Brunneis Blend #2 (OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores))

Style: Blended American Oud Bruin 8.5% ABV From: Oxford, CT Brewery’s Note: “Brunneis is our interpretation of a Flemish Oud Bruin. Blend #2 was matured in 5 different barrels that used to house bourbon, whiskey, syrah wine & sherry. It is deep brown in color with a touch of carbonation. Reminiscent of dark fruits, raisins & plums, it has a balance between acidity & maltoness … Continue reading Brunneis Blend #2 (OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores))

Cuvee de Freddy (Picobrouwerij Alvinne)

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin 10% ABV From: Zwevegem, Belgium Distributer’s Note: “The Cuvee freddy is a blend of the base beer for the kerasus and the alvino. (so just the base beer, so without cherries or grapes added) and the mano negra [stout] . Aged for one year on wine barrels. Blend again before bottling with 1/3 fresh podge stout, just to soften the tannins. … Continue reading Cuvee de Freddy (Picobrouwerij Alvinne)

Alvinne Undressed (Picobrouwerij Alvinne)

Style: Oud Bruin 6.9% ABV 0 IBU’s Ingredients: 5 Different Malts, Crystal Sugar, 1 Gram of Hops, Morpheus Yeast From: Zwevegem, Belgium Brewer’s Note on Yeast: “Almost unhoped brown ale, the base for Morpheus Wild and Kerasus, undressed. For the fans of the true ‘oud bruin’ style. Brewery Alvinne selected and cultivated their own houseyeast for the mixed fermentation (sour) beers: de Morpheusgist. If wanted, … Continue reading Alvinne Undressed (Picobrouwerij Alvinne)

Lips of Faith Series: 2013 La Follie (New Belgium Brewing Company)

Style: American Oude Bruin (Colarado Oude Bruin) 7.0% ABV 18 IBU’s Calories: 200 Hops: Target Malts: Pale, Munich, Carpils, C-80, Chocolate Wood-Aged Vintage: 2013 From: Fort Collins, CO Brewer’s Note: “La Folie Wood-Aged Biere, is our original wood-conditioned beer, resting in French Oak barrels between one and three years before being bottled. Peter Bouckaert, came to us from Rodenbach home of the fabled sour red. Our La Folie … Continue reading Lips of Faith Series: 2013 La Follie (New Belgium Brewing Company)

Oude Timey (White Birch Brewing)

Style: American Oud Bruin/ Sour Flemish-Style Brown Ale 7.3% ABV From: Hooksett, New Hampshire Bottled On: Fall 2012 Brewer’s Note: “Think back to a time before brewing was a science, before hydrometers and Quality Assurance labs, when bacteria and wild yeast would roam free and produce zippy, tart, wild ales. At White Birch, we spend an inordinate amount of time imagining that era and wishing … Continue reading Oude Timey (White Birch Brewing)

Bellegems Bruin (Brouwerij Bockor N.V.)

Style: West Flanders Oud Bruin   5.5% ABV Brewer’s Note: “The main ingredients of our Vanderghinste Oud Bruin are malted barley, wheat, hops, water, and caramelized malts. These are used to brew a top-fermented beer./ Blending this beer with lambic beer aged in oak for 18 months results in this specific West Flanders Brown beer. It’s typical flavour is characterized by a well-balanced, hardly noticeable sourness./This … Continue reading Bellegems Bruin (Brouwerij Bockor N.V.)

2012 Madame Rose (Goose Island Beer Company)

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin 6.5% ABV 25 IBU’s Color: Deep Crimson Hops: Fuggles Malt: 2-Row, Caramel, Wheat, Dark Chocolate, Victory Brewer’s Notes:  Ale is fermented with wild yeast and aged on cherries in wine barrels The bottle is classy and elegant, with a lovely light gray oval displaying a simple yet pretty branch with cherries on it.  I like how the bottle carries the year, as this is … Continue reading 2012 Madame Rose (Goose Island Beer Company)