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Goudenband - Brouwerij Liefmans

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,064 Ratings
THE BROS
92
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Ratings: 1,064
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.48%
Wants: 104
Gots: 108 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Liefmans visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 02-24-2001)
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SanDNigel

California

4.59/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml- Wrapper sure makes it seem special
A- Dark burgundy, little bubbles. For mine, little to no head, just a little something around the walls of the glass
S- You can smell it as you pour it. Wow it smells good! Date, caramelized sugar, berry/pear compote with a sour sting
T- Delicious You don't want it to end. Sour berries that pucker you up nicely. Such a perfect balance of sweet/sour/ and some extraordinary thing I couldn't put my finger on
M- Soooo smooth Mine was lightly carbonated, but I wouldn't have changed a thing

This is one damn good beer. If you were to introduce someone to sour ales this might be the perfect beer to do it with. I just want more and more of it, that is the only problem

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 21:08:48 | More by SanDNigel
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Purchased at the LCBO 750ml bottle for just under $9.00. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well pours with little head. Settles to a film and stays. Dark brown and cloudy.

S- Cherry and malt.

T- Sour cherry. Not quite ready yet. Needs time to blend. Raspberries will come through later when this thing calms down. Think that that will be a while though.

M- Tart and dry. Rather carbonated which is good for aging. Looking forward to having this one on a few years.

O- Pretty good. Way too young to drink. Will save the others for a few years down the line

Food Pairing

This way too young fruit beer goes well with... Spicy chicken with green vegetables. Keeping it open for you to substitute in what you like as this beer will work well with many combinations.

Enjoy.

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S- Musty aroma of sour cherries. More dark fruit such as raisin, plum and blackberry are detected.

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Goudenband from Brouwerij Liefmans
94 out of 100 based on 1,064 ratings.