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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A lightly acidic Flemish brown ale.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2006
25 cl bottle. Little yeast at the bottom. Brown colour with a weak head. Aroma of earth, acidic and little oakness too. Weak geuze flavour with notes of sweet malt, little sour and acidic and oak in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12150) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2006
(Bottle, best before Feb 2008) Pours a burgundy body with a small beige head. Aroma of blackberries, bubblegum, grapes, and cherries. Flavor of grape and berries with a sour finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lgklotet (432) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2006
Bottle. Deep red, brown colour. Dissipating head. Huge aroma, acidic, almost gueuzeish. Marvellous. Cloying palate detracts from a higher score. Still.. this is damn good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 29, 2006
Brown in color with ruby highlights and a medium off-white head. Aroma of rich fruit and a touch of acidity,oak and malt. Sweet malt flavors balance with acidic notes,fruit and tartness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 21, 2006
Light brown coloured, lots of carbonation and an average white head. Nice fruity, sour-hoppy and malty aroma with a sweet-sour (appel) taste. Finish is light sour. A very nice flemish sour ale.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
ericnixon (741) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 28, 2006
Nice dark color. The aroma was like vinegar. The taste was like vinegar. Vinegar vinegar vinegar (is that 75 characters yet?).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
iwantalambic (1478) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 14, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2006 25 cL, capped bottle (March 2007 on the cap): extremely dark, mahogany with a diminishing thin, strong taupe cream. Rich fruity aroma: blueberries, black cherries, dark juicy raisins, and rhubarb with hints of cinnamon, brown sugar and lightly bitter caramel. Creamy, well carbonated and tingly on the tongue. The flavours are considerably more sweet than acidic or sour and I find myself wishing there was more tartness. Pretty tasty, Thanks for sharing D.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19148) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2006
Bottle. Reddish brown colour with a small off-white head. Sweet malty and slightly sour aroma. Sweet malty with slightly sour flavor leaving you with a sweet aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4691) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2006
Nice, clear, deep red color with a small, bubbly head. Sour-sweet aroma with oak and cherry hints. Oaky, sweet-sour, quite balanced flavor with pear hints. Light to medium-bodied palate with lemonadey carbonation. A quite nice, easy and balanced oud bruin.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boutip (5133) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2006
Bottle: Poured a dirty brown color ale with a huge off-white foamy head with pretty good retention. Aroma of sugar and tart cherries is quiet interesting. Taste is very refreshing with a well balance sourness covered by some sugar and some oak. Definitely not as great as Rodenbach Grand Cru but very interesting nonetheless and I would love to have access to this as a session ale for those hot summer days.


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