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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: 690   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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4.8
huineman (684) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 23, 2015
Dark brown, no visible CO2. Huge tan head. Smells of honey, caramel, cider, yeast, cola gummy, a hint of chocolate. Very dry and sour, well balanced. No bitterness at all. Long finish with tinges of blackberry. Very nice.

4.6
AtronSeige (1515) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 23, 2015
Aroma: Medium floral, sweetness, sourness, cherries, Appearance: Clear, brown body with amber high-lights. Small, off-white head. Fair retention. Flavour: High sourness, initially. Medium sourness. Medium-light cherries, Medium-light sweetness. Dry finish, lingering sourness. Crisp Mouthfeel: Medium body. High carbonation. Overall: Very strong sourness on first sip! After initial sip, the sourness mellows. Very good beer. 375 ml bottle, poured, Thanks Andre! 17B. Flanders Red Ale

4.5
tderoeck (9471) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2011
1/08/2011 on tap @ Bierhuis aan de Waterkant (2011-357)

Clear red brown beer (like cola), yellowish to beige creamy head. Pretty stable and adhesive. Aroma: yoghurt and butter milk, red fruits, little sweet touch. MF: good carbon, medium body. Taste: freshly sour start, fruity (strawberries and raspberries), bit of a sweet touch. Aftertaste: some yoghurt, fruity, pleasant tart finish.

4.5
lembeek (143) - ITALY - APR 14, 2013
Rosso mattone, velata. Schiuma abbondante, ma evanescente. Profumi fruttati di ciliegia, vaniglia, e sentori floreali. Nel palato l’acidità sovrasta la dolcezza e i toni retro olfattivi fruttati.

4.5
jayzz (481) - Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2014
A watered wine aroma and deep burgundy clear color. Has a slightly sour wine taste. Light sour beer.

4.5
gabrieldraco (6) - Panama, PANAMA - MAY 8, 2017 does not count
Excelente cerveza, de las mejores que e probado, el sabor es muy bueno, es oscura, frutal un poco ácida, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 21, 2009
Tasted on tap. Pure sour cherry aroma with hints of rhubarb. Light tartness is perfectly balanced with the fruit flavors.

4.4
mfp13jr (152) - Glenville, New York, USA - APR 17, 2014
Pours dark dirt brown with tannish head. Hint of sour apples. Hits the tongue with sour brown and tannins with plenty of acidity. Finish is long and light.

4.4
obguthr (6294) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Cherries, toffee, treacle nose. Chestnut colored, medium tan head. Tart cherry and stems flavor. Plum and toffee overtones, but cherry is dominant. Light body, medium carbonation. Good complexity and layers. Very pleasant.

4.4
Hopkikker (24) - Lommel, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2015
Dark ruby red to dark brown. Thick brown head. Sweet and sour well balanced, red forest fruits, dry finish, sticky


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