Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
previously 6% (<2014)

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2010
Wow, really impressed with this one. VIntage 2009 acquired from Alvinne’s e-shop. 33cl bottle. Poured into Westmalle glass, thought the cherries’ etching would compliment this beer! Minimal head which disappears leaving a wild cherry image. Opaque and murky. Aroma of intense cherries and tart, stunningly blended. Really intoxicating with a slight tart edge. Lovely. Can taste cherries, tart, a small amount of acid, wild berries, some candy sugar and sharp fizzy finish. The flavour of the cherries is fantastic, really full bodied, some warming alcohol and a long finish. The malts are quite sweet but I’m really enjoying this. Would like to have this oak aged in the barrel from a dispenser. Really excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markwise (5183) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 27, 2012
On draft at brick store. Pours a murky brown pink with a creamy off white head. Nose is wood, vinegar, malt, & tart fruit with cherry. Flavor is similar with a medium to full body and all kinds of awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scirtes (430) - POLAND - MAY 10, 2016
Bottle, bb 2021, batch 804, Kerasus 2015. Pours deep red, with small, pinkish head. Strong aroma of sour cherries. Taste is highly sour, with lots of cherries. Medium bodied, with average carbonation. Another very good beer from Alvinne. Morpheus yeast rule!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2008
A Mes rate. Bottle at the brewery. Damn Glenn, I was not expecting this. Straight out of the bottle this looks fantastic. An awesome candy apple red colour with an impressive tight pink head. Beautiful. Aroma, my god this is good one. This is only quite young but already it is starting to sing. Fresh and luscious. Sniffable in the extreme. The flavour is a stunning full cherry hit. Gloriously fresh with some wonderful green grassy stuff in there too. Amazing length on the cherries that lasts and lasts and develops a wonderful sourness that will eventually become more pronounced. God it is lovely. Once the wild yeast really kicks in this is going to be incredible. Amazingly clean mouthfeel. Stunning stuff chaps.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rciesla (5500) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 9, 2009
Draft at Rattle N Hum. Pours a bronze body with a white head. Fruity fresh pear with hints of banana’s. Drinking this beer is like biting into one of the most lush pears fresh and absolutely delicious. Pear skins and nectar with a dry tart finish. Awesome brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukaduke (3009) - Gray, Maine, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Pours a deep ruby red with a touch of haze and a thin veil of bubbles. Nose is musky cherry, earthy pit, basement funk,light vinegar and lots of vinous fruit. Palate is round and juicy with nice cherry fruit, dialed in sourness, layered funk, vinous acidity lingers. Nice beer !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (5523) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2015
330 ml bottle during Brussels vacation. Deep red with small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, lots of sour cherries, light caramel and wood. Taste is quite sweet, medium acidity, lots of cherries, lactic with no brett notes. Nice and pleasant

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fredd_an (246) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2015
Trevlig mörk vinröd färg med naturliga bubblor, svagt kolsyrat då, doften är inte jätte stor men mellan & det får igenom i körsbär, körsbärs kompost & körsbärs stjärnor! Sursöt, väldigt sur, surskala 7-8/10, lägger sig bittra körsbärs stjärnor & kvistar i eftermsmaken ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (11965) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 14, 2016
draught@Lausanne Beer Celebration - pours a dark reddish beer; aroma of cherries and caramel, quite tart; full-bodied, sour and light vinegar-like finish, long woody and fruity

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (9468) - Ursel, BELGIUM - OCT 24, 2008
Intense pink head over clear, ruby-red beer. Cherry nose, cherry skins & kernels, slight lactic nose, but essentialy fruity. Just love it - and now put REAL in front of every time I’ve used the word ’’cherry’’, please. Dry, but quite fruity cherry flavour, some slight cookie malts behind. Lipsmacking cherries’ finish. Mineral water quality, spritzy, refreshing. Excellent fruitbeer by Alvinne. In fact, both among the best ever tasted from this brewery, and among the best not-lambic based kriekbieren available.

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