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


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fordest (2027) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - AUG 18, 2009
Lots of funky fruity funk on the aromas. More on the flavor. Some sweetness too. Pretty darn tasty


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (7028) - Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2015
750 ml bottle at home from notes. Pours a hazy orange golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have tart/sour citrus, funk, yogurt, lemon, oak, some acidity, effervescent mouthfeel, solid brew that meets the sour need while still being very easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (1284) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours golden, with a creamy head. Aroma is tart fruity brett, with notes of oak and a nice funkiness. Full body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is tart brett and oak, with funky notes of crisp rhubarb and red currants giving a lingering sour, berry finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2771) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
On tap at MoederLambic brussels. Darkis amber bodyou white head. Very earthy semi tart yeasty nice berror really nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cards04 (2344) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
I think my favourite of the night. Pours a slightly hazy golden. Great oaky, funky, lemon, and maybe some white grape aromas. Flavours are bitter and woody...slightly sour. Just wonderfully balanced and delicious. So good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
joeneugs (4204) - Livermore, California, USA - JUL 10, 2015
750 ml. bottle. It pours a hazy burnt orange color with a fizzy, off white head. Highly carbonated. The aroma is really great and almost gueuze-like with lots of candied grapefruit funk, hints of wood, hay and leather, some slightly more sour notes of stone fruit and hints of toasted grain in the background. The flavor is equally awesome with more sweet and sour grapefruit, leathery funk, citrus pith, apricot and peach notes, light herbals and toasted grains. Very funky, tart and leathery in the finish with more satisfying fruity sweetness for balance. A really spectacular blend. World class stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenH (3020) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Golden with white head. Super funky aroma, peppery, lemon, brett. Taste is funky, pepper, lemon, wine, oak. Very sour

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourilevesque (388) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 2, 2015
Bière dégustée en fût sur la terrasse du Moeder Lambic. Cuivrée et trouble ne présentant qu’un simple anneau blanc sur les parois de mon verre une fois la mousse tombée. Ce qui demeure sur mon verre est cependant magnifique! De délicates et minces dentelles décorent mon verre y dessinant des fresques infinies. Quelques arômes de pomme verte, légère banane, quelques brindilles, le tout dans une acidité balancée. Malts présents qui offrent à cette bière délicate, un sucre léger qui lui va à merveille. Quelques fruits tels la carambole et la cerise. L’effervescence modérée mêlée à son amertume présente en fait une bière très rafraîchissante!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Silvan7 (863) - Samarate, ITALY - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle @ home. Giallo ambrato, velato con riflessi aranciati. Schiuma bianco sporco, fine non troppo persistente. Aroma molto intenso. Fruttato citrico, limone, pompelmo, Brett, legnoso, speziato, coriandolo e cardamomo. Gusto acido, intenso, piuttosto secca, non molto amara. Legno e agrumi sono prevalenti,ma note erbacee sono avvertibili. Spigolosa, molto carbonata, non troppo corposa, complessa ma perfettamente equilibrata.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Swaroga (1755) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 20, 2015
One of my favorite sours. Hoppy and funky. Perfect combination. It’s a bit overwhelming on the beginning but once you get into it you just can’t get back. Perfect stuff from Belgium.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fredd_an (201) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2015
Tjock oxideras grumlig Äppelmust färg med snabba bubblor som går från botten upp till huvet & lägger sig starkt & tjockt runt om på toppen. Tillsatt socker för fermentering med andra ord. Multnad källare & äppelkompott doft. Smak av gammal oxideras äpplemust källare. Bitterheten av en äppelstjärna. Unken. Sur & syrlig. Vinös. Fransk cider. Fantastisk! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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