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24th Anniversary Flanders-Style Ale - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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24th Anniversary Flanders-Style Ale24th Anniversary Flanders-Style Ale

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82
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54 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.47%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BucannonXC5 on 02-13-2013)
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rsmith03

California

2/5  rDev -44.8%

03-07-2014 02:27:14 | More by rsmith03
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

2.25/5  rDev -37.8%

05-26-2013 19:29:20 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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jayhoppin

California

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

07-27-2013 22:27:38 | More by jayhoppin
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Raziel313

California

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

04-17-2014 09:13:50 | More by Raziel313
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AlexFields

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -24%

08-17-2013 01:28:38 | More by AlexFields
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srandycarter

California

2.88/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Ok, I really hated this beer. Starts out pleasantly enough, dark cider appearance, small white head that leaves to ring, sparce lace. The smell is sour cherries with some nasty sulfury untones. Taste is sour cherries, but aftertaste is methiolade, bandaids and sulfur. Mouth feel is good carb, medium body, but nasty balance. I think it's going to be one of my rare drainpours.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2013 04:29:02 | More by srandycarter
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billbeers

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.1%

06-10-2013 01:35:49 | More by billbeers
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dwagner003

California

3/5  rDev -17.1%

05-24-2014 15:54:24 | More by dwagner003
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.1%

08-17-2013 20:33:51 | More by TurdFurgison
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MastaShonuf

California

3/5  rDev -17.1%

03-08-2014 15:02:21 | More by MastaShonuf
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HopsintheSack

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

02-26-2013 04:14:18 | More by HopsintheSack
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

04-03-2013 23:15:17 | More by t0rin0
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brianmandell

New York

3.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Slightly hazy dark amber pour with little head retention despite the high level of carbonation. Moderately sour with aroma and flavors of apple cider vinegar, oak, and earth. There is some sweet caramel and apple cider on the aroma. The flavor is strong on the oak and brings a very dry, tannic and astringent bitter finish. The carbonation is a too much while the mouthfeel is oily and slick. Overall, decent but not recommended.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 21:03:06 | More by brianmandell
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mactrail

Washington

3.49/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a handsome red coppery color in the Ommegang chalice. A thin mustache of foam dissipates quickly, though the prickly carbonation lasts a little longer.

Woody and tart at first sip. Kind of an earthy, dry, barrel taste with echoes of fruit. It makes me think of a Saison that got every bit of sugar eaten by friendly bacteria. Very sharp but no whiff of vinegar. A back of the throat bitter rasp. Bitterness seems to come entirely from the yeast and is rated at 15 IBU. Interesting mix of acidity and fruity mellowness, but it still sets the teeth on edge like pomegranate seeds.

Quite drinkable, but more of a wild ale bred in captivity. From the 22 oz bottle bought at Liticker's Liquor & Deli in Ocean Beach for (holy cow) $19.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2013 06:14:31 | More by mactrail
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-26-2013 00:53:08 | More by acurtis
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-23-2014 22:08:59 | More by ajzy
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Rollzroyce21

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-03-2013 08:34:47 | More by Rollzroyce21
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sil1

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-30-2013 07:15:23 | More by sil1
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LoveStout

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

07-07-2013 17:41:43 | More by LoveStout
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-29-2013 13:55:28 | More by drummermattie02
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-18-2013 05:26:18 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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yoitsarch

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-18-2013 02:05:45 | More by yoitsarch
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SanDiegoBeerLove

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

06-07-2013 02:05:53 | More by SanDiegoBeerLove
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LegalBrew87

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

07-27-2013 22:02:40 | More by LegalBrew87
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.55/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle pour for Best Damn Night Of The Barrels held at The Beer Company in San Diego, CA.

Pours a clear dark orange with a foamy beige head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is slightly sour and tart with some fruity and vinegar aromas. Taste is much the same with a mildly sour grain flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but it seems somewhat unrefined.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 16:47:56 | More by UCLABrewN84
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24th Anniversary Flanders-Style Ale from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.