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


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RATINGS: 509   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Old sour beer from De Ranke blended with Girardin lambic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 21, 2009
Golden honey color with a thin cream head that leaves behind a bit of lacing. Aromas of tart apples, yeast, citrus, bit of funk. Tastes predominately of sourness at the start, then fades away to a crisp tartness with more of the citrus and coriander in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - JUL 20, 2009
Bottle purchased at Rozi’s in Lakewood many moons ago. Pour is a modest looking hazy orange with slimming white head. Rather attractive, but nothing special. Aroma is vibrant, full of apricots and banana, yeast and other fruity smells. There is a little bit of lemon in the back of that as well. The flavor is very crisp, bitter and tart all at the same time. This has a very nice sour-face aspect to it. It really bites the mouth at first, then opens up to the softer sugary side Bits of grape and coriander open up in the flavor. Not a bad beer at all, quite an enjoyable sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (11512) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Bottle at Die Heeren van Liedekerke. Color of tea with a large, frothy, lacing beige head. Aroma of very mild funk. Medium body with slightly frothy carbonation. Flavor is light peachy fruit, sour and funk.Finishes mouth smacking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
piscator34 (1996) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 13, 2009
Bottled sample via and shared with oakbluff. Pale orange in colour with strong carbonation. Aromas of minerals, wood, outhouse, and lemon. More of the same in the mouth, with all sorts of wooden, lemony, bretty, and funky notes going on. Good sourness and refreshing dryness. Classy stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrGGen (312) - ITALY - JUL 11, 2009
Colore arancio scuro,opaco con schiuma bianca e spumosa.Al naso è limone,con note di pompelmo e luppolo.Sapore di agrumi dolci e lievemente amaro di luppolo.Finale secco.Ottima sour.Rinfrescante.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 6, 2009
Bottle pours straw yellow color with white head. Aroma is lemon, acidic notes, and some funk. Mouthfeel has a lot of carbonation and is very refreshing. Flavor is somewhat tart, some lemon, and has some grain taste. This is a very smooth beer. I was just expecting it to be more sour than it was.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11637) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 5, 2009
(2nd Shenandoah Throwdown, 750ml bottle, thanks wickedpete) Cloudy amber body with small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, funk, cherry, light band aid. Taste is medium sweet, cherry, funk. Low carbonation, light-medium body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SrSilliGose (3269) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 24, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2010 bottle. pours a hazy orange with a white head. leaves some nicce little bubble walls on the glass when you twirl it, not to be too gay about it. notes of lemon rind, a little barnyard, sour grapes, white wine. dry. ultra drinkable. this is where it’s at, playas. awesome beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 23, 2009
Bottle at rudolf’s: Hazy orange-tinged brown color with thin white head. Aroma is full of vinegar, grape skins and oak. Nice acidic sourness, light fruits (mostly peach and apricot with some lemon as well). Finishes dry... very nice. Thanks swoopjones

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6211) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 21, 2009
Bottle at Rudolf,s Lambic tasting 2009. Pours deep golden/orange with small white head. Musty, earthy, sour aroma. Taste is funky, musty barnyard, tart & sour. Good

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