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

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Golden blond ale brewed with our own hops and fermented with our Morpheus house yeast. Aged in Bordeaux red wine barrels for eight months. Discover the mildly sour taste of lactic acid produced by the Morpheus yeast.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (5633) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 26, 2013
[10/18/13] Draught at Eurhop Beer Festival 2013 in Rome. Hazy orange-amber. Funky aroma with oak, vinous notes and some berries. Sour flavor with some vinegar, oak and fruitiness. Medium-bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
timmckee03 (25) - Toulouse, FRANCE - OCT 22, 2013
Very nice sour. Pours slightly cloudy with white head that disappeared quickly. This is one dry, tangy and funky sour beer but fairly well balanced and tasty. Nice oak aroma and flavor. Would buy again if I could find.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frovigalning (2926) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2013
Sample at SBWF 2013. Sour and fruity with apples. Similar taste, some sweetness. Nice sourness, very enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheAlum (5555) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Draft on tap at Local Option (Chicago, IL). Pleasant surprise on a Tuesday. Pours a prominent amber orange hue, gentle haziness starts to settle outwith a nice darker deep glow hitting the light here. A decent sized whitish head atop stays as a carbonation driven ring, light lacing throughout and small stick around. Aromas show firm bretty wild funk, cobwebs and horseblanket meet some potent lactic sourness, a bit of yogurt, firmer oak and tannic presence, red wine meets some grapeskin, touches of lemon and sourness on the nose. Bigger oak and lactic aromas really roam free as it settles down, dried dark fruit gives some gentle flourishes from the barrel. Initial is dark and stone fruit, lactic acidity hits quickly after. Gentle carbonation, firmer oak that Bordeaux barrel starts to shine a bit more. Lemon, yogurt, firmer tart lactic acidity. Into the middle, some cobwebs and a bit of the base pokes through. More oak, fruit presence starts to evolve. Funk, cobwebs and a telltale dryness that meets. Sourness tapers off a bit more for me as hit the backend, a touch sweet in a gentle flash, quickly turning dry, more tannic, and brett driven as we finish. A more acidic front end seems to settle out, letting more oak and dryness finish this guy out. Still sour, but tapered. Some decent fruit presence and complexity, showing red grape, dried dark fruit, and subtle tree fruit sweetness. Solid stuff, especially at 6% ABV.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19212) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2013
Draught at SBWF. Hazy amber, minimal head. Aroma of hay and vinegar. Tart with medium body and well rounded mouthfeel. Lactic acidity with vinous tones and grass. Cidery (in a postive sense), refreshing and relaxed.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanLaursen (3025) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2013
Bottle, 50 cl. Lovely, hazy deep orange with a white head. Fab sour, bretty nose. Orange zest, cellar, horse blankets. Rips the plaque of your teeth, but has some wet hay and sweet fruity notes to balance out the sharp, woody, tannic finish. Lovely, zesty sour bitch.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1657) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Draft at Memphis Taproom. Pours a hazy orange amber with moderate diminishing white head and minimal lace. Nose of lemon, horse, wet wood, red wine, vinegar. Medium body. Sweet up front with a moderately tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1393) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
Pours an orange beer with a creamy white head. Smells sour. Tastes acid sour, bit too much sour for me. Average carbo, thin body and a watery texture.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJvd (810) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
Draft at Borefts 2013. Pours hazy orange with a small withe head. Aroma is a bit fruity, grapefruit, tart, some lactic acid. Taste is a bit sweet, fruity and soft sour. Medium body and carbo.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bosbouw (1121) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
Mooie oranjegele kleur met een volle kraag. Zoetzure geur van grapefruit. Zure smaak lijkt op zuurkool.


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