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RATINGS: 536   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Oude Tart is a Flemish-Style Red Ale aged in red wine barrels for 18 months. Pleasantly sour with hints of leather, dark fruit and toasty oak.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJvd (815) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2014
Small sample from bottle @ Zeebra II. Pours hazy amber/redish with a small off-white head. Aroma has quite some wood, tartness, lactic acid, some fruitiness and cherries. Taste is quite sour with some fruitiness, wood, lactic acid and a dry finish. Ligth to medium body, medium carbo. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
Bottle from 16 Street Liquor, West Vancouver; vintage 2013
Dark color, brown with red hue; medium sized beige head. Pervasive aroma, tart, fruity, of cherries and balsamic vinegar, old wine barrels, malt. Lean body; some caramel flavor, hidden; the acidity is too high, the beer loses any grace, it becomes a jackhammer; some red wine vinegar, with balsamic notes; tart and lemony too.
Too aggressive, no elegance, but still a good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Enjoyit (3449) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Reddish brown of color with a beige head, An aroma of red berries, candy, sour and balsamico. A flavor of red berries, sour and sweets.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
htzpah (76) - - JUN 7, 2014
Smells like a stinky cheese. But once you start drnking it, you can't stop, you want to keep the taste going.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BLADT (511) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle pour. Dark brown. Beige head. Blue cheese nose. Berries. Some sherry. Smells hotter than it is. Taste follows. Blue cheese. Tart berries. Sour finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonusWagner (1331) - Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2014
The good bottles of this are nicely semisweet with hints of cherry and a mild tartness that reminds of Rodenbach Classic, the less good bottles are really vinegar heavy and the fruit doesnít come through as well because of the high acidity. I am rating this tilted towards the good bottles, which Iíve mostly been lucky enough to experience.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie (13214) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle, 75cl, at Gaasa. A clear, reddish brwon beer topped by a small, light beige head. Chocolate, some vanilla, dried fruits, notes of dark berries and some raisins on the nose. The flavor has a distinct oak touch to support the chocolate and vanilla known from the aroma. Itís rather tart, with some dried fruits sweetness, berries and a lemony hint showing up towards the very end. Full body and a nice carbonation. Perhaps a bit much on the oak side, but itís a damn solid beer anyway. 140501

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (3674) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Sour plum, with some raisin and apple. Finishes very tart. Wine barrel definitely evident. Pours reddish brown without much head or lacing. Good stuff. Tap at Meridian Pint.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (266) - - MAY 8, 2014
Backnote, had this beer at the zeebra extreem beer festival 2014. superb beer oaky fruity goodness

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maekchu (1982) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAY 6, 2014
Bomber. Smooth fruity nose, with sour cherries and some acidity floating up. Dark brown color with reddish highlights. Very tart initial, with cherries, grapes, and sour apples / light acidity in mid palate / finishes with more fruit and a long stretch of acidic tingling -- felt on the tongue, in the throat, and in the stomach. Thin body with mild astringency. Very tasty. Similar in character to Rodenbach.


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