Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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2009 Double Barrel Aged Flemish Oud Bruin aged for two years in Bourgogne and Wild Turkey barrels.

Papsoe's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, - APR 27, 2013
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a hazy reddish brown with a dense and lacing beige head. Tart, dark dried frut - some balsamico. Medium body, tart red berries, woody, balsamico with a dry and tart finish. Very enjoyable. 270413

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (756) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark mahogany red with an enormous velvety off white creamy head receding to finger thickness. Aroma is dark wooden notes, tobacco and dark fruit with prunes. Quite light body with creamy texture and soft carbonation. Flavour is tart and funky with ripe fruits, vanilla and wooden barrels, with earthy notes and barnyard in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
djd07 (2915) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2014
On tap at Backcountry Pizza. Pours a cloudy amber with paperthin beige head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is strong oak, cherry skin, and funk. Thin mouthfeel with nice sourness up front with oak and funk with nice tart finish. So good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maarten1993 (196) - - MAR 29, 2014
Drank during an awesome tasting at Thijs’ place 28-3-2014. Smells like yoghurt. Lots of carbonation, but still soft, nice. However, the beer is sour, too bad. Don’t really like that. However, the end is bitter, not too sour. The present bourbon taste and very well-developed softness compensate a lot for the sourness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (1702) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle 500 ml at home, into a snifter. ABV 7% Big GUSHER! -2 on overall. Pours very dark mahogany brown, seems very clear. Two fingers of beige head, good density, good head retention too. Light lacing on the glass. Aroma of sour cherries, some sugar, I get some chocolate too but very faint. Taste is also sour cherries, wood, grapes. QUite thick body, good carbonation, very tart palate. Okay beer, didn’t excite me as much as I ws expecting. Good though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ElManana (135) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAR 14, 2014
Dark red brown color with a red glare coming through, small off-white head. Aroma is a bit chemical and it reminds me of vegetables. Don’t like it. Taste is sourish with plants and wet leaves. Don’t like the taste either. Ok body and carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 5, 2014
sampled from the bottle at the beergeek stall at slunce ve skle 2013. murky brown with a hint of purple and next to no head; aroma of vanilla, wild berries, milk chocolate, old planks; plenty of acidity but well balanced with some brown sugar and honeycomb sweetness, nosebleed. delicious

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
c0fein (110) - FINLAND - MAR 1, 2014
500ml bottle @ home. From Saveur Biere. 2010 Double Barrel Aged FOB.

Half of a bottle poured to kitchens floor.. Good start.
Not so sour what I thought. Quite easy sour ale. Decent. I exptected much more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RW80 (341) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2014
66cl bottle appearance: dark reddish brown with a nice compact tiny bubly head with good retention. Aroma: Sour apples and tanine. Taste: Starts out with sour apples and cherries, maybe even grapes, nice woody finish Suprisingly rolling it arround in the mouth shows some actuall sweetness and some good complexity. Finish is dry. Very wine like. The aftertaste is cherries with wood, quite nice. Thin mouthfeel, slighttly overcarbonated. While this is quite good at the current time, it makes me wonder how it develops over time.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
espenra (840) - Kurland, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2014
On tap at Beer Palace. Black colour with a medium big offwhite head. Aroma is sour and laden with green apples. Flavour is also sour and bitter. Lots of apples. Moderate amounts oak. Medium long aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (7445) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2014
Draught at 3 Små Rum, Göteborg, on February 15, 2014. Label also marked "2009 Double BArrel Aged FOB".
Clear dark brownish red color, very small tan head. Acidic, chalk, wood scent. Acidic, currants, wood taste. Acidic, wood aftertaste. Medium thin mouthfeel, very low bitterness.

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