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Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Genuine Oudenaarde old brown top-fermented beer. Traditionally brewed. Matured for over one year at the brewery. Used to be brewed by Clarysse (now closed).


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11217) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2008 Slightly hazy dark red/brown with a short lived off-white head. Caramel, butterscotch, vinegar and cherry aromas. Quite sweet with a nice acid finish. 1982 bottle courtesy of Lövenlund: Much more musty, earty and leather aroma. Spectacular funky, earthy flavour, worth a 9 for flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bask (305) - Leuven, BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2006
1975 (31 year old) vintage. Trnasparent red-brown body, nearly no acid. Dusty alcohol, nut, wood aroma. Some cherry and apple. Light sour and both sweet acidic flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (7133) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2006
Bottle. Small white head. Hazy orange body. Vinegaar grapefruit aroma. Acidic fresh grape fruit flavor, relatively sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 14, 2006
Veyr good, nice colour, I was told it was going to be retired and I picked a bottle immediately, It has good sediment on it and the taste is just great. Good orange alike and dark features.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
reakt (950) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2007 Vintage 75cl bottle from Utobeer. Labeled Felix Oudenaarde Oud Bruin. Opaque caramel in colour with a fluffy beige head that subsides quickly. Heavy sediment which is difficult to spot, even against the light. Nose of grapes, cherries and dark chocolate. An understated taste to match with notes of raisins, blackberry and blackcurrant. Long and slightly sour blackcurrant finish. Soft, syrupy texture. A fairly mild oud bruin.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerBiker (1412) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2006
[Bottled at Vinens Verden] 1999 version. Something must have gone wrong with this wonderful beerstyle. I had to pour it out.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cab (866) - DENMARK - AUG 15, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2006 Bottle. 1999.nice nice, i do like it, not fantastik but nice. Reddish in color with a white head and sweet and malty

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2006
Bottle. Dark red colour with a beige head. Light sour milk, fruity aroma and a sour fruity taste. Medium body with a sour finish. YAK!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2006
Hazy deep reddish colour with a foamy beige head. Tart fruity aroma with notes of wood and vanilla. Tart fruit flavor with a sour milky note.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2006
Bottle. Best before Feb ’05. Dark reddish brown with a loose, fluffy off-white head. Dark fruit aroma with liquorice and some sourness. The flavour has sweetness and a slightly metallic edge, but the sourness is most palatable.


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