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RATINGS: 658   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 6   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. It’s pleasantly sour with hints of leather, dark fruit and toasty oak. While this is one of the more classic beer styles that we make, it’s not a style that you can find too often in the United States. Originating in style from the Flanders region of Belgium, near the French boarder, this dark, sour ale has roots deep in brewing history and predates most of the ales that have become popular in contemporary culture. We’re doing our best to keep the tradition alive by brewing and aging this beer here on the west coast.


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tdmuel (251) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Pours a hazy reddish brown color with a small fluffy brown head. Wow, this smells amazing. Lots of tart cherry, vinegar, dark fruits, light oak, lemon, and a light spiciness as well. Earthy, vinegary tartness up front on the taste, slight citrus acidity, dark cherries, oak, nice toasty malt undertones, and slightly grassy.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scipio (817) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Pours a copperish brown color with a medium beige head that fades quickly. The aroma is very tart, with cherry, sour apple, oak, caramel, and some vanilla. Extremely sour taste, and is quite similar to the nose. Cherry, apple, oak, a healthy amount of vinegar. Some earthiness and mild vanilla rounds this out. The sourness threatens to overwhelm the flavors, which in my opinion is a good thing. Heavy and lingering sour cherry aftertaste. This is medium in body, with a sticky, acidic texture, and carbonation bordering on flat. One of the most sour beers that I’ve ever had, if you’re a fan of this style, this is a must try.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (6454) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Bottle cellared since 2012. Pours a deep reddish chestnut, beautiful overall, small beige head, dissipates to a ring with some lacing. Aroma is woody, definitely strong flanders red, oak tannin, dark sugars, lactic tartness, hints of cherry, leather. Flavor is medium tart, hints of residual sweetness, a bit of funk, loads of oak tannin, leather and lactose. Medium body, fairly low carbonation. Held up very well and doing a lot to redeem a style I more often than not don’t care much for.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nisse666 (6047) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle (75cl) from de Molen web shop labeled Oud Tart cons 2016-07-08 Göteborg, 2014 Vintage. AR: vineager, kriek, sournees AP: red wine and brown colored body, brown/beige foam F: vineager, kriek, portwine, sour

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vignale (3213) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2016
Flaska från beergium. 2013 vintage. Mörk mahognyfärg som drar åt rött med lågt krämigt skum. Syrlig doft av dyrlig stenfrukt, laktosyra och fat. Rejäl syra men mjuk och rund, mycket fat med röda druvor, läder, fikon, nypon. Stor med djupa smaker och komplex smakbild. Riktigt gott.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palme (3956) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2016
0.75l bottle shared with Inbreak @ Mikkeller Bar. Looks really nice in the glass with a deep blood red clear body and a small light bubbly beige top thats leaving some light lacing down the sides of the glass. Lovely thick and intense aroma, lots of tart red berries, wood. Red wine and a mild red wine vinegar. Loads of wood, and the tart red berries with that red wine is lovely. It’s soft on the carbonation and light oily almost a bit sticky on the gliding mouthfeel. Lovely tart flavors with lots of acidic lime and lime zest. Red cowberries and some lingo berries. Really okay without being to mouthdrying. It has a zing to it with a soft vinegar flavor. Lots of good thing going on in this. Last beer of the Copenhagen trip 2013. 05.05.2013

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
robinvboyer (4068) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2016
Murky brown pour, small beige head. Aroma is incredibly sour dark cherries, strong balsamic vinegar, big, earthy oak, and earthy barrel. Vinous red wine notes, big sour, and funk. This is whay rodenbach wishes it could be. Pretty Impressive stuff. Puckering sourness, light funk, loads of incredibly sour fruit, mostly cherries, loads of barrel goodness. Wow.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vells (1429) - Rīga, Latvija, LATVIA - MAY 29, 2016
Quite impressive brew. Feels all rounded superbly balanced maltiness, some toast level, caramel, dried fruits, ripe fruits, brett, some oak aspect, light acidic, bit vanilla. Light sweetness, light sourness, all the way balanced and enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
seehaferb23 (186) - - MAY 24, 2016
This is definitely a tart beer but very good. A nice pallet. $20 at NW Growlers in Sherwood. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (2315) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2016
Dark reddish with a pale head. Aroma is sour dark fruit, red wine vinegar, touch of nail polish. Light-medium bodied, sour on the palate with a sweet red fruit undertone. Taste is red fruits, red wine vinegar, plum.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melnis (481) - LATVIA - MAY 17, 2016
Balanced tart beer. This comes out as is shaud be, the pallete cherry cask with sour yeast cherry stone glue beer. Price performance is tough


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