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


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RATINGS: 622   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Old sour beer from De Ranke blended with Girardin lambic.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewMoose (83) - Florida, USA - APR 21, 2013
It's been a long time and a lot of beers since I had this but I remember it being really good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
llkc (1379) - århus, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2016
duft: svag duft æble cider agtig smag. tør sur lidt æble fersken frisk malt lidt græn

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonno (2441) - JAPAN - JUN 21, 2016
Bad ass blend here,. Not overtly lip suckering, just very satisfying. Light spritz. Pear, straw, melon, funk, apple.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (2170) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 20, 2016
Bottle from Tanakaya shared. Lovely tart nose with apple, gooseberry, lime and oak all working together well. Tart on the palate with a well-rounded mouthfeel and a medium body. Good carbonation with an above average tart finish. Very quaffable. Great stuff!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
linusb (648) - SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2016
A: Deep orange/brown coloured with a big off white head. N: Lemon, grapefruit zest, green apples T: Green apples, grapefruit zest, roseberry O: Very nice balanced! Light tart! Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
digitalviking (83) - - JUN 12, 2016
Nice sour beer with a sharp tartness in the sip. Got it on tap at Moeder Lambic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franckg (987) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 10, 2016
Robe ambrée claire avec un mince col de mousse. Arômes de lambics, chêne, jus de citron, pomme verte. En bouche, citron et son zeste, bretts, bois humide, pomme verte. Un peu d’abricot, pêche. Texture légère et corps mince. À un doigt d’une bonne gueuze.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (7058) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (2551) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2016
Tap @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussels 20160508. Fruity, bretty, woody and light acidic. The finish is dry, fruity and woody.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnstledger8 (652) - 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.

   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.

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