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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: 1088   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jnkor (316) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Sweet full aroma, hints at the wild. Taste is sweet and full, not at all light. Very carbonated. Very dark red color.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jumpjet2k (314) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2010
Bottle. A very clear brown with a foamy white head that diminishes to a thin film. Nose is sweet, a little doughy, a bit barnyardy, with a sour fruit tone. Flavor is light tartness carried by the effervescent carbonation alongside a medium sweet malt backbone. Reminds me of a very mild balsamic vinegar with its sweet/sour levels and balance. A pleasant brew, thought not particularly out of the ordinary for the style.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brewbandit (312) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 8, 2002
A nice strong head accompanies this ale as it is poured. It takes a long time to settle, too. A nice even brown color. A light touch of malt with a bit of a tart attitude assails the nostrils. The tartness is proved by the light sourness on the palate. A really nice easy drinking refresher of an aged ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimonPatrice (312) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 9, 2003
Brown with ruby hints, not much head. Oak, cherry, apples and cheese aroma. Woody flavor, a hint of caramel, and maybe some mushrooms. Tart but I expected a bit more because of the aroma. Thank you Todd for the beer and hospitality.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Odde (308) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2010
dark amber with a yellowish cream head. moderate carb resonating amongst the mild swewtness. rich berry notes. belts.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bbrock81 (306) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - JUN 21, 2010
On tap at the Red Monk in Des Moines. Pours a dark brown with a hint of red, and a fluffy head. Aroma is of sour fruits and vinegar, with a malty, biscuity base and a hint of yeastiness. The flavor is similar, with a sweet, malty base, then a very fruity and slightly vinegarry flavor. The palate is good, not overcarbonated.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CPH2200 (301) - DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
bottle 75 cl, 5.5% abv. Dark brown with beige head. sour aroma. Taste likewise with malty notes. not my favourite type of beer but interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Newk (299) - - SEP 21, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2012 pours a nice dark red color from an 11oz bottle. Some head that stays for a little bit. Good aromas, though not the most complex sour. Cherries, red apples, funk tones and a bit of asian spices. Decent depth, but nothing that blows you away. lighter bodied and lacking a bit in the flavor category. Mostly cherries and some red apples with a touch of acidity to it as well. This is a straightforward sour. Solid, but leaving me wanting for a bit more.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BobEvers (296) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 12, 2014
Fles 30 cl. Kleur bruin met cremeschuimkraag. Geur fruit zoet. Caramelachtig. Smaak minder zoet dan gedacht. Mout en licht bitter. Geen uitgesproken smaak

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bender (293) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2002
Ruby-red color. No head. Malty aroma. Cherries upon first tasting... This is my first Flander’s Red, but I’m not picking up the vinous trait that should be there... Sour through the finish and refreshing. Like NDmullet said, ’it wasn’t as bold as I expected’.


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