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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Blonde sour ale


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (1083) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle. Hazy dark golden with big head that disappears completely within a minute. Sour bread, very grainy with some sweet biscuits, lots of lemon, cider vinegar, grapes, apple and unripe apricots. Light sweet and above medium sour. Medium bodied with long lasting dry sourness. Pretty nice stuff, better than commercialized geuzes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (934) - - MAR 28, 2015
Pours a hazy orangish color. Aroma and taste are citrus fruits and nice sourness.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
drpimento (2360) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Best things about this beer are the aroma and appearance. Body is okay while flavor is some sour along with barnyard, funk, & oxidation. Beer looks good with a large very frothy off-white short-lived head some lace and a clear yellow color. Very mild aroma with just about only yeast and a bit of Malt coming through. Not that great.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (4472) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Pours a bit cloudy light amber with a very small off white head. The aroma has some vegetal notes, overripe fruit and odd caramel. Not sure what to make of the odd combo. It is medium bodied with a bit of crispness and mild amount of carbonation. The taste has a bit of sourness, but there is some rich maltiness, light vinegar, underripe stone fruit and some sweet tarts. The finish has much of the same. This is enjoyable, but bit under what was expected.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
yiannnos (969) - , CYPRUS - FEB 25, 2015
Cloudy yellow colour. Citrus fruit and vinegar aroma, Taste is sour, yeasty, fruity

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (635) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2015
Tap at Borefts Beer Festival 2014. Pours a clear amber with no head. Aroma has brettish dryness, berrylike sweet and tart notes. Some hops as well. Taste is surprisingly sour. Lots ’n lots of citrus, unripe apple, unripe, acidic grapes. Sharp body and a medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16890) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2015
7th February 2015
Hazy deep gold beer, small cream colour head. Palate is dry and crisp. Light sourness with a wet wood tone but it lacks the lemon acid and dried fruits of geueze. Mild citrus and some winey sourness. Light crisp finish with more mild sourness and a little citric peel bitterness. Not bad at all.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ffaoe (293) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2015
light sour aroma. golden with nice head. good sour flavor, smooth with faint citrus finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wekker84 (1750) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle a cloudy golden yellow colored beer with a tiny white head arome sourness fruits apple lime and spicy flavor sourness fruits apple lime yeast spicy and a sourness finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1185) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
330ml bottle. Pours a lightly hazy amber. Aroma is oak, citrus fruits, barn and vinegar. Very carbonated. Really nice bitter and dry citrus fruits. Sour lime. Incredibly tart. Like malt vinegar but in a good way. This is to my taste.


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