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))

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)