Oude Tart | The Bruery

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Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Oude Tart is our take on a Flanders Style red ale. It has won back to back gold medals in that category at the World Beer Cup (2010 & 2012) as well as a gold medal at the Great American Beer Festival in 2010. This sour red ale ages in oak barrels for anywhere from 6 to 18 months before being carefully blended to taste. The resulting beer is pleasantly sour with hints of leather, dark fruit and toasty oak.

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

Poured into a tulip, the appearance was a rugged burnt dark pale orange to misty dark amber color with a finger's worth of dieing head. Not much lace.
The aroma had some decent blend of sweet grassy to earthy hops over top of some light black cherries, plum, lactic sour - but somewhat smooth and not punching my nose as a ton of other "sours" tend to do.
The flavor moderately brought in the sour towards the sweetness - nice and level, semi-smooth and quaint blending in the malts slightly woody with a slight dryness. Aftertaste tickled with the plums, the wood and just a bit of sour.
The mouthfeel was medium bodied with a good sipping quality about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt appropriate.
Overall, pretty nice Flanders oud Bruin that I would have again.

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Oude Tart from The Bruery
4.23 out of 5 based on 2,460 ratings.
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