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

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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oud Bruin fermented with cherries.


jjuf1853's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjuf1853 (1251) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Draft at Trinity Brass Tap. Pours a dark reddish brown color with a small off white head. Aroma is mostly cherry with a slight bit of malt. Flavor starts out with cherry sweetness that finishes with a fair amount of tartness. Not as sour as I hoped. I prefer their Our Bruins and Aged Pale more.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjorsvdg (107) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2015
Een heerlijke volle donkere kriek. Duidelijk echte kriekensmaak. Weinig schuim.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Davros (2127) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 5, 2015
Pours dark red with a large head. Aromas of cherry and marzipan. Smells like cherry wine. Flavours include more cherry, marzipan and a very slight acidity. Pretty cloyingly sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (5347) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle from trade with Douberd, many thanks Christos. Ruby color with thick off-white head. Strong sour cherry aroma with marzipan, malt. Taste starts initially with sour cherries, continues with marzipan, almonds and distinct sweetness in finish. Enjoyable beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (7045) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Pour on tap at Buster’s on 28th, dark reddish brown pour with thin off white head, aroma brought big jammy cherry, tart berry, some slight oak into a bit of vinegar, slight medicinal note, touch of sour grain. Taste was a mix of tart fruit, big jammy and medicinal cherry, some slight oak and vanilla, finishing slightly tart. Overall good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrMeadMan (25) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Great oakey, cherry filled aroma. Dark orange brown pour. A little bit sweet, the cherry flavor comes though and blends nicely with barrel aged oak flavors. Really tasty over all.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (2634) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle. Ruddy brown with a beige head that lasts. Aroma of sweet, slightly medicinal cherries and stones, marzipan. A little syrupy, low carbonation. Very sweet with just enough brooding sourness to make you annoyed there isn’t more. Lots of ripe cherry, some wood, vanilla, caramel. Sourness asserts itself a little at the end which is a little woody and stemmy too. The finish redeems it. Alcohol is not noticeable. Hard to rate in the "French dictation vs history essay" manner: I wish they’d made something a bit different but what it is has a lot going for it.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike5326 (1058) - 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 (2503) - 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 (1556) - 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 (1892) - 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.


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