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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Dark ruby red – red as wine. The style is also called the Burgundy of Flanders, and is a very typical and common beer in West Flanders
Created by a secret blend of the aged and sour ‘mother beer’ with fresh brewed sweeter beer, this beer produces a sour-sweet balance, set off by the underlying bitterness of the hops. A discovery! The best in its style! Light in alcohol, exciting complex flavors and tastes come to the forefront.
Although serving cold is recommended, taking time to drink it will release more aromas towards the end of your glass.

CatoctinMike's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CatoctinMike (9) - Sabillasville, Maryland, USA - APR 4, 2003
Nice head and beutiful color. Lacks the fruity sourness of the other Belgian sour ales. Flat dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (14283) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2015
Bottle split at home, 21/11/15. Rich chestnut brown with reddish hues topped with a decent beige covering. Nose is tarte red berry, light funk, spices, wood must, apple core decay. Taste comprises tarte fruit, sharp red berry, damp straw, light farmyard, cherry skin. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light acidic rise in the close. Ok Flanders red.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Icedwarf (916) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2015
Donkerbruin bier met schuim. Smaak is licht zuur en fruitig, iets zoet met kersen en pruimen.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruuurd (168) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2015
Watery, no strong flavours, i'd like to say something nice about this beer but i cant..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CLeclercq1961 (118) - Temecula, California, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Brown tint on a red base with light carbonation and an off white head. Smelled of mild brown malts and sour peaches. Has a good caramel sweetness and then some tart sour peaches come in. Pretty good balance could use time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
doradobotella (174) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 15, 2015
Apariencia: Color marrón cobrizo, con una capa de espuma abundante pero poco duradera Aroma: Asidrado: con notas que recuerdan a frutos secos, malta tostada, bayas y manzana. Sabor: Marcado por una acidez moderada y refrescante, con matices que recuerdan a frutos oscuros, manzana y ligeras notas a madera.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Foffern (1491) - Bodø, NORWAY - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle at home. 1 year old. Has a deep brown color with a light brown head. Aroma of dried fruit, oak, leather, plums, cocoa, forest floor and vinegar. The flavor is more sour with more vinegar, oak, forest floor, some chocolate and dried fruit. Has a slick and soft mouth feel, light to medium body, and a light bitterness. A nice oud bruin but a little careful in both aroma and taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainTilven (80) - Nancy, FRANCE - OCT 2, 2015
Brown body with red reflections; splendid fluffy foam, creamy coloured; very fine and vivid bubbles. Aroma of caramel, nuts, dried prune, candied cherry. Taste first of fine sourness, balsamic vinegar, candied cherry, quetsche; vinous. Quite pleasant indeed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jelledebont (62) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2015
Lekker fris donker bier. Een beetje zuur, wat daaraan bijdraagt. Wat waterig in de nasmaak en verder niet heel onderscheidend.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Anthobeers (58) - - SEP 26, 2015
Arômes, café, pain grillé, apparence noir, assez légère et subtile, raisin, café. Palais agréable, globalement une bonne petrus

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MelvinKalksma (295) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2015
Aroma: Sour fruit, oak, roasted malts, brown sugar. Appearance: Ruby red when hold in light, brown when not. Slight white head. Taste/Palate: Starts sweet with caramel and brown sugar, turns sour thanks to the oak and sour fruit.

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