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Flemish Sour Ale | Monks Café

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3.99
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Monks Café
Sweden | website

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by cjgiant on 03-16-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I bought this on draught at the Cafe Bruges in Carlisle, PA. It was a deep crimson red with a nice tannish head that sank bit by bit into the liquid, leaving a gentle bubbly mixture on top. The aroma was earthy, with just that hint of tartness I was expecting. When I tasted it, my taste buds just exploded. Now, I should be honest and say I haven't really tried sour ales before, so I had no real comparison to go on at the time. But that initial taste was enough to tell me I had found a real winner. It has a smooth texture to it, and it lingers on the tongue for quite a while. I like the medieval appeal of this ale, and I would definitely get it again and again. It was a real treat.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance was a dark ruby color that when you put you fingers behind the glass you could make out the shadow of your fingers. It also had a real good head to it

It was not to sour. It is a good beer to get people to try sour ales on since it is not overwhelming. You get the tartness feeling but it goes away quickly and is not to powerful.

Overall I liked this beer. I and starting to enjoy cask and sour beers more and more and this was a good one. It was easy drinking and would recommend to anyone who is looking to break into the world of sours.

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Flemish Sour Ale from Monks Café
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