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


on tap

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This blonde and slight sour beer is the result of a research combining Brettanomyces Bruxellensis and Bourbon barrels & some skills out of the Wild Woesten

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RuneStumo (2244) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2014
15.02.2014. 0,75l Bottle. RBNG-14. Pale yellow whitish colour with white head. Sour wheaty aroma. Moderate bitterness. Medium body. Flavours of wheaty malts dominated by sourness. Very fresh and sharp beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBaboon (1629) - FINLAND - MAR 7, 2014
Pours gold with white head. Aroma is bourbon, acidic, earthly and apple. Flavour is sour, bourbon, wood. Something from the original is missing but the aging has brought some earthliness, wood, vanilla and bourbon into the palette. Very good but perhaps not as good as the original.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ClubGonzo (4281) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle sample @ RBNG-14. Hazy yellow body, small white head. Aroma is mild citric tones, bourbon, hay, straw and hints of vanilla. Taste is mellow straw, citrus, wood, vanilla, coconut and hints of lactic sourness. Watery body, medium carbonation. Not the best from Struise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4996) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Cloudy pale golden color with a big white head. Citric,yeasty and acidic fruity aroma. Medium + body. Moderate sweet and a fine bitterness. Average carbonation. Balanced fresh citric, acidic, yeast and some sour fruity notes in the flavor. Lovely ale!
[Bottle at Grand Tasting RBNG14 – Halden]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (3051) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 27, 2014
From a shared 75cl bottle at RBNG-14. Pours hazy pale golden with a white head. Funky fruity aroma with sour berries and nice yeasty notes with hints of bourbon. Balanced, pleasant and quite refreshing. (2014-02-15 - Grand Tasting, Fredriksten festning, Halden)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2014
Low dense white head. Hazy pale golden body. Inviting crisp acidic-fruity fruit nose. Mid-bodied. Taste is rounded fruity sourness. Citrus and gooseberries. Subtle barrel notes. Crip and dry malt base. A very pleasant one. [Shared bottle at GrandTasting, RBNG2014]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (2943) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2014
Sampled at the RBNG-14 Grand Tasting courtesy of Palme. Misty blonde body with a white head. Bret notes on the nose. Heavily carbonated. Funky fruits and berries in the mouth. Good stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5761) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2014
Shared bottle at RBNG-14. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, citrussy, dried fruits and weak funk. Taste is fresh, crisp, very dry sour and fruity. Fresh crisp mouthfeel. Lingering fruity finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (3356) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2014
Tasted at RBNG14-Halden 15 feb 2014. Golden color, good foam. Aromas of brett as well as fruity and floral aromas, some citrus an nice yeast influence. Very enjoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14342) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle, 75cl, at RBNG-14 Grand Tasting. A whiteish golden beer topped by a dense, off-white head. The aroma has a nice citrusy sourness, with citrus, some maltyness and a touch of dried apricots. Farmhouse notes. The flavor has a nice sourness and fruityness, with some farmyard hints. Some pale malts in the back. Rather berry-ish. Full to medium body with a pleasant carbonation. Lasting finish. An easy drinkable and tasteful one, but I won’t go far to have it again. 140215

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