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


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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Beer, fermented with wild yeasts, with addition of grapes, lagered for months on Burgundy wine barrels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maria (10190) - Thisted, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2009
It floods out of the bottle upon opening and the beer is unclear copper-orange-golden. The aroma is sour with notes of yeast, fruit and wood. The flavor is like sour wine and vinegar with notes of wood and fruit, and the finish is tart. Sounds worse, but it’s kind of OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (10026) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2011
Bottle at Het Oude Schooltje, thanks to Dale. It pours hazy dark red-brown, with a thick off-white head. The nose is sour Granny Smith apple, tart lemon, wild strawberry and bret. yeast. The taste is juicy tart cherry, strawberry, raspberry, red grape, Granny Smith apple, farmyard and wood with a long tart finish. Not overly complex, but very drinkable stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (9318) - Tel Aviv, - OCT 8, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2010 [9/24/10] Bottle at Borefts Beer Festival 2010. Dark reddish brown. Aroma of barnyard, cherries, oak and some more fruits. Sourish-sweetish flavor with malt, biscuits, some citric notes and a vinous fruitiness. Rounded-mouthfeel. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9191) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2012
Bottled 75 cl at the epic sour beer tasting at _angst_ place, on February 11, 2012
Brought by _angst_, thanks!
BottledJune 2010
Hazy dark copper color, off-white head. Sweet and acidic scent. Semi sweet, dry, wood, acidic, currants taste. Moussy mouthfeel, very low bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9041) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2009
2009-08-01. Hazy pastel golden body body, modest beige head. (3+) Interesting aroma, fruit/wood/bourbon? (6+) Flavour is a bit muddled, light sour touches, wood, mild malt is odd. Average palate. Meh. Okay, but muddled at times, doesn’t come together very well at times. Bottle at BCTC

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (8795) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAR 6, 2009
Good dark, off-white head, creamy, over well-carbonated, amber-orange beer. Alcohol and fusels, vanilla, even to the impression of ice cream, and fresh, new oak. Vanilla, fresh greenery, enhanced by very obvious carbonation. Fruity finish, with strawberry, apples, raspberry and more vanilla - anything but grapes, it seems. Quite OK body for the ABV, on the verge of overcarbonated, which is kind of strange for a B-A beer. Nice, drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (8201) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2011
375 ml bottle @ Craft Beer Co., London.
Rated on 20110720.
Pours dark brown colour with minimal head. Aroma is brett-like sour ripe fruits, malts, oak, earth and some caramel. Flavour is sour fruits, malts, caramel and some berries. Quite sour palate. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (8116) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2011
bottle 66cl from Alvinne Biershop. Batch#2, from 2009, bottled in June 2010. Ambrée brumeuse, presque pas de mousse si ce n’est qcq bulles le long du verre. Arôme de barrique et vin rouge, léger malt et caramel. En bouche, agréable et très léger, avec la levure Morpheus qui se fait discrète.Ressent un profile moyennement aigre le tout sur des notes boisées avec ce profile fruité rouge/raisins agréable. Petite pointe d’épice sur la fin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (8083) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2011
At Borefts 2010 (Notes from offline rating) Pours hazy amber with small head. Aroma is fruity, tart and brett yeast. Flavor is sour in flavor with wine, cherries and a little orange.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (8073) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2009
Bottle. High creamy and lasting white head. Hazy orange body. Malt grapefruit caramel brett sour aroma and flavor with low carbonation and a long aftertaste.

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