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RATINGS: 1328   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La Roja, an artisan amber ale brewed in the Flanders tradition. Deep amber with earthy caramel, spice and sour fruit notes developed through natural barrel aging. Unfiltered, unpasteurized and blended from barrels ranging in age between two and ten months. Truly an ale of distinction.

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3.6
Holmen2 (3640) - NORWAY - NOV 28, 2015
Backlog. Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 06.05.13. Unclear dark golden. Aroma of gueze. Sour taste of lemon juice. Long and sour aftertaste. Relatively round mouthfeel. Well-balanced, with medium high drinkability.

4.3
CLeclercq1961 (118) - Temecula, California, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Amber to garnet pour light carbonation and thin white head. The great think about this one is the taste. Loads of Brett and lactic tartness. The malts were there but subdued. The balance of the sweetness to tart was 20/80 just like I love it. Some odd metallic taste on the finish otherwise it would have scored better.

3.5
Gonzin (187) - ARGENTINA - SEP 10, 2015
Botella de 330 ml. adquirida en New Beer Distributors, LES, New York. No soy fanático de las Wild Ales pero esta se deja tomar. Rojiza y casi sin espuma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
Lukasmh (780) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2015
Tap. Pours brown amber with beige head. Aroma is oaky, vanilla, caramel, some tart berries, some vinegar, funk, some yam, cherries. Taste is quite sour, really oaky, dry and spicy vanilla. Low carbonation. Long acidic finish with tons of dry oak.

3.8
Alexanderdahl (132) - DENMARK - SEP 5, 2015
Draft. Amber pour with a small white head. Crisp and fresh sourness, with a hint of stables and a little bit of dank, red berries. Sharp and dry sour, with notes of sour red apples and a finish of a bitter grapefruit.

3.2
ken1 (2003) - DENMARK - SEP 5, 2015
Aroma: fruity sour with citrus. Flavour: very grapefruit sour and bitter with floral notes. Colour: cloudy yellow amber with a white head. From: tap @fermentoren Århus Sept. 2015

3.8
ippopotamo36 (2383) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 3, 2015
Bottle at a tasting in Rome 4:20 pub on 27/08/2015, courtesy of Dino. Thank you. Pours an amber dark hazy color, quite bright appearance with a minimal off-white head. Nose: caramel, under-spirit macerated fruit. Mouth: alcohol, caramel, red wine complexity. Nice beer.

3.6
Lutz2jm (277) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 1, 2015
Good funk to this beer pear and plumb tastes that leave you with a slight dry mouth feel. Sour but not overly sour.

4.4
HonusWagner (2168) - Florida, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Possibly the first sour beer I ever tried, it’s still almost exactly as I remember it being six years ago. Caramel coated sour apples, a bit peppery, I recall thinking there had to be cherries in this and being shocked that there were not. Still paramount to an understanding of the style.

2.5
mjmoen (536) - - JUL 12, 2015
Drank straight from the bottle. Initial reaction was surprised because I didn’t know it would be sour. Not bad, but too sour for me


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