Brewed by Brouwerij Strubbe
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Ichtegem, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Old sour beer is blended with sweet young beer before bottling to create a beer with a sour nose, sweet taste, and a slight sour aftertaste. Ichtegems goes great with shrimp or can also be used to marinate various kinds of meat in.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (12556) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 20, 2007
from belgianshop.com - clear ruby-brown colour with a little but stable creamy beige head; aroma of wood and sour cherries, creamy mouthfeel, sweet with a hint of sourness; the finish is vinous and caramel - subtle

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - DEC 18, 2007
750ml bottle. Aroma is lightly tart and sour with a not unpleasant hint of musty wood. Pours dark brown with deep amber highlights. Flavor is rather balanced. Dry woodiness and a light tart cherry tartness. Some wet wood. leaps and bounds better than the Grand Cru. Fairly creamy on the palate. Finishes with a woody dryness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (43253) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2007
33 cL bottle. Pours deep reddish towards brown and with a lacing brown head. Earthy and mouldy aroma. Flavour is cane-sugarish sweet and with a mild malt note. Finish is somewhat short and not thrilling but still good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10664) - FAROE ISLANDS - NOV 18, 2007
Bottle. Pours a dark brown colour. Mouldy bit sweet toasty aroma. Bit mouldy sweet caramel and malty flavour. Mouldy bit sweet finish. Thanks yespr.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2007
Bottle (Bager) at Lklubben. A typical simpel oud bruin. Clear brown - small light beige head. Bike glue, candy sugar, high sweetness, light balsamic vinegar.. Very simpel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
WallyWalrus (205) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 12, 2007
750ml bottle. Pours a dark ruby-red with a persistent off-color head and good carbonation. Aroma is a strong sour fruit scent with a bit of yeast and malt...perhaps corn as well? Taste is light and sweet, with an initially dry taste opening up into a flavor of dark fruit, brown sugar, and a bit of a hoppy bite. If nothing else, kudos to this brew for scaring me with its smell and surprising me with its taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elizavyeta (110) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 12, 2007
A dense, dark pour reminiscent of Sprechers Bavarian Black with a persistent, slightly creamy head pervasive notes of berries, yeast, and chocolate. The actual flavor is surprisingly tart and tangy with punctuations of rye and pear; a thin mouthfeel and great deal of fermentation-like effervescence. Oud Bruin would do best as simply a sipping beer, but if you must pair something with it, keep it simple: Ridderost or maybe a Port Salut.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 12, 2007
Darker brown coloured beer with some light carbonation and an average off-whtie head. Rather strange herby creamy aroma. Full creamy palate. Finish is sweet-light sour. Medium one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (3877) - Weelde, BELGIUM - NOV 11, 2007
dark brown coloured body with a off white head a strange sweet aroma a sweet fruity sour taste and a average bitter finich

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
sunevdj (4059) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2007
Pours a clear brown with a small head and a hint of lacings. Smells of rye. Very sweet with bready malt aromas and some molasses and rye. Also a hint of yeast. Medium carbonation. Bitter finish. Thanks bager.

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