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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 503   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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This beer was brewed in sept. 06 and has since then been aged in oak barrels until bottling on March 22. 2008. The beer is blended for roundness but is still very sour and a little bit acetic. We think our first attempt has been a great success and we will definitely try this again.
8.5% alc. 20 ibu. Serve at 8-12C


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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MakeItDrinkIt (66) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 3, 2008
Hazy dark brown color with a medium brown head. Aroma is quite tart (but not "sour"), oaky and fruity. Flavor is large and malty across the center of the tongue, with dark cherries, plums and quite tart along the edges, causing an interesting tongue-curl as I sip. Finish shows a bit of wood, alcohol, caramel and the fruits make a small reappearance, while the tartness continues to dry it all back out. Yum!!


3.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Donpepone (12) - - DEC 16, 2014
Una norwegian pale ale. Algunos le dice sour Red, envejecida en barricas de roble. No es mi preferida pero no está mal

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (779) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy bronze with a tiny head that vanishes after a few seconds. Loads of acidic notes, balsamic vinegar, leather, oak, caramel and vanilla. Really tart and complex.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
wihlan (339) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2014
Flaska från systemet - Mörk med vitt skum som försvinner direkt. Frisk arom, smaken är som en spontanjäst och mycket syrlig. Dessvärre smakar den bara surt.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHult (334) - SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2014
Flaska från Systembolaget. Mörkt rödbrun med låg skumkant runt glaset. Sötsur doft av körsbär. SUR! Åt kriek hållet, sur med låg sötma. Liten maltighet med beska i eftersmaken.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1783) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2014
Flaska från SB. Smak och doft av karamell, vinäger, brunt socker, körsbär, röda bär, trä med toner av mjölkbakterier. Lagom sötma, fin syrlighet och fruktighet. Gott!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fellebag (912) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2014
On tap 40cl. Small white layer. Dark red brown color. Aroma is candy, house plants, flowers, berries. Taste is sweet berries, yeast. Dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VT (1666) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 4, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a ruby reddish brown with...no head! Aroma is chocolate, caramel, wood and fruits. Flavor is...SOUR. Very fruity. Dark fruits. Finish is woody, still very fruity, sour. Some bourbon. Lingering wood and sourness. Body is light to medium and carbonation is low, almost null. Somewhat lacking in balance...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bobhund (425) - - NOV 30, 2014
Köpt på Systembolaget Ringen, Stockholm. Fin för att vara så hög alkoholhalt, men saknar karaktär i syran. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (4504) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle from SB web order cons 2014-11-26 Göteborg AR: sour kriek, youghurt, AP: mahogny dark rugby, wee fizzy deminishing head F: sour kriek youghurt, dry and dusty feeling, tart, citrus bitternees,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Peter_L (892) - SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2014
Flaska från SB. Syrlig, maltig doft med antydan av röda bär. Syrlig smak med ett lite torrt avslut. Minus för munkänslan som går mot oljighet, inte kul.


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