Douberd (3128) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 330 ml at home, into a tulip glass. ABV 7.1
Deep golden orange on the body, two fingers of white head. Thick, with good retention and medium lacing on the glass.
Aroma is again quite yeasty, dirty hay, barn, wet dog. The off aromas seem to retreat after a while but it’s not getting much better.
Taste has sour notes, citrus, yeast and lots of it, light orange peel.
Medium thin body, average carbonation closer to the high side.
Overall okay, kind of weird actually.
Yves (2524) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - NOV 10, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear blond coloued beer with small white head and no carbonation. Hopped roasted aroma. Full sparkling and creamy palate. Finish is slight roasted fruity hinted bitter.
gEUS (1424) - Linden, BELGIUM - OCT 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml bottle at home (taken from notes) - particular beer but in a good way. A bit stronger than a Sour Red Brown, but with a nice balance between sour & bitter components, adding some roasty flavours to it as well.
Acid303 (436) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - SEP 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
333cl bottle. Pours dark yellow (close to orange), foggy appearance, with medium white frothy head. The aroma is a lot yeasty and lemony, with some sugary notes added. The flavour is a bit similar to a lambic, but one still gets the malts and the bitterness. The yeast definitely dominates. Spicy bubbles. Medium body, good carbonation. Very Belgian and well balanced overall.
Borup (7498) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Belgisk Bryg. Hazy golden colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, hops, malt and sour/bitter notes.
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berntholer (1347) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 8, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
ivory white head, disappears fast without lacing. orange blond. aroma of citrus, curacao. taste is malty, bit of anise and aftertaste is resin, bitter. too much carbonation, medium body and slight hot mouthfeel. a gusher .. again, as with almost all alvinnes i’ve tried. adding the yeast deposit made the taste much more mellow and enjoyable. bottle 33 cl / bbf 1-2014
MarcoDL (2790) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Weird beer. It’s yeasty, grassy, bitter and has notes of citrus, white grapes and come caramel. Quite good.
Theydon_Bois (12569) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013, 10/08/13. MASSIVE gusher ALERT ! DJ Monarch wore most of this one !
Hazed golden amber with a thin white head.
Nose is tarte fruits, orange, light plastic notes.
Taste comprises dark fruit, orange pith, light caramel, sugar, straw, spice.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finish.
KyotoLefty (7433) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at La Fiere Margriete. Deep gold color with a huge, fine head. Cloudy with some floaties. Tangy, funky nose, citrus, peach, a touch of vinegar. Tart, lightly funky flavor. Metallic. Grapefruit. Quite bitter finish with the same funk. Good stuff.
Boekanier (57) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Very moderate beer. Starts with a gusher, an overkill of yeast in the bottle. Aroma is soury and bready, seems the Morpheus yeast has some quite distinctive characteristics (noticed the same character in other Alvinne beers), taste soury sweet with a bitter soury finish. Palate is a bit effervescent. Wouldn’t drink it again soon.