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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 215   ABV: 7.15%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An Oud Bruin style Sour. A mix of a two month old and 18 month oak aged batches. Inspired by Rodenbach. Available in 750 ml bottles.

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3.4
kramer (6991) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2018 Bottle. Pours a clear and bright (on first pour) ruby body with a short lived fizzy white head. The nose is quite acetic and sharp with a balsamic vinegar note and a lot of wood. Some sour cherry and a little Cheerios like cereal grain. The flavor is pretty acidic, I can feel the burn a bit as it goes down down my esophagus. For the age that this has on it, it’s actually in rather decent shape. Maybe a little thinned out and slightly more acidic, but there’s still some interesting things going on in here. Nice sour cherry and oakiness with a lingering finish. I could go for a bit more fullness in the mouthfeel, but there’s still plenty of carbonation. Not sure I’ll make it thru a full 750 by myself, but I’ll give it a go. This does sorta remind me of Rodenbach in some ways. Probably should have drank this long ago, but better late than never. 3/7/7/3/14

3.9
The_Osprey (9823) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2017
Cotteridge Convention III – May 2017 - Bottle share at Cotts. Big thanks to Leighton for bringing this. As Squatters 529. Dark brown with an orange hue, translucent, foamy light brown head. Aroma is sherbety, vibrant fruits, honey, some acidic notes. Body is light, tingly carbonation, smooth. Taste is bright and tart, sherbet, some apple, light acidity. Fruity and tasty. Good. (8-4-8-3-16=3.9)

4.1
JStax (7390) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2017
Bottle from sledutah shared at muckfest. Thanks! The beer is a clear copper color with a beige head of foam. The aroma has toffee and cherry pie filling sourness. Strong tartness in the taste. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

3
BlackHaddock (8073) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2017
Another beer I tried at the 3rd Cotteridge Tasting on 20th May 2017. Somehow got here from ’Sledutah’, cheers mate. Beige head on a murky brown bodied pour. Bit of a sour Puss of a beer, tart and sharp red berries in both the nose and taste. Didn’t read the label, so wasn’t expecting a Belgian style Oud Bruin. Not a big fan of the style, but this was fine once I realised what I had in front of me.

3.5
SarkyNorthener (5072) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2017
Bottle shared @CWC III, thanks to Sledutah. Cheers Craig for the New State tick. Amber beer with small head. Aroma of malts, caramel and spice. Taste is spice, caramel and sour tangerine. Good.

3.7
RichTheVillan (8549) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2017
Bottle at CWC III; hazy brown pour with a bubbly tan head, aroma has light vinegar and some red fruits, taste has sour fruits a bit of tartness, vinegar action.

3.5
Mr_Pink_152 (5905) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2017
Tried at the 3rd Cotteridge bottle share. Hazy brown colour with a thick head. Aroma is sorry berry and tangerine as is the taste. Medium body.

3.6
jmgreenuk (10516) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 20, 2017
Sample at the Cotteridge Convention III 2017. Poured a hazy medium brown with a bubbly round head. The aroma is sour tart red berry fruit. The flavour is moderate sour with a dry fruity acidic molasses palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.6
harrisoni (19695) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2017
Bottle at Cotteridge Convention III. Hazy brown amber colour lasting beige head. some sour on aroma. Quite sour. But some decent funk and some lemon juice. Damson .

4
Bulk_Carrier (6064) - Vermont, USA - NOV 16, 2016
Thanks Craig aka Sledeutah. This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a dark red/brown color with no head nor lacing. The aroma starts with strong apple cider vinegar bleeding into dry oaky foeders. Smooth acidity. Light "soured" caramel malt. The flavor leads with the Apple cider vinegar, sour, and full fledged, instilling no disturbance on my tastebuds of sticky sourness. Nice transition from sour apple aftertaste to quick dry oaky finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent beat down from the sour hitting my palate appropriately. Super low carbonation. Smooth malts, totally oblivious to the carbonation. Semi-stickiness but acceptable. Overall, damn fine Flanders Oud Bruin by Squatters, I would definitely love to have again.


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