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Alvinne  Cuvée Freddy Zymatore (Zinfandel)
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Part of B. United’s ongoing Zymatore or "Z" series. Barrel aged in Zinfandel wine barrels.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9517) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle... Pours murky and dark mahogany with no head. The bouquet is an intermingling of caramel, soil, sour cherries and lactic acidity. Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. The flavor presents acute acidity, sour cherries, a light splash of acetic acid, woodiness and caramel. Finishes tart and dry.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (3745) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Tap at Max’s. Pours dark brown with ruby highlights with a trace of head. Aroma is dark sour fruit, oak, red wine, alcohol spice, and faint floral notes. Flavor is sour esters forward with lightly toasted oak, faint vanilla, and light booze; sweet grape finish that slowly dries out. Medium body and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2440) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Draft at Max’s. Pours very dark brown with a thin, fizzy white head. Tastes like strong sour raisins, sweet malt, alcohol. Tart, earthy, and acidic. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like dark fruits, yeast.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10065) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Tap at Max’s. Pours clear dark brown with garnet highlights and no head. Aroma is tart plums, oak, vinous notes, light malt. Flavor is tart and acetic dark fruits, oak, vinous notes, light malt and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and light carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6773) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 13, 2013
On tap at Mikkeller Bar SFPours black with a rich tan head and a treacle and wine aroma. There is a sour wine and dark malt flavor with a vinous finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nuffield (3714) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Some wonderful notes here! Fig balsamic vinegar, smoke, whisky...so much nose. Sour, acidic, rich body, though thinner than would be ideal. Layers of interest. (on tap, Church Key, Washington DC)

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11636) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Draft. Medium beige head atop dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, vinous/grape, some wood, whisky, caramel. Taste is sweet, vinous/grape, some caramel, cherry sourness, light whisky, vinegar. Sticky medium-full body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (3681) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 19, 2013
On tap at Churchkey. Dark brown body with thin head. Nose of dark fruits, raisins, plums. Taste is sour, of chocolate, fruity. Interesting mix with wine notes too.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (5053) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a dark brown color. Aroma was some sour cherries, vanilla notes. Flavor had touch of dark fruits, red wine, touch of brandy.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (13257) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Draft at Churchkey. Clear dark maroon color, tan edge head. Aroma of red wine tannins, sour cherries, vanilla, port. Taste is softly sour cherry laced port wine. Very tasty.


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