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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 504   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Old sour beer from De Ranke blended with Girardin lambic.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 2, 2008
Bottle 75cl @ <a href=http://ratebeer.com/events-detail.asp?eventID target=_new> Zythos Bier Festival 2008, Sint Niklaas, Belgium. Unclear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, sour, grapefruit - citric, apple tart - sourness. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter, moderate to heavy sour with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Very nice ;o)) (020308)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31650) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2008
ZBF2008: From bottle. Pours hazy orange with a dense white head. Citric and acidic brett aroma, slight dry. Flavour is smooth dry and woody with a light orange and citric touch. Goes into a mild brett finish and light malty note. Remains orange to citric fruity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29694) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2011
Bottled. A pale amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of brettanomyces, horseblanket, and wood. The flavor is acidic with notes of wood, brettanomyces, and sour berries, leading to a tart finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of fiulijn. Hazy golden with an off-white head. Very spicy Bretty nose. Medium body, fairly tart with lots of barnyard and horse blanket. Marvellous Brett accents. Fairly sour finish. Yummy. 110909

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21333) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2008
Bottle at ZBF 2008. Hazy amber coloured with a medium sized white head. Light acidic and fruity aroma of barnyard. Fruity and light acidic flavour of barnyard, wood and hops. Tart finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20869) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 20, 2008
Bottled (from Cracked Kettle, Amsterdam). Ambery red colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is sour wood, vanilla, oak and mild acidic notes. Flavour is sour wood, vanilla, mild notes of sour fruits. Nicely balanced sour ale.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
omhper (19808) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2010
Bottled, thanks Danko! Cloudy golden, lively head. Tart citric nose. Lemon and barnyard. Medium-full body, spritzy rounded mouthfeel. Honey and caramel with notes of butter under the funk. Mildy warming. Intense and really tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2009
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity spicy tart and sour aroma. Fruity tasrt spicy and yeasty flavor hints of citrus. Has afruity malty tasrt yeasty finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (15855) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
21st July 2009
Hazy gold beer. Thin white head. Crisp dry palate. Sour and tart but not too acid lemon. Very dry finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
saxo (14152) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2011
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich brett, straw, malt, leather and is nice and acetic.


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