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Oude Tart - The Bruery

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2,229 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,229
Reviews: 373
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 543
Gots: 771 | FT: 66
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Overlord on 12-20-2009

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.
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A - Dirty, ruddy brown. Nice and thick, and surprisingly dark.

S - Sweet and sour, raspberry vinaigrette, raspberries, musty leather, and some more raspberries.

T - Pretty much following the nose. Bracingly tart but not overly so.

M - A real strength of this beer. Super smooth, medium-low carbonation.

O - This is a really well put together beer. It doesn't get much better than this for the style to be honest. It's a toss up between this, Rodenbach Grand Cru, and La Folie.

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Poured a copper body with large head that dies quick and leaves minor lace patches down the glass.
The aroma is very acidic as I catch the tartness/acid real quick along with touches of funk and dark fruit.
The beer is sharp and sour, not pungent, but you will get your fill of tartness that can be sour, acidic or like vinegar depending on preference.
Fruit flavors are mild but I do get something akin to sour grapes or black cherry, that along with some oakiness, add some complexity, balance and sweetness to beer so it's not just a sour mess.
Really enjoyable sipping sour that isn't too sour and keeps you coming back for more.

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Oude Tart from The Bruery
95 out of 100 based on 2,229 ratings.