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

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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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3.5
Marsiblursi (3083) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2008
Bottle) Pours hazy brown. The aroma is oxidized and light acidic with vinous tones of raisins, port, cherries and blue grapes. The flavour is oxidized and vinous with notes of port, raisins, blue grapes and cherries. The mouthfeel is round and tannin-tart with light to medium body.

3.4
ogivlado (8167) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 11, 2008
Bottled(800ml). -RBESG2008, Grand Tasting. 1982 vintage.

This one is the oldest beer that I have tried so far. Pale brown coloured, small white head, strong acidic nose. The taste is also strong acidic fruity, metallic and vinous. Mild alcoholic acidic finish. Quite nice brew.

3.5
Marko (6183) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 10, 2008
Bottle, 1982 vintage (Clarysse), at the RBESG08 grand tasting. Wow... a beer at least 4 years older than me. Impressive. Murky brown colour. Slightly acidic prosecco nose. Light appley taste, acidic aftertaste and finish. A very interesting experience and I kinda liked it.

3.8
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2008
Bottled (vintage 1982). Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is acidic and oxidized and has some wooden and slight vanillaish notes. Flavour is papery dry, semi-sour wood and some tart fruityness. Very nice.

3.5
gnoff (11065) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2008
(Bottle at GT - RBESG 2008)
June 29, 2008
1982 version
Clear orange to brown color, white head. Sweet wood scent. Acidic and metallic taste, also salty. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness. I usually don’t go for the Oud Bruins, but this one was rather nice.

3.2
cgarvieuk (26089) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2010 Bottled at RBESG 08 ... Deep brown coloured ... sour an tart and im getting some cherry....3.2

bottle at Chris o’s bring the house down tasting ... copper brown ... toffee malt nose ... fizzy toffee ... blackcurrant fruit ... very juicy ... nice soft fruits 3.2

3.8
beastiefan2k (4122) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - JUN 5, 2008
Old bottle, forgot to record the date though. This was also the last beer I drank on my Belgium trip. Served in a lambic basket and poured with a small head. Aroma is very balsamic vinegar aceto and some light oily cherry. Taste is some balsamic vinegar with some oily chocolate and acidity in the finish. All of the flavor finishes quickly, must be a trait in Felix brews. Good stuff, still has plenty years of aging on it.
750mL bottle @ Kulminator in a Speciale Felix large tulip on 5/22/08.

3.5
thewolf (12852) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 27, 2008
Bottle. [thank you, ChristianScheffel]

[at dedollewaitor’s Odense tasting]

Pours deep brown with a good, creamy, beige head. Aroma has sweet caramel and a little tart fruitiness. Light carbonation with fine mouthfeel. Flavour is lovely fruity, plums and raisins. Light tartness and good balance.

3.2
fonefan (51593) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 23, 2008

3.5
DSG (15301) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 1, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2010 Re-rate 6/29/08: Bottle sample at RBESG08 grand tasting in Plzen. 1982 vintage. Amber color with no head. Aroma has lots oak, berries, malt and caramel. Sourish flavor with lots of oak, cellary character, oxidation, fruitiness and caramel. Medium-bodied. Past its prime but still good.
7/4/7/3/14=3.5


(3/6/08) Bottle at Kaffee de Hopduvel in Ghent. Best before 5/09. Deep reddish-brown with a beige head. Aroma with some wood, some sugar and some fruits. Flavor starts sweet with some berries and later some light sourness and some oak come to the rescue. Medium-bodied. Good. 7/4/7/3/14=3.5


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