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Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Ranked #37
Ranked #8,435
4.05 | pDev: 10.37%
Jul 05, 2023
Mar 21, 2002
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
The dark amber body is halfway to opaque with a short white head that disperses to a denser, creamier but flat collar.

Plum, pear, and apricot qualities contribute to the tartness while fairly clean white oak threads contain a faint hint of walnut before coming to an herbal bitterness.

After having Morte Subite and Lindeman's Faro, this one's right oaky, tart and funky by comparison, with a solid chewiness leading to its bone dry swallow.
Jul 05, 2023
Rated: 3.94 by Dethark from England

May 10, 2023
Rated: 4.5 by RBorsato from Virginia

Apr 05, 2023
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Reviewed by wisrarebeer from Wisconsin

4.9/5  rDev +21%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Best before: 07.12.2030. Bottled in 2010. 12 years aged. Poured clear with an incredibly rocky off white head. Light amber color. Full nose with funk, earthiness, and classic tartness. Taste is incredibly balanced with malt and barnyard funk. Highly, highly drinkable. An amazing brew that has aged to perfection.
Nov 01, 2022
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Reviewed by HoppingMadMonk from New Jersey

4.46/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Dark cloudy, reddish orange appearance.
Body is around medium, maybe just a bit thick. Carbonation is medium light, adds up to decent feel.
Aroma is funk,mineral,earthy,apple and cranberry fruit mix some fruit juice,and citrus peel.
Taste is almost dry,funk,fruit juice, bitter citrus fruit and peel.
Well made,complex beer thats totally worth trying
Aug 14, 2022
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Reviewed by MikeWard from Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
375ml bottle into a straight glass. Best by 2034. Think I'm okay here.

Looks very good in the glass. Hazy, glassy, medium amber body with a persistent white head. Layers of lacing.

Mildly funky aroma.

On tasting, certainly sour, light fruit note. Somewhat funky, also on the dry side.

Mouth above medium. Finish was initially quite bitter, but this mellowed out as it warmed.

Overall, nice beer to have on a muggy afternoon. Pleasant sipper.
Jul 28, 2022
Rated: 4.42 by Sphagnicola from Belgium

Apr 25, 2022
Rated: 3.83 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 26, 2022
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Reviewed by brewandbbq from New Hampshire

4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
750ml bottle a few years old.

A lively gusher at cellar temp leads to a massive head of white foam in the glass. Persistent retention with plenty of tattered lacework. Earthy and minerally in the nose with cut grass, grapefruit pith, and lemongrass. Light bodied with a crisp mouthfeel. Bone-dry on the palate with shades of lemon and grapefruit with apple skins. Finishes barely tart and quenching.
Dec 17, 2021
Rated: 4.73 by Nyarko-San from Pennsylvania

Jul 05, 2021
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Reviewed by ChipChaight from New York

4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Bottle from Rare Beer of the Month Club. Pours a clear light amber with toe fingers of rocky white head that sticks around, nice lacing, some small floaters, smell is barnyard hard candy, wet hay, lemon verbena, fresh cut grass, sour mulch, and oak, hints of sherry, overripe pineapple and honey, taste is baked apple and white grape flesh, bayberry, white grape must, mild hay and barnyard funk, oak, mildly grassy/lemony bitter finish, a feel is light, medium, bright carbonation, mild acidity, dry finish. A funky fruity elixir, elevated Ristocampo spumante bianco.
May 16, 2021
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Reviewed by mynie from Maryland

4.76/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Dark pour for the style, nicely hazy, rich white head.

Aroma is crisp and bone dry, with sharp fruit mingling nicely with barnyard must.

Flavor is unexpectedly rich and variegated. Sweet, sharp apple start things off, getting spicy fast enough to prevent the sour nodes from becoming overwhelming. The end and finish are boffo, with sweet tart candy nodes of earth and super sour fruit and then a lingering, quenching dryness.

One of the busiest and yet most straightforward guezes I've ever come across. Definitely worth seeking out.
May 09, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.86/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
375 ml "champagne" bottle, from Vinmonopolet. ABV is 6.0%. Pours with an enormous white (possibly slightly off-white) head, which slowly reveals a beer of hazy deep golden colour. Lovely complex aroma of farmhouse and fermenting fruits, hints of oak and spices. The flavour is fairly sour and tart, with a dry finish. Some hops in the aftertaste. Good stuff!
Apr 23, 2021
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Reviewed by dd53grif from Michigan

4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Rare Beer Club release, 2014. Pours a hazy golden color with a minimal head that lasts quite a while. Aroma is citrus. Tastes tart with a slightly sour finish.
Apr 23, 2021
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Reviewed by mwilbur from Minnesota

4.59/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured from 750 mL bottle into shaker pint glass. 2014 vintage.
A: Pours a mostly clear yellow hue with active carbonation jets fueling a 2-3 inch bubbly white head with decent retention. Some sediment dances in the carbonation jets.
S: Farmhouse funk, green apple, minerals (earthy and salty), lemon, and lime. Very aromatic.
T: Softly tart green apple and citrus zest, muted farmhouse funk, dry earthy minerals, and hints of white pepper and salt.
M: Light body. Delicately sweet, tart, dry, and a hint of salt. Effervescent and refreshing. Lingers nicely on the palate. There is a semblance to a light white wine.
D: What a wonderful example of style! Truly stupendous. It says on the bottle best before 16-11-2034, and I believe them. This has softened slightly over the past 7 years, but it still going very strong. Now, the bigger question is, why would you wait another decade or two to drink this?!
Apr 02, 2021
Rated: 4 by Hellpop65 from Kansas

Mar 21, 2021
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Rated by TheBigBoy from Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
dry, fruity & european is how I would decrcibe, very different beer, not bad, but not in my re-occurring wheelhouse.
Mar 19, 2021
Rated: 3.97 by SpaethJam from New York

Mar 14, 2021
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Reviewed by janubio from Spain

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Bottle from Echarle Huevos, served at home in a tumbler glass.
Hazy yellow colour, medium head with very long retention, a bit of lacing.
Aroma is funky, barnyard, citrics, green apples, apricot and grapes.
Medium body, active carbonation, sour flavour, tart finish.
Taste follows the aroma.
Great one.
Feb 16, 2021
Rated: 4.44 by SG_H44 from Korea (South)

Jan 01, 2021
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