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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: 659   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madchemist83 (82) - USA - FEB 7, 2011
Aroma of dried fruit, apples, honey and herbs. moderately carbonated with thin head Tastes like couple bottles of beer that I brewed locally and which didn’t turned out .. sour ..but unpleasant sour Medium palate Would recommend to try .. but no more


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bobhund (425) - - NOV 29, 2014
Köpt på Systembolaget Boländerna, Uppsala. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radiomgb (2391) - 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 (2294) - 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
AdamJackson (2882) - 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 (865) - 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 (487) - 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 (730) - 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 (1286) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
"a nice but unspectacular flemish red. the aroma is a little oak and sour fruit, but simple. the flavor and feel get quite nice as the beer warms. full, smooth, oak and slightly sour cherries. not as complex as some, but still nice."

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1421) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 23, 2014
Aroma is red wine vinegar, red currants, ripe strawberries, hint of Branston pickles. Medium bodied, slightly vinious mouthfeel, very subtly tart with a slightly fruity finish. Taste is red wine vinegar, strawberry, elderberry, plum, hint of cherry. 


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