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2011 Vintage Oak Aged Ale (Barrel No. 95) - Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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2011 Vintage Oak Aged Ale (Barrel No. 95)2011 Vintage Oak Aged Ale (Barrel No. 95)

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

116 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 116
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 7.5%
Wants: 11
Gots: 31 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: samEBC on 10-25-2013)
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Ratings: 116 | Reviews: 15 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by roblowther:
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roblowther

Texas

4.85/5  rDev +10.2%

It pours a clear ruby brown with a heat that quickly disappears. The smell is sour cherries, wood, leather, and delicious. Is delicious a smell? The taste is biscuity, sour cherries, and a really nice balanced dry but malty finish. Its the kind of taste that makes you thirsty for more. Mouthfeel is soft and very slightly carbonated. Overall this is fantastic. This is probably the best I've had of the style.

04-26-2014 00:54:41 | More by roblowther
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.49/5  rDev +2%

Possibly clouded auburn colored beer. Head is a good sized pile of kahki colored tight foam which fades to a sheet and a ring. Sweet and tart cherries, light wood musk, interesting, unique floral, strawberries and cream, and a variety of other subtle aroma nuances. Taste is loaded with tart, acidic cherries, smooth woodiness, all sorts of fermented fruits, packed into a light fluid body. Carbonation is softly blended throughout. Pitted fruits and berries, all soaked in cherry juice and tangy. Mouthfeel is fantastically smooth.

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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Sweden

4/5  rDev -9.1%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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North Carolina

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4.43/5  rDev +0.7%

Deep ruby color with about an inch of tight bubbled creaminess that never fully goes away. Lots of spicy wood right away in the nose giving way to strawberries, cherries, floral notes, chocolaty bread, maple syrup, and vinegar. Sharper with a hit of acetone and oxidation when I get my nose right up close. More immediately fruity in the flavor: juicy black cherry, green apple, and lemon followed by smooth vanilla, honey, and an acidic woody funk. Beautifully sour and juicy. Medium bodied, but it feels lighter on the palate with an acidity that leaves the gums and insides of the cheeks dry. Excellent!

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3.53/5  rDev -19.8%

MEDIUM SOUR.

I wasn't impressed with this beer. It was a bit of a let down.

It pours a nice light red beer, with little carbonation. Liquid is translucent. Aroma reveals more of the lambic classic smell than of berries or cherries or any other fruits. Taste reveals a somewhat weak red Flanders. I hardly found any difference with the less expensive red Flanders. The oak barrel didn't improve much this beer, and it was almost non existent.

A weak beer, hopefully they release a better batch.

05-06-2014 05:31:12 | More by JulioH
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2011 Vintage Oak Aged Ale (Barrel No. 95) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
96 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.