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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Emelgem, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Van Honsebrouck is a family owned brewery in West Flanders Belgium. It makes a range if beers including Bacchus, a beer in the local style of the region. It is on this beer that the kriek and framboise is based, a premium fruit beer for which Belgium is well known. Hand wrapped and presented in half champagne bottles. This is a remarkable beer.

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jamedra (722) - Hostivice, - OCT 21, 2013
Lhev 375 ml. Aroma je krsně silně malinov. Pěna je vysok, mocca barvy, jemn a drc. Barva samotnho piva je tmav rubnov. Chuť m přjemn malinov střed s nakyslm okrajem, fini je ovocně nahořkl a nedrc. Jedn se o velmi přjemn pivo slad chuti, osvěujc a velmi dobře piteln.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alex60 (228) - - OCT 18, 2016
Bouteille 37,5 cl - couleur rouge, mousse rose bonbon, odeur de framboise, got sur la framboise, peu sucre, agrable

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (9637) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 14, 2016
Bottle, sampled at Medicine Hat Beerfest 2016. Deep ruby hue, thick pink head. Raspberry jam with hints of oak and spice, lightly tart finish. Not really a sour at all, but a nice full bodied raspberry fruit beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmacklin (923) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 25, 2016
375ml bottle. Pours a clear ruby with a medium, short lived, fizzy, pink head that leaves spotty lacing. Sweet, fruity aroma of raspberries. Sweet, fruity flavour of raspberry, red wine and oak with a dry, tart, slightly acidic finish. Light body with an oily texture and lively carbonation. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (2320) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 17, 2016
Rating #2118 - 2015.10.09 - Sample from @49thParallelYEG - Pours a ruby red. Aromatics of raspberry jam. More raspberry jam sweetness than any real tart bruin notes. Colour is mystifying. Sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ysok02 (1112) - Mons, BELGIUM - SEP 6, 2016
Robe brune, fine mousse. Nez puissant sur des notes florales, des framboises fraches sur un fond lact et acidul. Bouche lattaque fruite, milieu de bouche un peu creux, fine bulle et finale assez courte. Une bire dt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bonev (428) - POLAND - AUG 25, 2016
Piwo w kolorze czerwono brazowym z ladna rozowa piana ktora pozostawia bardzo ladny lacing na szkle. W aromacie czuc stare dojrzale maliny, troche kwaskowosci i slodow pszenicznych. W smaku dosc slodkie, ratuje kontra kwasnosci i lekkosci. Pijalne i nawet przyjemne bo bardzo lubie ten styl ale troche jakby zbyt sztuczne.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1668) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2016
Pulled the paper off-wait-no label. Back to the garbage to retrieve paper. Pours dark red with little head. Nose is wonderfully raspberry and fruity. Taste comes off a little sweet-reminding of the Lindemanns beer. Not bad but a sipper was good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (853) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2016
Red-brown beer with a small white cup, low carbonation. Taste : raspberries, sweet, immensely fruity and a little sour. Like it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (777) - So Paulo, BRAZIL - AUG 11, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2016 Cor de vinho de mdia/alta turbidez, espuma vinho de mdia formao e pouca persistncia. Aroma intenso de framboesa, amora, com mdio dulor e leve acidez. No paladar mantm o mdio dulor e leve acidez do aroma. Corpo leve e mdia carbonatao. Final de mdia durao, praticamente s amora e framboesa, tende a ficar um pouco aguado com aumento da temperatura. Tem boa drinkability, fcil gostar pelo dulor e aroma, mas est mais para keepcooler.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (809) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2016
Ruby brown with a butter coloured head. Smells of raspberry, of course. Light body, softly carbonated. Flavour is sweet, slightly acetic, and bags of raspberries again.


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