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

bottled
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RATINGS: 691   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrHangover (3211) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
Sample @ BBF 15. Pours a clear deep amber beer with a big off white head on top. Aroma is yeasty, red fruits, bready. Flavor has a tarty note to it, again fruity touches and the yeast faded a bit to the background. There is this aftertaste full of apples in there as well. Pretty decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rikstar (1385) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
eerste biertje op gayweekend. Roodbruin met crème kraag. Geur en smaak van thee rozenbottels en appel.heerlijk zoetzuur bier met een mooie body

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (7025) - Ohio, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Draft to taster at Ei8ht Ball. Pours a clear garnet brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have cherry and berry notes, lightly tart, pie crust, some off strange notes that are hard to describe, with all the other beers around this just didn’t stand up, weak finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radiomgb (2503) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
330ml bottle. Rich ruby in colour, thin beige head, light lacing. Aroma is sweet, white sugar, light cherries, some pie crust. Flavour is lightly sour, more sweet, some cherries, light spice. Sweet mouthfeel, medium/light body, moderate carbonation. Finishes sweet first turning a bit sour, some tartness. Seems old even though its still in date.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (2881) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 18, 2014
bottle @ Sergio’s / Louisville KY --- Clear amber brown, thin ivory head cover, streaks of lace. Taste is caramel malt that adds wood on the swallow with carbonation balancing things in the finish. Full-bodied, but all elements aren’t exactly in harmony with each other.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
AdamChandler (3588) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Pours a slight plum / blood red, no head at all very hazy. Nose is akin to cherry pie w/ old meat. Nice mouthfeel and carbonation front is on point. Tartness is reserved and fully of flavor but unfortunately the flavor isn’t very exciting. lots of off flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (1187) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Clear deep redbrown color, one finger foamy light tan head that quickly dissipates, fair lacing; aroma sour, cherries, vinegar, woody; taste mild, moderate sour and sweet, sour cherries, black currant, bit wood; medium texture, sticky texture, soft carbonation; lingering sour and light sweet finish, woody notes. Mild well-balanced no-nonsense oud bruin.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fishonmyplane (503) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Too sweet for the style if you ask me. Only slightly sour with a little funk and some cherry cough syrup. I don’t know why they call this a grand cru, or what distinguishes it from their other oude bruin, but I was not impressed.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (1237) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2014
Sample at Ölrepublikens surölsfestival. Clear dark red brown with small head. Smell is sweet and sour with ripe and unripe fruit and light funky. Taste is light sour with medium sweet fruity body. Just a little funk. Very drinkable. Semi dry with light carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerathon (1556) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Very tasty sour. It’s more tart than sour, even has a bit of a sweet finish. Pours reddish brown and has a great sour cherry nose and flavor.


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