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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   ABV: -
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A unique Bruin-style sour ale. This is a Scottish wee-heavy ale aged with Brettanomyces yeast.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 28, 2013
murky chestnut, puffy cream head with considerable lacing. Musty nose, light sugar and cherry syrup. Sweeter flavor, lightly acetic with bile hints, lime coats mid-finish. Sticky, coating and oppressive

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5202) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 23, 2013
750ml bottle pours a mahogany amber with some creamy, white head. Nose is mild malt, some bitter greens, some berry. Flavor is full and acetic, some berry, malt vinegar, strawberry jam. Full, acetic finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MIBRomeo (2567) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 20, 2013
Dark brown pour some hints of red a small whispy dark tan head with light lacing. Slightly tart lightly sour notes hints of leather and I would say a whiskey backbone. A sweet sour that balances well and leaves a light puckering like lemon rind covered in sweet molasis and raisen.... Well maybe not quote but I can’t get that taste right. Very deliciously balanced sour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (8741) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 16, 2013
750mL thanks to nmann08. Pours a muddy mahogany, weaker beige foam. Nose is cranberry, blueberry, red wine, currant, mild buttery oak barrel. Taste is salty, red wine. Buoyant, saltwater palate. Long heavy lime finish. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (13326) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 14, 2013
UPDATED: APR 28, 2013 Bottle courtesy of Nate, thank you sir! Murky brown color, small beige head. Aroma of softly sour nutty winter fruit. Taste is sour brownies, plums, raisins nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jlruthven (562) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Corked and caged bottle at Craftsman Table & Tap. Pours murky brown, with a tan, root beer-like head. Lactic on the nose, with some cherry and mellow oak notes. Again, a punch of sourness right up front, but with woody, vinous notes developing, as well as a hint of caramel from the scotch ale base. Nice stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JK (4604) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2013
From Skyview. The beer is a dark red. I smell balsamic vinegar and yeast. Sour flavor, and a dry, earthy quality. With some age, I expect this will get more sour still.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (5831) - Indiana, USA - MAR 16, 2013
750 ml bottle to oversized snifter (shared with the Mrs.; thanks Santa!). Looks good; an opaque brown with beige lacing. Smells good too; sweet, malty, and funky. Tastes like it smells with a nice, alive mouthfeel. Good beer!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SPDickerman (991) - Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Pours mahogany brown with a small light beige head. Smells mostly sour with hints of caramel and toffee. Taste is sour with subtle hints of malt sweetness, but primarily sour. Medium-bodied with a slick texture and lightly fizzy mouth-carbonation, Oso Oud Bruin (Wee-On-The-Lam) finishes with sour tingles.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6992) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle shared by Eric, thanks! Pours a cloudy brown with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a nice sour acidic red fruits with a nice funk Brett note. Flavor starts with sour red fruits supported by funk with a bit of sweet grain in the finish.


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