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Zoetzuur Flemish Ale - De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

299 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 13.78%
Wants: 26
Gots: 22 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

fgilbert2, May 22, 2014
Photo of Monkeyknife
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle a deep mahogany color with one finger of rich tan head. Sheets of sticky lacing left behind.

Aroma of canned cherries and sweet caramel malts.

The taste of canned cherries upfront followed by rich caramel malts and light vinegar notes.

Medium bodied and smooth with a lighter carbonation.

A solid Flanders Red from De Proef Brouwerij.

Monkeyknife, May 14, 2014
Photo of Fitze
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Fitze, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

kwjd, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of psoriasaurus
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

psoriasaurus, Apr 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

deapokid, Apr 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

FilumDee, Apr 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

anteater, Feb 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Ivegotmule, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of scottwurst
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

scottwurst, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of CPeterson
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - - A hazy, opaque rusty brew pours to a single finger head that settles to leave small gobs of lacing.

S - - Earthy wooden tones, acid, cherry notes accompanied by a hint of funk.

T - - A mild sourness is quickly balanced by the wood and cherry sweetness. Touches of pepper and a hint of clove on the finish.

M - - Soft carbonation, medium bodied, almost a little thin. Leaves a residual schmuck in your chops that isn't unpleasant but given the sourness level I wouldn't have expected.

O - - A nicely balanced and minor twist on a classic style, but not altogether mind blowing. Worth a try, I'd pick it up again for a refresher.

CPeterson, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of Jonada
3.7/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle with no freshness date poured into a wine glass

Appearance: Pours a red brown color typical to the style. Standard pour yielded 2 fingers of a light beige head with moderate spotty lacing. Body is dark but relatively clear with moderate visible carbonation.

Smell: Balsamic vinegar, sweet cherry juice, light funkiness, apple and a slight lactic character. There's a sugary candy character to the aroma as well, almost like cherry pixie sticks.

Taste: Sweet and sour cherry, vinegar, oak, darker fruit, decent amount of maltiness. Sourness is on the low end.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium soft carbonation. Reasonably high drinkability.

Overall: Not extremely memorable, but still a good beer. Not sure that I would get this again, but would recommend as a good beginner beer for someone new to sours.

Jonada, Jan 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

bishopdc0, Dec 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

mothman, Dec 01, 2013
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

harryragg, Nov 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

Gonzoillini, Nov 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Canti4341, Nov 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

iatethecloudsfor, Oct 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

MSandahl23, Oct 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

beerloverofbham, Oct 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Daniellobo, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

bsuedekum, Sep 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

TheLevi4000, Sep 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

bradfordjohnson, Aug 24, 2013
Zoetzuur Flemish Ale from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
88 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.