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Wild Sour Series: Flanders Red - DESTIHL Brewery

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Wild Sour Series: Flanders RedWild Sour Series: Flanders Red

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87
very good

211 Ratings
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Ratings: 211
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 7
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
DESTIHL Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MaximalC on 06-13-2014

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Ratings: 211 | Reviews: 38
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

12 oz can. Pours very hazy reddish amber with a big fizzy light tan head that quickly diminishes and leaves little lacing.

The aroma is sweet pie cherries with some wood notes and tartness and a little funk.

The flavor is sweet cherries and caramel malts with tart vinegary sourness and some woody funk. The mouthfeel is a bit thin and watery.

Overall, a bit one dimensional with the sweet and tart cherries, but I enjoyed it.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.54/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

poured 12oz can into tall glass.

A - Dark like prune juice with tinges of rust. The head is massive, foamy, and very dirty in appearance. Retention is incredible and a head remains for the entire duration. Lacing is very spotty.

S - I definitely catch the tartness on the nose, but it is quite malty. A roasted and sweet character of toffee and oak notes are detectable. No particular tart fruit scents, like apple or cherry, but there is some lemony or vinegar aromas.

T - Flavors of sweet roasted malts, toffee, oak, give way to a tartness that is not any particular fruit. It finishes up with a lemony tartness and a touch of vinegar to make this a real treat.

M - Lighter body, very delicate, not overly tart and well carbonated.

O - This Flanders Red style that is comparable to New Glarus Oud Bruin.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Definetly sour,,,I'm having a hard time finding much other flavor though

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

this folks have to be some of the only ones putting sour beers like these into cans, so thats pretty cool right there, maxing the exotic more accessible. i like this more than others from them so far, its extremely sour too, with a major pucker and not quite enough of a caramel malt base to balance it out in the finish, i found the acid dominating. i do like that its not as vinegar forward as the belgian ones, and not quite as complex either, i dont really get the wood, and the maturity, but the taste is really nice, and i can see this getting enormously popular as a result of its availability and overall quality. amazing how many beers these guys have launched into the market all at once, huge takeover it seems like. bright rust color with a soft inch of tan foam on it. looks the part just fine. i think it may be a little one dimensional with all the acidity, but i appreciate what they are shooting for with it. some serious cherry flavors before the finish, dried, tart, and sweet all at once. very glad to have canned options like this in the market.

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Wild Sour Series: Flanders Red from DESTIHL Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 211 ratings.