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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: 687   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A typical Flemish beer with a pleasant wine-like taste and a rich past. This dark brown beer, which is matured in oak casks, has a slightly acid aftertaste.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcmisko (358) - New York, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Pours dark amber with small head. Smells like cherries, dark fruits and sugar. Taste is tart with black cherries and belgian candy. Dry and tart after taste. Some wine-like qualities come out of this beer as well. Interesting, worth picking up if you see it.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Richardvv94 (50) - Valthe, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2017
Gedronken met ma en pa, ruikt licht rozijnzoet, smaakt zurig met lichtelijk kaneel en rozijn, weinig bitter en schuim, zure afdronk, verder prima biertje die goed doordrinkbaar is.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mviljamaa (93) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - FEB 26, 2017
Pours with not much carbonation. Color is clear dark brown. Aroma has red wine, dates, alcohol, olives, mozzarella, parsley. Palate is a bit heavy and has sharpish carbonation. Taste has raspberry, chocolate ice cream, apple cider, banana marshmallows, sour cream and dry sparkling wine. Its refreshing, but quite sour. The tastes are pleasant, but this could be better with slightly higher alcohol content. There are better sour beers than this, but this could go for the fans of very sour sour beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmzl (310) - SLOVENIA - FEB 10, 2017
Theres caramel and chocolate, light acidity, they work with each other, some fruity esters. Very light and easy to drink, everything subtle

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SVD (1853) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2017 Sample. Red brown beer small beige head. Aroma is sour, fruit, caramel, some wood. Taste is the same quite sour with some sweetness. Drinkable but i dont like it that much.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThreeCats (886) - ISRAEL - DEC 27, 2016
Clear mahogany with a small head. Aroma of raspberry, wood, red fruit, some tartness. Taste tart, notes of horse blanket, tannic, tart red fruit. Fairly thin body. Nice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TET (2930) - Kaarina, FINLAND - DEC 26, 2016
A dark brown beer, a head is medium and beige. Aroma has cherries, sweet raspberries, low tartness. Taste has cherries, balanced tartness, some raspberries and sweetness. Medium bodied, slihgtly sticky. Good and balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (1745) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 12, 2016
F: huge, very pale brown, good retention. C: dark brown, dark red tones against the light, clear. A: malt, roasted tones, vinous, woody, sour fruity like lemon, hint of caramel. T: fruity sourness, woody, malty, touch of brett, lemon, caramel, red forest fruits, hint of tart on the palate, light to medium body, medium to high carbonation, very good balanced refreshing and sadly underrated, worth to try, enjoyed, 375ml paper wrapped bottle from Dranken Corstjens - Prik&Tik in Maasmechelen.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
lupuLust (246) - Franke(n) im Breisgau, GERMANY - DEC 11, 2016
11.12.2016 - Pours deep redbrown with beige head. Slighty acidly aroma, woody tones. Taste is almost the same but with some sour cherries. Palate is watery with acid coating on the tongue.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Korcz (2916) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fules (1102) - Gyngys, HUNGARY - NOV 16, 2016
Kicsi, gyorsan eltűnő hab, sttbarna szn. Savanyks, vrsboros illat. Savanyks, boros zvilg, a httrben jelzs rtkű hords s srs aromk. Knnyed, mr-mr testestlen, de nem vizes, erős sznsavtartalm, szinte egyltaln nem keserű. Kellemes, knnyed, frisstő sr, de egy kis test sokat lendtene rajta.


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