Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Belgian Ale
Moen, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
The new name for the Alvinne Extra Restyled. RA stands for restyled again. However, new house yeast used.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fugitive (1745) - Athens, GREECE - NOV 23, 2011
Bottle 330ml. Color hazy golden with huge white head.Aroma yeast, floral, sour, hop, citrus. Taste bitter, flower, bitter, acid, yeast, spicy, citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (6195) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 5, 2011
draft @ the Brewery \ Got this one offered as a welcomes drink by Glenn who was a terrific host and great company, everyone was amazing at the brewery but I talked almost only to him, I have got absolutely nothing bad to say about him nor Alvinne even if I don’t always agree with their beers, spectacular visit \ Tapped from a metallic tank into where the beer keeps fermenting further as it is pumped directly from the fermentation task, that is probably as fresh as you are likely to ever get beer \ This is the first beer that they brewed at their new brewery and what I got was still considered to be a work in progress with them still busy fine-tuning the beer in order to get their desired result \ This tastes like something which is in the process of being brewed and not a finished beer, incredibly experience \ Tastes pretty close actually to how the brewery smells which makes perfect sense, the bar is not separated from the brewery itself in any way so you can see them brewing this & you can smell the whole thing \ Very murky orange with a big white head but still a controlled one maybe Alvinne beers are more manageable on tap, first time I am having one on tap \ Smells like wet hops that stay in the tank after the brewing is finished, very strong, specific but lovely smell, fresh yeast, spices, gummy candy with some citric hops buried underneath all the murkiness, he said that with every batch they are trying to get a sharp citric hoppyness more and more to the foreground \ Taste is freshly processed malt before the actual brewing takes place, lots & lots of the hop remnants, old flowers soaked into those remnants, gummy candy, lots of yeast, very murky citric hops, although definitely not warm this does taste kind of warm-like as far as the taste goes \ Body is murky and warm-like in feel but not temperature \ Overall a great experience and one of the many great things about my visit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8736) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2011
My Bottom Line :
Spicy, herbal hops meet brettanomyces and doughy yeast in this rustic, effervescent and dry Belgian Ale.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A thick head of foam bobs atop the misty amber glow.
-Oranges also seep from the hop character.
-The tiny, expansive bubbles work with the dryness.
-Underlying phenols add to the personality.
-Malts are timid, this one’s about hops and yeast nuances.
-The piney, spicy bitterness is quite nice.
-There seems to be consistency issues with this brew; too bad since it can be Orval-like in its aims. There are very few brews of this ilk this side of the pond.
-Light tartness accompanies the bitterness.


   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (4285) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2011
Incredible gusher. Upon opening, the beer makes a genuine fountain and sprays all over a borrowed book that’s lying near(ish). Not the best start.
Unclear hazy white yellow beer, the head is -rather surprisingly- only small. Aroma of grassy yeast, Citrus, yeast, sweet malt tones. Flavour rather sweet malts on a good bitter hops background. The tone of the hops changes from grassy to herbal. Carbonation is rather soft. Bitter finish, reminding - but more balanced than - Ranke XX
Good beer, tasty but would’ve liked it more if more beer actually ended up in the glass. Suggest serving it cooled to below 8deg (Celcius), maybe that will prevent the worst gushing.
(From 33cL bottle)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (14128) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 3, 2011
Grasig hopfiger Antrunk, der trotz seiner Vollmundigkeit sehr süffig erscheint. Im Mittelteil noch einen Ticken hopfiger, wobei das Aroma von einer cremigen Herbe und Getreidenoten begrenzt wird. Voll, der Hopfen passt außerordentlich gut und arrangiert sich hervorragend mit Bitterkeit und Getreide. Runder, trocken bitterer Abgang. 10/12/10/11/10/11

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TaktikMTL (6576) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 30, 2011
Bouteille de 330 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Légère odeur floral avec une pointe de miel. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un moyen col mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût d’houblons et de coriandre avec une pointe de levures. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement houblonné. (Rating #3786)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
grunx (367) - - AUG 20, 2011
Molt semblant a la Morpheus Triple però amb menys cos i més suau. Notes cítriques.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (11365) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2011
Bottle @ home. Again an incredible gusher from Alvinne (see rating Alvinne Gaspar), beer almost hit the ceiling :S After calming down it’s an unclear hazy yellow, the massive white head is now reduced to a small one. Smell yeast, citrus, malts. Taste malts, citrus and vinegar, aftertaste bitter, but not really a nice bitterness. Although it exploded out of the bottle the beer doesn’t have too much carbonation. Body is medium. Decent beer but why are all Alvinne beers such incredible gushers?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (2987) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 30, 2011
Aroma:Floral,citrus... Appearance:orange,light white head... Flavor:floral.citrus,malt-cereal flavor....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (2004) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2011
330 ml bottle a hazy golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruit yeast and spicy flavor malts fruit citrus yeast spicy and hops

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