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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmk (36) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2015
Bruin, helder bier. Kruiden, mout, caramel, chocolade. Licht gebrande moutige smaak. Smaakvol stevig bier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (2231) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2015
Mooie chocolade bruin bier met een goede kraag. Ruikt zoetig, chocolade, oud fruit. Smaakt zoetig, chocolade, herfstfruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (2197) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2015
Donker rood bruin bier met een goede beige schuim kraag. Ruikt kruidig, mout, caramel. Smaakt caramel, kruidig, speculaas, vrij droog.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zakoon (373) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2015
Draught @ Taphouse. Pours clear red/amber with a tiny head. Aroma is dark dried fruits, caramel, brown sugar, raisins and plums. Flavour is sweet and medium bitter. Medium bodied, avewrage carbonation. Finish is vinous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdKing (2232) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle from Dranken Geers. Clear dark brown beer, with some hints of red. Starts off with a huge head, which then dissipates to nothing. Nose is fruity, malty, some cherry, caramel, apple juice, toffee apple, fresh red apple. Taste is fruity, cherry, apple, orange peel, caramel, some slight sour, bitter earthy hop, slight citrousy acidic, slight red wine vinous, earthy hop, tangy hop. A lot going on in this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChtiBreizh (326) - Rennes, FRANCE - JUL 26, 2015
Brown caramel with big fluffy head. Brown sugar, vinous, caramel. Both sweet and sour, bitter finish. Fizzy carbonation, full bodied. Drunk along with Rochefort 10, it is quite similar but aromas are a little softer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
leblancap (2) - Binche (Leval-Trahegnies), BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2015 does not count
Always an incredible pleasure to taste this beer!! Must be appreciated... without any limits... Just close your eyes and visualise what you are tasting... FIREWORKS!! of all colours, sizes and direction... A BIG WOW!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sissio (976) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JUL 20, 2015
Clear ruby/brown, cappuccino head Caramel, chocolate, riped fruit,toffee, candy fruit, hint of licorice Passito, biscuits, hazelnut, caramel, toffee, sweet licorice, milk chocolate, riped fruit Light bittersweet ending

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
IngetSlick (75) - - JUL 19, 2015
Bottle from Saveur Bière. Big, creamy, beige head. Dark brown, muddy body. Smells spicy, yeast, plum, apricot, apple. Tastes of plum, apricot, pepper, salt. A very spicy and complex brew. Both sweet and salt with a distinct bitter finish. Surprisingly good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lokitje (162) - - JUL 18, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2015 smell dark malt some red fruit hint of caramel looks lot of foam can?t pour it at once it slowly pulls back very light brown foam and very dark ruby color... full bodied little red wine in the flavor dark malt and caramel this is a very pleasant beer

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