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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: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2009
Draught@Københavnske Øldage 2009. A dark amber colored body with a thin layer of greyish foam on top. Strong sourish/acidic aroma of dried yellow fruits. A whiff of wood and dark malts. A nicly balanced taste of fruity sourness, supported by a gentle malt body. Both fresh and rounded. Lasting, slight tart fruit finish. Nice indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25076) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2009
On tap. Slightly hazy orangey brown with a small off-white head. Sourish, woody nose. Medium body, lightly sweet caramel, fruit and wood with vaguely tart Brett accents. The finish is dry. 150509

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (8716) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2009
100ml on tap. Tiny head. Deep amber body. Tart fruity aroma. Fusion of dark fruits in flavour with woody malts behind. The acidity is not that insistent. Smooth on the swallow (CBF, 1605.2009).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2009
Draft. A hazy amber beer with a tan head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, fruit, and caramel. The flavor is acidic with notes of fruit as well as light notes of brettanomyces and wood.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (5061) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2009
75cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Dark reddish brown colour, thin lasting off white head. Aroma of light sour fruits, dark malts, some oak, becomes more complex when the beer warms up. Flavour is malty and caramel sweet, light sour, woody, earthy liquorice root, when it warms up the whisky barrel notes come out more, which are IMO very nice. Light sour finish. Medium bodied, smooth mouthfeel. Don’t drink this too cold, you’ll miss a lot of nice flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14382) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2009
Sample at CPH beerfestival. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are fruits, malt, caramel and wood. Sour finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6694) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2009
Draught. Unclear brown body with a small off white head. Very fruity aroma with notes of especially cherry and raspberry. Mixed fruity flavour with a tart bit sour finish. Medium to dry body. Nice sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13983) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2009
Draught at Københavns Øldage 2009, Valby. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Sourness, fruity, licorice, yeasty, caramel, bubblegum, sweetness, carrot, light vegetables, wood, oak, citrus, roasted. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grovlam (4157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2009
Draught. [Beer festival 2009] Small beige like head that mostly diminished. Spare display of lacework. Cloudy light reddish amber color. Aroma of sour fruit, malty sourness, light citrus, vinegar, wood like and dry notes. Medium bodied with an average carbonation and dry texture. Moderated acidic and sweet flavor. Lingering tart fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7433) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2009
Draught. Low and quickly disappearing light brown fluffy head. Clear very dark brown body. Roasted malt caramel honey aroma. Sweet and heavily carbonated roasted malt flavor with caramel and little hops bitterness. Low carbonation. Long sweet aftertaste. Not exactly sour as expected.

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