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Haandbakk - HaandBryggeriet

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

346 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 211
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%


Brewed by:
HaandBryggeriet visit their website
Norway

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The first wild yeast-fermented beer brewed in Norway for over 100 years.

Aged in oak barrels for 2 years.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-03-2008)
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mdm46410

Indiana

4.43/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 500ml bottle (Batch 49, Brewed 10.10.06) and served in a tulip. This beer poured a dark mahogany hue with a two-finger thick head of tan foam that lingered for a bit. Some slippery lacing was left behind. The aroma of the beer included cherry pits, wet oak, fermented fruits, cider vinegar, and also a touch of alcohol. The flavor consisted of caramel, rasins, sour cherries, and oak. While moderately sweet, there is a nice sourness that helps even things out. Slightly puckering. The mouthfeel was medium-bodied and had light carbonation. This is some fantastic stuff!

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2008 02:56:13 | More by mdm46410
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Vinatge 2010

A - Hazed mahogany with ruby highlights, little to no head.

S - Acidic berries, sharp apple cider vinegar, nail polish remover, musty wood, leather, tart apples, caramelized sugar.

T - Old wood and leather, pretty freakin sour, has some sweet tartness,a myriad of tart and vinous fruits, blackberries and sour cherries dominate, the malts have soft burnt sugar edge and have blended into into a unexplainable nirvana of that combats the intense sharpness and acidity. Finishes tart and crisp with tart fruit left on the palate.

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This has melded into a beautiful sour beer. The wood is super mellow but has left it's mark for sure. This was quite a surprise. If you like Oud Bruins this is a must try.

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Haandbakk from HaandBryggeriet
93 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.