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RATINGS: 566   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4676) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle @ZZT IV: Medium creamy yellowish light tan ish head, changes quick into a lacing on top of a deep dark murky brown ruby red colored beer. Smell light sour, light yeast, spices, cour caramel, wood, cinnamon, cloves, barley malts, creamy and a hint of vanilla. Taste spices, barleys, barley malts, wood, yeast, nice balanced sour, some light hoppy bitterness, some nice dark fruits, some creamy spicy and light sweet ingredients. There is a hint of nasty malts towards to aftertaste. Aftertaste is a bit unbalanced, mainly because of the nasty bitter malts. There is some sour, malts, light dark fruity and some herbs. Low carbo, soft mouthfeel, full body and a creamy texture. Kind of basic Belgian Red, but tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hair6a11 (1373) - Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle; Pour is murky dark brown with a modest khaki head in this glass. The nose is earthy oak, vanilla, cherry skins, some mild vanilla, and some vinegar. The flavor profile trumps the appearance and the nose for me ; it begins on the slightly sweet, oak, leather, citrus notes, and it rounds out with more vinegar, acetic elements, although its lacking a bit of heft, I think, for my taste. Anyway , a terrific sour, with decent tartness all around.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crosamich (431) - Twin Falls, Idaho, USA - JUN 29, 2012
an approachable Flanders. Nicely balanced earthiness with the sour and tart although I would prefer more sour less earthy. little bit dirty but works pretty well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (8767) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2012
75cl bottle @ ZZT IV. Clear dark deep red color, small beige head. Smell slightly cherries, some flowers, blossom and something else I can’t quite put my finger on. Taste is light to moderately sour, but very well balanced with some fruits and fruitpeel. Medium body, medium carbo.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4265) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle @ ZZT4. Ruby red, hazy, cherrie colour with little to no head. Smells cinnamon, sour, slightly dusty. Tastes sour, mild, cherry skin, fruity, nice. Dry, medium body, great carbo.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (10962) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 23, 2012
Ziemlich säuerlicher, gering süßer Beginn, etwas malzig. Rund, stechend, speziell. Merkwürdig aber ziemlich gut! 11/12/10/12/8/12

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2012
Bottle. Pours a nice mahogany dark red color with a beige head. Aroma is of tart cherries, dark fruits, brown sugar, some barnyard funk, balsamic vinegar, raspberry and red grapes. The flavor follows the nose with lots of red berries flavors, cherry, raspberry and red grapes, dark fruits, brown sugar, balsamic vinegar and barnyard funk. The body is medium with a dry mouth feel. Overall a pretty nice Sour!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Atom (1408) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 9, 2012
Rating 700! 750mL bottle pours a murky amber/brown with a small tan head. Aroma is tart and sweet cherries, brown sugar, vanilla, oak. Creamy silk texture, yogurt, funk, cherries, wood. Really interesting balance of flavors with the texture. Nice!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (2062) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 25, 2012
750ml bottle, I think second time in a bottle, first time was on tap at EBF. Brown with a tan head, balsalmic vinegar, tannins, some cherries, mild tartness, wood. Moderate carbonation and body, mild sourness with a nice malty finish, somewhat dry. Decent but not as good as I remember on tap.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (4797) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Bottle @ S&B. Deep renal failure bloody red brown color with a tiny, off-white head. The nose is sweet cherry and brown sugar, jammy fruits, light vinegar and cheesy funk. The taste is tart, bright cherry and raspberry. Tart, vinous notes of grape skin and funk. The body’s light and active. No real carbonation. Overall, very nice. Clearly like a Flanders red, a good thing.


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