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

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RATINGS: 1318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark ruby red red as wine. The style is also called the Burgundy of Flanders, and is a very typical and common beer in West Flanders
Created by a secret blend of the aged and sour mother beer with fresh brewed sweeter beer, this beer produces a sour-sweet balance, set off by the underlying bitterness of the hops. A discovery! The best in its style! Light in alcohol, exciting complex flavors and tastes come to the forefront.
Although serving cold is recommended, taking time to drink it will release more aromas towards the end of your glass.

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2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bcoble003 (290) - Jblm, Washington, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Out of bottle smells of citrus tastes of multiple fruits pretty good I just don't think 3.50 for 1 bottle is worth it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
geolgau (169) - Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA - MAY 24, 2017
Dark ruby red, beige head. Aroma is dark malts, dark fruits, faint vinegar/salad dressing, sour fruits. Medium body, light and crispy. Taste is nice, roastiness combines well with sourness and sweetness. Not bad.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Addiezg (23) - - MAY 20, 2017
Barwa brązowa, piana mała. W aromacie już czuć kwasowość, jest troche winne. Delikatnie kwaśne.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tony_Grayne (336) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAY 20, 2017
330 ml bottle. Clear dark ruby pour with 1 finger off-white porous head. Stable. Okay lacing. Low to moderate carbonation. Wine vinegar, funk and oak barrel on nose. Tart wood, light to medium wine vinegar sourness, funk, barrel. Not a multi-dimentional flanders sour but is seems this is what it should really be. I like the balance between sour and wood composition. Enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonofian (81) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2017
Sour Flemish mud that would be nicer if it were a little bit older and more balanced. Fresh ale overwhelms tart redness with sweet hazelnut washings in a mouthful that will appeal to broad audiences but not necessarily fulfil fans of the style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
datrael (445) - Krakw, POLAND - MAY 17, 2017
W aromacie owocowo - wiśnie, czereśnie, nuty winne, dzikie. W wyglądzie ciemna czerwień z solidną brązową pianą zdobiącą szkło. W smaku lekko kwaśne, wytrawne, wiśniowe, czereśniowe, pestkowe, subtelne nuty czekoladowe. Goryczki brak, pijalne, stonowane, ułożone, eleganckie. Oglnie przyjemny, delikatny kwas, bardzo solidny, smaczny.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisko82 (901) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 9, 2017
Piwo brązowe, klarowne. Piana wysoka, kremowa, trwała. Ładnie lepi szkło. W aromacie i w smaku delikatna słodycz i kwasowość - owoce leśne. Niestety aromat bardzo słaby (intensywność). Trochę przypomina wino. Wysycenie niskie. Bardzo fajny, delikatny sour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomekboniek (721) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 2, 2017
Butelka. Winne, owocowe, delikatna słodycz kontrowana nuta kwaśna. Przyjemnie owocowe (wiśnia, jagoda, borwka?). Bardzo smaczne.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
micia600 (152) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 1, 2017
Piwo barwy brunatnej, klarowne. Piana średnio obfita, lecz ładnie zdobi szkło. W aromacie lekko winna kwaśność, czarne owoce (porzeczka?). W smaku przede wszystkim kwaśno, poza tym dosyć pusto.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Anibyl (3) - - APR 30, 2017 does not count
It has strong and unpleasant taste. Beer is pretty strong but not too much. I usually like dark beer but that one not at all. But still I was able to finish it.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raficon (27) - Lipno, POLAND - APR 29, 2017
ocena przepisana po złym przesłąniu formularza. aromat czarne owoce. wyglad ciemno bursztynowe obfita piana dosc szybko opada. smak wiinny lekko kwaskowy wytrawny, wysokie wysycenie przypoinajace szampana


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