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Goudenband - Brouwerij Liefmans

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,109 Ratings
THE BROS
92
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Ratings: 1,109
Reviews: 547
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 108
Gots: 119 | 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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4/5  rDev -4.5%

BeerBeast, Jul 19, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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.

DaveBar, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Funky Buddha Brewery snifter. 2012 vintage.

A- Pours a murky brown color with a 1/8 inch tan head that doesn't retain long before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a small amount of wispy surface foam. Resilient lacing leaves a thick solid ring behind.

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

T- Moderately tart flavor with more dark fruit and even red grape skin-like tannins. Very drinkable with hardly any alcohol detected. Juicy, somewhat bright and a hint of oxidation.

M- Dry and mildy tart with medium-low carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- Very good, but a bit tame. I would like to know what a fresher bottle tastes like since this seems to have become a little too toned down while sitting.

Immortale25, Jun 27, 2014
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Goudenband from Brouwerij Liefmans
93 out of 100 based on 1,109 ratings.