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Ypres - De Struise Brouwers

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BA SCORE
87
very good

100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 7
Gots: 13 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Double Barrel Aged Flemish Oud Bruin aged for two years in Bourgogne and Wild Turkey barrels.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 01-03-2013)
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2.25/5  rDev -42.3%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jun 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

Brabander, Sep 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

grover37, Aug 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3.04/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to GT for sharing.

The beer is dark brown with a beige head. The aroma offers pears, malt, yeasty bread. Hints of bananas, sweet bread, mild tartness. This is ok, but not quite up to the level I have come to expect from Urbain and De Struise. Still, worth a gander. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Huhzubendah, Mar 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.4/5  rDev -12.8%

mattfancett, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

mklisz, Jun 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

tom10101, Jul 25, 2013
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3.54/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Clear dark ruby body with some carbonation, beige fine bubbled head that reduces to thin layer

Dark fruits, oak, dark malts, some tartness, booze - everything quite restrained

Taste is predominantly sour with a very dry aftertaste. As it warms up I get also the wood towards the finish. Still rather bland and not complex.

Medium to light body, not much carbonation, astringent

I do like sour beers and especially flanders oud bruin but this one is a dissapointment coming from the sruisse brouwers. Why bother and double barrel aging if there is nothing much happening to flavor and aroma. Not bad but also not recommended as this costs apretty penny

safaricook, Jul 14, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle. 2009.

Bought 2 of these a while back. Had the first a year ago without drama, this bottle geysered violently on opening until less than a third of the bottle remained. After cleaning up, poured a super turbid coca mahogany with an airy tan head that summarily drops without a trace.

Initially all about thick, leathery balsamic and carob notes with dry fortified undertones. Later on, sour cherry and stewed dark plums emerge and moderate diacetyl becomes increasingly apparent. Opens up further with light floral perfume, hints of nail polish remover finish it off. Busy and interesting.

More of the muscular woody, tobacco-y balsamic action. Quite gritty and astringent. Base oud bruin fruitiness is a little overpowered.

Light to medium body with silky and subdued carbonation. Unfortunately the booze latches on to the strong lactic character impeding drinkability.

A few flaws in execution but an intelligent concept with really satisfying complexity. Would like to see this brewed again.

spicelab, Mar 08, 2014
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Ypres from De Struise Brouwers
87 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.