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Alternatief Château Migraine

Alternatief Château Migraine
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Brouwerij Het Alternatief
Brewed at De Graal

Style: Sour Red/Brown
Izegem, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (2996) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2014
Clear brown colour, light beige head. Aroma of coffee, red fruits, light paint thinner, vinegar. Sour flavour, vinegar, citric acid, sour coffee, red berries. Sour finish, coffee, red berries, paint thinner and vinegar.
(From 50cL bottle @ home)

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
ansjelaah (1500) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle @benzai with dutchdrebus. Brown color with no head. Smells sour, alcohol, vinnegar, paint, bit fruity, glue. BAH!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (4210) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 16, 2014
500 ml. bottle sampled @ Barley Legal Tasting Room. Procured from Hopduvel. GUSHER. Pours dark brown with a tanned head that fills the whole glass & instantly overflows. Huge red wine everywhere, tannic & red grape wine everywhere, quite sour, roasted oak, lactic somewhere in the back, lots of glue, light paint chemicals, very high carb. Responses were unanimously negative but I did quite like it.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
kraddel (3542) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 15, 2014
Thnx to ships , gushes . Pours dark , murky brown under a huge white head . Smell is fleshy , sour , very fruity . Taste is intense sour , glue , oak . Way to much carbo . Overpowering glue taste . Not for me

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
DutchDrebus (4249) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle @benzai. Dark ruby, small beige head. Smells sour, vinnegar. Tastes sour, glue, thinner, acetone. Horrible. Thin to medium body, soft carbo.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Benzai (8741) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle shared by Joes @ weekly tasting. Gusher. Brown color with a red glare coming through, quickly diminishing tan head. Smell glue and paint. Taste lightly malts, a bit sourish, sharp, quite harsh. Infected? Fizzy carbonation, medium body. No, don’t like it at all.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (1525) - Ghent, BELGIUM - FEB 9, 2014
Dark brown colour, some foam. Medium carbonation. Medium body. Aroma of berries and some roasted malts. Tart finish. Not bad!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1873) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - FEB 4, 2014
Pour @BBF 02/2014, ZO (M). Pours a murky, flat dark pink, giving off little aroma considering its potential 10% fumicity. Basically Gouden Band as seen through a heavy Alvinne monoprism of sour vinosity, i.e. minus the typical Oud Bruin wood complexity, and ironically enhancing drinkability - indeed, for a sour at 10% no small feat.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1988) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 3, 2014
Sample at Brugs Bierfestival 2014. Shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: dark red beer, nice stable off white head. NOSE: sour, sweet, wood, "poepkes" TASTE: sour, fruity, little dry. Decent, mostly drank this because of the nice name!

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (15782) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
22nd December 2013
Bit of a slow gusher. Murky dark brown beer, good tan head. Nose is sharp Flemish sourness and a touch of glue. Palate is airy and light with fine carbonation. Taste follows the nose and adds balsamic vinegar sharpness. A touch of dark chocolate, well buried. Crisp finish. Overall to sharp and gluey for me.


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