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Verzet Oud Bruin (Experimenteel Bier)

Brouwers Verzet
Formerly brewed at Gulden Spoor

Style: Sour Red/Brown
Anzegem, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
NOTE: Please only enter ratings for the ’experimenteel’ version as per bottle label.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (11544) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2012
Bottle. Murky brown color. Caramel, oak, apple and leather notes. Apple sour flavor. Hints of lemon and vinegar. Bretty notes. Totally dry. Great oud bruin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (11364) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2011
From bottle, courtesy of Joes. Hazy opaque red color, no head. Smell sour, some warm cherries you sometimes get with Ice cream. Taste sour, unripe fruits. Pretty decent beer, very well balanced. Way better then expected. Medium to high carbo, but not offensive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (9412) - Oceanside, California, USA - APR 23, 2012
375mL thanks to Travlr. Pours muddy rouge with a larger, fizzing, beige head. Larger lace for style. Nose is red wine vinous with heavy mustiness and cobwebby funk. Some dried meat and thanksgiving holiday spices. Strange. Nice though. Taste is tangy, acetic heat, lots of citric acid and paper. Mouth watering. Longer, interesting finish with white wine vinegar. Not too bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (8799) - Ursel, BELGIUM - AUG 20, 2011
Draught Small beige head over hazy foxy-amber beer. Oud bruin, at its best; extremely fruity, cherry, lactic acid, putteke, wet wood. Fresh, tart, oud bruin in wood, but less fruity in the mouth than in the nose. Only the MF leaves a bit to be desired, being a tad watery, but offering lasting lactic acid flavouring. Excellent! I want more from these guys. In the present sample, a bit more body and a bit more lagering might have elevated it even higher.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (8428) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle @ Home. Pours hazy rusty brown with a very fast fading offwhite head. Aroma of malt, wood, lemon, light brown sugar, little vinegar. Flavor is lightly sour, malty, light sweet, wood, lemon juice, tart cherries. Thin watery body, soft carbonation, tart acidic finish. 161114

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (8206) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 9, 2013
375 ml bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere.
Pours clear copper color with a small head. Aroma of ripe fruits, some grass and sour grape fruits. Flavor is also quite sour with grape fruits, grass and faint yeast. Sour palate. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (8124) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle @ VBPF’12. Brune foncée, col fin beige. Arôme agréable rappelant un bouquet subtile de gousse de vanille sur ce nez malté et léger caramel.En bouche, aigreur modérée pour une ’sour’ très abordable, aigreur persiste en bouche laissant un léger profile fruité avec au final ce mélange parfait d’une malt caramel et une pointe de sucré-aigre de cerise. Le tout se termine sur un côté épicé/boisé qui se répand sur le palais.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (7622) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 9, 2013
375 ml bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere. Pours a dark ruby colour with a white head. Aroma of strong tart berries, chocolate and some bread. Rich flavour of strong tart berries, caramel, straw, complex sweet raisins and grass. Full bodied, thick mouthfeel and a long, tart, rich finish. Great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (6904) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2011
14/08/2011 on tap @ Internationaal Streekbierenfestival Zwevegem (2011-387)

Note: the brewer calls this an experimental beer, as it is their first try for a Vlaams Oud Bruin. Possibly this beer will change in the future.

Bit cloudy copper red to brown beer, aery off-white smal head, unstable and non adhesive. Dissipates quite quickly. Aroma: fruity, sour cherries, wood, little sweet, some yoghurt (lactobacillus). Taste: sour but fruity start, lemony, raspberries, red currants. Aftertaste: lemon, raspberries, butter milk. The more you drink of it, the more complex flavours you are able to detect. This beer needs some balancing, but it’s already promising. Can’t wait till they make a blend with a 2 year old sour, instead of a one year old.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (6195) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2011
draft@GBF 2011: experimentally tapped, dark red with a small beige head, smell slightly sour with lots of tart cherries, wet wood, taste is strong tat cherries, lot of wood, aftertaste is slightly sour with lactic acid, light body, medium carbonation, great beer, can only get better in the future

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