Nørrebro Viking Oud Bruin

Formerly brewed at Nørrebro Bryghus
Style: Sour Red/Brown
København, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Editor’s note: 428 bottles of 37,5 cl made.

Danish: En sur Belgisk Brune øltype på 6,5% alk. Basis øllen var en Belgisk Brune brygget i september 2008 af Master Brewer Class 08/09 fra den Skandinaviske Bryggerhøjskole. Den færdige øl har lagret på Spanske Tempranillo fade med flere typer af Brettanomyces og Lactobacillus. Resultatet er en balanceret sur og ekstremt kompleks, rund vinøs øl, med duft af eg og hestedækken, suppleret i smagen af malt - og karamelnoter, der afsluttes af en ren, sprød og frugtig eftersmag.

English: a sour Belgian style brown ale. The base beer was a Belgian Brune, brewed in September 2008 by the Master Brewer Class of 2008/09 at the Scandinavian School of Brewing. The finished beer was then allowed to age for 10 months in a Spanish Tempranillo barrel with multiple strains of Brettanomyces and Lactobacillus, resulting in a pleasantly sour, extremely complex, smooth beer with significant oaky, winey and barnyard flavours. Malt and caramel notes on the palate and a clean, crisp and fruity finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (7514) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2011
Bottle.Pours brownish with a small off-white head.Aroma of sour berries, vanilla, oak and funk.Flavor is sweet and sour with some oak ,caramel and malt.Medium body, average carbonation.Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phredrik (1024) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - APR 10, 2011
Pours dark amber with a diminishing light brown head. Aroma is cherries, brett, lacto, oak, vanilla, caramel, delicious sweetness, some spicy wine barrel notes. A very elegant nose. Taste os nicely sour, cherries, brett, caramel, bread crust, dry oakiness. Not very complex, but very nicely balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (7917) - Georgia, USA - JAN 29, 2011
1/15/11. Bottle at the Sea Bass tasting thanks to TheCheeseMan! Mildly sour but mainly sweet aroma with a sweet, malty flavor that ends with lingering oak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (9717) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JAN 23, 2011
N° 2Small yellowish head over reddish brown beer. Cherry nose, like - indeed - an old Liefmans Kriek, woody. Milky character, milkchocolate with cherrycream filling. Disappointing compared to the nose. Some wood. Finish is again more Oud Bruin-like. Medium bodied, light finish, but very "pappy" MF. Oud Bruin by Cadbury’s? Big thanks to J & C!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10931) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2011
Bottle… Tampa “Farewell to Sebletitje” Tasting… Murky dark-apricot ale with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The bouquet is fruity, funky and acidic – black cherry, lemon peel, leather and a light herbal component. Medium-bodied with gentle carbonation. The flavor is sweet, funky and moderately tart followed by good yeasty bitterness. Finishes crisp, bready and moderately bitter. Bottle courtesy of TheCheeseMan. Thanks, Dan!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9645) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2011
Bottle @ Seabass going away party, Jan15th ’11 courtesy of Cheeseman. Brune/cuivre brumeuse, mousse est épaisse et beige. Note de fruit rouge avec un peu d’aigreur de tonneau de vin. Le tout se mélangeant avec le chêne. L’infection de la bière par le Brett donne des notes de basse-cour fétide. En y rêvant un peu, on peut s’imaginer le drakkar revenant au port avec une bière qui aura bravé les tempêtes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sammy (11655) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 5, 2011
Thanks Enjoyit for hooking me up with this rare one. Lots that I like: brett and Lactobacillus, wine barrel ageing, the style, the look (reddish with crowning thick white head of about 3/8 inch head and lacey) a complex set of aromas, the temparillo wine barrel, the brett, some balsamic vinegar, farm. Smooth almost creamy mouthfeel, the sourness only taps the lips and leaves a lasting impression in the aftertaste. You only live once with this one, so drink up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12908) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 24, 2010
(375ml bottle) Pours a cloudy amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of citrus, barnyard, sweet tart dust, herbs, yogurt, vinous, and earthiness. Flavor of citrus, earth, grass, lacto, brett, caramel, and red wine with a dry wood finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2010
Bottle. I initially sampled this at the Stockholm Beer & Whiskey fest in September 2009, then split a bottle with my cousin on one subsequent occasion. Pours murky brown, topped with a thin off-white head. Musty, very funky aroma with sour cherry and mild spice. Palate is similar to aroma with lots of musty, earthy character with notes of wild yeast, sour cherry, and wood. Finishes tart. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Enjoyit (3790) - Vadum, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2010
Unclear reddish brown of color with a beige head. An aroma of red berries, oak, sour, dry and weak acid. A flavor of wood, dry, sour, red berries, spice, dry raisins, weak metallic hints.

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