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Brewed by Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Moen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Land van Mortagne, aged on oak Pomerol wine barrels.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13801) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2012
Draught at Borefts BeerFest 2012. Clear dark red/brown - offwhite head. Chocolate, nutty, wine notes, red grapes, wineous, ok malty, full bodies, lovely oakey, phenolic notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8986) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2012
Draught @ Borefts 12. Hazy orange color, small to medium sized off-white head. Smell malts, fairly sweet and slightly wood-ish. Taste malts, sweetish and winey. Nicely balanced. Medium to full body and relatively soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 1, 2012
The beer is dark amber in color with an off-white head. A touch boozy on the nose with some caramel, wood, bourbon, and maple syrup notes. Just very sweet, but pretty nice. The flavor is similarly heavy on the sweetness. Tons of caramel, maple syrup, and vanilla. A bit of sweet wine and wood, too.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaartenRF10 (1614) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2012
Draft @ BBF’12
Brown with red glow. Small, thin off-white head. Portlike taste, with hints of bourbon, vanilla, red wine. Smooth oily beer with smooth carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 29, 2012
tap at de molen ... dark brown blacvk ... .. soft woody cherry toffee nose ... dark fruits ... little too much barreel... sweet sherry tones ... dark fruits ... little date .. ok

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (2941) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 28, 2012
Aroma:oak,red wine and dark fruit... Appearance:dark brown,light tan head... Flavor:oak,dark fruit.....

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2765) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2012
Draft @ borefts. Dark, clear brown color. Aroma of red wine, vigs, and dark fruits. Flavor is sweet, fruity and carries a lot of alcohol. Very nice sipper.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2012
Bottle, at HaandFestival 2012. It pours a more or less black body, at least dark, dark brown, and is topped by a finger-thick beige head. The aroma has less alcohol than I’d expect from the ABV level, with some oak, dark berries, caramel and roased malts. Sweet and warming on the palate, wtih caramel, berries, some roasted malts and a hint of something reminiscent of pancakes. Full body, finishing bitter and warming, with a pleasant sweetness. Overall, too warm and sweet, but it’s a complex and tasteful beer anyway. 120504

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (11219) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2012
On tap at Haandølfestival 2012. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, chocolate, dried fruits. Flavour is dry, apple, alcohol, malt, hop, caramel, chocolate, dried fruit. Full body. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigMomma (223) - Leuven, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2012 Details: 50cl bottle, lot 573.
Tasting notes: Pours a black color with a dark red shine and a thick beige white head. Sweet complex aroma, malt, caramel, slight hint of alcohol, soft, creamy, slight vinious touch, dried fruit, interesting. Sweet big, fat flavor, malty, caramel, roasted nuts, gentle alcohol burn, subtle bitterness, long dry finish. Thick syrupy mouthfeel, very low carbonization.
Conclusion: A big, fat beer which is well matured and hides it high alcohol content quite well but lets you experience some of it, unfortunately the carbonization is a bit low but that isn’t unexpected from a high ABV barrel aged beer.


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