Brewed by Timmermans (John Martin)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Itterbeek, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 656   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Matured in oak barrels for a sweet-sour taste.
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopverdju (1003) - BELGIUM - OCT 16, 2016
Donkerbruin met rode gloed en ecru schuim. Geur: zuurdesembrood. Smaak: licht zoet, zurig, wat kandij. Goede koolzuurprikkel. Helemaal niet te vergelijken met "oud bruin".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (7603) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 12, 2016
Bottled 330ml. -at Harats Zagreb. Reddish/brown coloured, minimal off-white head, light sourish fruity nose. Fruity, slightly perfumed grapes, touch of red wine with some sweet notes in the finish. Nothing special here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
MasDen (250) - Mogilev, BELARUS - OCT 10, 2016
Aroma: cherry, malt, fruits. Appearance: dark ruby with small head. Taste: sweetness, dried fruits compote, lemon in finish. Palate: sparkling, middle body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swhitworth (7) - - OCT 6, 2016 does not count
What a nice surprise. Much darker then first anticipated. With a hint of sweetness. Lovely to sip on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALLOVATE (2977) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2016
Tried this one back in September 2013, and I must admit I remember enjoying it quite a lot.
Radiant mahogany body with a big and lasting, rocky beige foam that laces well. Nose is plump and thick and displays savoury fruit mince, tart berries, madeira, oak and choc toffee. Tart with a juicy, dark berry sweetness to the front. Well rounded with a lightly husky malt and stale hop roughage late giving it a soft to moderate bitterness. Woody, dry and tart finish with a vinous astringency. Lasting carob and Shiraz flavour lingers long on the tongue. Quite lively on the palate but with a firmness that gives it more body and presence. Overall balanced between sweet and tart, and medial on complexity. Drinks superbly for an Oud Bruin. Enjoyable!! (75cL, BB 04/10/14)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
seuinoz (251) - Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2016
Oak in the aroma with some sweet candy. Dark ruby red in color with a quick dissipating head. Some oak and sour and a little watered down in the taste. Doesnt sit well on the palate. Overall impression is not good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (5350) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 15, 2016
Harats Zagreb, bottle. Misty brown-red body with a slightly off white head. Light off white head. Very light tart and fruity notes in the aroma. Taste... eh, grape juice, maltiness, medium carbonation, actually more on the sweet side. Not terrible, but quite basic and for "beginners". The "faro" among the Flanders Reds.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ysok02 (1321) - Mons, BELGIUM - SEP 13, 2016
Robe brune, fine mousse. Nez typ mais peu complexe, cerise acidule, bois, lgre note balsamique. Bouche lattaque fruite, fine acidit mais un manque de tension et de complexit pour ce type de produit. Basique et sans grand intret

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lonick (1779) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2016
Keg @ Six North Opening Night. Pours dark brown, beige head. Nose is very similar to coca-cola also fruity, toffee and caramel. taste is as the nose but with a sour finish, the more i drank it the more i got a big raisin note to the taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwarfeD (3212) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2016
Draught at Kaf Van Zanten, Amersfoort. Hazy dark brown with a medium slightly off-white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice sweet and subtle sour tones. Caramel, raisin, ripe dark fruits, berries and brown sugar. Quite OK.

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