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Zoetzuur Flemish Ale - De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

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88
very good

288 Ratings
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Ratings: 288
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 13.78%
Wants: 27
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
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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Sour cherry note predominates. The sourness is a bit on the mild side but it makes for a very friendly beer. Hints of clove and black pepper linger toward the finish. Given the sweet and sour nature, this finishes quite dry. Medium-light in body. Carbonation could be a touch more heightened to liven up the mouthfeel a bit more. But as it stands, it is a nice food beer. We enjoyed vegetarian stir-fry noodles and it complimented but cut through the soy flavor nicely.

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From a 750 ml bottle into a tulip glass.

A-The brew is a medium, nutty brown with ruby-red highlights. It is more clear than many oud bruins or Flemish reds. The two-finger-tall light-tan head drops quickly and leaves a little ring of lace. I cannot see any carbonation.

S-The smell is full of juicy cherry. I mean, it smells like real cherries, which is good, I guess, but it also gives it a sort-of stale aroma. There is also a bit of vanilla and a woody, lactic funkiness. There is not a lot of acid or vinous smell here and fruity sweetness dominates.

T-The taste, like the smell, is full of sweet, juicy cherry. There is more acid noticeable on the palate, but the acid doesn't really add complexity or balance the cherry flavors; rather, it just bites on the throat. There is also a touch of malty prune and raisin, and a drying woody flavor on the finish.

M-The feel is pretty standard for the style with lower carbonation levels, light to medium heft, and a drying finish.

O-This beer gets props for tasting like real cherry juice, but I'm not sure that real cherry juice flavor makes for a good beer in this instance. As noted above, it tastes more like a out-of-date kid's juice box than a Flanders Red Ale. A little more useful acidity might have helped here.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2013 14:50:18 | More by spoony
Zoetzuur Flemish Ale from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
88 out of 100 based on 288 ratings.