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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Another beer made at Alvinne for/by ’t Alternatief. Very hopped with Saaz hops to 44 IBU.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lembeek (142) - ITALY - NOV 10, 2012
Ambrata, opalescente, schiuma compatta, abbondante, ma non molto persistente. Aroma di malto, caramello, con note fruttate e speziate. Al palato dolce, maltata, con un leggero sentore metallico e un’acidità marcata. Corpo medio, alcol poco evidente. Retrogusto dolce.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monk191 (780) - California, USA - OCT 21, 2012
An alright belgian style. More like a Saison, or even a Lambic. Smell is very Saison-like, nothing special though. Color is a nice orange, with a white head. Taste is also Saison-like, with a very lemony aftertaste. Sticks with you. Overall, average. Had in the bottle.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2012
17th September 2009
Cloudy amber beer with a thick frothy white head. Light malty nose. Light froth dry palate. Mildly sourish malt and a mild fruit and spice. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6582) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2012
Bottle sample @ 5de Brugs Bier festival. Cuivrée trouble, col beige crémeux épais avec qcq sédiments. Arôme de levure, malt, houblon fleuri pointe de sucre brun. En bouche, malté une pointe de feuille de tabac, houblon Saaz sur un profile allemand, malt léger et grillé, amertume citronnée sèche. Épaisse en bouche avec un profile levure sur la fin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
77ships (3564) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2012
bottle sampled @ Bruges Beer Festival 2012: slight fox amber with a white head, smells like typical sweet Belgian malts, dash of spices, taste is sweet Belgian malts, slightly musty/mouldy, caramel, sweet orchard fruits esters, hint of hops, lots of slightly sweeter spices, mainly cloves,… medium body & carb.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: January 15, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brusin Ales, Asheville NC
Appearance: clear copper, pillowey while head, sudsy lace
Aroma: dry and spicy aroma, light mustyness
Flavor: sweet spicy flavor, sweet esters, balancing phenolic spicyness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (6941) - Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2011
11.2 oz bottle. It pours a golden/amber, not too dark. The head is huge, white, and active and lasts for awhile before leaving thick lacing. The smell is decent, though a bit thin. There is some yeasty goodness and fruitiness in there. There is an underlying stale breadcrust scent. Wow, this one tastes interesting. I don’t know if there is an infection here or if it should be a sour ale. If it is a sour ale, it is a tad bit blunt. It has a big acidic bite. It isn’t necessarily as sour as it is acidic. It has a strong lactose flavor. There is also some lemon. I don’t think this is supposed to taste like this, the website says something totally different for the description. Alas, reading some other reviews it is also sour on top, so I don’t know what to say. Interesting but not perfect. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-21-2010 00:34:45

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (3636) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Strong apple nose, hot, with banana overtones. Opaque amber, thin head despite an aggressive pour, abundant carbonation from the botom of the glass. Dry and weak in the foreground but moderate apple and whole orange notes emerge. Clover present. Alcohol is a little insistent. I’m becoming aware of a "house flavor" from this brewer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (4371) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2011

05/01/2011 - 33cl bottle @ home (2011-5)

Somewhat cloudy dark amber to reddish orange beer, light beige rocky towering head. Aroma: fruity (peaches, apples and pears), hops, spices, pepper and alcohol. MF: lots of carbon, medium body, soft texture. Taste: fruity, agrum fruits, malts, hop. Aftertaste: green apples, spices, hops. Nice long finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5182) - ITALY - SEP 19, 2010
ambrato scarico schiuma buona un po grossolana buona persostemza naso leggermente agrumato citrico un tocca acido note luppoate erbacee in bocca corpo discrto buon alupolato discrto tenore alcolico lieve nota acidula


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