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style
Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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unknown

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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Genuine Oudenaarde old brown top-fermented beer. Traditionally brewed. Matured for over one year at the brewery. Used to be brewed by Clarysse (now closed).

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joergen (28704) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2005
Bottled. Reddish coloured with an off white head. Acidic aroma with notes of wood, dried fruits and some sweetness. Sweet flavour with acidic notes and notes of wood and dried fruits.

3.7
larsniclas (7144) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2005
Bottled. Dark brown. small brown head. Sour acidic aroma and flavour; vinegar, mustard... Champagne-like palate.

3.6
Papsoe (25062) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2005 (Bottle 25 cl) Almost black with a warm, reddish hue. Both figs and dates in both aroma and flavour. No bitterness but a pronounced underlying sourness with some sweetness on top. Lovely 250997 and 010998

3.5
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - APR 14, 2005
A deep brownred beer with a fluffy lasting tan head. Sourish berry and wood aroma with vinegar and sugar notes. Some cheesy tones also. Earthy flavor with sour malt notes. Fruit, citrus and vinegar tones. Good, but tastes rather old.

3.5
jonas (7748) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 11, 2004
0,25l bottle, bb 11.03.05
Interresting aroma to say the least: Fruit (orangepeel, strawberries), earth and wood, joghurt. Deep oaky brown, low visible carbonation, yellow low lacing head. Earthy flavors, strawberries, citrus and wood, lactic sourness. dry, light body. Wood and berry aftertaste.

3.7
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2004
Bottle I brought back from Belgium. Brown, thin, fluffy & white head. Aroma is rather neutral, with some vinegarish aroma. Taste is malty, somewhat sweet, reserved sourness and a balsamic vinegar character. Notes of dried fruits, wood. Really rather good.

4
pivo (2685) - GERMANY - OCT 24, 2004
Great vinegar nose, brown-red color, and tan head. Dark vinegar tastes with some apple cider, fruit and even toffee tones mixed in a complex profile. Some raisins towards the end followed by a dry thin finihs. Takes a while perhaps to warm up to this beer (and this style) but it is sophisticated and overall an amazing beverage.

3.3
TheBeerGod (6241) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2004
Bottled. Purchased at Hop Duvel in Gent. Dark tanned amber with a small dense faomy head. Nose is odd; woody and malty with a meat and salad dressingaroma belnded with light sour fruit, spice and faint wood notes. Taste is light vinegar, wood, malts, and tart fruits sprinkled with sugar. Body is mildly acidic and tart. Medium carbonation. Finish is light vinegar, amlt, wood and spiced fruits.

3.4
Ungstrup (38140) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2009 Vintage 81 sampled 2008: A hazy red-brown beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of metal, oxidation, fruit, and cherries. The flavor is sweet with notes of oxidation, metal, over ripe fruits. Too old, but still nice.

An unclear brown beer with a small head. Both the aroma is sweet and sour. Not the best of the type, but a still a nice beer.

3.6
YogiBeera (2569) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 1, 2004
Hazy brown red amber colored. Little layer of a head, leaving laces. Vinegar - like apple wine vinegar nose, woody, sour milk taste. Unreal.


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