Grzesiek79 (2423) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 21, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
cereal, cheese, rotten eggs, medium sourness, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, soft carbonation,
SPDickerman (717) - Texas, USA - AUG 23, 2011
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours dark, dark brown with a fizzy brown head. Smells generally malty without much sourness, no alcohol at all. Tastes sort of sour, but mostly just malted, and no alcohol at all on the taste. The sourness comes through on the finish, though not much. Petrus Old Bruin is medium-bodied with a wet texture and has okay mouth-carbonation.
Sammys (428) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 8, 2003
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
This beer has a most marvelously strong, sharp and very inviting bouquet. Tart aroma and taste of sour cherries and cranberries prevail throughout, with a very fruity yet dry finish. Awesome!
motelpogo (5530) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 14, 2007
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
rbesg06, bottle at delirium. rich ruby red colour with a steady off-white head. full aroma of floorboards, fruit and funk. some light raspberry sweetness and oak and then a pleasant amount of sourness. flemish sour must be pretty close to my favourite style and this was a good example
dhurtubise (568) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2003
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
This year's vintage is especially oud bruin-like. It has an excellent acitity combined with a rich malt backbone and is rather clean for an oud bruin.
mkobes (2136) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 15, 2004
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours light brown with a tan head. Malty. Delicious beer. Musty oak flavor.
Sammy (7119) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2004
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Reddish brown with lasting lace. Soft on tongue. Not too strong in alcohol and pronounced cherry tart taste, which could be worse. Carbonation and malt balance. Sour but pleasant aftertaste. Cheers Jercraigs for the sample.
Acetobacter (816) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2009
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Enjoyed via 11.2 oz bottle. Pours a deep brown with a slight off-white head. Nose of sour cherries, malt, and a touch of dark fruit. Palate of more sour cherries, a touch of caramelly malt, and a bit of residual sweetness. A dry finish makes this a tremendously easy drinker. An excellent and traditional interpretation of a Belgian classic style.
onceblind (2642) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2012
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Clear dark dark ruby brown with a thin foamy head with lots of lace. Interesting aroma with earthy toffee and oak sourness, with a small smidgeon tof Chardonnay and toast. Flavor has a light sour tone that is packed full of flavor. Nice earthy sweet toffee with soft grape esters and a gentle oak tone. Very light chocolate cereal tones before the toffee comes in with an oaked sourness that is slightly tart but mildly refreshing. Has nice sweetness with subdued balancing bitterness.
ravidesai (940) - Bombay, INDIA - FEB 7, 2003
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
metallic red-brown color with a thin head. nice tart souness with a balancing fruit sweetness. more body than most flemish sour ales- think of a light dubbel blended with rodenbach.