berntholer (801) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - APR 28, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
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
MartinT (7746) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
AndySnow (2940) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at RBJG 2 Grand Tasting. Cloudy red brown colour. Sour aroma. Fresh sour flavour.
KyotoLefty (6186) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Cloudy brown color. Cimplex nose of apples, pears, peaches, vinegar, grapes, nuts. Quite a nice new oud bruin. Rather light body.
degbert (1076) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
Vaiz (3298) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
TimE (3109) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 30, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
hazewee (40) - Andenne, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
JorgeLee (1156) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Bier Tempel, Brussels. Gusher! liquid and yeast everywhere. Reddish brown colour. Sour aroma. Sour taste, some fruit maybe cherries. Lengthy tart finish. Interesting and not bad.
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From tap, 2012 version. Hazy brown with a hugebtannhead. Aroma is citric, toasted malt, wineous and citric fruity. Tart and citric, malty. Dry finish. Smooth. Milky.