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


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RATINGS: 1062   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Top-fermented dark beer brewed with the finest hops and malt varieties. Matured on oaken barrels during 20 months. Serve by preference at 8 to 12 deg. C.

MacDouglass' rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MacDouglass (88) - Illinois, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Aroma: heavy corn mash, wheat-bread crust, slight dish rag, I love the aroma; Appearance: slightly transparent brown, like most nut brown ales I’ve seen, heavy bubble action upon pour that, if you leave it alone, will result in a rootbeer float like head; Taste: initial impression is a good sour that you expect, but, after the initial impression, you start to kind of taste a sort of subtle apple cidery flavour, this is my 2nd bottle of this brew, and, maybe I’m nuts, but this one tastes more watered down than the first one, I wonder how much variability there is bottle to bottle in this brew, anyone know?; Palate: a slight mouth watering sour, you can pull out the hops only in the aftertaste, in my opinion; Overall: this is my last bottle of this brew, I would have liked to have tried a couple more because I’m confused in that I liked the 1st bottle a lot more than the second, nonetheless, I’m becoming a big fan of sour ales, and for that reason, I am well pleased and will give this beer a good rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
vinivini (384) - BELARUS - SEP 14, 2014
Deep brown, minimal lacing head. Fruity aroma of mostly sour apples. Light to medium body. Slightly sour taste. A bit weird but worth of trying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (157) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2014
Dark brown bear with a beige head. Smells sour and woody. Taste is also woody and sour, some fruit and yeast. Sour aftertaste which disappears quickly.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cocktus (30) - FINLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Dark brown colour with light brown head. A little metallic aroma. Quite sour. Lightly malty and a little plum as well. Not my kind of beer but drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niller (671) - Hammel, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle@Řlmesse, Voldby. Pours dark brown with a creamy beige head. Sweet malty taste, brown sugar, dark fruits. Medium body. Cherry and tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2094) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle@Řlmesse, Voldby - dark reddish brown pour with beige head. Medium sweet malty aroma and taste, some brown sugar, syrup, dark fruits, slightly tart on the palate. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lore (1061) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 30, 2014
dark brown colour with ruby notes; medium sized beige head, which disappears quickly leaving back some lacing; sourish aroma with woody notes and some fruitiness; sour taste with sugary notes and yeast; correct, but nothing special

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 15, 2014
Een typische oud bruin zoals er zovele zijn, er niets speciaals aan deze. Jammer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ljthiessen (386) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Clear medium brown pour with a creamy beige head. Malty and lightly sour, some dark fruits and a bit of yeast. Nothing fantastic, but nice enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
inbirraveritas (1230) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 4, 2014
Bottled, 33 cl. Opal ruby colour, medium sized fluffy beige head, which diminishes quickly 2 a thin film. Mild nose of acid and some wood. The mild vineous aroma has caramel, sugar and apples, mouthfeel is slick. Dry, tart-earthy, somewhat woody finish. Mild and easy drinkable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swaroga (1340) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2014
Butelka 33cl. OCZY : piwo ma kolor mahoniowy. Piana jest średniej wielkości i jest o kolorze brudnego beżu. NOS : piwo ma zapach karmelu i wiśni. Juź w zapachu jest jasne, że mamy do czynienia z kwaśnym piwem. Do tego można wyróżnić aromaty zielonego jabłka, białego wina, drewna i odrobiny dymu. USTA : piwo jest średnio nasycone, wodniste i puszyste o miękkiej teksturze, zresztą jak wszystkie Petrusy. Nuty słodowe przypominają z jednej strony tarte a z drugiej surowe ciasto. Słodycz jest umiarkowana, podkreślona ciemnym cukrem i karmelem. Kwaśność tego piwa nie jest przesadna. Przypomina nuty podobne do kompotu z wiśni i suszonych śliwek, choć tych ostatnich nie czuć aż dopiero po kilku łykach. Gorzkość piwa jest delikatna. piwo w posmaku jest cierpkie ale subtelnie i nie zalega. ODCZUCIA : to jest flamandzki ejl dla początkujących. Bardzo przyjemny w piciu, jeszcze bardziej przyjemny do obiadu czy przekąsek. Z drugiej strony chciałoby się bardziej bogatych nut słodowych i więcej aromatu chmielowego. OCENA : smak : 6/10 pijalność : 7/10 styl : +1

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