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De Molen Vlaams & Hollands (Flemish and Dutch)

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NoiZe (2323) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (4052) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (11067) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (3019) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10190) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5757) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 3, 2010
75cl, at 5.7%Vol, new exclusive Dutch brew Anno 2009, from De Bierkoning Amsterdam, complex sour brew, balanced, hazy, small head, good brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (8701) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2009
Bottle from Beers of Europe, consumed 25-12-09 Pours mid brown with pretty good clarity and with an off-white filmy head. Nice woody notes, some wet dark sugar. Nicely tangy and with a good sourness, little oaky as well. Its a very nice beer. A7 A4 F7 P4 Ov14 3.6

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alex420 (48) - Rome, ITALY - NOV 25, 2009
Bott 75cl @ brasserie420 Light brown reddish color, longlasting foam. Light acetic aroma, some sweet fruit to it. Fruity tastes, peach, apricot, mildly sweet. Nice straitforward aceticnes, but not in your face! A great interpretation of this stile!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2009
On draught at pre-Zythos bash, Alvinne, March 2009. Orange/amber colour with nice condition. Very good old brown style. Has plenty of woody, old musty, vaguely mushroomy (in a good way) character in the aroma. More woody vinous notes on the palate, maybe some licorice and raisiny fruit. The sourness is more of an edge than full on. Doesn’t have too much clashing sweetness that some beers in this style have. Good drinking stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (4594) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle at Wildeman. Murky amber body with slight head. Nose of fruits, and cheesy. Taste is also of fruits with sourness. Not too much, which is nice. Malts and caramel also up front. Pretty good.

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