Brewed by De Dolle Brouwers
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Diksmuide, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1428   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Oerbier means original, from the spring. This beer has been brewed in small scale (5 gallons). Oerbier is brewed from no less than 6 malts. Poperinge Golding hops in flowers and a special yeast which makes it a little tart, especially with aging. At the brewery we have excellent cellars which have a constant temperature of 8°C and allow Oerbier to age at its best. After a couple of years Oerbier tastes like it should have been blended with wine … Oerbier has been refermented in the bottle and contains a layer of yeast, having vitamins B. NAT en STRAF on the glasses means WET and STRONG, a warning for the 7.5 vol. alcohol content. The little person on the glasses is the Oerbier man, a simple creature who holds a brewers fork in his right hand, symbolizing the work and science, but looking to the other side, the result of all this, the glass of (Oer)beer. The artwork on the poster is a wallpainting found in Spain, (Altamira) and is considered by art lovers as being the best prehistoric art work (30,000 years BC). On the other hand we have Oerbier started in 1980, going on with the tradition. For more information on Oerbier's recent recipe history, see the following article: http://www.bunitedint.com/Products/de_dolle/oerbier-re_evolution.html

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
teddytejero (2) - BELGIUM - SEP 18, 2015 does not count
Drinking this beer for more then 30 years: Visited the brewery when they brewed in a bathtub ....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrol (187) - - SEP 15, 2015
Bottle. Hazy reddish brown color with beige head. Aroma of apple, oak and berries. A bit too sweet taste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Lele (279) - Padova, ITALY - SEP 13, 2015
Una birra praticamente vicinissima alla perfezione, tutto ciò che desidero da una Belgian Strong Dark Ale (o Quadruppel, che dir si voglia). Colore marrone brandy scuro, schiuma beige con riflessi dorati, abbondante, fine e decisamente persistente. Al naso e in bocca sentori del loro ottimo lievito, caramellosi, speziati, fruttati, cioccolato, leggero tostato, uva passa, liquoroso. Corpo decisamente strutturato e carbonizzazione abbastanza bassa. Cosa desiderare di più?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (466) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2015
2015/09/07 - Pours a hazy, brown mahogany with a foamy, khaki head that slowly reduces. Aroma is brown sugar, mild molasses, caramel, dates, plums, raisins, light fruitcake and mild flowery tones. Taste is caramel, dried dark fruits, fruitcake spices, tart dark fruit, mild licorice and moderate red wine notes. Mouthfeel is medium and silky with biting carbonation and slightly tart, drying finish. Very nice and dangerously drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (1562) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2015
Bottle @ home. Murky brownish pour with a huge frothy head. Notes of figs, dark dried fruits, toasted nuts, roast, caramel and some light vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erasmus_ro (2088) - Alabama, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is berries, caramel, fudge, dark fruits, dried dark fruits. Taste is light berriness, caramel is strong as are dark fruits and dried dark fruits. Dates and prune. Liquorice. Carbonation is pretty strong.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rjen (51) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2015
Reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma of fruit, malt, caramel, nuts, wood and molasses. Taste is mild sweet, mild bitter and light acidic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
R4N5H (409) - SINGAPORE - AUG 29, 2015
Draught, cask at the GBBF 2015 (London Olympia) on 14-Aug-2015. Clear dark brown colour with a decent sized tan coloured head. Medium to heavy body and light to medium carbonation. Aroma of malt and dark fruits. Flavour of fruit, caramel, molasses - the sweetness of the fruit is followed by a tartness and bitter finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MichaelAwesome (6008) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2015
Fluffig und perlend, dabei angenehm im Hopfen mit einem guten Schuss Hefe. Dazu etwas Nuss und Vanille. Klassisches belgisches mit einer milden und leicht würzigen Note.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
McTapps (6045) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund.The beer has got a cloudy light amber colour with a steady head and smooth body. Aroma of Belgian yeast and flowers. Taste of Belgian yeast, flowers, soap, bread, cake, malt, perfume and straw. Grainy, sweet malty hints. Big Belgian touch. Average Belgian beer.

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