Goudenband | Brouwerij Liefmans

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1,386 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Liefmans
Belgium
liefmans.be

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mitchster on 02-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,386
Reviews:
571
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
10.31%
 
 
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Photo of silenius
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2003 on the cork. Drunk in February of 2005.

Opens with a slight pop of the cork. I worried there would not be enough carbonation.

Pours a deep copper chestnut with a slightly tan thin head. Large chunks of yeasty bits sit in the bottom of the bottle. Dark but clear beer. No hazing.

Smell is light apple skin, black cherry and a hint of red wine vinegar. Not overpowering in the least. Quite subdued smell.

Taste is a very pleasant mix of red and dark fruits with a twinge of sourness. It starts with apple and under-ripe cherry to quickly segue into a tart strawberry then on to a nicely ripe black cherry. No hop taste or aroma found. A very appealing taste.

Carbonation is quite lively and creamy despite the thin head. Very nice.

This is not a beer to drink many of in a sitting. Enjoy it with some sweet cake with fresh sweet fruit.

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Photo of Kkottonmouthkngz
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: nice mohogany cherry, deep, and alluring. tan mocha head, fizzy fine bubbles.
S: cherry, currant, cassis and leather. minute level of tartness emenating, makes you aware that the flavors youre about to enjoy are mild but difinitive.
T: its not as sour as i had anticipated, its a rather enjoyable level of cherry and currant. theres some other darker fruits poking through, weather its rasins or what im not sure.
M: glides across the tongue very nicely with a perfect amount of carbonation, and lingers afterwords with that dark cherry tinge.
D: i could enjoy this by myself easily, but also glad ive got someone to share it with. half a bottle is just the right amount.

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Photo of avalon07
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a tulip glass. Had a brownish color and a thick consistency. There was a half inch of creamy, off-white, fairly long-lasting head. Pretty good lacing.

S: A very sour-smelling beer (as it should be), with traces of yeast and fruit in it.

T: Tasted of yeast, malt, a little citrus, and a sour element. There was also something sugary and sweet in the finish, though it wasn't as powerful as the other ingredients. A tasty and complex beer.

M: A highly carbonated beer with a vibrant finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is an excellent example of an oud bruin. Very drinkable and easy to like.

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

Appearance: Dark chestnut; no head on the pour

Aroma: Sour; slightly vinous fruit; spicy

Taste: slightly sour; wine-like; tart; slightly spicy; excellent flavor overall

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; so please disregard those scores

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Goudenband from Brouwerij Liefmans
4.17 out of 5 based on 1,386 ratings.
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