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De Molen Vlaams & Hollands (Flemish and Dutch)

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48
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Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Flemish Oud Bruin, with lactobacillus, fermented in Bordeaux and whisky barrels, and afterwards blended. Not very sour , the bordeaux barrels really take center stage. Supremely sophisticated woody aged malt flavor. Mild milky to a whisky dense caramel malt base. Nice blend which gives a distinct more "serious" malt base from the whisky compared to many other Flemish oud bruins, as a consequence the body is more full and smooth.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lassem (652) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 23, 2010
Big bottle. Stamped nr. 339. Dark and deep red with a tanned white head. The nose have clear notes of the red wine barrels. On top of that some wood, malts and sugar. The taste is sour with a bit of dish washer water in the finish. Some nice little farts, burned sugar, a heavy malt base, some wood and sour cherries. The name is absolutely well chosen for this beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11191) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 3, 2010
Bottle. [thank you skortila]
Pours deep, lovely, clear red with a small, frothy, off-white head. Look-wise, this isn’t far beyond a Rodenbach. Aroma has red currants, some vinegar notes, red apple, light yeast and some oaky undertones. Low carbonation, fine mouthfeel and good dryness. Flavour is nice with red currants, red wine, grapes, sweetness, light oaky dryness. Slightly tart and fruity. The dryness and the oak enhances as it warms. Some toasted caramel drops by at the end. Good, dryish, oaky sour ale, even though it really isn’t that terribly sour.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wyzzywyz22 (1973) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2010
Bottle from Kris Wines, London. Some sourness in the nose with barrel and fruit notes also. Flavour had similar qualities with sweet malts and yeast also getting involved. Quite a wierd beer and whilst I enjoyed drinking it, I’m not sure I’m entirely sold.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14691) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2010
Pre-ZBF ... ruby copper ... big creamy tan head ... creamy soft fruity nose ... orange ... sweet juicy hop ... light bitter ... little blood oarnge.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (3834) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2012 Bottle @ 2nd tuesday tasting. Thx pp! Brownish amber pour, small thin head. Aroma of bordeaux, whiskey barrel, slight yeast, apple, cherry. Mostly barrel now. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2010
Had this one at the Pre-ZBF 2010. Red, amber colored brew. Aroma is fruity. Flavor is slightly sour. Fruity, cherries. Smooth and balanced brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (3393) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2010
Bottle at 3rd pre-ZBF. Pours a clear amber color with a thin white head. Aroma of brett and fruits. Flavor is slightly sour and slightly bitter in a nice balance and with some refreshing fruits and a hint of licorice. Has a sour finish and lively carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10308) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2010
Bottled. Reddish coloured. Unclear. Dense brownish head. Aroma of fruits, light spice, light grape. Flavour of light sourness, grape, vanilla and berries. Medium bodied. Dry sourich and grapy end. Refreshing and easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (2702) - Waregem, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2010
On tap @ pré-ZBF 09 @ Alvinne. Hazy orange-amber color with a creamy, off-white head. Aroma caramel malts, bit sour, wood. Medium body. Taste sweet, nice bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10169) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2010
Courtesy of Fonefan, thanks Jan. The color is copper and the head is huge and creamy. The aroma has a light sourness and notes of berries, wood, malt and caramel. The flavour has a light sourness and a moderate sweetness with notes of caramel, berries, wood and dark fruit. It’s pleasant to drink, and the sourness is far from extreme, perhaps it’s a bit too sweet.


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