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

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RATINGS: 1344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A blend of 33% Petrus Aged Pale, pure barrel aged beer that has been aged for two years in oak barrels, and 67% young brown beer. In this blend, the young dark beer contributes the reddish-brown colour and the Aged Pale contributes the slightly sour flavour. Petrus Roodbruin is a typical Flemish red ale as tradition dictates.

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2.8
garthicus (2939) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 19, 2008
Bottle LCBO - Pours an orange ruby coulor with a thick viscous off white head. Milky-natural yoghurt aroma with malt notes. Similar flavour, like drinking a watery carbonated natural yoghurt with some malty beer added. Suprisingly, it’s not too shabby, but nothing to write home about.

3.5
johnadam2002 (529) - Hainesport, New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2008
Poured brown with an off white head. Aroma of sour cherries. Flavor started off some sweet fruit, mostly cherries, and finished with a sweet oak texture. Different but nothing special.

3.3
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2008
Darker brown with a hint of red. Aroma has some light oak and sourness with a hint of cherries. Flavor is a rather subdued, tart, & woody mix of lighter malts. Starts bigger, but fades. Hints of dark fruit. Not bad, just a bit dull for a Flemish Sour.

2.8
GRM (4139) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2008
Brown bottle, 330 ml, best before 07/06/09, purchased at the LCBO on March 2 2008, savoured on March 13 2008; eye: ruby with a brownish hue, café au lait head, slight effervescence, a bit of lacing; nose: sour, malt, a bit woody; mouth: malt, "old dust", sour, a bit woody, a bit of caramel, "old" finale with a hint of sourness, lightly sweet, medium body, a bit thin, average carbonation, a bit acidic; overall: a bit disappointed FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 330 ml, meilleure avant 07/06/09, achetée à la LCBO le 2 mars 2008, savourée le 13 mars 2008; œil : rubis avec une teinte brunâtre, mousse café au lait, très légère effervescence, un peu de dentelle; nez : suri, malt, un peu boisé; bouche : malt, « vieille poussière », suri, un peu de boisé, petit filet de caramel, finale en « vieux » avec une pointe de suri, légèrement sucrée, corps moyen, un peu mince, carbonatation moyenne, légèrement acide; en résumé : un peu déçu

2.9
NosirIwont (2572) - Husum, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear brown with a light brown head. Sour aroma. Horse blanket. Malty. Flavour is sourish, sweet and malty. 24-01-08.

2.9
FatPhil (16891) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 10, 2008
Keg (ZBF2008)
Deep reddy brown. Bready aroma, Anna detects sourness too. Watery, only an occasional sour taste. Much better after it warms, but still a bit disappointing.

2.1
Fantomasus (291) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 26, 2008
Pours a molasses cola w/ no head worth mentioning. Looks like flat cola mixed with motor oil. Tastes sour. Tastes like something went wrong. I almost wonder if I got a bad bottle. This stuff sucks. Drain pour.

3.5
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2008
Pours a dark brown with thin beige head. Strong aroma of oaky wood and dark fruit. Tart and very sweet tasting. More sour than I prefer.

3.2
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 19, 2008
Cola colored with a fleeting tan head. Nice aroma is mostly oak and earthy cellar. Light/medium body. Light pit fruit flavor here with some caramel sweetness. Has a mildly sour wet wood taste to finish. Not too bad by itself , but it was weak compared to some of the other sours we quaffed the first week of march’07...357

3.6
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 15, 2008
330ml botle. Pours a dark, opaque brown. Lots of carbonation, small frothy head that dissipates quickly. Smells very malty, with a mix of fruit, mostly banana. Palette is smooth, but quite tangy. Flavour is complex and quite nice. Can definitely taste the oak aging.


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