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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oud Bruin fermented with cherries.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (2299) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2014
Bottle 330 ml at home, into a tulip. ABV 8.5%. From the local Jan Linders Deep red ruby colour on the body, tall off-white head, good density, good retention. Heavy lacing on the glass. Sweet aroma of cherries and candy sugar. Nice but every now and then seems a bit artificial. Nice taste, sweet. with lots of cherries, contrary to the aroma the cherries here seem more natural and "real". Notes of sugar. The alcohol very well hidden for an 8.5% beer. Medium body, average carbonation. Overall a good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (10599) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 16, 2014
Bottle. Red brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is cherry, almond, caramel. Flavour is cherry, almond, malt, sugar. Nice beer.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
zoucrew102 (535) - - APR 12, 2014
Bottle. Candy cherry aroma that overpowers anything else that might be there. Pours ruby brown with a light brown head and some lacing. Tart cherry flavor that again overpowers anything else that might be there. Finishes with the strong tart cherry do that's basically all that's there. Not a favorite.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartlebier (1748) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - APR 10, 2014
(backlog ZBF 2013, ZO 28). 2nd festival day, skimpier notes: Looks impressively translucent haribo girlpink, this well-poured grenadine headache. Remnants of the beautiful oud bruin basic acidity syruped into cherry oblivion. Sticky mess, only Sunday drainpour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (9834) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 4, 2014
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of cherries, toffee, oak and light vanilla. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry lightly tart finish. Flavors of cherries, toffee, light oak and light vanilla with a crisp dry lightly tart lingering cherry finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davhgbrew (940) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - APR 2, 2014
More sweet than a typical Flemish brown or red and the cherry sweetness overpowers the aged pale base. Very much a lightly sour fruit beer. Slight oaky taste, but pretty much this is all lightly sour cherry.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Petrus Aged Red ].
Clear medium to dark brown red color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white with a pink notes in the head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, cherry, almonds, marzipan. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, cherry, sweet cherry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140118]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - MAR 15, 2014
330ml bottle pours a hazy dark red color with a light tan head that leaves good lacing. Smells of cherries and oak. Tastes of the same things in the smell with a slight sour flavor in the finish. Mouthfeel is thin and slightly watery with good carbonation. One of the best cherry tastes I’ve ever experienced for beer. Nice oak notes too. Not overly sour which is nice. Highly recommended for people who like fruit forward beers.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
koleminer20 (602) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2014
(from notes) 330 mL bottle into a pint glass at Basement Burger Bar on February 19. The pour is a deep ruby color with a dark pink head, leaving good lace down the glass. The aroma is huge on cherry. It’s delicious. There is a little sourness to it, which is well received. The flavor is just like the aroma, really sour on the beginning of the taste, The cherry tartness stays away until the back end. The mouth feel is quite good. Covers nicely, a little creamy, and the aftertaste is really, really good. There is a lingering tart cherry, with a touch of sourness

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ReeceG (52) - Iowa, USA - MAR 6, 2014
pours a deep dark red and has a slight aroma of cherries. overall the taste is of slight cherries with a bit of a sour feel, but on the most part gives of a cough syrup taste. overall this is a great beer to pair with dessert, and is a decent change of pace from the standard IPA or Stout type beers


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