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Vanderghinste Oud Bruin - Brouwerij Bockor N.V.

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Vanderghinste Oud BruinVanderghinste Oud Bruin

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

503 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 503
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 32
Gots: 31 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bockor N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Label also displays .VanderGhinste Oud Bruin'.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-08-2000)
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-07-2013 18:10:40 | More by yancot
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snaotheus

Washington

4.51/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

12 (or 11.2) oz bottle poured into a large snifter

Pours medium brown with a medium amount of pale white head. Plenty of fine active carbonation. Smell is a pretty sour, tartness of cherries and plums with a slight hint of lemon. My wife, who loves sours but is currently pregnant, won't give it back because she wants to keep smelling it.

Taste matches the smell. It's a nice pretty bright sour, fruity and summery. Really, really nice.

Mouthfeel is light but slightly filmy. Overall, I'm sold on Bockor beers at this point. I like this a lot.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2013 23:56:31 | More by snaotheus
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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02-28-2013 06:58:50 | More by
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TGS

California

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

02-28-2013 05:38:45 | More by TGS
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-22-2013 01:19:31 | More by MaseFace
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jcoulighan

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-21-2013 03:49:12 | More by jcoulighan
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aasher

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

02-20-2013 02:55:58 | More by aasher
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Cdax

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -25.4%

02-15-2013 13:28:01 | More by Cdax
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04beerguy

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-14-2013 20:47:03 | More by 04beerguy
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emile772

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-14-2013 06:04:46 | More by emile772
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jibjib513

Ohio

3/5  rDev -25.4%

02-12-2013 20:17:00 | More by jibjib513
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Beelzebeer

Newfoundland (Canada)

4.44/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

8oz bottle, served in tulip. No dates, just Batch 02. I bought it 2-3 years ago.

A - Quick dissipating head, beautiful brown-red body.

S - Sour and tart. Some fruit, but mostly sour.

T - Tart, some cherries, vinegar, a little biscuit.

M - Beautiful! I think the age has eliminated some of the carbonation, but beautiful feel. I'd really like to see how this is fresh.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 03:44:27 | More by Beelzebeer
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StratManKudzu

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-07-2013 01:37:33 | More by StratManKudzu
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IRONRakkasan

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

02-04-2013 18:51:20 | More by IRONRakkasan
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andysk

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-29-2013 07:35:51 | More by andysk
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mclynch

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Described as a blend of a brown ale & an 18 month old lambic. A nice refreshing sour. Good carbonation and assertive tartness at first but then drops off quickly. Thin mouthfeel... leaves you wanting more. Successive sips build the mouthfeel. Nice almost sour cherry taste without being mediciny at all. A bit pricey but a very nice flanders brown. I will buy this again, but probably for special occasions.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 13:18:16 | More by mclynch
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The3rdbeer

California

4.4/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 Oz bottle poured into a Ridel beer glass right down the center which produced a finger and a half of fine thick head which stuck around for 45 seconds which faded into a centimeter thick of reddish tan lacing.

A- Love the color of the head, almost a reddish tan, so far after 2 mintes the lacing still remains thick and nice while sticking to the glass. The color of the beer itself is the same hue as the red trim around the label on the bottle. Ruby red that you can see through with very fine effervescence.

S- Flanders for sure, tart popery bouquet, bing cherry, dried raspberry, yeasty. Had to really aerate the beer to get the nose in, not very detectable otherwise hence the low score in this category.

T- Flanders for sure, I really appreciate how mellow this beer is tart cranberry which rolls wet for a long time down the palate to later show the cherry and grape skin hinting at the dry finish. Great session beer.

M- Starts wet with lite carbonation and ends dry. lite body, very user friendly. First step on the ladder to Flanders style beers.

O- Very pleased, not only does it have that signature Flanders nose and flavor profile but its also low in ABV and would be a great session or first beer in a Flanders Flight!
Will buy again.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 07:38:20 | More by The3rdbeer
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emilylee

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-24-2013 22:07:32 | More by emilylee
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gory4d

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

01-22-2013 17:41:00 | More by gory4d
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jonas73


3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

01-21-2013 23:47:19 | More by jonas73
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zenithberwyn

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

01-21-2013 08:27:26 | More by zenithberwyn
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chris1919

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-19-2013 00:07:05 | More by chris1919
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flayedandskinned

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

01-16-2013 06:25:58 | More by flayedandskinned
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Tibi81


4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

01-14-2013 12:45:40 | More by Tibi81
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ccrida

Oregon

4.71/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

33cl bottle (batch code 04) poured into my large Gulden Draak tulip, Bellegems Bruin is a dark amber with a tan head leaving heavy, foamy brussels lace - textbook really.

Smell is first sweet than sour, cider vinegar, with a touch of must.

Taste is very bright cherry, abruptly cut by a moderately acidic, dry finish. A touch of caramel, apple cider. Really spot on with the style, a nice quick shock with a fairly clean, modestly malty finish.

Mouthfeel is slippery, light and dry.

Drinkability is phenomenal, this is a close to perfect as it gets, a benchmark example of the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 04:35:36 | More by ccrida
Vanderghinste Oud Bruin from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 503 ratings.