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Zure Van Tildonk 2013 No.1 - Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal

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Zure Van Tildonk 2013 No.1Zure Van Tildonk 2013 No.1

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BA SCORE
85
very good

89 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Unblended |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JAHMUR on 12-11-2013)
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guityler83

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +3.7%

A: Small bright white head that quickly dissipated away with a fizzy sound. A small ring of bubbles is left on the edge of the micro snifter. Golden yellow color with a mild to moderate haze and a constant stream of bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass.

S: Moderate level of sourness in the nose, no vinegar or nail polish, very crisp. Mild level of pleasant funky brett aroma - the barnyard, horse hair, rustic character. A light fruity impression comes through also.

T: Moderately tart sourness with slight funk. Very low bready malt taste hiding underneath. The sourness has a slight citrus fruit vibe with lemons and orange that has an impression of sweetness. No hop character or alcohol.

M: elevated levels of carbonation that give it a spritsy refreshing finish. Very dry finish too. The tartness hits in the cheeks and the roof of the mouth giving a slight tingling sensation.

O: A refreshing, tart lambic with a slight fruity character. No harshness just a pleasant beer with a nice funky undertone.

06-20-2014 01:58:03 | More by guityler83
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.76/5  rDev -0.8%

this is some crazy funky old school belgian weirdness, in a good way. have yet to be real impressed by their beer, but this one certainly takes the unique cake. ugly old pour on it, hazy brass color with all kinds of sediment, not just yeast chunks but black stringy pieces that m,ay be parts of a barrel, and a lot of white fuzzy stuff in the dregs. nice white head though, and visible carbonation. it smells funky, sour, and grain heavy. usually sour beers this color are so sour and yeasty that the malt is almost irrelevant. not in this beer, the grain dominates the smell and the taste, especially in the finish, which is cheerios or chez or some other sort of healthy simple low sugar cereal. there is a good mix of lactic acid sourness and farm yeasty funk, its a well balanced mix of all these strange flavors, and even a red apple hit for just a second before the long sour finish. its not too sour though, i can taste it all the way through, enjoying the malt and appreciating the yeast. it also has the odd property of being both refreshing and filling. small doses suffice for me with this one. bubbly with a mellowness from the wood. one of a kind beer, old world belgium style, it feels like a relic of past brewing traditions, and i like it for that. the best I've had from hot ten dormaal i think.

03-01-2014 19:44:47 | More by StonedTrippin
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-28-2014 13:11:13 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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CowsandBeer

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12.7 oz C&C green bottle poured into a Bruery tulip. Best by 2017-12.

Appearance: Pours a cap of thin almost clear head that quickly fizzes away to a ring. Hazy gold body.

Aroma: Up front white wine, lemon juice, strawberry yogurt, musty grains, gravel and toasted oak barrel.

Taste: Lemon juice and a sweet, fruity yougurt tang, tart white wine leading into some musty Brett and an almost bitter dry oak barrel. Toasted grain (wheat) finish.

Mf: Lots of prickly carbonation which really brings out the sour in first few sips. Not too acidic though and very drinkable. Dry finish.

Overall: A very enjoyable, easy drinking, fruity sour ale. This shows up as the 13' bottling but I hope they're saving some of each batch to make a blend of different years in the gueuze style. Recommended to fans of lambic and all sour ales; this is definitely worth trying and cellaring.

08-21-2014 02:53:25 | More by CowsandBeer
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Hellpop65

Kansas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-16-2014 15:45:58 | More by Hellpop65
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JamesCzar

Ohio

3.76/5  rDev -0.8%

08-16-2014 03:53:10 | More by JamesCzar
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

08-15-2014 15:42:42 | More by Evil_Pidde
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dsigmon

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-15-2014 01:13:46 | More by dsigmon
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KirkFrancis

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-11-2014 23:07:20 | More by KirkFrancis
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cosmonick

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-10-2014 17:58:23 | More by cosmonick
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beerdrifter

Germany

3.51/5  rDev -7.4%

Picked this up at a great little beer store in Arlon, Belgium, Miorge Mihoublon. Clear yellow-orange pour with a quickly fading one finger white head with decent lacing. The nose is pretty subdued with moderate funk along with hints of cereal grain, lemon, oak, and tart citrus. The taste is pretty fruity with hints of apple, pear, and tart lemon along with some subtle barnyard, oak, and a ton of grainy malt on the finish. The mouthfeel is light bodied with medium carbonation, somewhat subdued sourness, and a sweet, tart finish. Overall, this reminds me a lot of most of Hof Ten Dormaal's beers, just a slightly sour version of them. The balance definitely leans to the sweet side, and the grainy notes are too dominant.

07-31-2014 18:47:58 | More by beerdrifter
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atone315

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-26-2014 12:43:34 | More by atone315
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Anvilfarm

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-22-2014 00:20:13 | More by Anvilfarm
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brauseboof

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

07-16-2014 20:40:08 | More by brauseboof
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-16-2014 08:08:03 | More by Stum-pub
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-10-2014 02:44:39 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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afsdan

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-09-2014 03:03:48 | More by afsdan
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polishkaz

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-06-2014 01:39:13 | More by polishkaz
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-05-2014 16:49:57 | More by Axnjxn
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-30-2014 19:49:56 | More by MNBeer1017
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TGS

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-29-2014 21:50:48 | More by TGS
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JoeMans

New York

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

06-20-2014 22:09:43 | More by JoeMans
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.8%

06-16-2014 01:24:34 | More by PA-Michigander
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-15-2014 17:01:00 | More by orangesol
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Spiderpig

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-15-2014 00:23:02 | More by Spiderpig
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Zure Van Tildonk 2013 No.1 from Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal
85 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.