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Verhaeghe Barbe Ruby

Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Fruit Beer
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
cherry beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beachmaster (261) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 7, 2015
On draught. .Pours a clear deep red, with a small pink head that quickly fades. Nose is cherries and dark fruit, and the taste follows the nose. Very nice cherry flavor with just a touch of sour. A little sweet, but very refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hrabren (313) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 7, 2015
On tap at #Belgiek - Beffa Bar. Brownish red with medium off-white head. Cherry jam aroma, cherry liquor. Sour cherry aroma, like those fruits that lay in the cherry brandy. Like you wanted make brandy, but stopped at 7.7%

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fujimo2000 (25) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Pours plum with a rich smell of cherry. Very tart cherry taste with a lingering tart finish. There is no mistaking it. It just would not replace a cherry pie or cobbler so whatís the point.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nsanders (789) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Tap at Tap House Grill. Ripe cherry, white board marker, sour grapes and sugar. Tastes a lot like it smells, sour and fruity. Body is medium with a clingy feel that is broken by fizziness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (4018) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2015
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Norway, on order. Deep purple color, good pink foam. High aroma intensity; cherries!! Medium body & complexity. Immediately sweet, balances ok, but ends up a bit sweet. Enjoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chucklemation (876) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Pours a dark ruby with a fizzy pink head. Aroma is cherry. Flavor is tart cherry. Not a lot of depth. I enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (8597) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy deep purple red with a white/pink head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma combines tart cherries with pie cherries and a has a hint of a syrup note. Flavor is much more of a syrupy cherry note with a good amount of sweetness and a growing tartness through the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (4807) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Aroma is very sweet cherries. The flavor is sweet cherries, mild fruit, malts and a slightly vinueos finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
unclemike (2616) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Pours an opaque dark ruby with a creamy pink-tan head. Big sweet soda pop nose, very synthetic and reconstituted-smelling. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Tangy, sticky, cloying sweet fruity mid palate, like a soda pop. Definitely backsweetened, definitely from syrup.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6824) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2015
Medium pink head. Deep dark red barely translucent body with powerful, almost boiling carbonation. Spicy yoghurty cherry and almonds aroma with rhubarb and alcohol notes. Sweet-acidic cherry juice taste with almonds and herbs notes. Mid-bodied. Sharpish mouthfeel. Dry-sweet-acidic cherry juice and candy aftertaste with herbal wooden notes. Itís not bad, but itís really odd. (0.33l bottle, I have no idea where from.)

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