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Ommegang Zuur - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
86
very good

314 Ratings
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Ratings: 314
Reviews: 212
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 14.06%
Wants: 30
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: drabmuh on 06-06-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of gillagorilla
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

750 ml bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter (bottled on 7/4/12)

A: Muddy and murky dark brown with minimal head that vanishes immediately. Fair amount of visible carbonation.

S: Musty, sour, funky and tart. Apples all the way with some rotten cherries.

T: Good level of sour/tartness. Quite refreshing and very light on the palate with only a slight aftertaste. Tart apples and sour cherries. There isn't much complexity here though but that isn't bad.

M: Nice bit of carbonation. Not very noticeable but there in a light and good way.

O: A solid good-tasting Oud Bruin and the best one I have had so far. Also, the best Ommegang I've had so far but it is only the second one.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

Photo of KickbacksSteve
4.42/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle poured into a small snifter. Thanks Will...Small, beige head, low retention on a clear, dark copper body. Minimal, clear lacing. Aroma includes tart green apple, a deep earthy must, maybe some overripe cherries and some caramel. Taste is puckeringly tart, dominated by old, rotting (in a good way) Granny Smith apples and some caramel malt. Really satisfyingly sour and quite delicious.

Photo of thecheapies
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Best by 07/04/12. Served in tulips.

Pours a decently clear red-brown (I succeeded in decanting a lot of the gunk from the yeast cake, which looks pretty compacted). Head had about an inch to inch-and-a-half in height before resting to a thin cap. Foam was taupe in color.

Mild acetic nose with tart cherries in the forefront. Vinous grape notes, plus blackberry, prune, and tobacco. I'm already stoked to revisit this beer.

First sip brings me right back to the first time I tried this Flemish sour. Tart cherry, cranberry, plum, and more of the leather and tobacco that I picked up in the nose. A big gulp really accents that essential balsamic quality that I love. Notes of mild oak and some tinniness from the malts use bitterness to balance the vinegary notes. Fruity, sour, and gently woody. A great oud bruin.

Good feel in that it's wet and juicy, yet there's still some lovely mouth-drying tartness. Carbonation is pretty low, but the body has great weight.

Definitely one of my favorites of the style. Didn't see this appear on shelves last year, for whatever reason, and I missed it. Glad I found this bottle.

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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

Photo of harrymel
3.3/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

First release, 2010

Pours a lovely cola with some cherry hues, some soapy tan bubbles hedging an etched surface. Smells of lactic, acetic souring with a spicy malt background and some sour cherry character. A bit of wood in the nose as well. Flavor is slightly sweet, tart and malty. A bit of a bicarbonate flavor initially, then some balsamic, cherry, bread, some almost nutty flavors. A complex flavor profile, but I don't know if I like it.... Medium bodied with a little higher carb than I'd like with a nice disappearing finish. The feel is refreshing. This beer is better than it was two years ago, but not anything I'd spend the asking price for (~$13 IIRC)

Ommegang Zuur from Brewery Ommegang
86 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.