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The Bruery Marrón Acidifié

Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Placentia, California USA
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 298   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Dark sour ale aged in oak barrels. A collaboration between The Bruery and Cigar City Brewing, this Imperial Oud Bruin is layered with aromas of cranberries, tropical fruits, leather, and aged balsamic, balanced by wood tannins and roasted malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2502) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAR 1, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2013 Bottle shared at RBWG! Pours a hazy brown with a ring of bubbly tan head that doesn?t really stick on the way down. Aroma of sour tart fruit and some nice vinegar acidity. Taste follows with a very tart finish, nice balance, kind of thick and bubbly. Pretty good though, alcohol well hidden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Bottle shared at the RBWG grand tasting
Appearance: Cloudy dark amber with a small beige head
Aroma and flavors of vinegar and tart fruit
Nice and tasty

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cmonster (983) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Bottled. Pours dark amber-brown with a short head. Booming ultra-complex nose. You have got to be kidding me! Oak, medium tart dark fruit, leather, wine oak and balsamic and even tropical fruit. Stunning. Medium sour flavor. Medium body, thin-oily texture, soft carbonation and a tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
decaturstevo (5215) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 23, 2013
slighly hazed brown pour with off white head and lace. Aroma is sour, tart fruit. Nice tart, acidic flavor that is very subtle but runs hard as you go. A nice beer with smooth carbonation.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stevencon (464) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 23, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2013 Rbwg! Hazy mahogany white head. Particles floating. Sour red fruit cherry raspberry wood leather vinegar. Great aroma. extra vinegar and cherry. Almost tastes like angostura bitters. Wow this beer has gotten better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (7921) - Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Very nice beer. A bit of oxidation, edium ot high sourness, levelling sweetnes, very slight funk but not much.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JStax (3244) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Poured from a 750 ml bottle. Pours a semi-hazy brown with a beige head of foam. Aroma is bracingly sour and dry. Some cherries and green apple come through. Super tart and dry. Dries the mouth out immediately upon first sip. Holy shit is this sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (2459) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Pours a deep shade of crimson with a smallish off white head that quickly dissipates to a smattering of foam on the top. The aroma is sweet with a hint of tart and balsamic. Sweet brown sugar mixes with tart cherries and plums with hints of tannic oak and light tart fruits. The flavor is tart and funky up front, but not bracingly so. Lemons and tart cherries mix with a bit of vinegar and tart fruits. A woody funk comes through mixed with brown sugar coated tart berries. Medium body with a light to moderate level of carbonation and a sweet tart mouthfeel going on. I thought this was pretty good, but for my tastes I’d have liked a bit more tart and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
superspak (2840) - Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Review 1200! 750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled in Spring 2011 (nearing 2 years old). Pours slightly hazy dark reddish brown color with a small 1 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of big sour cherry, cranberry, apple, toast, grass, hay, oak, balsamic vinegar, red wine, earth, tobacco, light leather, funk, and light herbal. Damn nice aromas with great complexity and balance. Taste of huge tart and sour cherry, cranberry, oak, toast, apple, raisin, hay, grass, earth, red wine, balsamic vinegar, funk, leather, tobacco, light yeast spiciness, and light citrus peel. Nice amount of tartness and sourness on the finish; with lingering notes of sour dark fruits, toast, oak, hay, grass, leather, balsamic vinegar, red wine, tobacco, earth, yeast spiciness, and light citrus peel on the finish for a good bit. Fantastic complexity and balance of flavors; with a great sourness/sweetness balance; and zero cloying flavors present after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied; with a lightly slick and moderately acidic mouthfeel that is very nice; nicely acidic without being overbearing. Alcohol is very well hidden with almost zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic sour brown ale! Big complexity and balance of flavors; and very smooth to sip on even with the acidity. A highly enjoyable offering as expected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (2729) - California, USA - JAN 4, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2013 4 jan 2013, bottle. Light brown and faintly hazy. Nose is half vinegar sour and half sweet bready malt. Thin body and faintly fizzy. Tart framework with some sweet bread, light caramel. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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