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Madamin - LoverBeer

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BA SCORE
85
very good

129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 7
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Italy

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Oak amber ale. Fermented and maturated only in oak vats. The name "Madamin" is a piedmontese word meaning "young lady". Available in 375 ml or 750 ml bottles.

(Beer added by: glid02 on 07-24-2010)
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1.5/5  rDev -60.5%

ajzy, Jun 10, 2013
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2.48/5  rDev -34.7%

stomioka, Sep 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

Brushkanna, Sep 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

djtomain, Jun 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

ryan_celia, Aug 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

westcoastbeerlvr, Sep 19, 2013
Photo of rudzud
3.05/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked up a bottle of this at Julio's. 2011 vintage.

A - Poured a nice crystal clear copper hue with a one finger earth tone/woody head that fades to a nice thick, creamy quarter inch blanket. Pretty good side lacing too.

S - Nice sour mash here with slight yeast and caramel sweetness. Little bit of earthy almost barrel notes.

T - Lots and lots and lots of caramel here. Like, sugar daddy type caramel candy. The sourness is rather faint. Mostly just lots of sweet caramel malts here with a super light vinegar finish. Way too caramel for a flanders.

M - Wheres the carbonation? Almost thin feeling with small bubbles. Slightly sour/vinegar finish.

O - Overall this beer started out so good. very nice appearance and aromas, but really really falls flat on taste and mouthfeel. Such a disappointment.

rudzud, Apr 24, 2012
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3.1/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour is a cloudy brown with a thin light tan head. Nose is dusty and leathery with a strong tart cherry and light acetic acid. Taste is the same but less vibrant and bright. A little thin and watery in the finish with a touch of peppery spice lingering. Body is light and soft, lower carbonation and an oily finish.

cpetrone84, Oct 23, 2012
Photo of emerge077
3.21/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Expensive dainty bottle, split two ways. "Brewed in 2011" on the label.

Reddish brown apple butter color, pretty good clarity with softly textured foam that rises and parts quickly. No lace to speak of.

Very musty aroma, damp cellar and moldy cork at first, which seems to lessen after 15 minutes in the glass. A flash of cherry surfaces later on.

More damp musty wood in the flavor, can't say it really works in the beer's favor (though it can be a potentially positive trait in the right amount). Mild tartness, fruity with a touch of cherry, it finishes dry and fairly nondescript... kind of just drops off. Pretty unimpressed by this, and for the price I probably won't be returning to LoverBeer's lineup any time soon. There are far better Oud Bruins out there.

emerge077, Jan 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

EigenBeer, May 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

ygtbsm94, Dec 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

DavidRose, Oct 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

IrishPaleAle, Jun 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

ChristiBerli, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of rvdoorn
3.3/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at BBF
Look: The beer pours a dark amber color with a nice head
Smell: Malts, caramel, yeast, leather, wood and some berries
Taste: Medium acidic lemon, sweet caramel. Nice bitterness in the end. But not too much in the taste
Mouthfeel: Medium body, low carbonation
Overall: not too much taste, just sweet sour.

rvdoorn, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of harrymel
3.33/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Brower's in Fremont.
Listed as 6.2% ABV at pub.

Pours a figgy cherry brown, almost like a diaphonous cola. Little surface foam is light tan and carries little appeal. Nose is dry oak, sour apple, hints of yeast (?) like a French yeast - a bit nutty. Interesting. Up front cherry, moderately tart and slightly sweet. The yeast character is in here as well, kinda suits the sweetness a bit and offers a more complex approach to the style than many Oud Bruin's I've had. Seems to cut the oak dryness and bitterness I sometimes experience and dislike in the style. Full bodied and almost creamy with a slightly dry finish. This is an interesting beer and nice to try.

harrymel, Jul 29, 2012
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3.35/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Draught in Rome during a visit in mid December 2013.

Reminded me of a Rodenbach in many ways: colour for a start, hazy though, then the aroma and taste. Maybe a little more sour, but it wasn't too sour, even for me (I'm not really a sour puss sort of drinker).

Pleased I had it, but one was enough.

BlackHaddock, Jan 26, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Just shared a bottle of this with Galengeueze. Picked this up in Philly courtesy of Matt at Capones. Poured into tulips.

Poured a cloudy dark amber with some yeast sediment noted in the bottom.
Smelled of funk with a hint of cherries and oak.
Taste was weaker than expected but good. Not the funk and sour I am used to from Belgians. Also noted cherries, oak and some maltiness.
Mouthfeel was OK, not a lot of carbonation but very smooth.
Overall this was an interesting beer but for the cost(20 dollars for an 11 oz. bottle) I would rather drink a Cantillon.

Geuzedad, Oct 30, 2011
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Madamin from LoverBeer
85 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.