Nieuw Bruin | Cigar City Brewing

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3.96/5
Very Good
17 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Brenden on 02-04-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,500
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
17
pDev:
5.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 17 |  Reviews: 1
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sample #2 at the brewpub 1/29/14

This beer, a blend of tradition with newer tastes, is an appropriate murky medium-dark brown. It has a light brown head, not especially large but reasonably so, with good retention as well as lacing.
The blend of new and old is apparent from the get-go, as popping out of the aroma and in the flavor is a curious but well-tuned blend of roast in a strong malt backbone and sourness with a dry, woody sort of edge to it. The roast is strong but never going toward char, staying soft enough just to complement the sourness and take the sting out of it a little. Once everything's melded together, it gets very tart from the middle to the end.
The body is medium with soft carbonation adding a bit of bite while it counters smoothly.

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Nieuw Bruin from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 17 ratings