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


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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (3692) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 1, 2015
2009 vintage. 750ml bottle thanks to Matt. Pours out a golden topped with a white head. Nose is nice dusty old wood barrel notes funk horse blanket and some citrus. Taste is as the nose with a nice barrel funk. This taste like the cantillon brewery smells like.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (732) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2015
A slightly murky orange colour. Aroma is funky barnyard and citrus. Taste is a citrus-y sourness. Dry texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2348) - California, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Hazy caramel orange... Aroma of funk, gueuze , citrus, lemon... Flavor is funky and dry, hay, grass, lemon... Funk on palate... Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnicolaescu (1321) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAR 17, 2015
BOTTLE 75 CL. Bold yet soft and mellow aroma. Lactic sourness, barnyard/funk, and some peachy fruitiness too. The acidity is strong but not over the top, funky, green fruit stone bitterness. And though the beer is very try, somehow it feels a bit sticky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Andy_ (1000) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 14, 2015
750 ml bottle
Hazy pale orange beer with little but persistent white head. Aroma has barnyardy sourness, citrus and sour apple. Flavor has sourness, barnyard, white grapes and wheat. Some cherries as well. Palate is quite full with quite heavy carbonation. Finish has quite heavy bitterness. Aftertaste is sour with white grapes. A crisp and refreshing summer drink, although I was expecting a bit more. Very much like gueuze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2612) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Aroma: Hay, Sour Mash, Mild Apricot Appearance: Hazy Amber/Orangish Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head, Some Lacing Taste: Hay, Bubblegum, Mild Apricots, Mild Sour Mash Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Tart, Mildly Dry Fruit

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leini (1362) - SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2015
750ml bottle. Hazy amber body with a low white head. Tart, ripe fruit and bubblegum. Long finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1516) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 6, 2015
opalescent orange colour, half inch off-white head; aroma of sour fruits, citric notes, lactic acid and some barnyard; taste is the same with surprisingly present bitterness in the background of sourness; excellent sour beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AbouAli (195) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Blond. Small head disappearing fast. Some brett aromas and acidity. Could believe it’s a gueuze. Bittering is pronounced with more body than a gueuze. Acidity is normal to low.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wanne (65) - - FEB 8, 2015
It looks like a lambic or geuze, but is a bit darker with slightly more foam on it. The taste and smell are also like a lambic or geuze, but the sourness is somewhat milder, probably caused by the blending with a flemish old brown beer. I was not a fan of sour beer in the beginning, but this beer has me started to appreciate the sourness.

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