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Brewed by Trois Dames
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Sainte-Croix, Switzerland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Née de la rencontre fortuite d’une stout forte et d’une fermentation d’abricots du Valais qui jamais n’atteignit l’alambic du distillateur auquel elle était destinée, notre Oud Bruin (flamand pour "vieille brune") est une interprétation assez peu orthodoxe de ses cousines belges.
Elle en garde cependant le délicat équilibre aigre-doux, entre une solide ossature maltée assise sur des malts, aux notes caramélisées, chocolatées, rôties et fruitées, dans laquelle vient se fondre le vin d’abricot avec son acidité lactique, ses notes de cuir et d’étable liées aux levures sauvages, et une discrète note d’abricot.
La finale est légèrement amère et le tout se déroule tout en harmonie sur le palais.
Une bière unique, d’une grande buvabilité mais joliment complexe, entre douceur, fruité et acidité. Elle se mariera avec l’agneau, le canard, les moules, les crustacés ou des fromages à pâte molle ou mi-dure.
Série limitée de 1.200 bouteilles de 75cl, 7.2% d’alcool/volume, 35 unités internationales d’amertume (IBU).
Avec un grand merci au Journal de Ste-Croix pour l’aimable mise à disposition d’un local suffisamment tempéré pour la refermentation en bouteille cet hiver!
Santé!



adamah's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adamah (214) - - AUG 9, 2013
The nose is a little musty with some nut and apricot notes. The appearance is an opaque amber color with very little head. The taste is excellent a little on the sweet side but a good amount of tartness and a slightly bitter finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (4829) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2015
How: Bottle, as Trois Dames Grande Dame.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Amber colour with a small off-white head.
Aroma: Raisin, grapes, fruit, vinous, a bit sour.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Berries, raisin, grapes, vinous, some vinegar, caramel, tart.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2608) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Poured from a 750ml bottle. There is a big apricot character, dried apricot. The acidity is balanced against the maltiness. A very interesting interpretation of the style.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (2778) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 18, 2015
11.2 oz bottle pours hazy brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of raisins, brown sugar, vinegar and malts. Taste is dried fruit, tart and sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (4697) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep rust-hued brown body with a small off-white head. Nose is raisins, mild balsamic, dark fruits and hints of wood, apple vinegar and rose water. Taste is sour lactic tones, leather, balsamic, raisins and hints of lemon juice, grains and apricot. Medium body and high, near-fizzy carbonation. Original and rather nice, though somehow not quite my cup of tea.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
krumbum (700) - truckee, California, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Smells like sour figs. Chestnut brown with a light brown red head. Surprisingly woody with an underlying tart. Dry woody rolls to a charcoal roast carried on a tart platter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
shigadeyo (3287) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2015
6/19/2015: Grand Dame Oud Bruin... Aroma has brown sugar, berry, red wine, hint of vinegar; red brown color; flavor is acidic and funky with undertones of red berries, currant, cocoa powder, cherry, oak, red wine vinegar, and caramelized malt; Medium bodu, very carbonated (too much); interesting, good, seems fairly typical of the style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2015
Deep brown pour the nose is very acetic and tart. A bit of light cherry and some nice fruit. Bright and a little bit woody. Really rich and tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (7025) - Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2015
11.2 oz bottle from The Party Source. Pours a dark cola brown color with a large fluffy khaki colored head. The aroma and flavor have tart sour fruit, apricot, berries, some acidity, some funk, background roast, cherry, wood, some faint spicy character, interesting beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorm (1701) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Brun farve ed lyst skum. Lukt av mørk frukt. Smak av av mørk frukt noe røyk. Syrlig og sur ettersmak. Lokal øl-smaking på Bryne; 3xUntappd, 2xRateBeer & 1xNeutral.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (2302) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015

Lukt: Syrlige frukter.
Utseende: Brun farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende skum.
Smak: Syrlige frukter og en smak av røyk.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Sytembolaget, Nydt@Tasting hos Bryne med Gorm og Untapped gutta.
Medium: Flaske@750ml, ABV@7%, Når@01.05.2015
Drukket Som Alias@Trois Dames Grande Dame Oud Bruin


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