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

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RATINGS: 98   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (3482) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2010
Bottle @ BBF. Aroma has lots of brett and wine. Flavour is very mild sourness with a nice malt profile. Smooth, subtle and highly drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (13176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2010
De Molen Festival 2010 ... dark copper ... thin white lacing ... woody tart ... little red wine nose .... sour tart fruit ... light balsamic vinegar ... again little woodyness

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3146) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2010
Bottle at 2nd BBF @ De Molen. Nice rounded aroma with clearly some fresh grapes and red wine. Still very well balanced and only slightly sour and somewhat sweet. Very nice brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sayravai (4667) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2013 (Bottled, 0.75l) Hazy darkish amber with a small, firm head. Tart and wineous nose with peachy wild yeast, and a touch of acidity from the grapes. Mildly tart, bretty and fruity flavor with plenty of yeast, a touch of acidity, cloves and some cherries. Almost medium body with low, yet slightly fizzy carbonation. Quite mild and mellow overall, but quite enjoyable. Will cellar the other bottle for some years to let the brettanomyces really kick in. 4264 (Revisit 2013-11-02: Still only mild tartness present. Quite berry-fruity, not very interesting, almost watery. Good, but expected more.)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3054) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2010
Bottle at Theis and Mette’s. Pours a hazy brown with a small head. Light sourness. Somewhat dry with a bit of sweetness too. Aromas of berries. Medium bodied. Soft carbonation. Dry and tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (12758) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2010
Bottle at home. Clear amber - white head. Apples. Fruity. Wine. Peppery. Acid. Nice light sourness. Berries. Light sharpness. Light milkey. Light roasted notes. Wooden. Grapes. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
meerbier (1449) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2010
Bottle@Home. Very much surprised by this beer. Brett aroma. Light sourish, sweet, fruity, light bitter. Quite complex brew yet highly drinkable. Extra points for the exceptional flavours.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Proeferius (94) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2010
bottle@home 0,75 Ltr. Amber color with a nice aroma , good creamy head , a more than one time beer. Thanks to John for sharing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3869) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 13, 2010
750ml, thanks BeeJay! Pours hazy amber with foamy white head. Nose of pear, yeasty, Brett. Flavor has Brett, caramel, pear, and spicy yeast. Tasty Brett infected brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (2365) - Waregem, BELGIUM - DEC 25, 2009
Second taste. From 75 cl bottle @ home with Leen (end november). Hazy dark golden with good creamy darkwhite head. Aroma fruits, vinous. Medium body. Taste refreshing, sourness, fruits, some vinous touch, woody. Nice.


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