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


on tap

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheAlum (5833) - Aurora, 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19797) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanLaursen (3227) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1668) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1511) - ’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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJvd (914) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bosbouw (1348) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
Mooie oranjegele kleur met een volle kraag. Zoetzure geur van grapefruit. Zure smaak lijkt op zuurkool.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zer0 (1133) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
Draught @ BBF 2013. Pours hazy golden. Aroma is acidic, funky, sour, fruity and yeasty. Taste is very sour and light sweet. Medium body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarcoDL (2338) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2013
@Borefts. Very sour and tardy beer, but also with delicious notes of fruit and a soft touch. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4911) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Had this on tap at GBD (Golden Brown Delicious) in DC. Poured a pale ruby color, with a tiny off-white head. Aroma was plenty of dried fruits, notes of tartness in there, barrel, port wine. Grape notes, dried fruits, tartness, light vanilla and smooth woody notes grace the flavor of this beer. Quite a nice, tart brew.

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