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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

517 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 517
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 33
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
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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dcmchew

Romania

4.16/5  rDev +3.2%

Pours very dark amber, reddish up into the light. A very thin white head just for a minute, thin lace, a bit sticky.
Smells nice, big vinegar, some sour cherries, amaretto, apple cider, berries, Belgian sugars, faint cocoa and barrel.
Taste starts with tart cherries, just a touch of vinegar, and lots of mixed fruity notes, with raspberries, blackcurrants, red apple, faint banana, yellow pear, faint lemon and red grapes. A clearer malty canvas than other sours, bit of dark bread. Vanilla, candy sugar, cherry pits, nice oak barrel notes, some funky moldy cellar notes too. Very clean finish, low bitterness, sourness goes away completely and leaves a very fruity aftertaste.
Medium body, chewy, medium carbonation. The initial sourness is perfectly balanced by fruity sweetness and (almost) robust malts, making it really easy to drink.
Perfect "gateway" Oud Bruin, packed full with flavour, not too complex for a sour, cheap and simply a great beer.

06-27-2014 16:12:36 | More by dcmchew
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smellandsip37

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-26-2014 23:42:56 | More by smellandsip37
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leitmotif

Romania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-26-2014 21:07:55 | More by leitmotif
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wildlife

Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +7.9%

a - clear dark brown, hint of red. thin tan head. no dregs in bottle.
s - tart sweetness, white grape, green apple, dark fruit from malts, slightly metallic
t - earthy tartness, again white grape and green apples, tartness with both, dark fruits cherries and prunes, some detectable bubblegum flavors, notes distinct to most sour browns I've had
m - medium to high carbonation, tart, clean and smooth, only a bit sticky
o - great flavors, great all around

06-25-2014 02:57:56 | More by wildlife
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-24-2014 05:46:20 | More by Jspriest
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DavidVega

Colorado

5/5  rDev +24.1%

06-23-2014 17:43:28 | More by DavidVega
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bigchief2000


4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

06-22-2014 23:17:38 | More by bigchief2000
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-21-2014 18:13:15 | More by Gatordaddy
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retry4z

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

06-21-2014 00:35:07 | More by retry4z
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DavidHume

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-20-2014 01:04:33 | More by DavidHume
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baybum

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

06-19-2014 16:02:33 | More by baybum
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tectactoe

Michigan

3/5  rDev -25.6%

06-17-2014 11:10:03 | More by tectactoe
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jayluf

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-17-2014 01:24:38 | More by jayluf
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AndyEdgar

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

06-16-2014 15:28:16 | More by AndyEdgar
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

06-07-2014 13:26:31 | More by Gww1864
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-03-2014 14:16:49 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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oxfordmini

Ohio

2/5  rDev -50.4%

05-30-2014 20:26:19 | More by oxfordmini
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vissai

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-30-2014 03:25:51 | More by vissai
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-28-2014 21:32:51 | More by Latarnik
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target88

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-28-2014 00:48:02 | More by target88
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-27-2014 00:55:49 | More by Brushkanna
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JohnBender

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-26-2014 02:57:13 | More by JohnBender
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dipso123

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-25-2014 02:45:43 | More by dipso123
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TippedMixology

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

A slightly heavier and fuller-bodied flanders. A full red ale combined with a crisp lambic.

Appearance - Dark, nutty, slight rouge. Little to no head. Almost looks like Coca Cola in a glass.

Smell - Sour on the nose with hints of citrus and light fruit. Ripe cherries.

Taste - Exactly what I was hoping it would be. Completely refreshing with sour cherry and raspberry. Slight apple finish with a smooth and never overpowering complexion. One of the best flanders I've ever had.

Mouthfeel - Slight carb, sour mouthfeel. Slightly soapy aftertaste taking this score slightly lower.

Overall, high marks. Summer beer for sure, but pleasant enough to be sought out at any time.

- Adam from Tipped Mixology

05-24-2014 02:18:26 | More by TippedMixology
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

05-24-2014 01:24:45 | More by redfox405
Vanderghinste Oud Bruin from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 517 ratings.