Brewed by Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Style: Belgian Ale
Moen, Belgium


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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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DISCLAIMER: This is a new version of the "Alvinne Extra", introduced in 2008. If you had an older version, you should rate "Alvinne Extra Bitter".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
islay (888) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 12, 2010
11.2 oz. bottle. Yeasty, dry aroma features bubblegum and apricot scents. Pleasant but weak smell. Pours a dirty, cloudy, milky, pale gold with a large amount of off-white, uneven head. Wisps of yeast can be seen. Dry taste features apple and a hint of peach. Alcohol noticeable but not overpowering. Nice, dry finish with a stripe of fruit sweetness. Easy to drink. Medium body. Relatively lively. Alvinne Extra Restyled is more pleasant than good (but certainly inoffensive) and more a dry golden Belgian than the IPA that is claimed on the label. Minus 1 point for overcarbonation that caused overflow. The beer is better than my score indicates, but it’s hard to determine where to give additional points.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LadySusan (716) - Ste-Therese, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2010
330ml. bottle at Brouhaha. The color is a hazy blond with a thick white head. The taste is bitter but not the usual bitter of an I.P.A.. It also has the taste of malt and spicies.The finish is bitter and sour at the same time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - JAN 28, 2010
Bottle. Hazy dark golden colour with a huge white head. Fruity aroma with notes of alcohol, yeast and malt. The flavour is grapefruit, malt, some bitterness and spices with notes of alcohol. Carbonation is quite high, mouthfeel smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrallen34 (3478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2010
I drank this from an 11oz bottle into my Rochefort chalice. This boy is a gusher. As I pop the cap and walk away, I came back its fizzing all around. It pours with lots of carbonation too. It is medium orange with an off white 3 finger head. There is lots retention and great lacing. It might be best lacing I’ve vere seen. It coats the whole glass and doesn’t go anywhere. The aroma is strong with lots of beglian hops dominating. There is also a little pine, not much sweetness, maybe some lemon. The taste is off from the aroma, I was expecting tons of hops, but they are very muted. There is a light hops taste, but mostly sour fruit. The feel is decent, nice lasting flavor. Drinkability is ok, its good, but for some reason I wouldn’t go for another. Overall, this is ok nothing special. The taste is to mild for its aroma, but a typical belgian ipa.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TaxiDriver (1440) - Stadland, GERMANY - JAN 16, 2010
Bottle. A balanced smell of sour and malty, light sweet and some bread. The head is very large, white and creamy with a long duration. The body is dark yellow. The taste is very sour, only a light taste of malt and hops. The body is creamy, medium strong and with a normal carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (3462) - GERMANY - JAN 16, 2010
(bottle) a gusher indeed. pours a hazy golden-yellow colour with a tall frothy white head. aroma of herbs and tropical fruits, with very pronounced notes of citrus, some light funk and a touch of grain. flavour is again mostly citrus fruits with tangy bitter finish, seems a bit unbalanced. medium body with fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Embrouille (2803) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 13, 2010
Bottled 33cl. It pours a murky orange beer with a huge mountainous bubbly white head. Impurities floating. Yeast accented with a good hop profile. Medicinal. Peppery on the swallow. Good bitterness. Fruity. Too yeasty for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (5908) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2010
Bottle from Utobeer. Very lively pour. Dirty amber in colour, with a massive white head flecked with brown which left unpleasant, scummy lacing down the glass. Cardonation was very fizzy with bits of yeast circulating around. Aroma of citrus hops and sweet malts. Flavour had apricots, some spice and orange hops, with a dryish finish. The appearance was really off-putting.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kromamc (192) - ITALY - JAN 5, 2010
Sono troppo affezionato a questa birra!! fosse per me mi ci farei il bagno!!!!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4176) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2009
Bottle. Muddy brown beer with a strong head. The aroma is spiced and vinous,and the flavour is spiced, bitter, vinous and malty. Overall an average Belgian beer.

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