Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (1202) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 20, 2015
0.25l bottle. Hazy deep ruby body, beige head. Aroma of sour cherry, cocoa and chocolate. Taste is the same as the aroma with a quite noticable balsamic vinegar character. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (17284) - P´Castle, GERMANY - AUG 27, 2015
Klare dunkel rötlichbraune Farbe, geringe beige Schaumkrone. Geruch nach reifen roten Beeren, Wein, holzig, trocken. Geschmack nach roten Beeren, trocken, holzig, rote Weintrauben.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wanne (65) - - AUG 16, 2015
The color is brown, with a beige head. Nice sour aroma. Taste is a bit vinous, but the sourness reminds me more of cider. After the initial sourness, the taste completely vanishes. Would have loved it, if the sourness lingered around more in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 19, 2015
Small beige head dark brown pour mild carbonation aromas wild yeast cider grape dark fruit caramel the flavours sour too sour for me but will mark accordingly to the good taste as I suffer from migraines and these beers are a spark for them

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fkoolen (999) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2015
Bottle at Cafe Frape. Dark brown, beige foamy head. Typical oud-bruin sour cherrie fruity and vinous character, quite spicy. Watery body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bierridder_S (716) - BELGIUM - APR 15, 2015
04/04/2015 - 25cl bottle @Priorij van Elsegem, Oudenaarde. Hazy brown with small easy dissipating head. Aroma & taste : sour, red fruits, cherry, caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (4538) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2015
Clear caramel brown colour, beige head. Aroma red fruit, caramel, light lactic acid. Light sweet flavour, light sour. Finish light sour, light sweet, light fruity.
(from 25cL bottle @ home)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (1587) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 6, 2015
beige head leaves no lacing. red brown colour. aroma is metallic, caramel, lactic sour, cherries, bit of glue. taste like aroma, nice sour-sweet balance, hint of vinegar, finish is a bit wry. medium body and carbonation. pitty of the metallic taste, still nice though! bottle 25cl / bbf jun-2016

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erasmus_ro (2539) - Alabama, USA - JAN 3, 2015
250ml bottle, BBE 15/04/16. Pours a dark auburn brown with a good-sized, latte-colored head. Aroma is burnt cigarette, some vinegar, light berries. Taste is somewhat swet. Vinegar, caramel, light berries, light yeast, brown sugar, light oak. Fairly strong carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (2089) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle 25cl. Clear dark ruby red color, big creamy light tan head, collapses slowly in a fluffy way, good flocky lacing; aroma sweetsour, cherries, woody, vinegar, fruit syrup, brown sugar; taste mild sweet and sour ; medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, finish mild sourish, hint of bitterness, sour cherries, bit woody; overall a very nice oud bruin, good balance of sweet and sour, never gets too sweet or too sharp; I like this style.

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