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Brewed by Trois Dames
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Sainte-Croix, Switzerland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Née de la rencontre fortuite d’une stout forte et d’une fermentation d’abricots du Valais qui jamais n’atteignit l’alambic du distillateur auquel elle était destinée, notre Oud Bruin (flamand pour "vieille brune") est une interprétation assez peu orthodoxe de ses cousines belges.
Elle en garde cependant le délicat équilibre aigre-doux, entre une solide ossature maltée assise sur des malts, aux notes caramélisées, chocolatées, rôties et fruitées, dans laquelle vient se fondre le vin d’abricot avec son acidité lactique, ses notes de cuir et d’étable liées aux levures sauvages, et une discrète note d’abricot.
La finale est légèrement amère et le tout se déroule tout en harmonie sur le palais.
Une bière unique, d’une grande buvabilité mais joliment complexe, entre douceur, fruité et acidité. Elle se mariera avec l’agneau, le canard, les moules, les crustacés ou des fromages à pâte molle ou mi-dure.
Série limitée de 1.200 bouteilles de 75cl, 7.2% d’alcool/volume, 35 unités internationales d’amertume (IBU).
Avec un grand merci au Journal de Ste-Croix pour l’aimable mise à disposition d’un local suffisamment tempéré pour la refermentation en bouteille cet hiver!
Santé!


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3.5
Pinball (12410) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
cloudy brown, small light brown head
sour aroma, vineagra, dark fruits. interesting.
flavor is sour, faint citrussy, faint caramell, stingy sour red berries,

3.6
Meilby (11783) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2014
Draught @ Baran Café, Bergen

Pours clear amber/brown with a off-white head. Aroma is sour with notes of malt, berries, funky, vinegar, wood and hint of caramel, Taste is light to medium sweet, medium sour and light to medium bitter with a long sour, berry and slightly bitter finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.8
madsberg (11776) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light brown head. Sourness, berries, grape, light fruits in the aroma. Flavour is very sour, grapy, has a caramelly and sweet note and some berries. Medium to full bodied. Grapy and sour end. Quite delicious.

4.2
hopscotch (11311) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 4, 2010
Bottle… Tower of Power Sour Hour Deel TweeThis beer rocks!… Cloudy, very dark mahogany ale with a small, creamy, white head. The complex, acidic, funky nose also presents lesser elements of chocolate and caramel layered upon a subdued herbal blend of roots - sassafras, licorice and sarsaparilla. Full-bodied with a milky mouthfeel and dancing carbonation. The flavor offers a good bit of sourness, but healthy bitterness as well. Lightly tart, dry finish. World class wild ale!

4
DocLock (11108) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle shared at Craft Ale House. Poured turbid reddish brown with khaki head. Nose was tart cherry fruit, funky yeasty malt. Tasted tart, lactic, funky, with cherry notes, yeastiness in the finish, and a high complexity.

3.2
gnoff (11065) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2015
As "Grande Dame" at 7%. Bottle 75 cl thanks to Johan K (not on ratebeer), on January 17, 2015. BB Dec 2015.
Hazy to cloudy brown color, small yellow to tan head. Light acidic to lactic, apricots fruity, a bit sweet scent. Acidic dry, tart, red currants, berry peel/skin taste. Medium mouthfeel to fizzy, very low bitterness. Some apricots taste as well. Tart, fruity aftertaste.

3.6
alexsdad06 (10947) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2015
11.2 oz bottle from The Party Source. Pours a dark cola brown color with a large fluffy khaki colored head. The aroma and flavor have tart sour fruit, apricot, berries, some acidity, some funk, background roast, cherry, wood, some faint spicy character, interesting beer.

3.5
phaleslu (10747) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 8, 2017
330 ml bottle from seeswo - thanks again, Chris! Labeled as Grande Dame. Pours a mahogany color with a big beige head that takes a while to settle into a ring and film. Notes of sour and sweet berries, roasted malts, leaves, metal, mild spice, and grapes. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sour, slightly spicy mouthfeel. Not bad. Similar in quality to the Foret Noire without being identical.

3.6
marcus (10740) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 10, 2010
Bottle from Monument Wine. Pours reddish brown with a decent beige head and a vinegar aroma. There is a sour fruit and smoked malt flavor, quite vinous and tasty, that improves with warming. A good brown ale.

3.8
DuffMan (10727) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Very hazy medium brown with a lively white head. Sour pittted fruits up front, doughy caramel malts lend body and sweetness. As yeasty and malty as it is sour. I liked it.


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