Brewed by Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Style: Belgian Ale
Moen, Belgium


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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Brewed with Chinook and Amarillo.

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 14/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 7, 2008
Clear golden with with huge bubbly head. Weak aroma with hoppy and fruity notes. Sweet hoppy flavor with light grapefruit notes. Ends bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10285) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 5, 2009
Botella, courtesy of Plovmand, thanks a bunch. Cloudy orange, nice creamy white head. Aroma of fruit and wheat with some spice. Good mouthfeel. Flavour of wheat and fruit with spice, pleasant bitter hoppiness and some yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10187) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 11, 2009
It is hazy, warm golden with sediment and a huge, creamy head. The aroma has notes of yeast, citrus, malt and fruit. The flavour has a light sweetness and notes of yeast, citrus, malt, light spice and the finish is hoppy and slightly bitter. It is an OK Belgian IPA, even if I prefer an IPA without the Belgian yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (10060) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 29, 2010
from crackedkettle.com - cloudy dark orange colour with a solid white foam left; nice lacework; yeasty and fruity (pear and grapefruit), spicy; juicy palate, quite full-bodied and very bitter, quite dry with an aftertaste of bitter oranges and a touch of almonds - very nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (9932) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2009
11.2 ounce bottle from Wine & Beer Westpark in Richmond, VA. The bottle has 2007 printed on it but also says restyled so I’m rating it here. Pours a hazy peach color with tiny floating particles. Large frothy head with good head retention and lacing. Bready, caramel aroma with strong citrus hops as well as peach and other fruity notes. Taste is bitter citrus hops, some bread. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (9904) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 22, 2009
330ml bottle (One Pint Pub, Helsinki, Belgian Beer Weeks 2009)
Aerosol air freshener aroma - floral. Lively carbonation. Big hoppy taste, but also very alcoholic. Finish is children’s sweets - sherbet - and alcohol. Too boozy, and the hops stand out as a gimmick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9453) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2009
11.2oz bottle acquired in trade with SoLan (thanks!). Poured a medium and cloudy yellow color with a huge sized (5 finger) white head. Aromas of yeast, floral, some citrus, and spicy. Tastes of yeast, a little fruity, citrus, and spicy. Lively body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (9190) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2008
Recently brought back from State Line Liquors. Absolute bomb explosion of foam - it wasn’t moved in days. A third left in bottle of citrus IPA, and the foam not shot out. A lemonbalmy aroma with the fragrant Amarillo, a pleasing bitterness. Wish there was more. Good mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (8823) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2011
330ml bottle, as IPA Extra, at Bier Central. Light golden body, unclear. White rocky head, almost gushing. Floral-fruity nose. Fresh fruity flavour with emphasis on oranges, yeasty notes beneath. Dry hoppy finish. Very nice with smooth drinkability (Antwerpen, 29.04.2011).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeMcPhee (8746) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 15, 2008
33 cl bottle. Slightly hazy bright orange-golden beer with a massive (massive) rocky white head. It took me a solid 15 minutes to pour this guy. Aroma is very inviting though. Rich yeasty spiciness with lots of clove, pepper, and herbal aromas mixing with the fruity/citrusy hop aroma. Bright light mintiness with lots of candyish/fruity esters. It’s not as obviously hoppy as something like Houblon Chouffe, but there is plenty of hop aroma and bitterness to bring it into IPA territory. Zesty and perfumy with a lovely citrus and spice hoppiness that accents the crackery base malts and the rich yeastiness perfectly. Very tasty.

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