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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Flemish style Oud Brune ale with a Kuhnhenn twist. Robust 11.5% ABV made with a 100% Munich malt intensified by boiling over night then aged for 6 months on a blend of exotic yeasts and micro flora. Michigan Montmorency Cherries infusion top off this decadent treat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (3210) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle receiver as extra in trade. Thank you umich03jm! Pours hazy reddish brown with a rather small reddish beige head that leaves a small trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sweet, sour and fruity with dark bread, caramel, lemon, cherry juice, hay, soil, moist wood, barnyard, lemon zest and hints of balsamic vinegar. Taste is sweet, slightly sour and fruity with dark bread, biscuits, lemon juice, cherry juice, moist wood, moist soil, hay, barnyard, leather, kumquats and lemon zest. Mouthfeel is round, tiny dry, tart, tiny boozy and medium to fu bodied. Finish is tiny sweet and sour with dark bread, caramel, butterscotch, lemon, cherries, moist soil, moist hay, moist wood, barnyard, kumquats and lemon zest. Really cool! Very balanced which I didn’t expect. Perfect sweetness, sourness and fruit juice mix. Yummy but no way it’s 12+% strong.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (11818) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle thanks to tkrjukoff. Slightly hazy reddish amber beer with a small head. Malty caramel aroma, vinous, nuts, cherries, gun powder notes, sweet vinegar, toffee notes, earthy, some grapes. Sourish vinous flavor, grapes, raisins, grapes, warming alcohol, sweetish, nuts, caramel. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4128) - SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle tnx to Alex. Pours almost clear raspberry red with a small bubbly pinkish head. Aroma is malty fruity sweet some honey tones strawberries. Flavor is as aroma, not as acidy/sour as expected yet very tasteful.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
wchesser (1296) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2015
’11 Bottle in January ’14 from flandersned-thanks, Steve! Muddelled brown red. Huge tart cherry nose, light mustiness. Full bodied, sweet and sour pure cherry flavor, light spice. Cherry overwhelms whatever oud bruin characteristics this might have, but for the purity and intensity of it, I can forgive it. Kind of blown away how much fruit is still on this 3 years in.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (2632) - Michigan, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle: Review based on 2010 vintage @ about 3 years old. Rich walnut color. Ruby borders, darker mahogany center. Chubby, light-tan head rests on top, receding pretty quickly to nothing. Swift kick of sour cherries on the nose up front, layered with toffee candy, sweet molasses, mild black licorice, warming sherry-like booze, & a nice waft of musty lacto. First sip is even more tart than I was expecting. Incredibly tart. Sour. Huge black cherry flavor, borderline puckering, over a blanket of devistatingly sweet malts. Toasted caramel, buttery toffee, mild anise, molasses, sherry, blackcurrant, faint vanilla, & a nice finish of red grape & cherry skin that provides a drying, vinous, nearly tannic feel on the aftertaste. Slightly acetic with hints of balsamic vinegar that never overpower. Much more complex than expected. Newer (younger) vintages are not as sour but should evolve with time. Either way, unique & delicious beer. Great stuff. So, so dope.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1638) - Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2014 Really, really sweet cherry dominant beer. Doesn’t have too much of the acetic acid quality that most oud bruins have, which is nice, but also just kinda like a lesser version of a Wisconsin Belgian Red or Phoenix Kriek.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (4515) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Cherry oud bruin bottle. Pours a dark amber with small white head. The aroma is cardboard, old sponge, yeast. Thin mouthfeel with jammy cherry, booze, yeast, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiiruBierBeer (352) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Low carbonation with slight warmth. Intense, tart dark cherry taste and smell. Not very sour and almost doesn’t even taste like a beer. Aftertaste is bittersweet with some brett and oak character to it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Blairgus (2865) - California, USA - OCT 6, 2014
6 Oct 2014, bottle. Cherry Oude Bruin version. amber, clear, no bubbles. nose is tart cherry barley wine almost. med body and faintly fizzy. cherry lifesavers, moderate alcohol, moderately tart. really good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8887) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2014
2010 bottle. Pours a brownish-amber color with a thin beige head that diminishes quickly to an outer ring. Minimal lacing on the glass. Aroma of dark fruit, grainy malt and oak. Full-bodied with flavors of cherries, earthy malt, caramel and wood. The finish is fruity with a toasty malt and cherry aftertaste. Pretty good all around.

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