RATINGS: 322   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Zuur – or Sour – is our collaborative Flemish sour brown ale. A beer whose style arises from the mists of brewing history. It uses mixed fermentation, real fruit, significant aging, and master blending. All of these are ancient and revered Belgian techniques. This unique Flemish sour brown ale is complex, tart with a touch of sweetness, lightly malty and gently hopped. Zuur is a unique blend created in collaboration between Brewery Ommegang and Brouwerij Liefmans

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3.9
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2012
750ml bottle $14. I like Ommegang beers but sometimes I don’t like springing for the more expensive offerings, this was an exception. Dark red-brown color, looks a little oily on top. Smells like a sour oud bruin, not bad. The taste is cherries, sour, good but it actually made me think about how much I like DeProef’s Zoetzuur and how much better of a beer that is for a dollar or two less. now I have to find some Zoetzuur, thanks a lot Ommegang! Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 08-23-2010 01:52:19

3.2
robforbes (2266) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - SEP 22, 2012
pours a brown with a red tint and a very small khaki head. smell is of some chocolate, malt, some caramel, and some nuts. taste is sour, some caramel, some malt, and a hint of cocoa. ends sour and a little bitter.

3.9
ross (2146) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - SEP 10, 2012
On tap at vintner. Brownish red color with a tan head. Smell is fruity, full of citrus and cherries. Taste sweet and smooth, refreshing and easy to drink. Really nice sour kick too. Good stuff

3.8
rocbyter (2159) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Moderate sour fruit aroma with hints of wood. Cloudy brown color with a small off white head. Sweet beginning with a full bodied four finish.

3
JStax (7163) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Poured on draft. Pours a translucent brown with a whitish head of thin foam. Aroma is mildly tart. Can’t really pick up on much else, though. The sourness in this beer is odd. Its actually a little earthy. Maybe its more of a musty note than anything else. Taste is sour and the finish is long and dry. Everything about this beer is pretty subtle.

3.5
auerbrau (3206) - Ithaca, New York, USA - JUN 17, 2012
750mL Bottle, purchased at Kingstown Liquors - Wickford, RI. Aroma is a gentle, breezy fruit, with a light lactic punch and an afterthought of cherries. This is soft and a little light. There’s a low level balance of sugars, gentle acid, and a range of fruit flavors. Decent malt follow up. Overall, I though this was a little light, safe, and domesticated for a Flemish sour brown style.

3.9
patrick767 (4123) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 7, 2012
750ml bottle - Pours dark amber with a two finger light tan head. The smell is of sour cherries and wild yeast funk. It tastes sour, fruity, tart, but also has a smooth sweetness to it. Very good brew.

3.9
burg326 (5604) - Florida, USA - APR 16, 2012
On draft at the Brass Tap Sour Breakfast, poured a light amber brown with aromas of sour cherries, and hey. Flavors of subtle cherries, that soured as I drank with some hay. Touch of tart aftertaste as well, a solid wild ale that isn’t overly tart.

3.3
yobdoog (1888) - Kingston, New York, USA - MAR 16, 2012
Had this many times already. Aroma is slightly sour, fruity and some wood with a bit of mold. Mouthfeel is very slick which leads to a slight oily flavor. Some sourness and fruit and wood with a touch of spice. Not too acidic, not overly sour.

3.6
Smeade (80) - Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2012
S: dark reddish-brown, tight carbonation, light tan collar, doesn't cling to the glass A: tar cherry, slightly sweet, creamy-maltiness, almost smells like a little chocolate T: mild sour taste, well-balanced between sweet & tart, great acidity, not over-powering like some sours that border a bile-like taste O: a solid sour, a good introductory sour for those looking to try a something easy drinking with good flavor and balance ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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