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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 21, 2012
Draft. Clear dark-brown body, minimal off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, grape juice, some Brett. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some Brett. Medium body, some stickiness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EricE (1368) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Draft at Max’s. Clear orange-brown pour with a thin tan head. Fruity aroma, some cherry and grapes. Sour flavor. Grape juice with a bit of pepper. A bit acetic and undercarbonated.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (4815) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 20, 2012
3oz pour is a clear, copper amber which is almost purple in color with no head. Nose is tart, berries, woody, cognac, red wine, black berry. Flavor is tart, strawberry, red grapes, pinot barrels, bitter greens, light lemon. Medium bodied, tart finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3258) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 20, 2012
hazy chestnut tan, thin white ring. Nose is jammy, grape skin, bit of earth, manure, hay. Flavor is dry skin at front, explosion of sweet jam mid, lots of berry, thin dry lactic finish, very low acetic character. Thin skin finish, compliments.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Changed (359) - Ithaca, New York, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Sample Max’s Belgian beer fest. Pours clear, no head. Sour fruity aroma. Sharp tartness that mellows and is fairly complex. Different-- never had something like this.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (11132) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Draft at Max’s in Baltimore. Murky purplish red color, small white head. Aroma of prunes, dates. Taste is sweet and sour summer fruit. Not bad.
Earlier Rating: 9/21/2010 Total Score: 4
750 ml bottle courtesy of Davy, shared with BigMomma. Hazy orange color, small white head. Aroma of brett, orange peel, summer fruit. Taste is subtle sourness with orange peel, apricot. Should become more characterful with age.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19327) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2012
Bottled, at tasting at _angst_. Hazy mahogany colour, small head. Vinous nose. Mid sweet with medium body with well rounded, spritzy mouthfeel. Red wine and cobwebs. Slight notes of white pepper in the finish. Intense and elegant. Lovely!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - FEB 17, 2012
Sweet red wine nose with lots of toffee and burnt sugar. Taste is similar plus lots of cherry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3500) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 17, 2012
Tap. Pours deep, dark brown with thin off white head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is sour dark fruit dominant with faint spice and earthy notes. Flavor is faint malt and hops with dominant sour esters; tart finish. Light body and warmth with medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9597) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 17, 2012
Tap. Pours clear brown with a medium, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is light acetic grapes, biscuit and straw malt with floral hops. Flavor is malt forward with vinous notes, tart fruit and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.


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