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Brand Oud Bruin - Brand Bierbrouwerij

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BA SCORE
75
okay

10 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 10
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 2.85
pDev: 22.81%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Netherlands

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Doesn't fit to Flanders Oud Bruin beer style category. Fits to Oud Bruin from Netherlands. It means uncomplicated in aroma and taste, low alcohol (usually 2,5% to 3,5% by ABV), semi-dark (amber) to dark lager with dominant sweetness.

Micheal Jackson translates Oud Bruin from Netherlands like Old Brown Lager.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-01-2005)
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New York

2.99/5  rDev +4.9%

Bottle at Het Konings Huis, Delft, Netherlands

A: The beer is clear but dark reddish brown in color and has a light amount of carbonation. It poured with a thin beige head that quickly died down, leaving only a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of sugar cane and molasses are present in the smell.
T: Like the smell, the taste is rather sweet and has notes of syrup-like sugar cane along with hints of molasses.
M: It feels a little more than light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The sweetness of this beer isn't extremely palatable but it is the light-bodied nature of this beer that still makes it easy to drink.

04-15-2013 20:22:11 | More by metter98
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Netherlands

3.58/5  rDev +25.6%

Bottle of 300 ml at home. ABV is 3.5%. It pours a very dark brown, non transparent beer with a thin, brownish head that dissapears slowly but steadily.
Aroma is sweet, slighty fruity, maybe raisins (?)
Taste is also very sweet, I get some caramel flavour and it leaves behind, after each seep a very thin sour aftertaste that combines well with the overall sweetness.
On the body is quite thin, carbonation is almost non existent but I believe it has a high drinkability.

04-28-2012 17:55:59 | More by Douberd
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3.5/5  rDev +22.8%

12-08-2011 20:48:24 | More by stevoj
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rvdoorn

Netherlands

2.6/5  rDev -8.8%

Look: the beer pours dark red-brown color with a nice brown head.
Smell: Very sweet malts, caramel and dark sugar
Taste: follows the nose. Very sweet malts, caramel, dark sugar, and some hints of very sweet coffee.
Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium carbonation, smooth and sticky.
Overall: This will never be my favorite style, too sweet for my liking. For the style however, decent brew

07-23-2011 21:43:03 | More by rvdoorn
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

1.93/5  rDev -32.3%

My 3.5%ABV version came in a brown 33cl bottle with a best before date of Jun 2011, so whoever retired it on BA did so a bit early!

Poured into a Westmalle chalice: initially it looked good, a clear bright, yet dark ruby red body sat below a tanned head, the head sadly fell away to just a collar very quickly.

No smell at first, then as it warmed a sugary, sickly candy aroma arrived.

Very sweet tasting and with next to no body depth, a watery, malty syrup, with a nasty metalic aftertaste.

Oh dear me, this is one poor beer!

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Brand Oud Bruin from Brand Bierbrouwerij
75 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.