MESCAN Mescan Seven Virtues Old Brown Flanders Oud Bruin 33Cl 7.1%


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Mescan Brewery presents the Seven Virtues Old Brown Flanders Oud Bruin, a beer that harks back to the 17th-century brewing traditions of West Flanders. This dark ale, known for its gentle sourness, has been aged for over two years in oak barrels. During this period, it underwent a secondary fermentation with the Brettanomyces yeast, adding depth and complexity to its profile. With a limited release of just 1400 litres, this beer is a rare treat for connoisseurs. With an ABV of 7.1%, it promises a taste that's both rich and refreshingly sour. Experience a piece of brewing history; purchase online or in-store now.

Beer Type: Old Brown Flanders Oud Bruin

ABV: 7.1%

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Mescan Brewery, known for its dedication to authenticity and quality, proudly offers the Seven Virtues Old Brown Flanders Oud Bruin. This beer is a nod to the time-tested brewing methods of West Flanders, where beers were crafted with passion, patience, and a deep respect for tradition.

The Old Brown, or Oud Bruin as it's known in Flemish, is a dark ale that has been a staple in West Flanders since the 17th century. Its distinguishing feature is the mild sourness, a result of the unique fermentation process it undergoes. Mescan's rendition of this classic has been aged in oak barrels for over two years, allowing it to develop a rich, multi-layered flavour profile. The natural secondary fermentation with Brettanomyces yeast in the wood adds a distinctive touch, making it stand out in the world of beers.

Tasting Notes:

  • Appearance: A deep mahogany hue with a thin, beige head that dissipates slowly.
  • Aroma: A complex blend of dark fruits, oak, and a hint of vinegar, complemented by the earthy undertones of Brettanomyces.
  • Flavour: A harmonious mix of sweet malts, tart cherries, and a mild sourness that lingers on the palate.
  • Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a smooth, velvety texture and a pleasantly sour finish.

Mescan Brewery has always been at the forefront of reviving and preserving ancient brewing techniques. The Seven Virtues Old Brown is a testament to their commitment to bringing history to life in every sip. This beer is not just a drink; it's a journey through time, offering a taste of the rich brewing heritage of West Flanders. It pairs beautifully with a variety of foods, from hearty stews to tangy cheeses, making it a versatile choice for any occasion.

In conclusion, the Seven Virtues Old Brown Flanders Oud Bruin is more than just a beer; it's a celebration of history, craftsmanship, and the timeless art of brewing. Whether you're a seasoned beer lover or a newbie looking to expand your palate, this beer promises an unforgettable tasting experience. So, don't miss out on this limited release. Purchase online or in-store now and indulge in a brew that's steeped in tradition.


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