Ommegang Sour Flanders Ale
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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The Sour Flanders Amber has undergone its own lactic and brett fermentations; lightly dry-hopped w/ Styrian Goldings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Sampled on 2/16/07 on tap at Maxs 3rd Annual Belgian Beer Festival: Pours a murky orange brown with a full-lacing white head. Aroma of tart, slightly funky strawberry and lemon citrus with a touch of sweet caramel malt. Body starts with some slightly soapy bitter and mildly sweet tartness with some lightly oaky cherry complexity toward a drier, earthy tart finish with a touch of brett. A pretty good Flemish sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - FEB 26, 2007
Very hazey, light amber body with a medium sized off-white head. The aroma is heavy with cherries, horseblanket, lemon, pineapple, lactic acid and light acetic acid. The flavor is moderately tart, lightly sweet, cherry, cider, vinegar and caramel. Medium/light body with lively carbonation, spritzy. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - FEB 20, 2007
Draft, Maxs 3rd Annual Belgian Beer Festival. Cloudy, yellowish-brown appearance; off-white head with fine-bubbled lacing. Pleasant funk, passion fruit, and citrus in the aroma. Medium-to-full chewy citrus mouthfeel: lively carbonation; coriander, marshmallow, yeast, and esters. Medium, chewy citrus and yeasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13314) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 17, 2007
(draft) Off-white head atop cloudy amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, cherry sour, light wood. Taste is medium sweet, cherry sour, some wood. Light-medium body with light acidity.

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