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Brewed by Liefmans (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Oudenaarde, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 1570   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Infinitely complex in aroma and flavor with notes of maltiness and tartness throughout. An unsurpassed old brown with the richness and complexity of a vintage wine.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malty_MacHops (688) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Aromas of wine and brown sugar malt. Deep brown with no head. Sour, but not as much as I was expecting from this beer. The back of the taste is complex with notes of deep malt, wine, and dark fruit. Medium bodied with a tart finish.


3.6
DraftDodger (1801) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2018
Copenhagen 18/1 2018. 33 cl bottle from Øl-handleren in Hørning. Simple label with small golden lady enjoying a cup of Liefmans. Pours clear maroon with off-white head. Settles as thin creamy layer of foam. Lacing on the side of the glass. Aroma has a little fruity sweetness which is soon overcome by strong sourness. Citrus, lemon, unripe sour berries. Acidic with a touch of sugar. Medium carbonation and water palate. Flavor is not as sour as I expected. Medium sweetness followed by strong sharp sourness. Aftertaste is sour and finish dry. Like a dry, creaky white wine - with a slightly sweet, more forgiving streak. Very nice middle of the road Sour Brown.

3.5
Sergant (6) - - JAN 13, 2018 does not count
Infinitely complex in aroma and flavor with notes of maltiness and tartness throughout. An unsurpassed old brown with the richness and complexity of a vintage wine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
hopihalido (49) - GERMANY - JAN 12, 2018
AR: balsamic vinegar, red fruit, wood, raspberry, leather, red wine AP: murky dark redbrownish TA: cherry, balsamic vinegar, wood, red wine, raspberry

4.2
miki74 (140) - Sabadell, SPAIN - JAN 9, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2018 Degustada en botella,buen cuerpo,herbal con un sabor seco y ligeramente caramelada con toques a pasas y nueces,equilibrada entre dulce y ácido .

3.6
DonGregorio (619) - POLAND - JAN 7, 2018
2016 bottle. Hazy dark red beer, durable tan head, good lacing. Aroma of red fruits, cherries, raspberries, caramel, light vinegar, red wine. Taste is light+ sweet and medium sour, of red fruits, cherries, raspberries, caramel, oak, light vinegar, red wine. Woody and fruity finish. Medium- body, average carbonation. Tasty, mild and easily drinkable.

4.3
AtronSeige (1790) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 7, 2018
Aroma: Medium, sherry, rich, plum, raisin., cherry. Medium-light chocolate. Appearance: Hazy, brown body. Very small head, no retention. Fades to a very small ring, Flavour: Medium cherry, Medium-light raisin, sourness, tobacco. Light chocolate. Dry finish with lingering cherry, light sourness, chocolate. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-low carbonation. Overall: Soft and complex. Great balance between the sour and maltiness. 375 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Tanja! 23C. Oud Bruin

3.6
SarkyNorthener (5012) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2018
Sarkynorthener 5k and faggots night. Bottle from Beerwulf online. Shared with Richthevillan. Dark brown beer with Medium head. Aroma of malts, red wine and light vinegar. Taste is light softness, wine barrel and fruity. Good.

3.6
RichTheVillan (8457) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2018
Bottle during Sarkynorthener 5k and Faggot night cheers Martin; dark red/brown pour with a bubbly tan head, aroma has tart red fruits, taste has musty red fruits, slight sourness, ok.

4.3
AssKicker (722) - Strasbourg, FRANCE - JAN 3, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2018 Couleur brune bien foncée. Mousse légère qui se fait vite la malle. Nez vachement porté sur le vin cuit de type Porto. Un peu de bois3 également. C'est très agréable. En bouche c'est très aromatique. Mélange de pruneau, de vin, et de cerise. La cerise domine bien en fin de bouche d'ailleurs. Carbo bien puissante, corps léger. C'est légèrement sucré, mais aussi un chouïa acide. Un doux nectar des dieux que voilà ! <3

3.8
beer-yum (1957) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 1, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2018 Restrained aroma in a black plum colored pour. Similarly laid back tart taste with a rich stone fruit body and deliciously lingering finish. A benchmark of the style - deservedly so.


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