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Nouveau Rouge - Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

63 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 14
Gots: 17 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: THECPJ on 04-03-2013)
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Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Poured into tulip; this is my first beer of this style, and my first sour in general.
Pours earthy brown, slight reddish hues. Translucent and hazy, with no head at all, hard as I tried. Smells of sharp alcohol and tannin mixed with vanilla and oak, as well as some sweet/tart cherry. Overall, sort of like a sweet worcestershire sauce in a way. Taste is sweet and fruity at first, but moving quickly into sour cherry and a bite of tannins. The oak smooths everything over, and vanilla tinges the whole flavor. Reminds me of a dry red wine. The only thing missing from this one (even to my untrained-in-sours palate) is more carbonation; this poured, and tasted, utterly flat. Some lively carbonation, even a small amount, would really make this brew awesome.
Overall, this style is something entirely new to me, but after my first one, I'm hungry for more. It's rauchbiers all over again...

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of Vonerichs
3.93/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

It looks flat and is a dingy reddish brown color. There's almost no head but the little head that exists is composed of huge thin bubbles, like dish soap.

It has a really nice nose on it. Juicy sweet cherries, vanilla, brown sugar, sweet tea. It smells very sweet with not much tart.

The cherries and vanilla are front and center. Acidic and tannic tart qualities cut the sweet side of it. The finish is an herbal tea-like bitterness.

The mouthfeel is the only knock, in my opinion. It's thin and flat. I don't need much carbonation for this style, but it's almost non-existant.

It's does really well for the style in the aroma and flavor category. With a little more carbonation it could have been much better. The price tag is still a little outrageous, though.

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4.1/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of emerge077
4.26/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Thomas & Jenny for sharing this one! It was a favorite.

Dark reddish brown color with an initial thin layer of tan foam. Dissipated quickly to a still glassy surface.

Wet barrel aroma, vanilla, acidic berries.

Flavors of apple butter, cranberry, vanilla, a dry oaky aftertaste.
Creamy smooth feel, tart crabapple acidity, tannic cherry skins. Even level of carb, drying finish. Very well integrated, not overly sour, perfect for a Flanders lover.

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Nouveau Rouge from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.