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

bottled
common

on tap
available

distribution
unknown

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rauchbier (3626) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2004
Bottled. Ruby red brown, thin white head and low condition. First aroma was sour apple, soon taken over by stilton and caramel. In the mouth it was like sucking artificial sweetner tablets with a slight woody tartness struggling to make its presence felt. Unflattering dry saccharine notes in the aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hildigöltur (5103) - København, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2004
5.5%ABV. Fruity and acidic aroma. Good balance between sweetness and sourness. Metallic. Refreshing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2004
Sour aroma. Nice light brown/toffee color. Sweet malty caramel in start, some bitterness in the finish. Fresh and fruity. A bit sweet in the palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29661) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2004
A red beer with a fine beige head though fast disappering. The aroma is sweet with caramel notes. The flavor is sweet and slightly sour combined with notes of raisins and red currants.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (10485) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2003
5,5% on the label. Yoghurt and caramel aroma. A good deal of milky sourness. Strong karnemelk (soured up milk with lactic bacteriae) flavor. Some cherry. Not too well balanced, but in fact a good example of a Flemish brown ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shag (2623) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JUL 27, 2003
Appearance is brown with almost no head. Aroma is sour apples. Flavor is sour fruit mainly apples. It tastes fairly close to a cider. Palate was a little thin and tart. This is not very complex but I enjoyed it.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (4588) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 9, 2003
(Bottle) Copper body with a light beige head. Tinny aroma. Acidic, bitter flavour. Quick finish with linguring sourness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8024) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 8, 2003
A whispering sourness envelopes roasted nuts...Muddy cherries end up as dry cookies...Not the best example of the style but a nice introduction...

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8011) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2003
Dark brown, reddish shine. Yellowish, creamy head. Lactic acid, vineous, oakwood, fruity. In the taste, a kind of artificial sweetness, amazing as the background is quite OK, with the right acids, woody-vineous, old wood-like flavours you expect from the style. Sweetness is cloying, and impares the refreshing possibilities. Medium-full. It loses all the points on the added sweetness. Shame.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3369) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2002
Opaque brown.Sour fruity nose. Complex dry fruit malt taste with very faint sweet malt overtones in the finish


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