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Brouwers Verzet
Brewed at Gulden Spoor

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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
NOTE: Please ensure that you are rating the correct version. This version is not the same as the ’experimenteel’ version.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10775) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Pours lightly cloudy rubied brown with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is cherry, acetic acid, sweet malt and barnyard yeast. Flavor is acetic cherries, vinous notes sweet malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (4134) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Tap. Red mahogany with small head. Very nice Flanders aroma. Quite tart with light cherry. Pretty solid for the style.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (3406) - Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2015
375 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 6/29/2013. Pours fairly crystal clear ruby red/copper color with a 2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Slight spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of lemon, cherry, green apple, raisin, plum, red wine vinegar, caramel, light toffee, toasted oak, leather, clove, hay, straw, grass, musty funk, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/funky yeast, malt, and oak notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon, cherry, green apple, raisin, plum, red wine vinegar, caramel, light toffee, toasted oak, leather, clove, hay, straw, grass, musty funk, and yeast earthiness. A fair amount of fruity/acidic tartness and earthy spice on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, cherry, green apple, raisin, plum, red wine vinegar, caramel, toasted oak, leather, hay, straw, grass, musty funk, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Good complexity and solid robustness of fruity/funky yeast, malt, and oak flavors; with a good malt/acidity balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Has a fairly dry finish as well. Comes off as a bit bland and watery in the taste, and the the acidity and funk is not as pronounced as I expected. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and fairly acidic mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice Flanders brown ale style. All around good complexity, balance, and solid robustness of fruity/funky yeast, malt, and oak flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink with the modest amount of acidity. A nicely enjoyable offering.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (999) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Draft sample at Gravity - pours a hazy brown . Vinegar and red fruit aroma . Funky vinegar with hints of sour cherries . Ok . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mauro976 (6) - mezzane di sotto, ITALY - JAN 5, 2015 does not count
bevuta al The Drunken Duck a Vicenza, colore rosso carico, schiuma persistente ma lo stupore viene sia al naso che in bocca. parte acetica ma appena dopo qualche secondo si sente tutta la frutta rossa con il ribes a farla da padrone. buona

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SilverAce (2) - BELGIUM - JAN 4, 2015 does not count
Een van mijn favorieten. Complex, super smaak en nasmaak! Lichte portosmaak en overheerlijk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Buongiorgio00 (933) - - DEC 22, 2014
Ottima oud bruin, caratterizzata da un intensa acidità vinoso-acetica, note di legno e una leggera sfumatura fruttata. Ricca ed eleborata.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (1343) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle pour at special brews. Pours a dark cloudy copper color with a big, creamy, lasting head. Mild sour fruit aroma. Smooth, easy drinking sour with a little apple and cherry. Solid sour. Creamy body. Loved it.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (3495) - FINLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle. Amber reddish hazy. Red cherry, balsamic slight oak nose with a bit of marzipan. Light tart, some sweetness in flavour. Old berries, dried fruits. Pretty nice. Isn’t as intensive, but the flavours there are nice. Easy drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LaFuite (3) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2014 does not count
Nez fruité, plutôt fruits sec, vinassé, barriqué. Belle couleur ambrée brune. Belle acidité, légerement vinaigrée mais très agréable. On retrouve le fruit au gout, peut etre plus sur le fruit rouge. Une belle vieille brune comme on aimerait en voir plus.


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