Brewed by Butcher’s Tears
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Broomrider aged for twelve months on oak barrel, resulting in an oud bruin-like character of complex oaky, vanilla, sherry and dried fruit aromatics with a refreshingly acidic tang.

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Christos (5902) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2016
(Butcher’s Tears Old Broomrider) Tap at the brewpub during Zwanze day, 250ml into a snifter.
Dark brown colour on the body, tall and thick, light brown head on top, with very good retention.
Aroma has light sour notes, cherries, berries, wood, light funk.
Very sour taste with cherries, berries, wood.
Medium thin body, good carbonation.
Very good and highly drinkable.

kermis (14750) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2016
Draft at Butcher’s Tears. Cloudy brown with a tan head. Aroma of tart overripe dark fruits, chocolate, malt, caramel, oak, light vanilla and vinegar. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy sour. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

TheJvd (1336) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2016
Small sample during Carnivale Brettanomyces ’16. Pours hazy brown/reddish, no head. Aroma has some malts, bit af tartness and fruitiness. Taste is medium sour and quite fruity. Medium body and carbo.

Countbeer (6599) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2016
Draught @ Carnivale Brettanomyces ’16: Served in a taster:
Hazy red ish body with some off white bubbles on top.
Nose has some wood, funk, vinous, sour fruity, some rubber...
Flavours of berries, funk, tart, wood...
Aftertaste is tart and fruity...
Low carbo, tart mouthfeel, medium bodied...

rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2016
Draught at Arendsnest, Amsterdam. Hazy deep copper beer with a small head. Sourish fruity aroma, vinegar, some grapes, Red currant notes. Red currant flavor, tart, floral, some citrus, some vinegar.

bierkoning (13747) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2016
Tap @ Arendsnest. Dark Amber color. Caramel and red fruit in the aroma and flavor. Hint of metal. Metal sourness. Vinous, acidic.

Travlr (26268) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Draft at Arendsnest. Clear deep amber color. Aroma has toffee, plums. Taste has dark fruit and caramel. OK.

ShivanDragon (4649) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2016
Sample from tap at ’Arendsnest’ during Carnivale Brettanomyces 2016
clear amber with minimal white head. aroma of caramel, sweet, wood, plums. Taste of some tart, quite sweet, wood, caramel, medium bitterness, medium body

Zlotta (3981) - Hagen / Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUN 26, 2016
Sampled from tap at ’Arendsnest’ during Carnivale Brettanomyces 2016. Clear, dark reddish amber. Sweetish-malty, slightly fruity aroma of caramel, brown sugar, red grapes and wood. Sourish-fruity, slightly sweetish taste of caramel, brown sugar, red grapes and wood, followed by a short, slightly tart finish. Thin to medium body, slightly effervescent mouthfeel, soft carbonation.

Borresteijn (7521) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2016
On tap at Carnivale Brettanomyces ’16. At Arendsnest. Dark reddish brown colour, thin beige head. Aroma of balsamic vinegar, yeast, cinnamon, wood, light acetic, brown sugar, malts. Flavour is quite sour and puckering, some red fruits, red wine, balsamic vinegar, cinnamon, malts, brown sugar, sour finish. Light to medium bodied. Quite sour, maybe a bit too much so, but very tasty. Good.

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