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


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RATINGS: 639   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rich916 (84) - Rancho Cordova, California, USA - SEP 17, 2012
On tap @ Capitol Beer & Tap Room; Pours a dark ruby brown with a creamy head that creates a thin lacing. Aroma of plums, brown sugar, tart cherries, ripe figs, woody, acidic. Taste isn’t as sour as the nose indicated though. Tart raspberries and cherries, plums figs, some brown sugar and caramel, some balsamic vinegar, and a bit of funky yeast residing. Moderate carbonation, smooth light to medium body, lingering finish. Good balance of sweet and tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
apickles (108) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle from Brugge. Dark red colouring with quite a substantial white head. Sour cherry nose. First taste is very cherry! Lovely wheaty after taste, a definite sipper. Not as sour as expected and a little tart at the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle at Six Degrees North, Aberdeen, 21/06/14. Dark chestnut brown/amber with reddish hues. Nose is tarte fruit, dark cherry skins, musty fruit cake mix, dates, sour mash, dank straw, light smoke and spice. Taste comprises stoned fruit pangs, caramel, light toffee, bitter cherry, almond, light acidic notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, sour rinse in the close. Decent enough Flemish red.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lownote (38) - USA - JUL 1, 2014
Pours an almost impenetrable brown/red with a finger thick white head from bottle into a tulip glass. The aroma is pungent and fruity. Very thin bouncy mouth feel that is not too intense. Taste is sour, slightly cherry like but not artificially. Great beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lopisar (190) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2014
Red Brown color. Sour malty aroma, fairly sweet. Sour sweet taste thats complex. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Calisky (458) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUN 19, 2014
Couleur rouge-brune trouble, pas de mousse. Nez vinaigré et fut de vin. Gout vinaigré, fruits noirs, note fut de vin. Fin amère, acidulée fruits rouges. Tout ce que j’aime

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrSquash (28) - Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Dark ruby Brown in color with mild head retention. Unfortunately smells and tastes of vinegar up front with sour dark fruit coming in the after taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJoer (644) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 15, 2014
Medium mokka brown head, black colour with some reddish glow, sour cherry red fruits smell, medium carbonation nice ballanced woody sour delicate red fruity taste some kind of bitterness in the background

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wihlan (203) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2014
Delade flaska med VictorStr, Tyckte doften var en aning unken. Välbalanserad syrlig men ändå söt. Jag kände både syrligheten likt en lambic och sötman från en brown ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VictorStr (1202) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
Väldigt fruktig och körsbär i aromen. Smaken är fruktansvärt bra balanserad, fyllig kropp.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (921) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle from Bruges. Pours hazy red with a frothy cream head. Quite sweet at first. Some juicy red fruit at first with woody undertones. A little sourness, but not as much as you might expect. Nice, but not amazing.

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