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

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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
Beer5000 (5470) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 4, 2016
750 ml bottle. Deep amber body with a medium sized off-white head. Aroma is vinous with some funky acidity and hint of wood. Flavor is sweet malt and tart, acidic fruit. Some grapefruit, wood and balanced bitterness. Fine balanced body and long lasting complex sweet and sour aftertaste. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (5204) - 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!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thebeertourist (5161) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2009
Bottle. Over-eager to get out of the bottle, the head died down somewhat after a dramatic start. Hazy, red copper colour with some sediment. Intense vinous aroma, quite a bit of woody notes, sour fruit. A lot of berry flavours, strawberries, hints of vanilla, sour fruit, an dry wood, especially towards the finish. Great stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (5036) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 10, 2011
(bottle) pours a murky dark ruby colour with a very quickly-diminishing frothy white head. aroma of sweet cherry pulp, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and citrus fruits. flavour is very fruity, with notes of cherries, red grapes, lemons and wild berries, a touch of grain and a medium sourness. slightly watery body with soft carbonation and a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (5003) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2009
Bottled. Aroma is vinous, caramel malts, has some vanilla, a bit oak. Hazy, red-brown coloured with an off-white, thin head. The taste is a bit sour, sweet, very fruity, bit vinous again with some vanilla. Medium bodied. On the dry side. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (4998) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
Pours copper with a beige head. Aroma is malt, redwine notes and light phenolic. Flavour is malt, sour, redwine notes and light phenolic.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (4786) - Reval, 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sayravai (4707) - 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.)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (4629) - 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.


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