Brewed by Seizoensbrouwerij Vandewalle
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Lo-Reninge, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
High fermentation beer with positive taste evolution by secondary fermentation in the bottle. Handcrafted beer based on natural ingredients: water, malted barley, hop of Poperinge and live yeast. Unfiltered and unpasteurized. Store upright in a cool and dark place. Preferably at a constant temperature of 5-7C/41-45F. Slowly pour into a clean and dry glass and serve at a temperature of 9-10C/48-58F.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
freretoc (1908) - Besanon, FRANCE - DEC 14, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 75cl au t Molenhof Oostvleteren. Couleur brune/rubis, belle mousse et norme effervescence. Nez sur le fruit rouge et le bois. Attaque en bouche sur le bois puis le fruit rouge type framboise, fin de bouche sur lacidit du bois.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (2009) - Besanon, FRANCE - DEC 5, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 75cl. Couleur caramel. Grosses bulles. Nez fruit noir, bois, tonneau. Palais effervescent, acide. On sent le tonneau. Finale longue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beastiefan2k (3822) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - OCT 30, 2015
From Lambicus shared at tasting. Cork popped hard and started to slowly gush. So definitely ovecarbonated. Aroma is malty cherry with light fruit lactic. Its sooooooo not acetic, superb malty lactic mix. Slightly buckwheat maltiness. Flavor is similarly cherry malt rich with tartness. Earthy and not sour, just what I imagine this style needs to taste like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (2078) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle shared by Eugene. Deep chestnut pour with thick creamy khaki head. Good lacing. Oak, leathery dark fruit; light chocolate; toast; some vinegar and bile. Medium body. Lots of carb, but still creamy texture. Overall: solid brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (6260) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Dusty dark fruity nose sweet balsamic and some yeasty esters. Dark auburn great looking head and lace. Balsamic strawberry some yeast notes fruity medium sweet. Nice carbonation. Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (43253) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2015
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Roasted and metallic. Overripe fruity. Bitter, light citric and fruity. Toasted malty. Bitter and citric finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (7494) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle thnx to kurt. Pours very dark redbrown. Good white foam. Extreme gusher tough. Smell is sour, rather sharp, some wood. Taste is sharp laxticacid, some fruity sweet undertone. Full malty back. Overcarbonated ( or what did you expect?) dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jerre (3275) - Waregem, BELGIUM - DEC 30, 2014
Taste this beer @ home on 09.06.14. (Bottle from Deconinck) Hazy amberbrown color, with a offwhite head. Aroma: malts, wood. Medium body. Taste: very little sweet, woods, sour, berries notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (2585) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 30, 2014
Darkish brown with a large off-white head that includes some brown flecks. Aroma is funk, figs, hint of chocolate, dark fruit. Medium bodied, mildly sour on the palate. Taste is sour prunes, figs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (9267) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2014
75 cl. bottle split with Kogymo. Procured @ De Hopduvel. Bottled on valentines day 2014. Lots of pressure on this one, opened very, very slowly, luckily not a gusher. Hazy brown, non-lasting head. Ripe fruits upfront, light decay, oak, malt-rich, spices, quite a bit of murky wood, lightly murky vinous leading into substantial but balanced balsamic vinegar, oak, sour finish, almost reminiscent of Rodenbach Vintage. Not very complex or attenuated but very satisfactory. Looking at previous reviews, either this brewery has really stepped up their game or I got lucky.

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