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

bottled
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RATINGS: 270   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A lightly acidic Flemish brown ale.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJvd (919) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014
25 cL bottle at home. Pours hazy brown with a small to medium off-white head. Aroma has some dark fruits, berries, some caramel and maltiness. Taste is soft sour with some berries, lactic acid, caramel and sugar. Medium body and carbo. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (2463) - BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2014
The ’basic’ Liefmans beer from which their other oud bruin products are made; typical deep chestnut colour and complex aroma revealing wine vinegar, raisins, passion fruit, yoghurt-like lactic acidity, hint of wood, caramel. All in all a mild, but elegant oud bruin, necessary to understand the Cuvée Brut or Goudenband, which are derived from it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11896) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle from Willems. Clear reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, wood and a little vinegar. Flavor is medium sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish- 240814

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (6320) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle @ Home. Pours hazy dark brown with a small creamy tan head, loads of lacings. Aroma of malt, light sourness, wood, dark dried fruit, light vinegar and redwine. Flavor is malty, light tart and sour, oak, dried fruit, little vinegar. Thin to medium body, soft carboantion, light acidic finish. 230814

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikske79 (1248) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Ik ben al geen grote fan van oud bruin en dit was echt een typische oud bruin waar ik niet van hou

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElManana (516) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2014
Nose is red wine vinegar-like, sour no smell of hops. Taste is similar as aroma, not really good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
generallee08 (717) - New York, USA - JUN 21, 2014
The body has a brownish or an old tarnished copper color that is nearly opaque. Near the sides of the glass there is a lot of visible carbonation streaming up to the top of the glass. This constant flow of tiny little bubbles helps to maintain a thick and foamy head, which is off white in color. Head retention is excellent and lacing is very good as well. The aroma has a tart and slightly sour fruity malty character with just a hint of citrus. Its flavor is pleasantly tart with a good solid malty base that is in good balance to its fruity tartness. A mildly tart oak flavor also adds another layer of complexity. The texture is refreshing with a lively carbonation and solid medium body that is quite drinkable. Overall this was very enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3563) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours brown, tart, sweet toffee, sour bite, fruity.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
myrda (66) - - MAY 25, 2014
Odeurs de bois mouillé et cerises noires. Robe brune aux reflets ruby. Mince en bouche, bulles légères quasi absentes. Douce-amère, agréablement acidulée. Le goût primaire tombe rapidement pour laisser un voile d’arômes boisées très plaisant, pas envahissant.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sigmund (5316) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2014 On tap at Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. Cloudy brown colour, moderate off-white head. Aroma of red wine vinegar, malt vinegar and malts. Moderately sour and vinegary flavour, some sweetness and malts, no sign of hops. Watery body. Not really my thing.


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