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RATINGS: 632   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   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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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alliance100 (1090) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 11, 2014
750ml bottle - pungent sour aromas . Faint sweetness leads to puckering sour punch . Awesome beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (4561) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2016
Tap at The Well, New York. Colour is clear dark copper with very small white head. Aromas and flavours: Berries, red berries, dryness, wood, some sourness and some malts.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stylurus (10) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - FEB 10, 2016
From a bomber 2014 Edition. Aroma is of fermented fruit, rich leather, and oak. Large bubble head which dissapates quickly. Color is a deep ruby/mahogany. Tart, black cherry and sour flavors. Tart.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asheft (2826) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 3, 2016
Bottle from Olive Tree, Ocean Beach, San Diego. Sweet, tart and brown malt aroma. Dried fruit, tobacco, raisin, bright sourness and red wine. Hazy ruby with a collar of tiny bubbles. Flavour is less specialty malt than in the nose and very sour. Lots of sour cherry, grape, and a faint woody bitterness. Maybe a little pickle juice. Light body, medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3782) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 8, 2016
Version 2015. Une robe rouge brune qui ne fit aucune mousse. Un nez boisé intense avec de belles notes de cerise. Une bouche qui est «tart» comme son nom l’indique. Le boisé est tout aussi intense. 7+

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blueshockey24 (199) - Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Bottle. Pours Like a strong dark tea. Minimal large bobble head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is fruity and malty. Taste is sour, fruity, leather, with a tart finish. Minimal carbonation. I like it but it’s a little under carbonated for my liking.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 31, 2015
Rating #1501 - 14.03.2015 - Bottle from Sherbrooke. Pours a deep reddish brown with a bubbly head that disapparates rather quickly. Aroma is berries, wild cherries, sour plum tartness - rich, fruity texture. Palate is well balanced - lots of tart cherry, sweetness from the barrel component, some woody oak components, and a leathery bitter funk note - lovely sour/bruin.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RafeAU (629) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 28, 2015
On tap at the Bruery. Bang on style for Flanders red - sour with just a little acetic acid in the mix, rich, tasty, complex, delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6398) - Utah, USA - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle at Mikeys holiday party
Clear copper with a small beige head, some lacing. Aroma of cherries and oak. Flavors of cherries and red grapes
Nice

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Savagesteeler (110) - Warszaw, POLAND - DEC 15, 2015
W aromacie dzikosc, nuty drzewne winne . W smaku kwas zdominowal wszystko, lekka beczka, slodycz. Smak bardzo zlozony. Czerwono bursztynowy kolor, bezowa piana.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokephibroke (307) - Mead, Colorado, USA - DEC 3, 2015
Minimal carbonation but pours a beautiful brown. Aroma of sherry vinager, cherry and oak. Fricken delicious: tart cherry, oak, lemon and a long, delicious bitter aftertaste. Add a little more CO2 and this is top notch.


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