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

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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

41 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%


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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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

North Carolina

3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a lightly hazy golden peach in color with very light hints of gentle visible carbonation, moderate amounts of fine particles in suspension, and some golden yellow highlights. The beer has a half finger tall fizzy off-white head that reduces to a medium sized patch of thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of slightly sour grainy malts along with hints of light fruit (apricot) and oak.

T: Upfront there is a moderately sour flavor over the top of slightly grainy malts and just a hint of light fruit (apricot and pear) sweetness. Light hints of oak towards the finish. The tartness lingers slightly.

M: Light to medium bodied with heavy amounts of carbonation. Light amounts of acidic prickliness.

O: Enjoyable and not overly sour but still tart enough for those of us that love really sour beers - nice combination of light fruit and oakiness. Definitely a great mouthfeel on this one.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 02:02:55 | More by dbrauneis
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.54/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle I brought to share at Oneinchaway's tasting.

2013 vintage. Expire date 12/2017.

Pours a murky light yellow with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Tiny chunks of sediment are seen floating around in the beer after the pour. Smell is sour with malt, grain, fruit, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with sour grain and cracker flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2014 23:56:26 | More by UCLABrewN84
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avalon07

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a cylinder glass. Had a yellow color and a clear texture. There was an inch of creamy, long-lasting head. Excellent lacing.

S: Quite a funky kind of aroma, with hints of fruit as well.

T: Tasted of a light fruit, yeast, and very funky barnyard quality as well. A different type of flavor for a lambic - it almost has aspects of a saison in it - but interesting nonetheless.

M: A highly carbonated beer with an overly funky finish. Light-bodied.

O: On the whole a unique lambic. Somewhat uneven, but still pretty tasty.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2014 00:18:52 | More by avalon07
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

2.36/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

375ml bottle into a HF wine glass. I'm not sure this should be categorized as an unblended lambic

A: Pours a hazy golden color with two fingers of fluffy white head. The foam quickly recedes to a thin film, but leaves great lacing.

S: Quite musty and a bit funky - certainly barnyardy.

T: All over the place. First candy sweet, then quite earthy and funky, then a bit tart. Some cardboard and a bit of plastic. Also a bit astringent. Not enjoyable.

M: A bit thick with fairly strong carbonation.

O: Not very good - the flavors do not go well together, and there are off flavors all over the place.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2014 02:27:27 | More by coreyfmcdonald
Zure Van Tildonk 2013 No.1 from Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal
85 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.