Vander Ghinste Flemish Sour Ale Red Brown

#17 Top 25 beers 2016
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This well-balanced Flemish ale pours a beautiful dark red-brown color, with garnet flecks when held to the light. The intense bouquet offers a gamut of aromas, from tart cherry, green grape, underripe banana and balsamic vinegar to notes of caramel malt, prune, brown sugar and cocoa powder. The palate offers a similar interplay between the tart citrus and vinegary characteristics and the rich malt and ripe fruit flavors, a fine balancing act that is masterfully executed. Notes of dried tree bark, leather, bitter cocoa and wood spice grace the long, dry finish. Artisanal Imports, Inc. Lauren Buzzeo

  • rating
    93
  • Price
    $8,Buy Now
  • Appellation
    Belgium
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  • Rating
    93
  • Alcohol
    5.5%
  • Bottle Size
    330 ml
  • Category
    Flanders-Style Oud Bruin
  • Date Published
    9/1/2016
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