Brewery: Brouwerij De Ranke
Style: Euro Sour Ale
Other Notes: On base of old Flemish beer and Lambic
Brewer Description: (from bottle) 70% Belgian Sour Ale with 30% Lambic added.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.98
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9
Intro: A 750ml bottle with a best before date of 28th May 2020. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A nice clear copper orange colour with a just over one finger light beige head that dissipated fairly quickly and left some spotty lacing.
Aroma: Tart, oak, white wine, apple, herbal and funky.
Taste: Tart, but only mildly sour, red apple, lime, cork, oak, funk and maybe hay with only a hint of a herbal element and vinegar.
Mouthfeel: Acidic, medium to light bodied with good moderate carbonation.
Overall: A nice and balanced blend of a sour ale and Lambic. Much better than the Kriek version in my opinion.