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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A lightly acidic Flemish brown ale.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (3033) - Waregem, BELGIUM - MAY 11, 2007
Bottle, 25 cl. Brown color, off-white head. Aroma fruity, sour-hoppy and malty aroma. Medium body. Taste is sweet and a light sour end.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11727) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2007
Bottle. Pours pale brown with a creamy off white head. Aroma has lots of caramel and a clear champagne like feel. Flavour begins quite sweet, then turns caramel, then quite sour, still maintaining the champagne feel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EHSRanders (1919) - Tjele, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2007
Bottle. Clear dark brown colour with small offwhite head. fruity aroma. Flavor is Fruit and Caramel with sour finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
reakt (950) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2007 Bottle from Rake. This is my favourite style of beer, so pardon my bias. Dark caramel in colour with an off white head. Smell is identical to Gouden Carolus Christmas - in a word, scrum! Taste of christmas pudding with a touch of citrus fruits. Finish of tart black cherries. Velvety nouthfeel. Well balanced. I like it a LOT!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4523) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2007
Bottle. Brownish black beer with a light head. The aroma is nicely fruity and sour, and the flavour is weakly fruity with a sour finish. Overall a nice but average beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14792) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2007
Bottle at home. Brown - light brown head. Aroma: Vinegar, light bike glue. Taste: Vinegar, berries, bike-glue, light wood, acid, raisins. Not that powerful.. watery finish !!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16045) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 13, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2010 Bottled. I like those flemish sour ones, and this didnít disappoint me either. It has a clear, brown body and a beige head. It has a quite weak, but complex aroma with coffee, roastiness, cellar-notes, blackcurrant and sourness. The flavor isnít at the same level, with sweetness, sourness and dried fruits. Full to medium body. A nice beer who deserves more flavor. Rating: 7-3-6-4-14-3.4. 061222

Bottle, 25cl. It pours a clear, dark amber to brown body with just a tiny, tiny off-white head soon diminishing into a little bunch of bubbles on half of the surface. Nice aroma with berries and vinegar in a pleasant union. Some cellar and dried fruits as well. The flavor is pretty much the same, but a bit weak maybe. Medium body, tart. Pleasant acidity in the end, with a sugary sweetness too. A beer I could drink a lot of, often. Tasteful and easy drinking. 101119

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (13587) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 13, 2007
Bottle. Red brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, caramel, fruit, black current. Flavour is sweet, caramel, yest, fruit, black current.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2007
Bottled. A dark red coloured beer with no head. The aroma is musty, woody and twiggy with subdued fruits and sourness. The taste is woody and dry. An old tasting beer with more sourness but itís again quite subdued. Drinkable but plain really.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hansen (8150) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2006
Really donít know if it was off, it was sour, acetic. But appearance is fine, dark brown and with a lasting head. Aroma and flavor clear sweet and sour.


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