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Alvinne Alvino Bourgogne Barrel Oak Aged

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Brewed by Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beer, fermented with wild yeasts, with addition of grapes, lagered for months on Burgundy wine barrels.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palme (3335) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
0.75l bottle. A cloudy dark red one with a small sidesticking beige top. Smells quite nice, fruity sweet red berries, a slight red wine vinegar hint with lots of wood and some lemon zest. It gives a zing in the mouth alright. Red berries and wood. More of that vinegar, but more a apply version. Oily mouthfeel with a below average carbonation level. Refreshing, lots of red berries. Lots of white currants. Acidity fresh! 20.01.2013

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (4395) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Gueuze tumbler: Gusher. Small lively and quick disappearing off white to light beige foamy head on top of a hazy orange amber colored beer. Aromas of cellar, brett, some wood, some light vinous tones with grapes, some hay, old flowers and rope. Bit lambic like aroma. Flavour is like a mix of an Belgian Oud Bruin and a Lambi/Geuze beer: wood, grapes, older hops, herbs, light grainy cheese tint, some light tartness, a sprinkle of brown sugars, herbs, some light sharper citrus ish fruity tunes, dust, brett, some caramel and some malts. Aftertaste is light tart with wood, some malts, light bitters, sprinkle of brown sugars some nuts and herbs. Low carbo, light creamy mouthfeel, medium to fuller bodied and a light watery texture. Bit like a Lambic, also tones of a Belgian Oud Bruin, but not as powerfull as those two styles, but not even close to bad! Nice and easy drinkable!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1168) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle of the 2010 (batch 2). Cloudy rusty brown with a small pale head. Aroma is red currants, sour cherries, cider vinegar. Nice sour & sweet balance on the palate. Taste is sour grapes, red currants, cider vinegar, Belgian candy sugar.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (3995) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle @ Kraddel’s TdG 2013 tasting, Antwerpen. Pours a dark cloudy orange body with a small white head. Nose is tart woody vinous grain tones, saison-ish yeast and light complex malt notes. Taste is smooth vinous light malts, sour hints and mild yeast notes. Medium to ligh body and medium to soft carbonation. Good, but fails to leave a truly lasting impression.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (3054) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2013
thnx to 77ships, shared at rampkrot. pours hazy orange, almost no foam. smells very sweet, much barrel-scent. light carbo, sweet, syrupy, prety nice!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (4563) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2013
22/IV/13 - 75cl bottle @ Rampkrot (Deurne) - BB: II/2014 (2013-349) Thanks to 77ships for sharing the bottle!

Little cloudy amber to orange beer, small white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: sour, vinegar, bretta, grains, bit sweet, caramel. MF: ok carbon, a bit much maby, light to medium body. Taste: sour start, green apples, lemony, bretta touch, some alcohol, woody, oak, little bitter. Aftertaste: woody, red wine vinegar if not so sour though, a nice sourness, bit bretty, dry, little bitter. A very nice and balanced sour beer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (3735) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 22, 2013
Obtained in a trade with Klaas. BBF 2014 – 2009 Vintage? 75 cl. bottle shared. Pours a darker fox amber with only some bubbles on the sides. Old lactic yoghurt grapes on the nose, yoghurt grapes, sour malts, lightly fermenting, moldy barrel,… Sour grape mash in the taste, light lactic, touch yoghurt, mash, sour barrel, light brett, rotting malts,.. Lightly fizzy, bit too high carb. Okay stuff not too bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (9308) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 3, 2012
750ml bottle (Alvinne Webshop) - shared with Marduk - thanks!
Lovely fruity winey aroma on pouring. Raisiny, but in the glass a classic woody oud broun sour aroma. Crisp body, pleasant oaky buin taste. Raisiny, some other fruits too, aromatic and uplifting too. With yeast, you get quite a burnt taste too, and some butter. Much better poured clear without the yeast. Very complex, sourness at a nice mellow level. Clearlyactually sour, ans well attenuated, so there’s little more than (of?) the fruity sugars remaining. Finish has gentle butteriness, and winey raisins. Lots in here for sour lovers and sour skeptics too.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (2664) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 9, 2012
750ml bottle. Mahagony colour. Small beige head. Sour, dark fruits, raisins, very faint melon in aroma. Watery, sour, some prunes in flavor. Thin texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2012
6th September 2009
Hazy red brown beer with a short lived creamy head. Light crisp and dry palate. Tart fruit with dry unsweet oak. The red wine is subtle presence providing a richness in the aftertaste. Overall a refreshing beer with medium complexity.


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