Brouwers Verzet
Brewed at Gulden Spoor

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


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
snzcujo (282) - RUSSIA - APR 29, 2013
2012 ed., Tasted from the bottle, in Antwerp, 30/04/2013. Opened with gushing, pours dark orange / brown, Aroma is intense, more vinegary than lactic, Taste is overwhelmingly sour, with acidic tang in the end. It's almost a hardcore geuze than the oud bruine. Aftertaste is tickling tartness. Definitelly too sour and biased towards vinegar-ish part. Neutral, could be blended nicely with some sweet commercial oud bruins. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13353) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Bottle at RBJG#2 - Grand Tasting Tim’s Place. Clear brown - offwhite head. Soapy, roasted, mouldy, light sourish, lacto notes, coconut, rather sweet, balsamic notes, unbalanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berntholer (850) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - APR 28, 2013
no head, no lacing. dark clear redbrownish beer, soft carbonation. notes of lactic acid and wood in the smell. has a sour taste that reminds me more of citric acid than lactic acid, has a stringent after-taste, not very well balanced. this is a review of the 2013 edition, i liked it a bit more than the 2012 version and although i want to like it i can’t say that i enjoy it. tried at ZBF 2013 from bottle on 27/04/2013

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7779) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2013
My Bottom Line:
Cherries and wild edges brand this authentic Oud Bruin, leading to sourness and dryness.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam skirts the dull amber haze.
-Fat bubbles and dryness work well together.
-Though this may not be distinctive, it is a simple and very effective example.
-I wouldn’t mind using this to show someone what the style is.


   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (3039) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2013
Bottle at RBJG 2 Grand Tasting. Cloudy red brown colour. Sour aroma. Fresh sour flavour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6273) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 1, 2013
Bottled. Cloudy brown color. Cimplex nose of apples, pears, peaches, vinegar, grapes, nuts. Quite a nice new oud bruin. Rather light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
degbert (1099) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours red brown with a high cream/beige head. Nose is acetic with undertones of fruit and savory. Extremely sour on the front of the tongue, with a smoky bitterness following. Finish is dry and tight -- no sweetness at all. Good example of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3315) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2013
Bottle. Hazy brown pour, thin white head. Aroma of balsamic vinegar, oak, varnish, blackcurrant and raspberry. Flavor is very sour, bready and fruity. Heavy on the stomach, but interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (3120) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 30, 2013
Tons of green apples and oak in the nose. the mouth is super sour, with oak and green apple and oak. Soooo fucking sour, but well balanced and enjoyable. I love this. You will too, if you love sours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hazewee (40) - Andenne, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2013
Robe pelures d’oignons, très trouble, mousse evanescente. Joli nez aux notes "boisées". Bouche très acétique à l’attaque, quasi aucune effervescence. Texture légère, longueur moyenne, assez monocorde mais bien typée.

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