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Cuvee-Brut - Brouwerij Liefmans

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

539 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 539
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 33
Gots: 51 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Liefmans visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Goudenband & Oud Bruin blended with cherries. Not a lambic.

(Beer added by: IronDjinn on 02-15-2010)
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MisterGrizz

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

01-20-2012 23:04:38 | More by MisterGrizz
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josefnewsong

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

01-18-2012 07:12:55 | More by josefnewsong
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Schade

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -26.8%

01-13-2012 21:17:33 | More by Schade
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bonbini26

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

01-13-2012 19:04:41 | More by bonbini26
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EROCK75

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.4%

01-09-2012 16:25:35 | More by EROCK75
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Wildman

Ohio

3.8/5  rDev -7.3%

This beer poured a very dark clear amber color and formed an off white slightly pink foamy head that coated that glass with lace as it subsided. A heavy amount of carbonation. An aroma of malt, cherries and chocolate. A flavor of malt, cherries and chocolate. The body is fairly light and the finish sweet yet sprite. Some astringency helps give it a champagne type aspect.

01-03-2012 01:46:28 | More by Wildman
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damuts222

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-29-2011 01:08:48 | More by damuts222
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-21-2011 19:50:56 | More by Texasfan549
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barleywinefiend

Washington

3.4/5  rDev -17.1%

A: Poured a cloudy reddish brown color with good carbonation and a dirty white cap

S: Sour cherries, wood and Earthy notes

T: Nicesour cherry blast, woody and some Earthy notes. Very much cherry forward and mild on the sourness; for my liking anyways.

M: Well carbonated, medium body, dry and tart finish

O: Not to bad, good for the style

12-17-2011 18:06:24 | More by barleywinefiend
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orlandomag

Florida

4.05/5  rDev -1.2%

Nose: cherries, oak, a little sourness.

Appearance: beautiful deep reddish brown. Minimal head on the pour and disappears quickly.

Taste: sour, a little smokiness (oak?), cherries, pear, green apple.

Mouth-feel: Very champagne-like mouth-feel. Great carbonation, the sourness makes the back of the tongue really wake up.

Overall: Great beer, one of my favorite when it comes to sours.

12-15-2011 01:10:26 | More by orlandomag
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

12-13-2011 19:50:54 | More by DeutschesBier
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tbeq00

California

5/5  rDev +22%

12-12-2011 21:21:19 | More by tbeq00
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22%

12-08-2011 14:02:36 | More by sideshowe
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.7/5  rDev -9.8%

Poured from a beautifully paper wrapped 750 bottle into a Lindemans Framboise flute glass.

A: Pours a brownish-red with a nicely formed pinkish head and slight lacing.

S: Fermented cherries & oak, especially as it warms; sweet cheap pipe tobacco and a faint trace of lemon, maybe it's just the tartness?

T: Cherries, not overtly sweet, slightly tart, bitter.

M: Dry, almost like a champagne because of this and the carbonation.

D: I'm not a lambic connoisseur and was worried this would be overtly sweet: it wasn't and I'm left wishing there were more to it, more complexity, more alcohol, more fruit. I wasn't looking for bombastic flavor, but was hoping for more than this. It's been brewed once a year since 1679, they must be doing something right. Interesting that it's a blend of different vintages. Good beer with an amazing history, ultimately left me wanting more.

12-08-2011 00:53:16 | More by Mantooth
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rekel

Netherlands

5/5  rDev +22%

11-30-2011 23:36:29 | More by rekel
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bevdaddy

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +22%

11-26-2011 05:13:29 | More by bevdaddy
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ferrari29

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev -1.7%

Beer poured from bottle into a stemmed-Tulip shaped glass

A - Beer has a cherry reddish colored body; formed a small half finger size head; cloudy body; little visible carbonation; nice layered lacing formed; viscous in appearance, kind of thick

S - Cherries - you can smell it from across the room; sour apple smell; red-wine - grapes; sour vinegar; very sparkling champagne-esq

T - Deep cherry flavor; slight sour champagne wine taste; mostly berries; fruit citrus flavors of orange and pineapple are in there as well

M - Full body feel; effervescent; sweet fruit, cherry-strawberry aftertaste

D - Good dessert or summertime drink; nice complex fruit flavors

11-26-2011 02:19:30 | More by ferrari29
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KAP1356

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +1.2%

Purchased a 750 ml bottle at Smokin' Joe's in Pittsburgh and split it 3 ways with 2 friends. Not sure what the BOD, if it had one, was. Poured into those weird glasses SJ's has...

A - Poured a really lovely reddish tinted dark brown color with a nice foamy, 1 finger tannish cap. Not much in the way of lacing.

S - Sweet and tart cherries right off the bat. Woody oak and a slight wild aroma comes next. Sweet toffee notes come out as well. Really nice nose here.

T - Taste follows the nose with a bit of a sour tinge to it. Not a mouth puckering flavor, but close to it from the tart cherries in the mix. Really nice cherry flavor mixed with oak and light malts in the background.

M - High carbonation level and a lighter bodied beer. Nice tartness and a slightly sour feel as well. Really nice feel and kept me coming back for more.

O - Really impressed by this one. Really made cherries the star and was a great end to a night at the bar, I will definitely be looking for this one again soon.

11-22-2011 02:19:42 | More by KAP1356
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mnixon86

Ireland

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-19-2011 18:24:45 | More by mnixon86
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codynevels

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-17-2011 21:33:26 | More by codynevels
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adrian21

Virginia

5/5  rDev +22%

11-17-2011 06:25:16 | More by adrian21
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-16-2011 19:36:00 | More by JAHMUR
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horrorspecialty

Virginia

5/5  rDev +22%

11-16-2011 14:43:56 | More by horrorspecialty
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-16-2011 03:35:48 | More by bpfrush
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Thehuntmaster

South Africa

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

11-14-2011 08:51:41 | More by Thehuntmaster
Cuvee-Brut from Brouwerij Liefmans
91 out of 100 based on 539 ratings.