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Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 23, 2008
Bottle @ <a href=http://www.ale.dk/index.php?id=4638 target=_new> Sour ale Tasting - DOE Holstebro. Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, wood. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light acidic with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (250308)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 6, 2008
25 cL bottle, from fonefan. Pours clear and golden amber with a collapsing off-white head. Aroma is light citric aroma with a light sourish note, followed by a light sugarish note. Flavour is light sweet sugarish and with a light sour note. Ends lingering sweet sugarish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 12, 2004
A red beer with a beutiful white head. The aroma is sour yet sweet with notes of wood, over-ripe berries, plums, and prunes. The flavor has a great balance between the sweetness and the sourness with primary notes of wood and plums. A very nice beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2005
(Bottle 25 cl) Remember having this for the first time on tap on a hot summer’s day in Lier, where it’s the local beer. Dark golden with a nice head. Presumably filtered. Some wooden notes, with touches of roasted malt showing through. Sweet’ n’ sour with emphasis lying on the sweet side. 120697

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2005
Bottled. Clear orange coloured with a small off white head. Acidic aroma of wood, glue and red wine. Flavour of glue, wood, fruits and red wine. Funny, but not my favorite flemish sour ale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2008
Bottled. Amber colour with small beige head, which quite fastly vanishes almost completely. Aroma is wood, nectar and really sour fruity notes. Flavour is malts, sour fruits, spices and some vanilla. Once it warms up it gets quite rasp- and strawberries.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2005
Bottled. Hazy amber. Aroma of acidic grape juice. Dry and lightly balsamic. Citric acidity that is balanced by toffee and saccharine sweetness. More fresh and intense than complex, but I love this beer!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2006
Bottle. Clear brown colour with almost no head. Sweet malty, spicy aroma with some hints of sourness. Sweet slightly malty fruity flavor with some hints of sourness. Sweet malty aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 15, 2005
Beautiful copper color; huge creamy head; nice perlage. Cellary vinegar nose. Very sweet, malty, with the typical sourness. Not as complex as my favorite Duchesse de Bourgogne, but delicious!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2008
25 cl bottle @ Plan-B, Copenhagen: BB 04/07. Pours amber/copper with a sprinkly fading head. Aroma is very sweet & vinous, reminds me of danish gløg. Red wine, fruity sour & soft bodied. Sweet and sticky also. A bit dusty/woody - very matured & old feel, but just good all around. So sippable & nice!


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