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Ottos Flanders Style Red Ale

Ottos Flanders Style Red Ale
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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A complex Belgian-style ale. This ale was fermented with Brettanomyces bruxellensis and Lactobacillus delbrueckii strains to make a traditional tart ale with the characteristic Brettanomyces aroma and flavor. Aged for one year.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (4187) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 3, 2005
Draught at Otto’s. 5.2% abv. Has a mild tart cherry aroma. Some astringency and woody character, but otherwise pretty meek. Medium red-brown body, hazy, with thin off-white, almost light tan lacing head. Medium body with medium soft carbonation and some chalkiness. Starts with mild fruity astringency, cherry skin notes, and yeasty bitterness. Has watery chalky sourness throughout, but not harsh. Finish is mild bitter with light tart fruitiness. After is chalky and medium bitter. Decent Flemish sour ale, but not nearly as sour as I’d like.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (6105) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 12, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2004 Poured a dark red and slightly plummish color with a nice, light tan, medium sized head, that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of brett, tart cherry, and lots of barnyard. The taste was crisp and refreshing. Lots of tart cherry and brett, some lemon peel, and finished dry and earthy. If this was just a little more tart, it would be the best Flemish Sour I have ever had!

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