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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 616   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Old sour beer from De Ranke blended with Girardin lambic.


fordest's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fordest (2362) - 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


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6937) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAY 25, 2016
Where and how: Vintage bottle 750 ml at Volo
Aroma: mild tartness, green hop feel, funk with apple like hints. 8-
Appearance :
Top: smaller top, white.
Base: hazy, murky, cloudy amber red ale
Palate : medium lighter body.
Taste: classic set up, frontal fruity tartness, straight feel. Mellow underlying malts. Very refreshing
other notes great slow sipper and it evolves as it warms up.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (2477) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2016
Tap @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussels 20160508. Fruity, bretty, woody and light acidic. The finish is dry, fruity and woody.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnstledger8 (627) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark murky orange with a fading off white bubbly head. Aroma is of caramel, pine, earthy, floral, tart, sesame seeds. Taste is of light caramel, some floral and earthy hints, tart, funky, lime. Dry finish, oily mouthfeel, soft to medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DeanF (2227) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 13, 2016
Waah, it’s a three hotdog Friday night and I need something decent to disperse all that pink goo, gots ta keep the fluids movin’. So naturally I turn to the Belgians for such things, digestion is great in Brussels I tells ya. This one’s got a mighty fine gueuze head, nice orange-gold body and plenty of carbonation. Soft gueuze aroma tempered by some more traditional malts, hazelnut, graham cracker, that kinda thing. Flavour is hay and burlap funk but the sometimes harsh sourness of the lambic eases off thanks to the mix of regular "sour" ale. Pretty good, very drinkable, really good spot for a lambic n00b to start.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fillepolo (455) - SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2016
Tap @ moeder lambic brussels. Pours a golden colour beer with a small head. Like a meadow of flowers. Citrusy, tart with notes of wood and brett. Dry finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (4935) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2016
Dark golden colour. Aroma is funky, fruity and sour. Sharp, tart taste. Decent body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SeniorZozo (897) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 25, 2016
2014 version. Aroma of fruits, citrus, wood, malt, lots of Brett funk, tart apples, some apricot, peach, hint of caramel, hoppy notes. Flavour is moderate to medium sour with a hint of hoppy bitterness in the finish. Very dry, body is medium.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
pitch992 (84) - SLOVENIA - APR 23, 2016
citruses, tart, wood, earthy, musty, leaves, horseblanket. Exquisite intensity and complexity. Appearance slightly amber, clear, white head with good retention. Citruses, tart, wood, earthy, musty, leaves, horseblanket, quite dry, high carbonation, fluffy mouthfeel. A great brew that is on par with the best.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
20107589 (657) - randers, DENMARK - APR 5, 2016
pour yellow brown without a head. aromas of farmhouse, goose berrys, white grapes, light oak. taste medium sour. medium bodied with a lively carbonation. this is value for money

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martin00sr (2390) - Haderslev, DENMARK - APR 2, 2016
Tap @Luppolo12, Roma. Acetic aroma, loads of berries. Cloudy dark amber, lacing white head. Acetic flavour, red berries. Slightly funky as suggested by the aroma. Tart and dry. Nice.


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