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Heineken Oud Bruin

Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Low Alcohol
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.04   EST. CALORIES: 75   ABV: 2.5%
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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
tricksta_p (2251) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of sugary malt, caramel, sugar, coca-cola. Flavour is insane sugary sweetness. Weak watery body. I wouldn’t force this upon my worst enemy.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
dutchbeerpages (1916) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2015
Of all the styles in beer this is the only one I detest. So sweet and sickening.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Gangstergafje (337) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2015
The beer is pitch black at first sight. A little more investigation reveals a red is glow. The beer pours a thick layer of light brown foam, which disappears to leave almost nothing. The smell isn’t that great. It smells oxidizes and has a metal hint. There is a unpleasant bitternes. The first taste impression is: added sugars. The beer tastes unnaturally sweet. It is to sweet, it isn’t in balance. There isn’t much good to say about the taste. I expected a brown ale like beer, don’t ask me why. This is a moldy old beer, the name doesn’t surprise me (oud bruin = old brown). There is a bitterness in the beer that reminds me of the fact that I am drinking beer. The palate is also rubbish. The amount of gas is to low. Blegh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rdb84 (367) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2015
Dark brown, no foam. A: sweaty socks, cane sugar, caramel, hint of prune, hint of cough syrup. T: very sweet, almost liquid sugar. Sour undertone, bock. Development is sweet. Low abv works against it. Aftertaste is sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RW80 (1382) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 15, 2015
Appearance: Deep dark color with a tan head. Ok lacing. Aroma: Very Sweet Caramel. Taste: very sweet caramel, brown sugar, rasisins light bitterness. Medium light to medium body and below average carbonation,.Oily texture. It’ might be toosweet, too one dimensional and yet I can appreciate it moer as the standard Heineken. .The only problem for me is, is this a beer while it’s very close to a good German Malt drink.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
King_Alex_II (739) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Dark brown color with nice light brown foam head. Very thin smell and very non beer like taste. A lot of caramel without being too sweet. Impressive, but not worth getting your hopes up, since you thought you were buying a beer. (However the Heineken tag could have warned you).

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
SinH4 (1233) - Garching, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2015
Brown color with okay beige head. Aroma of metal and caramel. Taste of caramel, malt, sugar. Tastes mostly like karamalz. Drinkable, but just... meh.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
DutchMark (274) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2015
As bad as all the reviews suggest. I should have read them first. It does not taste like beer in any way at all. It tastes like chalky mineral water with caramel and sugar added. Even as a non-beer drink it is not nice. Aparenty a traditional product can be realy realy bad.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Mihau86 (13) - - MAR 21, 2015
Sieht aus wie Cola, schmeckt auch so süß. Schmeckt nach Karamell, säuerlich und nach Süßstoff

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
markextrae (2354) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2015
going true some beers i never had rated... backlog.. dark brown pour with a tanned head. sweet caramel malts, chemical sweetness, burned sugar, caramel, sugar, honey. we only use this to mix with pils. way to sweet to drink this straight

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