Flanders Oud Bruin

Monk's Cafe Flemish Sour Ale

Monk’s Cafe Flemish Sour Red Ale

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One of my favorite pizza places in the world is in Door County, Wisconsin. An unlikely place, yes, but there it is, after three visits it continues to impress. This sour ale was in their beer list and each time I went, I eyed it with interest but felt like it was never the just-right […] ... [Read more]

Petrus Oud Bruin

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Finally! After trying this beer on tap at the Bavarian Lodge I have found it in bottle form. Old Brown is very different than the Aged Pale I reviewed months ago. Where that was straight up sour to the point of puckering, this beer is mellowed and very enjoyable. I’ve fallen in love with this […] ... [Read more]

Magic Hat Odd Notion Winter 2009

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I’m all for being different but if you aren’t careful, you cross into just being weird. That is what happened with this 2009 winter seasonal from Magic Hat in their “Odd Notion” series. Magic Hat says, “Odd Notions give our brewers regular opportunities to set their creative impulses free, and create deliciously different beer drinking […] ... [Read more]