Red Von Boorian | Elliott Bay Brewhouse & Pub

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Elliott Bay Brewhouse & Pub
Washington, United States | website

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by RedDiamond on 01-11-2009

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
4
Avg:
2.05
pDev:
73.17%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by Hopmodium:
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4/5  rDev +95.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +82.9%

Photo of RedDiamond
1.62/5  rDev -21%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Elliott Bay's beer menu features six regular ales and three Belgian-style specialty beers. Though this is a red ale of stormy garnet and the menu states it is "brewed with 20% honey malts for a touch of sourness" (honey = sourness?), there is no indication that it aspires to be a Flanders-style sour beer.

Regardless of its intent, this is one frightfully bad beer and I am compelled to dredge up some infrequently applied adjectives to describe its potent mélange of aggrieved awfulness. Rancid, vile, spoiled, foul, and are-you-f***ing-kidding-me quickly spring to mind. It is not merely that this red ale tastes bad; it is absolutely offensive. Vulgar. An abomination. Of the lowest evolutionary order.

In all seriousness, this von Boorian thing genuinely tastes like a ripe swamp. A brief appearance of cinnamon spice flavor makes an intriguing late play, but there's no point to it. The entire beer is corrupted by spoilage and shouldn't be served publicly.

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3.5/5  rDev +70.7%

Red Von Boorian from Elliott Bay Brewhouse & Pub
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