Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Barley Wine
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 27, 2010
Taste at PilsnerPeter’s 2nd Annual Gathering
Golden, wispy white head. Nose of thin lemon, fruit, alcohol, off notes of sauerkraut. Flavor is similar, more bitterness though the finish and lightly tart cherry backed by some oxidation. Not bad, but never really comes together, and overall, quite messy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9581) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2010
Bottle at Peter’s 2nd annual spring gathering. Pours a hazy orange gold with a thin white head. Light musky funk, slightly sweet. Fruity and sweet, nice wheat notes. Medium bodied and smooth. Light fruit on the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
italarican (1543) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - MAY 17, 2010
Bottle at Peter’s RBSG. Pours a cloudy pineapple orange, headless. Aroma is bubblegum, cat piss, and lemon. Fortunately, there’s no cat piss in my mouth: flavor of lemon, bubblegum, and apple cider. Some spice in the finish. Some good qualities mixed with some overdone yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 16, 2010
Bottle at PilsnerPeter’s RBSG 2010 thanks to Larry. Pours apricot. Nose is fermented fruit and oak. Taste is light earthy wood, sweet fruit and tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 4, 2010
Bottled (from bierkompass.de). Reddish orange colour with mediumsized slightly off-white head. Aroma is wood, some sourness as well as alcohol and some mild grapes. Flavour is wood, alcohol, a bit winelike, some sourness as well as some grapes and mild spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 16/20
gEUS (1637) - Linden, BELGIUM - FEB 28, 2010
Eye: amber - slightly ruby red Nose: Gentle yet full bodied impression in the nose (due to alcohol?). Nice tint of wood, with nice and warm wood hints Mouth: a full and warm beginning, sweet in the mid-bridge , gentle bitter at the end - alcohol is present all the way

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (6886) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2010
750ml Bottle - Hazy dark golden colour. Fruity aroma with dried peach, fruity malt and apricot. Sweet and fruity taste with apricot, toffee, dried fruit and a moderate bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - JAN 21, 2010
A clear golden/amber colored beer, with a thick foamy white head. The aroma is fruity and malty, winery. some sweet. The taste of wood with fruits, like grapes with alcohol. The aftertaste is bittersweet with hints of alcohol.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Travlr (21690) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 23, 2009
Bottle poured by Glenn at the brewery - thanks Glenn! Bright orange color with a slight rim of bubbles and moderate lacing. Aroma of light bourbon, caramel and butterscotch. Flavor begins on the sour side, then progresses to orange peel and coriander. Bourbon taste is subtle, mostly near the finish. Nicely complex, and decent body, better than the non-oak version. Very nice indeed. We had the last bourbon bottle, sorry!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2009
Tasted at the first, great, Borefts Beer Festival 2009 @ De Molen. Amber colored brew. Very nice aroma of bourgogne wine. Flavor has got the vinous tones too, some sweetness, fruits and a bit oaky. Nice.

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