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Brewed by De Brabandere
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Harelbeke, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 1569   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aged? Many beers have a long maturation, but this one has only 24-36 months in oak barrels. Pale? This beer has an old gold to bronze color, rather than the burgundy more common in the breweries of West Flanders. This is the ‘mother beer,’ used in various quantities to blend with the other Petrus beers, and to give them their unique and very distinctive taste. This mother beer is rather sour with a bite like the best Brut Champagnes. A connoisseur’s delight! The only one of its kind on the U.S. market.

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MuertosPorter (24) - California, USA - MAR 9, 2008
Golden pour with a creamy white head. Aromas of sour milk and yeast. Active carbonation on the palate. Flavors of unripe apples, sour orange, slight amount of vinegar. A bit straightforward, but very enjoyable. Excellent!


3.6
TorbenH (1082) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2017
pale, hazy, white foam, cheese, dough, full body, sticky, lively, astringent, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour,

3.1
saintbase2 (833) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - SEP 23, 2017
Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland to all Beer Geeks and Hopheads around the world!

3.9
rand (1740) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 23, 2017
Bouteille 330 ml / Boissons Center - Montagny (CH). Blonde brillante à mousse blanche moyenne et fugace. Arômes sûrets et frais, fruité complexe et tannique, caramel-miel. Le goût a une acidité vive avec des notes de bois, d'agrumes, pomme verte et caramel. Aigre doux subtil et frais tendance Lambic.

2.4
Kiezmar (765) - Kraków, POLAND - SEP 22, 2017
Butelka. Aromat troszkę funky, lekko stajenny, w tle ocet. W smaku kwaśność octowa i tyle Pusto i słabo.

2.6
kamil3ds (100) - POLAND - SEP 21, 2017
Aromat kwaskowaty, znośny, piana słaba, w smaku cierpkie i kwaśne, ściągające, jak śliwka tarnina. Nie mój typ

3
Marstonlad (934) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 20, 2017
Bottle from Alko, Helsinki. Pours clear bronze with a big frothy head. The aroma features red berries with a strong earthy touch; very yeasty. Taste is heavily sour with some bitterness appearing as well. Flavours contain, well – never thought I would describe a beer like this – sauerkraut and some mustard in a Belgian barnyard. Slightly harsh mouthfeel with some alcohol in it. The palate is medium-bodied and fairly highly carbonated. Not quite sure what to make of this: I have tasted plenty of beers but never something like this.

3.9
DavidSvinth (158) - DENMARK - SEP 18, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 18, 2017 Positiv overraskelse. Dufter og smager hen ad gueuze, men mindre kompleks og sur. Men den er tør og balanceret og gør det virkelig godt. Den skal jeg helt klart smage igen!

3
Nevalainen (814) - FINLAND - SEP 16, 2017
Clear golden/bronz color with tall white head. Aroma of citrus and yeast. Taste is medium slut with a bit odd flauvour of sourness. Refreshing to drink sour beer once in a while, but It's not my favourite beer. Ok though.

3.5
Mr_Pink_152 (5265) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2017
Bottle from Hopology. Hazy rich golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma is fruity berries and winey. Taste fruity and light sour. Medium to full body.

1.7
josanguapo (1810) - SPAIN - SEP 7, 2017
From Saveur Biere. In Teku glass. Playing Escape from the Past. Just sourness, in both nose and mouth, without much more. Low drinkability. Boring. Didnt find myself wanting to finish it after the kid wake up and had to interrupt drinking it


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