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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Infinitely complex in aroma and flavor with notes of maltiness and tartness throughout. An unsurpassed old brown with the richness and complexity of a vintage wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (394) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 9, 2014
So now we know why they wrap it royal blue paper: there’s a green bottle underneath. Can we not unite & ban green glass for beer? Next surprise is it’s a sour. Nothing on wrapper hints at this but I’m more happier than rob ford with a crack pipe cuz I’m finding it hard to find sour beer in toronto. This is interesting stuff: borderline thumbs up white wine experience & low key sour beer bonanza. The tartness is sublime. Great way to end a fantastic weekend. Will buy anytime I see it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Anatole (86) - BELGIUM - FEB 6, 2014
Corps moyen, acidité, fruits. Assez complece. Mais finalement légère et facile à boire. Tres bien.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zer0 (1125) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear deep ruby with a frothy off-white head. Aroma is cherries, red fruits, acidic, malty, some citrus and wood. Taste is light to moderate sour and moderate sweet. Medium to full bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KapitiCritique (345) - Xincheng, Henan Province, CHINA - FEB 3, 2014
big bottle wrapped in blue paper--nice presentation; Aroma: sour fruit (cherries and other berries); Appearance: dark brown with red accents, unfiltered, light reddish brown head dissipates quickly; Taste: dry and sour; Palate: carbonation starts with a bit of a zing but quiets down quickly, medium body; Drank this during Superbowl 48 and will remember it well

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fkoolen (142) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2014
37,5cl bottle. Brown colour, off-white head. Roasted coffee, chocolate aroma’s, resin, dried fruits, nuts, typical but not too prominent old brune sourness that lingers. Medium-low carbonated, mouthfeel is a bit oily.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1334) - FINLAND - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle. Brown / deep amber color with a thin frothy head. Aroma of cherry, oak and berries. Acidic taste with some sweetness. Sour and medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hateball16 (105) - - FEB 1, 2014
Appearance almost opaque brown colour with red around the edges. Light tan full creamy head settles to a thin but persistent cap that laces well. Aroma tart fruits balanced by a nice maltiness. Some mild funk. Flavour a deep vinous quality, some sour cherries, malt profile backs it all up. Mouthfeel medium full bodied, moderate carbonation, long dry and tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2123) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 31, 2014
750 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a dark chestnut brown with decent-sized tan head. Aroma is modestly sour dark stone fruit, wood and caramel. Flavour is rich, moderately sour plum, cherry and apple, a little vinegar character, woodiness and some sweet caramel. Medium-full body. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
4theluvofbeer (49) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 30, 2014
Taste is tartness, fruits (apples & cherries) and malts. Low carbonation with little head. This is a nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (1507) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Refrigerated 75 cl green 2012 bottle corked and capped with paper. Pours opaque brown with big beige head. Aroma is tart rich malty, medium body, low/medium carbonation, and medium bubble lacing. Taste is some tartness, malty dark fruit, and some red berries. Hoped for more sourness. -

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