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VanderGhinste Oud Bruin Flanders Sour Ale | Brouwerij Bockor N.V. / Brouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste

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4.06/5
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873 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bockor N.V. / Brouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste
Belgium
bockor.be

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Label also displays .VanderGhinste Oud Bruin'.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-08-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,729
Reviews:
245
Ratings:
873
pDev:
10.59%
Bros Score:
4.05
 
 
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3.45/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I will have to say that I wasn't very impressed with this beer. It poured nice and dark brown but had almost know head at all. Very little carbonation at all. It has a nice aroma that is malty and smells of plums. But the taste was extremely sweet. It had a big plum taste with very little bitterness at all. The big turn off was the residual sweetness which overpowered everything else. Overall I think that it may have not have finished fermenting, but otherwise was interesting.

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Photo of jsh420
3.45/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of osusullins
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

If you like sours you will like this beer, I however do not like sours. That said, I can still recognize skillful craftsmanship. The people that produced this beer know what they are doing. Just not my favorite style.

The aroma is very tart and acidic with some estery qualities. You can tell this is a sour with the first whiff that you get.

The sour notes are right there when it first hits the pallate and stays throughout. I can taste raisins and some subtle dark fruit that I can't quite pull. Good if you like sours, but I do not so just so so for me.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of wulfie85
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rjcoy06
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A dark cola color with a pleasant fruity tart aroma. Flavors are acidic, dark fruits (plums and cherries...maybe currents) with some bready notes. Pretty tasty overall. One to seek out if you prefer this style a little heavier in body.

$4 for 11.2 oz bottle

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Gotti311
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dbot
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of IRISHFAN951
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of bnes09
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Mildly sour. Very sweet with lots off fruit flavors.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

VanderGhinste Oud Bruin Flanders Sour Ale from Brouwerij Bockor N.V. / Brouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 873 ratings
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