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Oude Tart - The Bruery

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1,623 Ratings
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Ratings: 1623
Reviews: 325
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.07%


Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Oude Tart is our take on a Flanders Style red ale. It has won back to back gold medals in that category at the World Beer Cup (2010 & 2012) as well as a gold medal at the Great American Beer Festival in 2010. This sour red ale ages in oak barrels for anywhere from 6 to 18 months before being carefully blended to taste. The resulting beer is pleasantly sour with hints of leather, dark fruit and toasty oak.

(Beer added by: Overlord on 12-20-2009)
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PeprSprYoFace

California

4.22/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2011 Vintage. Poured into a wine glass. Pours a ruby red. kinda hazy with a bit of an off white head. OK lacing.

Aroma is kinda of tart cherries even though there aren't any in this beer. a bit of funk and some lactic acid. Could use a little more help in the aroma area. Not very strong.

Taste is tasty. One of the better sours out there but not amazing. Tart and funky. With some age it gets a little more tart. Tasty sour.

Mouth feel is nice and dry like I like it. Fine bubbles and a decent amount.

Overall a tasty brew but not one to be compared to a cantillon or the like. Very worth trying and aging though.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2011 05:28:52 | More by PeprSprYoFace
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Oude Tart from The Bruery
95 out of 100 based on 1,623 ratings.