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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
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RATINGS: 572   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer was brewed in sept. 06 and has since then been aged in oak barrels until bottling on March 22. 2008. The beer is blended for roundness but is still very sour and a little bit acetic. We think our first attempt has been a great success and we will definitely try this again.
8.5% alc. 20 ibu. Serve at 8-12C

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2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mtoast (336) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2010
Batch #149, bottled 10/10/06, courtesy of Sara (not sure what her name is on RB). Dark brown with rich tan foam, very nice retention, especially for the style. Nose is very solventy, lots of nail polish remover, some cherry pie notes and a little oak also. Very tough to get by aroma, got better as it warmed, but sharp when it was first poured. Lots of oak on the flavor, some sharp acidity for a brief moment mid palate and finishes with some cherry pie and slight anise note. Very full bodied.


4.6
Grzesiek79 (4299) - Radom, POLAND - MAY 10, 2017
Bottle from Dyspensa in Radom. Alez kwasne piwo. Niesamowity aromat juz po zdjeciu kapsla. Pachnie octem jablkowo-winnym. W smaku sos beszamelowy zalany a wlasciwie utopiony w occie balsamicznym, ocet winny troche wisniowej zadziornej kwaskowosci. Piwo jest lsniaco bordowe zupelnie bez piany taki to urok tego stylu. Metnosc poprawna kakaowo brazowa sie robi po przelaniu tej mazi. Caly czas gryzie i zakwasza gardlo. Extremalne i dla wielu nie do przelkniecia. SUPER sour red and brown Ale. zblizony do Rodenbach vintage troche tez do dobrych wytrawnych win wloskich, zwlaszcza sycylijskich. Hardcore Sour I’m lovin it.

3.9
mikeyo1 (829) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2017
Bottle @ home, cellared 2,5 years. Pours a dark ruby red color and a minimal head. Aroma of ripe dark fruits, acetone, cherries, oak, caramel. Taste is tart, quite acidic with some acetone. Brettanomyces, vanilla, oak, cherries, some sweet caramel, raisins and ripe red fruits. Finish is very dry with lingering oak, red grape tannins and cherry. Very nice.

3.9
Korcz (3390) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 28, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.8
Eructoblaster (4205) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2016
Bottle - 500ml. Dark brown body with low carbonation and a fading, off-white bubbly head. Complex, robust, malty/hoppy aroma with oaky, fruity, and spicy hints. Alcohol is well hidden. Its sharp sour taste carries oaky, brett, and wild berries notes. Ends with a long sour finish. Well done.

3.4
zacgillbanks (5180) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2016
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Very dark brown-ruby red in colour with a vanishing head of foam. It has a sour cherry flavour with dried fruit notes and oak on the sour finish. Pretty good.

3.5
Bubeer (456) - - AUG 1, 2016
Dark, dark amber/ruby. Sparse head. Aroma intensity 3.5/5. Wild yeast, acacia and tomato aroma, notes of thyme and barbecue. Heavy sour. Medium body. Long sour finish

3.9
MarcoDL (4964) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2016
Bottle. Red brown pour. Aroma of red fruit, tart, oak, berries and mild vanilla. Flavor of sour red fruit, oak, vanilla and a nice sour fruity finish. Very good.

3.9
Stuu666 (13425) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle at salthorse. Pours deep brown, nose is funky, balsamic, oak, toffee, taste is chewy toffee, sour, berries, wood.

3.8
Blade86 (1391) - Wroc³aw, POLAND - JUN 12, 2016
dark brown, hazy, minimal off-white foam; cherry, acidic, vinous aroma, medium+ sourness, light sweetness and bitterness; medium+ body, average- carbonation, long dry finish; Overall: great taste, nice aroma, very good

3.4
JPDIPSO (6223) - Wauwatosa, USA - JUN 8, 2016
Brown colors with hint of ruby and purple when held to the light. Diminished tan head. Malt and rich dark fruit in the aromas. Hints of alcohol and lacquer throw things off slightly. Initial paint thinner noted in the front. Light fruit and oak slide in later, but it still has the initial shock of sucking on a siphon tube and catching some crap in the mouth. Some cherry and oak flavor come in late. Too much distraction from the early, crude alcohols. 4/10


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