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Zoetzuur Flemish Ale - De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

305 Ratings
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Ratings: 305
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 13.81%
Wants: 27
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot) visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: marburg on 11-15-2004)
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4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Vivs85, Yesterday at 08:30 PM
Photo of GabeBoise
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Lots of brettanomyces funkiness. Not a lot of sweet, sour, or cherry. Would have liked more of all three.

GabeBoise, Monday at 03:05 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Trashcat, Nov 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

a77cj7, Nov 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Techichi, Nov 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

GRG1313, Nov 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

beernads, Oct 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

PittBeerGirl, Oct 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Texsuds, Oct 13, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -2.8%

mjtiernan, Oct 03, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -0.3%

MaxOhle, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

drew74, Sep 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Ristaccia, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

MikeCactusGordon, Aug 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

heytomcat, Aug 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

atpca, Jul 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

LightnerLiquorKS, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

XmnwildX12, Jul 20, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -42.5%

AndyEdgar, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of smakawhat
4.49/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

Deep chili/chipotle pepper red body, not much clarity but you can see just a tad bit of faint carbonation rising. Head is creamy and filled with sheets of a whipped tan light creme like lacing. Three to two fingers tall easily, leaves a thin creamy puck also.

Oh man is this bouquet gorgeous. Sweet and sour cherries. This smells like it comes from a barrel (it doesn't I think), with round vanilla notes and soft creamy milk. Small hints of red hot cinnamon. Just wonderful stuff nearly perfect and gorgeous.

Palate definitely hits at lighter body, but perfectly fine with the malt and flavors to come. First sip fills with Kriek like sweet juiced cherries, giving away to a sour softness. Faint caramel, and a big dry finish. Mineral aftertaste that really lingers, with a light body, almost dry white wine crisp, but not quite brut champagne territory. Sweet and sour balances of cherries, and some milk sweetness, with thick malt body of vanilla sort of missing hinted on the nose.

Overall though it's like a kriek and standard Flanders red ale mixed into one, absolutely great beer love it.

smakawhat, Jun 09, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Color- hazy thick reddish brown. Medium but thick head.

Aroma- sour cherry fruitcake.

Taste- Sour throughout starting a but rough but mellowing in the middle finishing with a lingering cherry sourness and a hint of clove on the palate.

I like sours, but I couldn't rate this one any higher given the rough start.

Poured from a corked 750 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass).

utfiero, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

rowbow, Jun 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

2GOOFY, Jun 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

NRo, May 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

krome, May 23, 2014
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Zoetzuur Flemish Ale from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
88 out of 100 based on 305 ratings.