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Oude Tart - The Bruery

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1,880 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,880
Reviews: 341
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 507
Gots: 684 | FT: 65
Brewed by:
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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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dmsohyea

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-22-2012 23:44:02 | More by dmsohyea
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tectactoe

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.5%

01-13-2014 14:06:07 | More by tectactoe
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MadScientist

New York

4.4/5  rDev +2.8%

A deep copper beer with good and a few sea monkeys (aka floaters). The head is very long lasting composed of compact, tan bubbles that leave a fine lacing on the glass.

Moderately strong aroma of current, a moderately-light tartness and some leathery, barnyard funk. A low, carmel malt sweetness and moderate dark fruit esters.

A sweet-tart flavor that is far more tart than sweet. There is a a lot of red current flavor along with some dark fruit and caramel malt for flavor. A light oak flavor and touch of leather with only a light sweetness the balance is strongly tart. The finish is medium with fruit flavor after taste.

A medium to medium-full bodied beer with a strong level of carbonation. There is a bit of carbonic bite.

Some of the class Flanders Red flavors of red currents with a sweet-tart balance and low carmel in a supporting malt body. I like that this one is fairly strongly tilted towards the tart and lightly sweet making it an immensely food friendly.

05-03-2014 22:35:33 | More by MadScientist
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jono0101

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +11%

02-04-2014 17:02:04 | More by jono0101
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brownbeer

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

02-14-2014 01:59:08 | More by brownbeer
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California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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Schlais

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

05-12-2012 16:09:55 | More by Schlais
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.5%

04-24-2014 04:13:58 | More by RebeccaMB
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Ben7773

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-21-2012 00:53:27 | More by sabitu
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supa0525

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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Aaron420

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-24-2014 21:11:19 | More by Aaron420
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gregmoscetti

California

4.05/5  rDev -5.4%

ahh the Bruery. If anyone tales you lightly in the year 2010, they are just effing high... You have the ability to over perform so consistently in everything you do and this baby right here was no exception.

This most recent release is no different than most of the bruery's recent ventures... freaking dope. The only place I really struggled was in not comparing it to other sours of a similar vein and price tag. If you charge the same amount as a bottle of Consecration, my frugal, 25 year old brain will immediately compare you to it.

The dark cherry was the standout nose, followed closely by oak. The taste was a very similar story and the dry cabernet-esque taste almost vaporized on the back end of the palate (nice). In a blind taste test I dont know if I could tell this beer from LaFolie, which is by no means an insult... I love the hell out of that beer. I just really hoped for a characteristic to grab me by the booboo

01-18-2010 07:04:34 | More by gregmoscetti
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jp7161

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

12-22-2011 06:16:40 | More by jp7161
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warnerry

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev -1.9%

A - Pours a murky reddish brown with more than one finger of tan head. Head has very good retention. Surprising for the style.

S - Earthy, funky tartness. Also quite a bit of oak and sour cherry in the nose.

T - Taste also has a significant funkiness to go with the tartness, giving a pretty full-bodied taste. Taste like a 'dirty' Flanders, but in a good way. Very tasty and quite oaky.

M - Medium mouthfeel with a nice earthiness. Finishes dry.

O - Probably the funkiest Flanders red I've had, with only moderate tartness. Still, a very tasty take on the style.

08-12-2012 02:40:02 | More by warnerry
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Callmecoon

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-21-2011 05:34:41 | More by Callmecoon
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Indiana

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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Dbrulet

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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Beerswag

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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BillKuhnel

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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mctizzz

California

3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

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Edvice04

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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Chris_Panos

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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Mora2000

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +1.2%

Big thanks to Exiled for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours a hazy red-amber color with a tan head. The aroma is tart cherries with some oak, vanilla and brown sugar. The flavor is tart cherries with some oak. Very drinkable and very dry. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

07-10-2010 00:53:15 | More by Mora2000
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Oude Tart from The Bruery
95 out of 100 based on 1,880 ratings.