Brewed by Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Flemish sour ale brewed with wild yeast, then aged on fresh cherries in French Burgundy wine barrels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13902) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2011
Bottle @ Odense Tasting, Jan 2011. Thank you HallingHansen. Pours cloudy pink with a creamy white head on top. Cherries/berries and a bit of marzipan and oak in the nose. Sweet. Vaguely tart and refreshing flavor with oak and cherries. Smooth and really tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13619) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2011
At ACBF 2011. Red colour clear no head no real carbonation. Some wood over the cherries on the aroma. You know it has more structure than regular Kerasus but I love the sheer vibrancy of the fruit on the original. Tasty though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13373) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2010
Draught at Pre-ZBF 2010. Clear deep reddish - white head. Cherry, oaked, grainy, cereal, vineous, tartness, high fruity, high red berries, light glue, light soapy, thin body, light acid, light sour notes, light lacto. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TBone (12545) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2010
Bottled 75cl "Kerasus Bourgogne Barrel Oak Aged" (Alvinne shop, BB 02/2015)
Hazy nut brown-reddish color, small off-white head. Sour fruity nose, tart fruityness probably from red grapes (Burgundy) together with sour cherries. Red wine is really evident in the flavor, red grapes and cherries mixed with sourness in nice balance. Very wineous with hints of vanilla. Lingering tart fruityness in the aftertaste. One of the best red wine barrel aged beers I’ve tasted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 10, 2011
(750ml bottle, BB Feb 2015) Pours a murky dirty blood red body with a spare off-white head. Aroma of cherry, yogurt, vinous, barnyard, red currants, wet leather, and wood. Flavor of cherry, Bourgogne tannins, earth, and lacto with a dry wood finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2010
75cl bottle, thanks Travlr. Still, clear plum body. Aroma is moderately sweet, wood, vinous, light funk. Taste is moderately sweet, vinous, some wood. No carbonation, medium body, faint acidity.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (11214) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 30, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2010 On draught at Churchkey. Dark purple, large tan head. Aroma of fresh dark cherries and wood. Taste has citrus, sour grapefruit and cherry. Amazing complexity and character. Top notch! 4.3 750 ml bottle at DC local tasting. No head or lacing on this version. Same wonderful aroma. Less fruit, more acidic. 3.6

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11176) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2010
Bottle, bought @ Alvinne Beershop.
Pours an absolutely lovely, clear, deep ruby red. Small, rather fizzy, off-white pink head. Stays as a thin rim ’round the edges. Nice sweet fruity aroma, lots of oak, some mild red wine tannins, vanilla. High carbonation, light watery palate. Flavour is mildly dry, somewhat dull at first, then good tartness, fine oaky presence. There are grapes, little tannins, some good cherries. Light marzipan, some vanilla. Quite decent actually, compared to how much sweetness there is in the original version. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11056) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2011
Cloudy red with a small white head. Aroma of cherries mostly, with funk, and a bit of oak and coconut. Dry and tart cherry flavour with bretty funk mostly. A bit thin mouthfeel, but delicious beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10794) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2011
Bottle at CPK thanks to Thomas. Pours a slightly cloudy, bloody-ruby with no head. Aroma is all cherries and wood, slightly dank and funky. Light to medium sweet flavor, mild cherries and fruit, moderate sourness, some wood, a little stinging funkiness. Light to medium in body with soft carbonation. Finish is lightly dry with a wonderful, restrained sour character, nice wood, aged cherries. Very solid beer.

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