.


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