DESTIHL Brewery – Wild Sour Series – Flanders Red

DESTIHL Brewery - Flanders Red

DESTIHL BreweryWild Sour Series – Flanders Red

Flanders Red
BJCP Style:  17B. Flanders Red Ale
ABV: 6.1%
IBU: 15
Tasting on: 4/20/15
Glass: Tulip

Aroma: Overtones of sour and dark fruit. Undertones of earthiness and cranberry. 8/10

Appearance: Hazy, reddish-brown. Light tan head with good retention. 8/10

Flavor: A sour and tart beginning followed by a slight, dry, malt sweetness. Cranberry-like tartness ends the beer. The aftertaste has some odd malt flavors and a bit of barnyard as well. 17/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body, high carbonation. No alcohol. 8.5/10

Overall Impression: Sour, tart, refreshing and bright.  The aftertaste hurts this otherwise good beer.  43/50

Final Score: 85%

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