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Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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RATINGS: 133   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).


3.6
   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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - MAR 30, 2006
Bottle (London Drinker 06): 75cl Sold as Verhaege Felix Oud Bruin. Mild amber brown with a tan head. Nice woody nose with sherry and port wine. Slightly oxidised flavour, but not too much to detract from the simple grapes. Oaky notes. Lacks tart edge, but still tasty.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jfm (1724) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2006
Bottle. Brown color with a white head. The taste is very sweet with chocolate flavours. The palate has a light sourness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (13573) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2005
Bottle. Very malty, dusty aroma, a little sour. Dark red/brown colour. Quite acidic flavour, some dried fruit. Yoghurt aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Otje (677) - Veendam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2005
Bottle at LCRBM, inside the Kuminator, thanks Yogi for sharing this. amazingly fresh for such an old beer. aroma: musky, woody, cobwebs, sweetish and dusty. taste: vinous, acidic(vinigar), cherries, sourrish and berries. thin body. great catch.


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