Arbor Brewing Flamboyant Wild Red Ale | Arbor Brewing Company

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Arbor Brewing Flamboyant Wild Red AleArbor Brewing Flamboyant Wild Red Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Arbor Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
arborbrewing.com

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cpetrone84 on 06-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
53
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.08%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
7
For Trade:
1
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3.91/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

25.4 oz corked and caged green bottle [note: label says 12 oz - a typo]

2011 Vintage

Flamboyant Wild Red Ale poured a reddish brown/mahogany hue producing the slightest of heads that dissipated almost immediately to a broken ring of bubbles circling my snifter. The nose is mildly acidic dominated by sour cherries. The taste matches the nose with a stronger acidic [vinegar] flavor of sour and tart cherries that lingers. Medium-bodied with a complex palate that has sharp acidity and dryness. A light almost prickly sensation on the palate is noted. This ale drinks almost wine like.

Flamboyant Wild Red is my first tasting of the Flanders Red Ale style. Well, I am not sure this style is for me. I am not a fan of the acidic, sour and tart flavors that the style is noted for. If you are a fan of the style it is worth a try if you can find it on the shelves.

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3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Arbor Brewing Flamboyant Wild Red Ale from Arbor Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 53 ratings.
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