iep (230) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2007
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark amber colored with a nicely sized head. Impressive oaky tart vanilla aromas, fruity (raisin, cherry), alcohol, vinegar, candy sugar, and alot more. Very sweet & somewhat sour flavor, a strange blend. Refreshing mouthfeel with light carbonation, very smooth. This is a well-made & unique brew.
FastEddie (230) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 8, 2008
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep, but dull reddish brown color. Very sharp aroma, almost too sharp. Very tart but reasonably sweet flavor at the same time... much sweeter than the other flemish reds I’ve had so far.
TheJollyOne (230) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 19, 2008
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2009 Brownish-red pour with quickly diminishing head. Lovely color. Smell is of sour fruit, cassis and cherry, with strong balsemic vinegar. Taste is of dark cherry and fruits, sourness of vinegar. Palate is fizzy and clean. This beer is a real treat, a personal favourite.
Slubgob (230) - West Hartford, USA - MAY 31, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Light acetic acid on the nose. Opaque brown thin head. Good sour kick but not overwhelming. Good structure behind it. Finishes with lingering soreness. Great example of the style.
didierlewallon (229) - ponferrada, SPAIN - APR 15, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cerveza de color rojo rubí con una cabeza de color beige.
Aroma ácido y fuerte como el aroma fermentado de una Gueuze.
Sabor suave y exquisito al principio, termina con un regusto ácido, muy complejo, que buena es esta cerveza.
Sven (229) - Lancaster, California, USA - APR 28, 2003
1.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
Can I get some fish n' chips to go with my malt vinegar? Oh, no wait! This is only a nasty-ass Flemish Sour. And that it is. Awfully sweet, and horrifically sour. I thought I was drinking a lemon drop laced with lead that had been steeping in a barn for a month. This hurts!
nickchalk (229) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 5, 2003
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice dark red wine colour, with a tan head that's pretty small, lots of great lacing though. Definitely the balsamic vinegar thing is here, I really like that actually. Some blackberry undertones are hidden underneath the sourness. The taste is sour with a hint of sweetness, sour apples, grapes. A little thin, but still a very nice beer. Bottle.
cthomas2390 (228) - Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Still breaking into the sour beers, but this one was a gem. Pours a nice ruby brown with little head. Aroma has definite funk and horse blanket characteristics, while the taste is one of a mild tartness reminiscent of sour cherries. A nice sour finish that sticks around for a bit and tempts you into another sip. Quality.
dmradus (227) - Ithaca, New York, USA - APR 23, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: APR 24, 2007 Bottle at Delirium Cafe, Brussels. Beautiful dark red bordering on brown with ruby highlights in the little amount of light that finds its way down to the Delirium basement. Aroma is strongly sour cherries, with oak components running alongside. One of those funky scents that really gets up into the nostrils and tickles them wonderfully. Taste is subdued sourness, with some lactic acid component, and vinegar. Berries and cherries are also present, as well as a strong oak character. Drying and sour finish which is rasping on the tongue. Strong carbonation fades to creaminess and then sneaks back in the swallow. Nice, probably doesn’t match Rodenbach Grand Cru though.
leeburg (227) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - FEB 9, 2009
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Clear reddish amber with a fizzy head leaving nice lacing. Vinous notes, sherry, green apples, dark candy sugar, champagne, oak, tomato skin, vinegar. Flavors of vinegar (apple cider meets balsamic), amaretto sour, oak again, nice carbonation.