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Oude Tart - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,098 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,098
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 522
Gots: 717 | FT: 62
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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Pours an almost burgundy color with a very thin cream colored head. Smells very sour with hints of tart cherries, figs, and red wine. A slight hint of wood. The flavor is sensationally balanced. Very sour, but also very sweet. The fruit character comes shining through. I know this will make my tummy hurt.

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On tap at World of Beer in Albany, NY.

Pours a deep, almost blood-red, with a half inch head, and no lacing.

Smells like oak, tobacco, leather, red wine, red wine vinegar, and cherries.

This is a really interesting sour, unlike any I've had. It's quite vinous and leathery, with a good amount of oak, some vanilla, a slight smattering of lactic acid sourness. It's far from bracing, though, in the sour department. There's some cherry and grape flavor, some slight caramel and chocolate. What sets this apart from most sours is the depth of malt flavor- it's so interesting and tasty behind the sourness.

This is medium bodied, with a crisp, slightly tart mouthfeel. It has a moderate amount of carbonation, and is really drinkable.

A definite winner from The Bruery.

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Oude Tart from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 2,098 ratings.