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Brewed by Bavik-De Brabandere
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Harelbeke, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 328   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oud Bruin fermented with cherries.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike5326 (1068) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Clear dark red color, medium off white head. Cherry aroma. Medium body with a wild cherry flavor and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ALLOVATE (2527) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2015
Looks thee circle of happiness in the glass. Deepest burgundy and absolutely brilliant, sparkling. Wavy effervescence cedes a soft plume of tight off-white cream atop. Strong sherbet nose; an unmistakable musk of candi and sugar with cherries on acid! It is hellishly fruity, strongly perfumed and musked, and a little over the top - to be nakedly honest. On the palate it is super sweet. Clammy and bound by candied fruit tones. Quite bold, but sickly. Slight astrigency on the finish. Dry length withholding of that alcohol. Very, very subtle woody notes linger but are overshadowed. A little too much ’child’ in my Oud Bruin! (33cL, 30/10/16, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1586) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2015
Klar rødbrun farve med lyst skum. Lukt av mandel, bær og frukt. Smak av av mandel, bær og frukt. Syrlig og vinøs. Vinmonopolet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (1973) - Bryne, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2015

Lukt: Kraftig duft av mandel og friske bringebær.
Utseende: Rødbrun gyllen farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynn hinne skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Mye smak av mandel, kirsebær og andre frukter.
Hvor: Kjøpt@VP Bryne, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting med Gorm
Medium: Flaske@330ml, ABV@8,5%, Når@12.02.2015
Kommentar: Et godt øl, men holder lenge med ett glass, nytes gjerne igjen.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rubbishystuff (1946) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2015
From BandC. OK, so I like sour cherry beer on occasion but this was pure cough medicine. Way to sweet and cloying. Serving: Bottle

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (4454) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear red-hued bronze body with a medium creamy light beige head, looking lovely. Aroma is cherries, cherry pits, almonds, red berries and hints of brown sugar and caramel. Taste is deep raisiny cherry notes, almonds, sweet red berries, brown sugar, caramel and hints of citrus and wood. Medium to full body and medium carbonation. For a sweet cherry sour, this is quite nice - complex, unusually full bodied and with a well-hidden alcohol. Very sweet of course, but not unpleasantly so.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rammer (305) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 4, 2015
All good, but not Rodenbach and vanderginste. Cherry, moderately acid, the fortress is not felt. It’s nice, but not more than

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
visionthing (3236) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2015
75cl bottle shared by Arve_Christian - thanks. Pours deep ruby with a slightly pinkish head. Fruity aroma dominated by sweet cherries with some malty and oaky notes. Sweet and fruity with some mild, but pleasant sour notes. Fairly well balanced but too much sweet cherry for my taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (3488) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2015
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Hasle. Clear brown color, good offwhite foam. High aroma intensity; cherries! Medium body & complexity . Quite sweet, some sourness; balances well. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Robv (60) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - JAN 26, 2015
The aroma is, of course, sweet with the cherry’s coming in front. The taste is the same, only with an extra little acidity, to offset the sweetness of this beer. At last I want to add that this kind of beer, actually isn’t my taste at all, because, and I really don’t want to offend the lovers of this section, I don’t see this kind of beer as ’beer’ at all, but more as a kind of adult candy. But I certainly stay neutral when I judge it though!


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