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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Our traditional Belgian-Style Flanders Oud Bruin is fermented with Lactobacillus and Brettanomyces wild yeast strains, which provide tart cherry flavors to balance malt sweetness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (13782) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 16, 2013
On tap @ GABF. Amber pour with an off-white head. Light acetic tartness along with some lemon, cherry, and red grapes. Nice fruit, some grass, apple, and a touch of caramel. Good cherry flavor, some tart vinegar, lemon, and grape. A mild grass note and caramel sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10346) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Sample from the can. Amber color. Flavors of balsamic, fresh oak barrels, light tart fruit notes. Good sour punch on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10228) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Can... Pours lightly hazy and burnt orange with no head. The bouquet furnishes funky cheese, sweaty socks and sour cherries with a light note of caramel. Full-bodied with dancing carbonation. The flavor is deeply tart and moderately acetic, flanked by a nice element of toasted oak. Well-balanced overall. No detectible bitterness. The mildly sweet, fairly tart finish leaves an aftertaste of buttery diacetyl that doesn’t really hurt my feelings all that much. Can courtesy of StFun!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (10169) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2013
GABF 2013. Pours a dark orange appearance with a light tan head. Aroma seemed fine with some light vinegar, dark fruits, and black cherries. Unfortunately, I got a bunch of butter in the flavor with just ruined the flavor for me. Strangely enough, none of the other ratings from GABF noted this, which makes me wonder if my pour was from a separate keg or my senses were just off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (9759) - Illinois, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Tart cherriness, vinegar, sour, funk, it isn’t over the top but a nice sweetish red.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (9341) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Aluminum bottle (filled to the brim). Mixture of lactic acid, apple cider vinegar, and cherry aroma. Ruby amber with minimal head. Sweet-tart cherry malt and light sour milk and horseblanket flavor. Nice body. Very pleasant - "Its like I’m wearing nothing at all!"

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (8884) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2013
16oz screw top can, thanks to DanielCoor. Shared with caterwaul. Really awesome big rich cherry pie and creme in the nose. Mmm... Tastes very much like it smells. Delicious. Cheesecake, and cherry. Much more crisp, smooth, and easy drinking than the flemish we just sampled prior to this (Cuvee Freddy). Medium body, with a crisp lighter carbonation. Finish is only slightly sticky. Moderate sweet taste, good moderate tart sourness, light spiciness. Mostly clear amber / red orange color. Last pour is hazy. Minimal greyish head. Really tasty flanders. Surprisingly easy drinking. Sometimes diving into a flanders on my own makes me a little nervous, but I could have easily chiefed this one on my own.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
phaleslu (7831) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2013
16 oz. aluminum bottle shared by DanielCoor- thanks! Pours a hazed amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of thick butter, vanilla, brown sugar, cheese, melon, and berries. Flavor is marginally better, but still sweet and buttery, with vanilla, sour candy, berry fruits, and some funk. Sweet and sour, with a medium body and moderate carbonation. What a mess. Didn’t work at all. Had this right after CIB Cheri Tart, and this was no better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (7274) - Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2013
16 oz can shared by DanielCoor. Pours a clear golden brown color with a thin white film. The aroma is tart cherry, vinegar, sweet malts, vanilla, lactic with some oak character. The flavor is much of the same; tart cherry, caramel, vinegar, acidic, lactic with some oak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (6507) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Can at What the Funk. Pours a dark brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is cherry skin, vanilla, brett, oak. Thin mouth, light tart cherry, oak, brett, some vinegar, very good.

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