Brewed by Liefmans (Moortgat)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Oudenaarde, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 1103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Ale brewed with cherries with natural flavor added. Contains barley malt. Wrap label: "Liefmans Cuvée - Brut is brewed only once a year, in July. After brewing freshly harvested and carefully selected cherries are blended in and the beer is cellared at the brewery. After a slow maturation of 18 months to 3 years different vintages are carefully tasted and blended to create the final result: a complex deep-red ale with refreshing balanced tart-sweet taste, strong cherry notes and sparkling carbonation."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deepeary (84) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 25, 2014
375 ml bottle from the LCBO. Clear burgundy with pink head. Smells sweet, tart cherries all the way. Taste is sweet and sour through and through. Wine-like, crisp, refreshing. Quick finish. Nice on a hot day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (678) - USA - MAY 25, 2014
Drunk from 37.5 bottle from colryut. Reasonably sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bjakk (282) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - MAY 23, 2014
Red with pinkish foam that lasts. Sour, fruity candy. Sweet candy sour. Nice sweet aftertaste. High in carbon. A really nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Silvan7 (633) - Samarate, ITALY - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle @ La compagnia del Luppolo. Rossa rubino limpida, con schiuma bianca sporca tendente al rosato. aroma fruttato, frutti rossi, amarene e lamponi. Aceto balsamico, zucchero e vaniglia/legno. Gusto dolce amabile, decisamente acido, amaricato il finale, con anche sentori di luppolo vecchio e cantina. Poco carbonata, abbastanza calda, decisamente astringente e spigolosa su palato e lingua. nel complesso armonica e piuttosto equilibrata

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crompt (109) - York, South Carolina, USA - MAY 14, 2014
One of the more cherry forward beers I’ve had and definitely more sweet than sour. I think more of a fruit lambic beer with a hint of sour than a sour red/brown like the style listed here suggests. I liked the flavor of it but just not looking for a sweet Starburst cherry flavor in beer so I’d probably pass on this if I see it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (6776) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 7, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötliches Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig, leicht säuerlich. Geschmack leicht säuerlich fruchtig, saure Kirschen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (1048) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours ruby color, reddish head. Aroma of cherries, caramel, sourish. Taste is sweet, cherry, bit sourish, red fruits. Overall very easy drinkable and pleasant beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shaynsawchuk (425) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2014
375 mL bottle. Pours deep garnet with a persistent pale pink head. Big, tart sour cherry nose, pleasantly (and surprisingly) non-medicinal. Oaky, vinous quality with a touch of vanilla and brown sugar. Slightly sweet but balanced by good acidity; could afford to be a touch drier. Some barnyard brett notes in here as it warms. Moderate in body and high carbonation. Liked this more than I thought I would.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
crlnts (171) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Red, minimal head. Lacing. Acidic, cherry, orgeat, wood, syrupy/sticky. Fizzy. Sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bine (21) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Smell of brett and cherry with a acidic note, Nice red color with a nice head. Taste sour, with a very cool finish on the cherry, Note of orgeat syrup. A very pleasant beer.

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