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Haandbakk - HaandBryggeriet

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392 Ratings
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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 99
Gots: 48 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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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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4.53/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

500ml bottle served in an over-sized wine glass
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.

M - Medium body gets silkier as it warms, little to no carbonation, sharp and tart, dry finish.

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.

StaveHooks, Feb 28, 2014
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bigwebguy, Feb 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 2/10/2011. Pours slightly hazy very dark reddish brown color with a small light khaki head with poor retention, that reduces to a ring of lacing that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of blackberry, cranberry, cherry, green apple, red grape, oak, clove, red wine vinegar, pepper, hay, straw, brown bread, leather, herbal, musty funk, and oak/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good complexity and balance of malt, yeast ester, and wine barrel notes; with good strength. Taste of blackberry, cranberry, cherry, green apple, red grape, clove, oak, red wine vinegar, brown bread, light chocolate, leather, herbal, pepper, musty funk, and oak/yeast earthiness. Good amount of earthy/spicy tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of blackberry, cherry, cranberry, green apple, red grape, oak, clove, red wine vinegar, brown bread, light chocolate, pepper, herbal, leather, musty funk, and oak earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity and balance of malt, wine barrel, and fruity/acidic yeast flavors; with a nice malt/acidity balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied; with lightly slick and moderately acidic mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice Flanders brown ale. All around good balance and complexity of malt, fruity/acidic yeast, and wine barrel flavors; and nicely smooth to sip on with the moderate level of acidity. A very enjoyable offering.

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Haandbakk from HaandBryggeriet
93 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.