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Oud 15 - Bullfrog Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

85 Ratings
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 68
Gots: 19 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Bullfrog Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Flemish style sour ale was initially brewed as a Belgian style quadruple ale. Oud 15 was aged for two years in second generation red wine barrels which previously held our Jaspers beer. Blended and steeped with Montmorency sour cherries and bottle conditioned with Belgian candi sugar, Oud 15 represents the culmination of 15 years of brewing, and is worthy of the commemoration.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 01-07-2013)
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Ratings: 85 | Reviews: 17 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by olympuszymurgus:
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

olympuszymurgus, May 23, 2013
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4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Brewery notes:
Flemish style sour ale initially brewed as our quad, aged for two years in second generation red wine barrels that previously held Jaspers. Blended then steeped with Montmorency sour cherries and bottle conditioned with Belgian candi sugar,

my notes:
Bottle at the brewery. Very good mouthfeel. Funky, good barreling from red wine. Very good sourness.Cherry and also some orange flavour. Superiour wild/sour worth seeking out.

Sammy, Jan 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

DJButters, Jul 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

leschkie, Jan 09, 2013
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4.94/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a dark cherry color with just a little bit of head. Smell is...cherries. really nice nose on this. Taste is a very cherry-forward tartness. Awesome. This beer is drinking phenomenal. If the cherry fell off a little bit; it'd still drink really well. An above average amount of carbonation. The general consensus so far has been it doesn't taste a bit like 13%, personally I felt it would be around 7-8%. Really hides the alcohol.

Bottle is #'ed out of 506. Wish I was able to get more of this.

fiedler84, Jan 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photekut, May 18, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottle #415 of 506.

Appearance - Deep brown, reddish body. Pours with a khaki head that disappears quickly.

Smell - Acetic acidity. Heavy caramel malt. Vanilla. Smells like a bourbon barrel. Cherry fruitiness. Tons of oak.

Taste - Sour up front, but it blends into sweet caramel and vanilla. Very rich. Cherry fruit sourness. Oak all the way through.

Mouthfeel - Heavy, sweet, and sour at the same time. Slow drinker and pretty boozy.

Overall - Reminds me of Oerbier Reserva. Maybe even a little better.

Alieniloquium, Mar 18, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml corked and caged bottle, graciously opened by Greenplastic615. Thanks Jason!

A: Dark mahogany brownish color with an initial nice off-white/tan bubbly head. Dissipation was quick as expected though nice lacing and a thin retention ring were left behind.

S: Rich sour aromas, funk, pitted cherries, sticky caramel, burnt sugar. Notes of other various red fruits coming in too.

T: An initial tart wash covers the palate, but with it is a very sweet malty flavor. Certainly some quad-like qualities coming through. Plenty of caramel notes and sugary cherries. The finish ends clean with an almost chocolate linger. Sour/tartness is cut off.

M: Nicely carbonated, medium bodied and highly drinkable. Dangerous this is 13% ABV. Like many have commented, this easily drinks more like it's in the 6%-range.

My first Bullfrog beer and they've impressed me.

ShanePB, Jan 10, 2013
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This is a thick beer, but I never would have guessed how high the abv was. I'm getting some nice fruity notes, perhaps cherry along with a nice sour note. There is a funk that I associate with darker beers. Just enough sweetness to balance out the sour flavors. I really enjoyed this one.

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Oud 15 from Bullfrog Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.