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Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
First blended by Glenn & Urbain at the Bles Festival in Zottegem Belgium, last October 2008, for the beer geek public, and around closing time. Many positive feedbacks around the blend, kept following both breweries. As a tribute, and honour to the late Pre-Zbf 2009 festival, we decided together with Alvinne, to officialize this blend to a one time labelled bottling this year. Only a thousand 33cl bottles were filled, to be distributed and sold on this fest, and in our respective shops.

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3.9
DSG (14685) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 20, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2010 [9/5/09] Bottle sample at Kulminator in Antwerp after LCRBM. Deep red color with a pinkish head. Aroma of oak, fresh berries and some light sugary nottes. Sour-sweetish flavor with some malt, fruits (berries and some others), some bread notes, wood and brett. Medium-bodied.

3.3
cgarvieuk (24166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 19, 2009
Bottle at home with TimE ... hazy pinkinsh red ... funky barnyard cherry... lkittle fizzy... little cherry... low sourness ... little hop ... ok.

3.8
thewolf (12534) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2009
Bottle. [thank you, harrisoni]
Pours a wonderful deep, deep red. Small, frothy, pink head. Aroma is very tart, some black currants, lots of cherries, a touch of cellar and funk. Highish carbonation, fine dry mouthfeel, though it might be a tad thin. Flavour is nice, lovely tartness and dryness. Good brett, quite chewy, light sweet biscuity malts. Oaky and a little bit of spices. Very easy to drink. Good, elegant sour ale.

2.7
Bloekie (210) - BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2009
Taste very flat, with almost no distinguishable aroma. Poors dark red with a frothy head.

3.8
blankboy (7662) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 20, 2009
Bottle (330ml) shared with HogTownHarry & garthicus -- c/o HogTownHarry. Pours a lovely, murky, blood-red with a small frothy off-white head (some pink hues to the head). Nice aroma ("Yes!") of sour cherries, yeast, wood and spices. Flavour’s not as awesome as the aroma but still quite nice: Sour cherries, spices, malt, wood, tart, funky and lightly acidic. Medium bodied. Really good!

3.9
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2009
Yet another gift from Mes, nice one our kid! Reddy purple with a thin pink head. Little malt lick on a tasty cherry base. Low carbonation. A very tasty and refreshing drink with a lovely long sweet finish. Lovely.

4.7
wetherel (1880) - Cupertino, California, USA - AUG 18, 2009
Sweet! I’ve been very eager to try this. Bottle at toncatcher’s T3 tasting. Red amber color. Great aroma. Fruity and dry. Super easy to drink. Fn excellent.

3.6
fonefan (48648) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2009
Bottle 33cl.
Clear medium to dark red color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to light red head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, cherry, light hoppy, light yeasty. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light acidic with a average duration. Very refreshing and fresh like a good fruit beer. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090306]

3.9
marcus (10144) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 24, 2009
Bottle at Kulminator. This bright red beer poured with a thin pink head and a strong cherry aroma. There is a delicate cherry flavor floating on a nice malt base. There is a slightly sour finish and just a little carbonation. The label asserts "this is not a kriek."

4.3
kappldav123 (6097) - GERMANY - JUL 21, 2009
The bottle looks really good, the beer in the glass also. Starts sourish like a good kriek, nicely fruity, a bit woody. Sourishness stays behind, doesn’t become too much. Modest dry and fruity finish. Tastes like a good kriek. I liked it! Big thanks to bierkoning for the bottle!


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