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Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Oud Beersel Bersalis Tripel

Oud Beersel
Bersalis Tripel

Apparently I've had this before today but I have no notes, and I was somewhat surprised to find out that Brouwerij Oud Beersel made a Tripel given their sour-laden portfolio. The pour is an astonishing color - deep, deep golden, great hues Head is great too (for the ABV), bone-white and has decent retention and some lovely lace. Absolutely perfectly presented beer. Nose has lovely, sharp, clean alcohol with a white pepper blast. Tastes are truly Tripel with the mild spice, the solvent alcohol,...

Oud Beersel Framboise

Oud Beersel Framboise

$6.99 for the 375 mL, corked & caged bottle from Mac's in Atlanta, GA, USA. SB 52 on the cork. Seemed like another good choice for Valentine's Day. A light pop on opening, but nothing dramatic. A mild puff of gun smoke. A pinkish, orange body that looks a little thin and lacks much depth. Some lace, but not great deal.Nose is big on the tart raspberries. The beer is a simple, relatively non-complex lambic that has a larger level of tart character than the Kriek version, but is still pretty...

Oud Beersel Framboise

Oud Beersel Kriek

$6.99 for the 375 mL, corked & caged bottle from Mac's in Atlanta, GA, USA. SB 54 on the cork. Seemed like a good choice for Valentine's Day. A light pop on opening, but nothing dramatic. A mild puff of gun smoke. Nice, dark cherry red body (a touch on the brown side), with a lovely, subtle pinkish tinge to the head. Dark, black cherries meet the nose. A touch of ethanoic acid in the nose. The beer is a simple, relatively non-complex lambic that has only a light level of tartness. An...

Oud Beersel Oude Gueuze Vieille

Oud Beersel
Oude Gueuze Vieille

Additional notes 04/30/24 (pictured) L50761, Best Before 17.03.2035 (just sneaked in, LOL). 375 mL, corked & caged of course. A beer that I have truly grown to love and appreciate over the years. I think that the most profound change over the time that the notes below were written (over 18 years ago) and today, is my perception of the mouthfeel of this beer. It is so much richer and deeper than I ever formerly experienced. It almost feels substantial, especially when considering the style....