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Brewed by Brasserie de Silly
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Silly, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (2029) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
"Not sure what exactly they were going for it, but it didn’t really work. Muddled malts and only slight hints at anything sour in the aroma or flavor. Just a twinge of tart really. slight lactic feel, but if you weren’t being told this was a sour, I’d say average belgian ale. Light fruit in there, but not much of anything wild or sour."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (2610) - California, USA - SEP 4, 2014
4 Sept 2014, bottle. pink/light brown. nose is sweet, yeasty bread, faintly tart, red fruit. med body and mildly fizzy. yeasty bread, some tart cherry, a tad earthy. meh.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5825) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 27, 2014
11oz bottle that is brown .. deep tawny .. medium foam.. . stupid flanders! .. . leather, brown, dark berry, and pit of said berry .. . aftertaste is where this goes wrong, old bottle flavours and mud .. . could be a really nice beer but the finish is off .. . . who names their kid fucking Rusty!?!?

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HeadyDE (505) - Delaware, USA - AUG 10, 2014
bottle pour..reddish brown tint..nose has some sour presence..light bodied..not much sour action at all..a slight sour cherry presence..overall a bit thin in texture and not very complex overall..

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2213) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
I was hoping, fingers crossed, that the reviews were wrong, that this was actually a really great sour, that maybe people just found it too intense (something I’d love in a sour), but, alas, the reviews were all correct. This is a watered down sour. Red body, kind of like a dark iced tea, not much head. Faint metallic tart aroma. Taste is a little sour, maybe some cranberry there, but basically if you take a Duchess and made a radler out of it...except instead of making it 50% soda, you did 50% water, then you’d have this. Still a half power Duchess is better than a lot of beers.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (4211) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle - Roasted malts, plum and some cherry sourness. Cloudy maroon with a good beige head. Sour cherry and toasted malts. Tastes more like a juice concentrate.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
beechner224 (669) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottleshare thanks to dan. Pours a ruby brown, white head, pretty light. Aroma is wierd, burnt vinegar. Burnt sugar? Taste is wierd sour vinegar. More sugar, burnt, lingers on my tongue, but not good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rougeau13 (2003) - Richmond, Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Hazy brown with hints of amber or red and a small short-lived bubbly beige head. The prominent aromas are sweat, sweet fruity candy, and chocolate. Taste is sweet and fruity, moderately tart, and bitter like there’s a bunch of grapefruit rind in it. Strange. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5452) - Indiana, USA - JUL 21, 2014
11.2 oz bottle to tulip. Looks solid; a transparent copper with off-white/very light caramel head that steadily dissipates into thin lacing. Smells solid too; tart with berry notes. Tastes like it smells with a medium-bodied mouthfeel. A bit of sweetness from the malt as well. Better than its mean suggests.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
DrewFace (783) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Draft. Dark amber to reddish brown color with large off white head. Very faint aroma, light sweetness, a big tea like aroma. Light green apple flavor, more of the tea like character, malty, sweet and sticky. Really not "sour" at all for a beer simply called "sour". Much disappoint.


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