Alvinne Beer Geek Wedding Batch II
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Brewed by Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A blend of regular Morpheus Dark and wine barrel aged Kerasus 2010.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13021) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s 2012 Pre-GBBF Shindig, London. Pours very foggy amber with a fine tan foam head. Funky nose rife with poop, some tangy berries. Light to medium sweet flavor, fairly bitter with some earthy and leafy character, moderate manure. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet to finish with some leaves and tangy berries. It’s OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (5642) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2012
18/VIII/2012 75cl bottle @ 3de Gents Bierfestival (Gent) - BB: n/a (2012-953)

Clear red brown beer, small light beige aery head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: lots of lacto acid, red berries, bit lemony, some caramel, fruity, earthy, leather. MF: soft carbon, medium bdoy. Taste: some caramel and mocha, nice sour touch, red berries, bitter hops, earthy, leather, lemony, sour. aftertyaste: pretty sour, lacto bacillus, lemony, some tobacco, caramel, red fruits, little bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (4693) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 18, 2012
Unlabeled bomber sample @ GBF 2012 // colour is dark brown cranberries with a small tanned head on the sides // smell is not overtly sour even sweetish with lots of berries in it, small touch of sour malt, some sour cherries, light tang and wood // start out on the more mellow sour but does carry its tang, sour berries, cherries blended with light chocolate, some spices, wood, some jello, reasonable amount of dark sugar and some spices towards the end and vinegar berries // carb. is quite high on this // not bad but nowhere as good as I remember batch 1 being when it was fresh, maybe it needs maturing but age is rarely kind on Alvinne beers, even the sour ones // not a bad blend & I clearly recognize the 2 base beer, having had both

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JorisPPattyn (8199) - Ursel, BELGIUM - AUG 18, 2012
Rim of yellow foam over hazed brown beer. Sourish, very lactic, wood & milk- + bitter chocolate; inviting. Sour-sweet, in excellent balance; pineapple, wood & chocolate in the finish. Better balanced than the first batch. Prickly carbonation, despite its lame visual aspect; medium bodied, slick. Right! Very good, especially qua balance.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (5343) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle @ Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig. Deep red-amber with a small tan head. The aroma’s of brown sugar, some cherry fruits, light tangy funk. The taste is harsh tobacco, some bitter green shoots and fermented grass. Stange, but not undrinkable. Medium body. Perhaps a mild infection?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2248) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Bottle at Chris O’s pre-GBBF shindig 2012. Cloudy reddish-brown pour with a thin white head. Sour cherry and raspberry aroma. Fruity old nose. Sour woody flavours of cherries, wood with a lingering sweetness. Sour fruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (21544) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Bottled@chriso pre-gbbf-shindig 2012. Mediumzied off-white head on a murky brown coloured fluid. Aroma is fruity, wooden, mild tartness as well as some slight spicy notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, a bit sour and some spicy and caramelly notes as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (8036) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s 2012 Pre-GBBF tasting. It pours deep murky brown, with a thin beige head. The nose is raisin, cherry, prune, date, red grape, wood, caramel and a hint of TCP. The taste is tangy fruit, red wine, grape skin, wood, caramel, vinegar, sharp lemon and moderate acidity, with a tart finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1783) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 6, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s pre-GBBF Shindig 2012. An unclear chestnut brown with a small but lasting, heavy beiege head on the pour. Cherry, red berries & woody notes dominate with a background yeastiness. A bit restrained in terms of sourness. Medium body & carbonation, lingering & medium intensity sourness in the finish with a light fruit skin bitterness to balance. A nice firm, crispness on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15934) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Bottle at chrisO ... murky brown ...thin tan head .... sour woody toffee malt nose ... sharp sour ... dark fruits ...ok

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