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Grande Dame Oud Bruin - Brasserie Trois Dames

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very good

114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Phyl21ca on 12-14-2009)
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

drew74, Jun 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

jpd7374, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

gory4d, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

srw, Jun 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

evil_liver, Jun 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Treven711, May 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Nathanbolin, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

ReeseMax3, Apr 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

jrfehon33, Apr 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Black_ox, Apr 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

TwelveOunces, Apr 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

DeanCHS1980, Mar 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

wattoclone, Mar 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

edhizdeid, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

PatGreer, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

an elite oud bruin, a bit more sour than some of the others on the market, this has a lot of flare though. the bottle is over 20 bucks, and unlike the framboise, i think this one is a lot closer to worth what it costs. dark dark brown, and rather clear until the dregs run down, not much head, but a shiny and radiant luster to this. the nose is insanely sour, lots of caustic acidic citric acid and lemon flavors, while grain tannins are robust as well. some roast, but not totally coca forward or bitter, unique brown grain bill that has some sugar before it stars getting weird. the taste starts with the richer malt, but moves rapidly into a classic oud bruin sourness. more than just lambic sour, this is unique and brutally intense, especially when it warms up. lemon sourness on a brown beer is unique and lovely, somehow delicate for being huge, and there is a long lasting dry burn on the tongue, which you dont always get with these. i love the fuller body, the depth of flavor, and the acid intensity, but its a tough bottle by your lonesome. it works a lot better as a share, since a ton of this will definitely turn the stomach all kinds of inside out. enough carbonation to be lively, very cool yeast profile, dry as they get for the style. top quality oud bruin, worth paying for if this is your style.

StonedTrippin, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

bostonryan, Feb 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

DRTBrewster, Jan 15, 2014
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3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- dark brown with a tan head that quickly fades to a ring around the glass.%0A%0AS- very light aromas. Mainly of roasted malts and a hint of sour.%0A%0AT- lots of dark roasted malts that are overpowered immediately by great oaky sourness. Almost more of a sour stout.%0A%0AM- Nicely effervescent with the sour notes touching the tip of my tongue and my cheeks. Ending in a dry acidity.%0A%0AO- This is what I would expect if you mixed The Bruery - Tart of Darkness and Jolly Pumpkin - Madrugada Obscura together. Which is not a bad thing at all.%0A%0A

JasonGeyer, Jan 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

micropale, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of dar482
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes in a dark red color.

The aroma has lots of vinegar, apricot and cherry.

The flavor follows with that tart vinegar with the peel of cherries and apricot along with a good sweet malt body that is really smooth. A wonderful balance between the sweetness and the acetic sourness.

A really wonderful beer of the style.

dar482, Dec 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

krome, Nov 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Sparky44, Nov 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

SeaAle, Nov 14, 2013
Grande Dame Oud Bruin from Brasserie Trois Dames
89 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.