Brewed by Brouwerij Strubbe
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Ichtegem, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 658   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KombatAle (121) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
75cl bottle Brown with small head. Nose is tart, caramel, oak, sugar. Medium boy. Again tart, sour, oak, caramel, some sugar. Very nice oud bruin!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbrana (471) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Tart on the front end with some sweet, tootsie pop flavor on the back end. Has some complex peppery yeast flavor on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (1638) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle shared at DC Annual Epic Sour Tasting. Golden brown with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, dark fruit. Tasting notes of sweet fruit, light tart notes, dark fruit. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
b33r (683) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Dark Amber color with off white head and moderate lacing. Aroma is mostly sweet and fruity. Flavor is sweet, sugary, strawberry and grapes with mild bitterness. Kind of tastes like the fake Welch’s grape wine juice. Slight sourness- underwhelming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (3556) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAY 13, 2014
75 cl Bottle ’Cuvee 2008 ’ . Label is completely written in swedish . Got this one trough Belgiuminabox.com Pours brown-ish with a red glow , good white head . Smell is sweet, with a sour touch . some oak , not much signs of age , actually . Taste is sweet and sour, rather thin , fruits , refreshing . Bit dry, and oaky at the end . Aftertaste has some candy-like fruityness, but not over the top . Some vanilla-like touches . Very nice .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
seynie (182) - Tienen, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2014
Nice red brown with quickly disappearing top. Smells sour and sticky sweet, but luckily the taste is less sticky. Green apples and cherries, some sour mix. The taste is right and even contends with some Rodenbachs, but the finish is too short although you do get some tannines. Overall well done

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (693) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2014
From notes. 330 mL bottle shared at a tasting on 5 May. The pour is a reddish brown with a nice khaki head, but no lacing. The aroma is beautifully sour and possesses a nice fruity character to it. The apple and cherry kind of run a little rampant throughout the back end of the nose. The The flavor begins to follow with a nice sourness up front, but the fruits fizzle out quickly on the back end and the remainder of it is relatively disappointing. The mouth feel is thin and slick, but the carbonation is great. The aftertaste is a little fruity and dry, but fades out quickly

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
FedeTom7 (5) - - MAY 1, 2014 does not count
Flemish Red Ale with a good sour aroma with apples and cherries. The Taste is sour and a sweet end of cherries but with a too quick a finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swaroga (1423) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2014
33cl butelka. OCZY : piwo ma kolor brązu z odcieniami czerwieni. Piana jest średniej wielkości o kolorze szarym. NOS : już w zapachu można wyczuć kwaśne aromaty wiśni i drewna. Do tego dochodzi zapach tarty, soku jabłkowego, karmelu i drożdży. Aromat jest mocny i bogaty. USTA : piwo jest słabo gazowane. Puszyste i kremowe w ustach o średnim nasyceniu. Słodkie o nutach tarty i owoców. Jest również kwaśne ale nie wykrzywia twarzy. Kwaśność jest podobna do dobrze dosłodzonego soku z wiśni. Koniec odsłania nuty drożdżowe i podobne są do surowego ciasta drożdżowego. Posmak jest delikatnie kwaśny. ODCZUCIA : świetnie skomponowane piwo. Nie ma przesady ale jest bogactwo i każdy łyk chętnie się przytrzymuje w ustach na dłużej. OCENA : smak : 8/10 pijalność : 6/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oscbert (1052) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 23, 2014
Strong sour aroma of barnyard funk, green apples, tart cherries. Pours a murky brownish red with small disappearing head. Slightly sour in flavor, bready malts with sour cherry, raisin. Light bodied high co2, quick finish with lingering light sourness Refreshing beer. Good introductory sour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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