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


on tap


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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Old sour beer is blended with sweet young beer before bottling to create a beer with a sour nose, sweet taste, and a slight sour aftertaste. Ichtegem’s goes great with shrimp or can also be used to marinate various kinds of meat in.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - NOV 18, 2007
Bottle. Pours a dark brown colour. Mouldy bit sweet toasty aroma. Bit mouldy sweet caramel and malty flavour. Mouldy bit sweet finish. Thanks yespr.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2007
Bottle (Bager) at ØLklubben. A typical simpel oud bruin. Clear brown - small light beige head. Bike glue, candy sugar, high sweetness, light balsamic vinegar.. Very simpel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
WallyWalrus (205) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 12, 2007
750ml bottle. Pours a dark ruby-red with a persistent off-color head and good carbonation. Aroma is a strong sour fruit scent with a bit of yeast and malt...perhaps corn as well? Taste is light and sweet, with an initially dry taste opening up into a flavor of dark fruit, brown sugar, and a bit of a hoppy bite. If nothing else, kudos to this brew for scaring me with its smell and surprising me with its taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elizavyeta (110) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 12, 2007
A dense, dark pour reminiscent of Sprecher’s Bavarian Black with a persistent, slightly creamy head’ pervasive notes of berries, yeast, and chocolate. The actual flavor is surprisingly tart and tangy with punctuations of rye and pear; a thin mouthfeel and great deal of fermentation-like effervescence. Oud Bruin would do best as simply a sipping beer, but if you must pair something with it, keep it simple: Ridderost or maybe a Port Salut.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 12, 2007
Darker brown coloured beer with some light carbonation and an average off-whtie head. Rather strange herby creamy aroma. Full creamy palate. Finish is sweet-light sour. Medium one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (3677) - Weelde, BELGIUM - NOV 11, 2007
dark brown coloured body with a off white head a strange sweet aroma a sweet fruity sour taste and a average bitter finich

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
sunevdj (3963) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2007
Pours a clear brown with a small head and a hint of lacings. Smells of rye. Very sweet with bready malt aromas and some molasses and rye. Also a hint of yeast. Medium carbonation. Bitter finish. Thanks bager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bfeldmann (1050) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - SEP 28, 2007
Poured a brownish color with zero head or lacing. Aroma was of tart cherries woody/oak, apples. Flavor was of cherries, oak and vinous, sweet malts. Mouthfeel was very acidic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25451) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2007
Bottled (my Belgian rating #700). Deep reddish brown colour with brown foamy head. Aroma is fruits, earth and some acidic notes. Flavour is really sour malts, fruity hops and licorace. Quite pleasant and wellbalanced brew. Could be a bit more sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (5046) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 2, 2007
0.25 l bottle. Reddish brown color with tan creamy head. Sour, fruity, salty and acetic aroma. Sweeter and slightly sour flavor with licorice, toasted malt as well as some old vinous notes. Pleasant and mellow.

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