Brewery: New Belgium Brewing
Style: Belgian Flanders Oud Bruin
Other Notes: 2016 vintage. Lips of Faith Series. Sour Brown Ale
Brewer Description: (from bottle) Seriously sour, this Flanders-style reddish brown ale was aged 1-3 years in French oak barrels for mouthpuckering perfection.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.08
My ratebeer.com rating: 4
Intro: A 22 fl. oz. bomber, 2016 vintage, bottled on 19th December 2015. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A dark reddish brown colour with a two fingered creamy tanned head that had decent retention and left some nice lacing.
Aroma: Tart cherry, vinous, wine with hints of plum, raisin, oak and vinegar.
Taste: Tart, sour, cherry, plum, vinous and oak with hints of green apple. A good lasting sour finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: A nice and great tasting Oud Bruin.